Johan Derksen

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Birthday
31, 1949
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Former footballer of the Dutch professional leagues who retired to cover the sport as a journalist.

Before Fame

Playing defender, he spent the 1970s with Veendam and Haarlem, gathering 77 appearances total.

Trivia

He memorably claimed the Dutch SC Cambuur kept one of their stars from being suspended with a hefty bribe; though all the parties implicated laughed the accusation off.

Family Life

He lost his first wife in an auto accident, and remarried to have two children with his second wife.

Associated With

John Gwynne was another prominent sports journalist in Europe.