Dick van Eijmeren

Dick van Eijmeren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɪk fɑn ˈɛimərə(n)];[1] born April 2, 1990) is a Dutch retired footballer.

Dick van Eijmeren
Personal information
Full name Dick van Eijmeren
Date of birth (1990-04-02) April 2, 1990
Place of birth Netherlands
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
vv Capelle
Youth career
MVV '27
Excelsior Maassluis
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
20082010 NAC Breda 0 (0)
20102011 Capelle 1 (0)
20112011 Dayton Dutch Lions 8 (0)
20112012 Capelle
2012–2014 Excelsior Maassluis
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2, 2012

Club career


Van Eijmeren played for Dutch senior youth side MVV '27, and was part of the youth system of senior amateur team Excelsior Maassluis, before turning professional with Eredivisie side NAC Breda in 2008. Van Eijmeren played extensively with Breda's reserves, but never made a first team appearance, and moved to vv Capelle in the Topklasse in 2010-11.[2]

United States

Van Eijmeren moved to the United States in 2011 to play for the Dayton Dutch Lions in the USL Professional Division in 2011.[3] He made his debut for the Lions on April 23, 2011 in a 3-2 loss to the Rochester Rhinos.[4]

Van Eijmeren retired in 2014 due to injury, while playing for Excelsior Maassluis again.[5]


  1. In isolation, van is pronounced [vɑn].
  2. Van Eijmeren komt Capelle versterken - Rijnmond (in Dutch)
  3. Dayton Dutch Lions Sign Dutch Players Seymour, van Eijmeren, & Leerdam
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-11. Retrieved 2011-05-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. Dick van Eijmeren (Excelsior Maassluis) stopt noodgedwongen - Voetbal Rotterdam (in Dutch)
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