Jan Remmers

Jan Remmers (September 30, 1922 - April 3, 2013)[1] was a football coach and former footballer from the Netherlands. He coached N.E.C. Nijmegen, FC Den Bosch and RKC Waalwijk, among others.

Jan Remmers
Jan Remmers in 1971
Personal information
Full name Johannes Antonius Josephus Remmers
Date of birth 30 September 1922
Place of birth 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Date of death 3 April 2013(2013-04-03) (aged 90)
Place of death 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Playing position Manager
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1958 BVV
Teams managed
19601961 VV Baronie
19611970 N.E.C. Nijmegen
19701974 FC Den Bosch
19741980 RKC Waalwijk
19801981 VV Geldrop
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Professional career

Remmers worked for N.E.C. Nijmegen for nine years, from 1961 to 1970. In 1964, N.E.C. won the Dutch third division. Three years later, in the 1966–67 season, N.E.C. won promotion to Eredivisie, as second behind FC Volendam. and in 1969 they participated in the Intertoto Cup. Remmers then coached FC Den Bosch from 1970 to 1974 and RKC Waalwijk.[2] Den Bosch won the Eerste Divisie in the 1970–71 season, and promoted to the Eredivisie.

N.E.C. Nijmegen's classifications from 1961 to 1970

  • 1961–62: 9th in the Tweede Divisie
  • 1962–63: 3rd in the Tweede Divisie
  • 1963–64: 1st in the Tweede Divisie, promotion to the Eerste Divisie
  • 1964–65: 10th in the Eerste Divisie
  • 1965–66: 6th in the Eerste Divisie
  • 1966–67: 2nd in the Eerste Divisie, promotion to the Eredivisie
  • 1967–68: 10th in the Eredivisie
  • 1968–69: 12th in the Eredivisie, promotion to the Intertoto Cup
  • 1969–70: 11th in the Eredivisie


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