Jaap Bulder

Jacob "Jaap" Eisse Bulder (27 September 1896 in Groningen – 30 April 1979 in Leiderdorp) was a football (soccer) player from the Netherlands, who represented his home country at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. There he won the bronze medal with the Netherlands national football team.

Jaap Bulder
Personal information
Full name Jacob Eisse Bulder
Date of birth (1896-09-27)27 September 1896
Place of birth Groningen, Netherlands
Date of death 30 April 1979(1979-04-30) (aged 82)
Place of death Leiderdorp, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1910–1928 Be Quick
National team
1920–1923 Netherlands 6 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career

Bulder played for hometown club Be Quick, making his debut on 23 October 1910 against WVV. He won the Dutch league title with Be Quick in 1920.[1] He played his final game on 9 April 1928 against Frisia.

International career

He made his debut for the Netherlands in an August 1920 friendly match against Luxembourg in which he immediately scored and earned a total of 6 caps, scoring 6 goals. His final match was in an April 1923 friendly match against France.[2]

Personal life

Bulder was born in Groningen. His older brother Evert[3] (born 1893) was also a footballer and a member of the same Olympic squad. Bulder died, aged 82, in Leiderdorp.


  1. 95 jaar geleden een gedenkwaardige dag in onze historie - Be Quick 1887 (in Dutch)
  2. Intl career stats - Voetbalstats
  3. Profile - Voetballegends (in Dutch)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jaap Bulder". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-03.
  • Statistics from RSSSF

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