Waalwijk

Waalwijk

Netherlands #16 in Eredivisie
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Last updated: October 1, 2023 at 17:00

Etienne Vaessen: Dutch goalkeeper continues recovery, say club RKC Waalwijk

BBC 2023-10-02 at 02:00 (4 months ago)

Dutch goalkeeper Etienne Vaessen is continuing his recovery, say club RKC Waalwijk, after he was knocked unconscious during a match against Ajax.

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Dutch top flight match between Waalwijk and Ajax halted after goalkeeper Vaessen knocked unconscious

AP News 2023-10-02 at 02:00 (4 months ago)

The Dutch Eredivisie match between RKC Waalwijk and Ajax was suspended after the home team’s goalkeeper, Etienne Vaessen, collided with Ajax striker Brian Brobbey and lost consciousness.

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Etienne Vaessen health update - goalkeeper 'undergoes scans' after match abandoned

Daily Star 2023-10-02 at 02:00 (4 months ago)

Etienne Vaessen lost consciousness in a horrific incident in a match against Ajax when the goalkeeper collided with Brian Bobbey and had to be resuscitated

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RKC-Ajax suspended after goalkeeper Etienne Vaessen collapses unconscious

NL Times 2023-10-01 at 02:00 (4 months ago)

RKC-Ajax was suspended on Saturday evening after a very severe injury to goalkeeper Etienne Vaessen. A defibrillator was used as the players huddled around to hide the incident from the spectators. Ajax striker Brian Brobbey collided with the head of the goalkeeper in the final stages of the match. The players saw the severity of the injury and instantly called over the doctors, as some could not contain their emotions.

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Ajax match abandoned after terrible injury with 'players crying' at 'motionless' star

Daily Star 2023-10-01 at 01:00 (4 months ago)

Screens were used to shield the goalkeeper while players were said to be left in tears by the incident during the Eredivisie match between RKC Waalwijk and Ajax

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Ajax match against RKC Waalwijk is abandoned after goalkeeper collapses following collision - with players lef

Daily Mail 2023-10-01 at 00:28 (4 months ago)

Vaessen went down after a collision with Ajax forward Brian Brobbey, causing panicked reactions from his team mates as they frantically called for medical help.

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Etienne Vaessen: RKC Waalwijk v Ajax abandoned after keeper knocked unconscious

BBC 2023-09-30 at 23:30 (4 months ago)

A Dutch-top flight match between RKC Waalwijk and Ajax is abandoned after the home goalkeeper Etienne Vaessen is knocked unconscious.

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Ajax game abandoned after RKC keeper Vaessen knocked unconscious - ESPN

ESPN 2023-09-30 at 22:30 (4 months ago)

Ajax's league away game against RKC Waalwijk was abandoned in the 84th minute after RKC goalkeeper Etienne Vaessen was knocked unconscious in a clash with an opposing player.

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RKC Waalwijk offer positive update on Etienne Vaesse after Ajax clash suspended following serious injury to goalkeeper

Goal.com 2023-09-30 at 21:30 (4 months ago)

The Eredivisie match between RKC Waalwijk and Ajax was abandoned after a serious emergency involving the home team's goalkeeper.

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Ajax vs RKC Waalwijk abandoned after horrific goalkeeper collision leaves players in tears

The Mirror 2023-09-30 at 21:30 (4 months ago)

RKC Waalwijk goalkeeper Etienne Vaessen required medical treatment after appearing to suffer a serious injury during his team's Eredivisie game against Ajax on Saturday

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Waalwijk predictions

Predictions for Waalwijk: See upcoming and historic predictions for Waalwijk below.

02 Mar 2024
Prediction: Winner: GO Ahead Eagles
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Kickoff: Saturday, 2 March at 17.45 Venue: De Adelaarshorst

Disclaimer: Past performance does not guarantee future results. Betting involves risk; only wager what you can afford to lose. Always gamble responsibly.

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Waalwijk Players

Players Position
Mats Seuntjens
Mats Seuntjens Netherlands
Midfielder
Pelle Clement
Pelle Clement Netherlands
Midfielder
Midfielder
Yassin Oukili
Yassin Oukili Morocco
Midfielder
Midfielder
Patrick Vroegh
Patrick Vroegh Netherlands
Midfielder
Midfielder
Nouri El Harmazi
Nouri El Harmazi Netherlands
Midfielder
Joey Kesting
Joey Kesting Netherlands
Goalkeeper
Jeroen Houwen
Jeroen Houwen Netherlands
Goalkeeper
Goalkeeper
Mark Spenkelink
Mark Spenkelink Netherlands
Goalkeeper
Etienne Vaessen
Etienne Vaessen Netherlands
Goalkeeper
Aaron Meijers
Aaron Meijers Netherlands
Defender
Shawn Adewoye
Shawn Adewoye Belgium
Defender
Lars Nieuwpoort
Lars Nieuwpoort Netherlands
Defender
Defender
Defender
Thierry Lutonda
Thierry Lutonda Belgium
Defender
Julian Lelieveld
Julian Lelieveld Netherlands
Defender
Defender
Defender
Richonell Margaret
Richonell Margaret Netherlands
Attacker
Attacker
Ilias Takidine
Ilias Takidine Belgium
Attacker
Michiel Kramer
Michiel Kramer Netherlands
Attacker
Attacker
David Min
David Min Netherlands
Attacker
Attacker
Zakaria Bakkali
Zakaria Bakkali Belgium
Attacker
Attacker
Reuven Niemeijer
Reuven Niemeijer Netherlands
Attacker

