Michael Dingsdag

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Michael Dingsdag
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Personal information
Full nameMichael Christiaan Dingsdag
Date of birth (1982-10-18) 18 October 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Defensive midfielder
Youth career
1990–1999 DWS
1999–2001 Vitesse
Senior career*
2001–2006 Vitesse 90 (3)
2006–2010 Heerenveen 117 (2)
2010–2013 FC Sion 95 (2)
2013–2015 Grasshoppers 48 (1)
2015–2016 NAC 22 (0)
National team
2004 Netherlands U-23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Michael Christiaan Dingsdag (born 18 October 1982 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch retired footballer.


Club career

Dingsdag began his career 1990 in his hometown with DWS and was 1999 scouted by Vitesse/AGOVV. After two years in the youth side by Vitesse/AGOVV was in July 2001 promoted to the Eredivisie side of Vitesse Arnhem. He played in his five years for Vitesse Arnhem 90 games and scored three goals, before signing a contract for League rival SC Heerenveen.


Dingsdag then enjoyed a 5-years stint in Switzerland, with three seasons at FC Sion [1] and another two at Grasshoppers.

In summer 2015, Dingsdag returned to Holland to sign a two-year deal with Eerste Divisie club NAC. [2] He finished his professional career however after one year to become youth coach at NAC. [3] He joined amateur side Veensche Boys at the same time to continue playing. [4]


SC Heerenveen
FC Sion

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