Jan van der Veen

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Jan van der Veen
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Date of birth (1948-07-06) 6 July 1948 (age 70)
Place of birth Meppel, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1967–1976 Sparta Rotterdam 257 (9)
1976–1978 Royal Antwerp 50 (3)
1978 San Diego Sockers 23 (0)
1978–1979 Go Ahead Eagles 13 (0)
1979–1981 Tampa Bay Rowdies 66 (9)
1979–1981 Tampa Bay Rowdies (indoor) 26 (19)
1981 California Surf 21 (4)
1981–1982 Phoenix Inferno (indoor) 20 (20)
1981–1983 Willem II 63 (1)
1983 Tampa Bay Rowdies 17 (3)
1983–1984 Wichita Wings (indoor) 40 (16)
1984–1985 Helmond Sport 29 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jan van der Veen (born 6 July 1948) is a retired Dutch professional association football player who played for Sparta Rotterdam, Royal Antwerp, Go Ahead Eagles, Willem II and Helmond Sport. He also played in the NASL between 1978 and 1983 for the San Diego Sockers, Tampa Bay Rowdies and California Surf. Jan scored Tampa Bay's lone goal in the 22nd minute of Soccer Bowl '79 (NASL league final), which the Rowdies lost 2-1. [1] He also played in the Major Indoor Soccer League for the Phoenix Inferno and the Wichita Wings. [2]

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