Waalwijk Injuries & Suspensions

Players Type Last Update
E. Vaessen
E. Vaessen Injured
Red Card February 24, 2024
A. Meijers
A. Meijers Injured
Yellow Cards February 3, 2024
G. Roemeratoe
G. Roemeratoe Injured
Red Card February 3, 2024
Y. Oukili
Y. Oukili Injured
Yellow Cards January 12, 2024
S. Adewoye
S. Adewoye Injured
Red Card November 11, 2023

Waalwijk latest transfers

Date Player From To Price
2017-07-01 P. Langedijk Waalwijk GO Ahead Eagles € 50K
2013-07-31 C. Martina Waalwijk Twente € 350K
2013-07-08 F. Jozefzoon Waalwijk PSV Eindhoven € 400K
2012-08-28 M. Lieder Vitesse Waalwijk € 50K
2012-07-25 T. Chevalier Zulte Waregem Waalwijk € 100K
2012-07-01 F. Jozefzoon Ajax Waalwijk € 400K
2010-07-01 C. Benschop Waalwijk AZ Alkmaar € 1M
2006-08-31 R. Donk Waalwijk AZ Alkmaar € 3M

Eredivisie standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 PSV Eindhoven players, news and schedule PSV Eindhoven 22 20 2 0 70 10 60 62
2 Feyenoord players, news and schedule Feyenoord 22 16 4 2 56 17 39 52
3 Twente players, news and schedule Twente 22 13 5 4 42 22 20 44
4 AZ Alkmaar players, news and schedule AZ Alkmaar 22 11 6 5 42 22 20 39
5 Ajax players, news and schedule Ajax 22 10 6 6 51 41 10 36
6 GO Ahead Eagles players, news and schedule GO Ahead Eagles 22 9 7 6 37 29 8 34
7 Utrecht players, news and schedule Utrecht 23 8 8 7 29 30 -1 32
8 NEC Nijmegen players, news and schedule NEC Nijmegen 22 7 9 6 41 37 4 30
9 Sparta Rotterdam players, news and schedule Sparta Rotterdam 22 8 5 9 29 31 -2 29
10 PEC Zwolle players, news and schedule PEC Zwolle 22 7 6 9 31 34 -3 27
11 Almere City FC players, news and schedule Almere City FC 22 7 6 9 22 37 -15 27
12 Fortuna Sittard players, news and schedule Fortuna Sittard 23 7 6 10 23 39 -16 27
13 Heerenveen players, news and schedule Heerenveen 22 7 4 11 34 44 -10 25
14 Heracles players, news and schedule Heracles 23 6 4 13 29 53 -24 22
15 Excelsior players, news and schedule Excelsior 22 4 9 9 35 45 -10 21
16 Waalwijk players, news and schedule Waalwijk 23 5 3 15 20 40 -20 18
17 FC Volendam players, news and schedule FC Volendam 22 3 4 15 23 53 -30 13
18 Vitesse players, news and schedule Vitesse 22 3 4 15 16 46 -30 13

About Waalwijk

RKC Waalwijk is a professional football club based in Waalwijk, Netherlands. Founded on November 26, 1940, the club has a rich history spanning over eight decades in Dutch football. The acronym RKC stands for 'Rooms Katholieke Combinatie', which translates to 'Roman Catholic Combination' in English. The club's home ground is the Mandemakers Stadion, a modern facility with a seating capacity of over 7,500 spectators.

RKC Waalwijk has spent most of its history oscillating between the Eredivisie, the top tier of Dutch football, and the Eerste Divisie, the second-highest division. The club's most successful period came in the late 1980s and early 1990s when they established themselves as a mainstay in the Eredivisie. During this time, they achieved their highest league finish, ending up in the 7th place in the 1999-2000 season.

Despite their modest size, RKC Waalwijk has produced several notable players who have gone on to achieve significant success in Dutch and international football. These include Dutch international goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg and former Dutch international and Ajax coach Peter Bosz.

In recent years, RKC Waalwijk has faced financial difficulties and has had to fight to maintain its professional status. Despite these challenges, the club has shown resilience and determination, bouncing back from relegation to secure promotion back to the Eredivisie in the 2018-2019 season.

RKC Waalwijk's colors are yellow and blue, and their mascot is a lion named RKC'er. The club is known for its passionate fan base, who are renowned for their loyalty and support, regardless of the team's fortunes on the pitch.

The club's philosophy is centered around developing young talent, with a strong emphasis on their youth academy. This focus on youth development has allowed the club to continually produce talented players who have gone on to play at higher levels.

RKC Waalwijk's mission is not just about success on the football field. The club is deeply rooted in the local community and is committed to making a positive social impact. They run various community programs aimed at promoting social inclusion, health, and education.

In conclusion, RKC Waalwijk may not be the most successful club in Dutch football history, but it is a club with a rich history, a strong community presence, and a commitment to youth development. Despite the challenges they have faced, they continue to compete with determination and passion, embodying the spirit of the underdog.

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 137/191 72%
Over/Under 34/42 81%
League Correct %
Primera División - Apertura logo Primera División - Apertura 20/23 87%
Pro League logo Pro League 44/53 83%
Cup logo Cup 9/11 82%
Premier League logo Premier League 44/54 81%
First League logo First League 104/132 79%
Liga Pro logo Liga Pro 121/157 77%
Super League 1 logo Super League 1 99/128 77%
Liga 1 logo Liga 1 54/70 77%
NPFL logo NPFL 86/113 76%
Süper Lig logo Süper Lig 176/233 76%