Barry Ditewig

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Barry Ditewig
Personal information
Full nameBarry Ditewig
Date of birth (1977-10-14) 14 October 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth Veenendaal, Netherlands
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1995–1996 Feyenoord
Senior career*
1996–1999 DOVO
1999–2002 Heerenveen 7 (0)
2002–2004 Emmen 65 (0)
2004 SC Joure
2005–2009 Veendam 157 (0)
2009–2010 ADO Den Haag 20 (0)
2010–2013 Achilles '29 89 (0)
2013–2016 Spakenburg 87 (0)
2016–2017 MVV Alcides
2017–2019 ONS Sneek 55 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Barry Ditewig (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɑri ˈditəʋɪx] ; born 14 October 1977) is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.


Club career

Ditewig started his career at SC Heerenveen, and later played two seasons for FC Emmen. After the two seasons in Drenthe and a short spell at amateur club SC Joure, he went to play five successful seasons for BV Veendam where he was the first goalkeeper. However, in 2009, he was told that his contract would not be extended. He chose to play for Team VVCS, a team that tries to earn players without a contract another club. After some good performances, ADO Den Haag, whose had trouble finding keepers, chose to sign Ditewig. [1]

In 2010, Ditewig signed with Achilles '29, an amateur team playing in the Topklasse, the new third division in Dutch football. Ditewig won in his second season this Topklasse and the title of best amateur club of the Netherlands against SV Spakenburg with 3-0 and 0-2.

In 2016, Ditewig moved to MVV Alcides. From the 2018–19 season he played for ONS Sneek. He retired from football in September 2019. [2]

Outside football

Besides football, Ditewig is a sports masseur and studied physical therapy at the Hogeschool Arnhem Nijmegen.

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  1. "Ditewig verlicht personele problemen ADO". (in Dutch). 7 August 2009. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
  2. "Voormalige Veendam-keeper Ditewig hangt handschoenen definitief aan de wilgen". RTV Noord (in Dutch). 5 September 2019. Retrieved 30 October 2020.