Wil Boessen

Wil Boessen (born 3 May 1964) is a Dutch retired football player and now manager, who currently is in charge of Eerste Divisie side Helmond Sport.

Willy Boessen
Personal information
Full name Wil Boessen
Date of birth (1964-05-03) 3 May 1964
Place of birth Sittard, Netherlands
Club information
Current team
Helmond Sport (Manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1990 Fortuna Sittard 184 (10)
1990–1992 FC Dordrecht 71 (1)
1992–1993 De Graafschap 9 (0)
1993–1996 Fortuna Sittard 86 (2)
1997–1999 Helmond Sport 47 (2)
Total 397 (15)
Teams managed
2010–2012 VVV-Venlo (assistant)
2011 VVV-Venlo (caretaker)
2011–2012 VVV-Venlo (caretaker)
2012–2014 Fortuna Sittard
2014–2015 FC Oss
2015 Chiangmai
2016 Lampang
2017–2019 FC Den Bosch
2019– Helmond Sport
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career

Born in Sittard, Boessen played a large part of his career for local side Fortuna Sittard. He also had spells at FC Dordrecht, De Graafschap and Helmond Sport.

Managerial career

After retiring as a player, Boessen became assistant at VVV-Venlo and took temporarily charge twice during 10 seasons at the club just to be appointed by Fortuna in 2012.[1] He moved to FC Oss in 2014.[2]

He was manager of Lampang in the Thai Division 1 League[3] and became manager of FC Den Bosch in summer 2017.[4] On 4 June 2019, he was appointed manager of Helmond Sport.[5]


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