Bert van Marwijk Football Manager

Bert van Marwijk is the successor to Marco van Basten. On 3 March 2008 it was announced that he was the new head coach of the Orange will be after the end of the tournament in 2008, which was played in Austria and Switzerland in June 2008. After the poor performance of the Dutch team at the European Championships in Poland and Ukraine in 2012, Bert has submitted his resignation as coach.


Marco van Basten has stated after the final tournament of 2008 in Austria and Switzerland, is no longer as coach of the Dutch national team will take office. Speculation?? s who his successor will be unleashed on all sides. So even mentions the name of Bert van Marwijk as a serious candidate.

Bert van Marwijk

Was born on 19 May 1952 in Deventer Lambertus van Marwijk. Called Bert. Soccer is already a long time Center of his life.
Already at the age of 17, he plays in the honor Division. At the same time his daughter for years has been part owner of football player Mark van Bommel.

Football Career

From 1969-1970 season at the end of the 1986-1987 season, Van Marwijk played in the League. As a 17 year old he started to Go Ahead, the first season where he didn’t play a match, so neither did.
Progressed his career as football player in the following ways:
In 1975, Bert van Marwijk prefer AZ Club of Feyenoord.
In the last season as Bert Football Club AZ win the KNVB Cup.
On May 30, 1975 Bert van Marwijk played his first and only game for the national team. Played: Yugoslavia? Netherlands. Bert was replaced after 46 minutes with Nico Jansen. Netherlands lost 3-0.
In an interview that Van Marwijk ever once have given Voetbal International he told why he is every time he had passed an opponent, first had to make an extra pull with his knee to send a cross in. It showed a 3rd meniscus surgery to the knee, he could barely bend was the ligament away.

Trainer career

Even when he played football, he was a young coach. His coach shelf started in 1982-1983 season. Only in 1990, he moved to the education of seniors.

The new trainer

Already during the last days of 2006, there were rumors that Bert van Marwijk would become the possible successor of Marco van Basten.
After Marco had indicated to actually stop after the final tournament played in June 2008, the KNVB Van Marwijk approached for the post of head coach. Van Marwijk says it pretty well and held a first meeting on 8 February 2008 the Football Association.
On 31 March 2008, he was officially presented in Zeist, including the rest of the technical staff became known. created with names that Phillip Cocu and Frank de Boer. In 2011, Bert is still coach of the now-vice World Orange and in the qualifying campaign undefeated en route to Euro 2012.

To say goodbye to Bert as coach

Shortly after the Orange got their qualification for the final tournament, it performs with the national team. Friendly games are lost, it is not comfortable in the team. To the great disappointment for all football fans play team of Bert so badly that they do not reach the 2nd round of the tournament. Orange sneaks off with tail between legs. After the flop, Bert has had the honor to himself and offered his resignation.
In september 2013, it was announced that the new coach Bert Van Hamburger SV in Germany. In February 2014 was Bert unit after seven defeats, fired from HSV. Striking detail: the first game that the club played without Bert at the helm, won 3-0.