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Ruud Geels

Ruud Geels
Ruud Geels in 1974
Personal information
Full name Geertruida Maria Geels
Date of birth

(1948-07-28) July 28, 1948

Place of birth Haarlem, Netherlands
Playing position Second striker / Attacking midfielder
Youth career
RKSV Onze Gezellen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1966 Telstar 8 (5)
1966–1970 Feijenoord 89 (46)
1970–1972 Go Ahead Eagles 62 (35)
1972–1974 Club Brugge 53 (28)
1974–1978 Ajax Amsterdam 131 (123)
1978–1979 RSC Anderlecht 28 (25)
1979–1981 Sparta Rotterdam 48 (35)
1981–1982 PSV Eindhoven 32 (15)
1982–1984 NAC Breda 22 (6)
Total 473 (318)
National team
1974–1981 Netherlands 20 (11)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Geertruida ("Ruud") Maria Geels (Dutch pronunciation: ) (born July 28, 1948 in Haarlem, North Holland) is a retired football striker/midfielder from the Netherlands, who obtained 20 caps for the Dutch national team, scoring eleven goals, in the 1970s.


Club Brugge KV
AFC Ajax
RSC Anderlecht


External links

  • Profile (Dutch)
  • Ruud Geels profile and stats at Wereld van Oranje (Dutch)

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