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Is Dick Advocaat the man for FC Utrecht?

Last updated 2 years ago by UtrechtCentral.com

We all know that Dick Advocaat was successful as a football player and as a coach, including two stints with the Netherlands national team.

Will he get the chance to prove he is the right man for his former club FC Utrecht?

He has coached a number of clubs in the Netherlands and abroad as well as the national teams of a several countries, including South Korea, Belgium and Russia.

His nickname is “The Little General”, a reference to his mentor Rinus Michels.

He ended his playing career at Utrecht, where he made 39 appearances in 1984.

Will he now return in 2019?

Image credit: “Dick Advocaat 2” (CC BY 2.0) by Ronnie Macdonald

Jon Wilkins
Jon Wilkins
Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.


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