John Lammers (footballer)

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John Lammers
Personal information
Date of birth (1963-12-11) 11 December 1963 (age 55)
Place of birth Tilburg, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Esbjerg fB
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1984 Willem II 18 (0)
1984–1987 RKC Waalwijk 80 (42)
1987–1988 VVV-Venlo 50 (17)
1988–1990 Toulon 31 (6)
1990–1995 NAC Breda 165 (92)
1995–1996 Willem II 26 (9)
1996–1998 RKC Waalwijk 34 (3)
1998–2000 RBC Roosendaal 41 (19)
2000 Auckland Kingz 8 (0)
Total 433 (185)
Teams managed
2004 Achilles Veen
2011–2012 Excelsior
2012 FC Eindhoven
2014–2017 Vitesse Arnhem (assistant)
2017– Esbjerg fB
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Johannes Gerardus Adrianus "John" Lammers (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɟɔn ˈlɑmərs], born 11 December 1963) is a Dutch football manager and former player who played as a striker. He is the current manager of Danish club Esbjerg fB.

Playing career

Lammers started his professional career in the 1982–83 season. He played for Willem II Tilburg, RKC Waalwijk, VVV-Venlo, Toulon, NAC Breda, RBC Roosendaal and New Zealand club Auckland Kingz.

Coaching career

After his active career he started to work as an assistant coach, and also served as striker coach at Feyenoord Rotterdam's youth complex. He was subsequently signed by SBV Excelsior as Alex Pastoor's aide at the small Rotterdam-based club. In June 2011, after the departure of Pastoor to NEC Nijmegen, he was promoted as head coach for the new season.[1] After one year to serve as head coach, he left Excelsior in charge of Eerste Divisie club FC Eindhoven. He signed a two-year contract with the club.[2]

In June 2017 he was named new manager of Danish club Esbjerg fB.[3]


  1. ^ "Assistent Lammers promoveert tot hoofdcoach Excelsior". Voetbal International (in Dutch). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  2. ^ "FC Eindhoven bereikt principe akkoord met John Lammers". FC Eindhoven (in Dutch). 22 May 2012. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Erfaren og udviklingsorienteret hollænder ny cheftræner i EfB". Esbjerg FB (in Danish). 19 June 2017. Retrieved 19 June 2017.

External links

  • (in Dutch) Profile

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