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Playing position  Goalkeeper
Role  Footballer
Years  Team
Height  1.93 m
1980–1988  FC Twente
Position  Goalkeeper
Name  Theo Snelders

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Full name  Theodorus Antonius Gerardus Snelders
Date of birth  (1963-12-07) 7 December 1963 (age 52)
Place of birth  Westervoort, Netherlands

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Theodorus Antonius Gerardus "Theo" Snelders (born 7 December 1963 in Westervoort, Gelderland) is a Dutch former footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

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Career

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Snelders started his career with FC Twente but is mostly remembered in Scotland especially for Aberdeen. He had a very good first season at Pittodrie, winning the Scottish PFA Players' Player of the Year in 1989. He saved Anton Rogan's penalty in Aberdeen's penalty shootout win over Celtic in the 1990 Scottish Cup Final.

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He was a successful replacement for Jim Leighton but moved on to rivals Rangers in 1996. He made just 20 appearances for the club before he was released in 1999. He played two seasons at MVV before he retired from playing and is a goalkeeping coach in his native Netherlands with FC Twente.

International career

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Snelders was a member of the Dutch squad at the 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship. He made his only full international appearance on 22 March 1989, against the Soviet Union. He kept a clean sheet as the Dutch won 2–0, with the goals coming from a Marco van Basten diving header and a Ronald Koeman penalty. Snelders was an unused substitute with the Dutch team at the 1994 World Cup.





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References

Theo Snelders Wikipedia