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Full name  Paul Bosvelt
Name  Paul Bosvelt
Role  Footballer

Years  Team
Height  1.83 m
1989–1994  Go Ahead Eagles
Weight  78 kg
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Date of birth  (1970-03-26) 26 March 1970 (age 45)
Place of birth  Doetinchem, Netherlands
Similar People  Patrick Paauwe, Fred Grim, Kees van Wonderen, Edwin Zoetebier, Pierre van Hooijdonk

Playing position  Defensive midfielder

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Paul Bosvelt ( [ˈpʌul ˈbɔsfɛlt], born 26 March 1970) is a retired Dutch footballer who played as a midfielder. He played for Go Ahead Eagles and Twente before making his big move to Feyenoord in 1997.


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Club career

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Bosvelt went on to develop a reputation as a fearsome midfield general at de Kuip, making 167 appearances, during which he led Feyenoord to the league title in 1999 and won the UEFA Cup. In 2003, Bosvelt joined Manchester City, where he played an important role in the team. However, after two seasons he returned to Netherlands where he finished his career at Heerenveen.

International career

Bosvelt made his debut for the Netherlands in a March 2000 friendly match against Belgium and earned a total of 24 caps, scoring no goals. He played in Euro 2000 and Euro 2004. During Euro 2000, he reached the semi-final with Netherlands. Bosvelt missed an important penalty kick in the penalty shootout in the semi-finals, which led to a 3–1 defeat against Italy. After Euro 2004 he decided to retire from international football.


Bosvelt retired from football on 13 May 2007, after a 4–0 defeat against Ajax. He played a total number of 470 games in both Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie.

In summer 2016 Bosvelt was named coach at Jong FC Twente next to his position as an assistant at Netherlands U-21.


  • Feyenoord
  • Dutch National League: 1999
  • Dutch Super Cup: 2000
  • UEFA Cup: 2002
  • References

    Paul Bosvelt Wikipedia