Tieme Klompe

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Tieme Klompe
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-04-08) 8 April 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth Roden, Netherlands
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
1996–2004 Heerenveen 145 (0)
2004–2005 RKC Waalwijk 2 (0)
2005 Groningen 1 (0)
National team
1998 Netherlands U21 2 (0)
Teams managed
2012–2017 Heerenveen (assistant)
2014–2015 Heerenveen II
2015–2018 Netherlands U20 (assistant)
2018–2019 Harkemase Boys
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tieme Klompe (born 8 April 1976) is a Dutch former footballer who played as a defender for Eredivisie clubs SC Heerenveen, RKC Waalwijk and FC Groningen. [1]

Association football Team field sport

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In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.

Eredivisie professional association football league in the Netherlands

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Club career

Klompe started his career at SC Heerenveen, where he was a first-team player for eight seasons. [2] During his time at Heerenveen, the club reached the final of the KNVB Cup (1996–97) and finished as runners-up in the Eredivisie (1999–2000), the latter resulting in qualification for the Champions League group stage (2000–01).

SC Heerenveen Dutch association football team

Sportclub Heerenveen football club that plays in the Eredivisie, the top level of football in the Netherlands.

The 79th edition of the KNVB Cup started on June 1, 1996. The final was played on May 8, 1997: Roda JC beat sc Heerenveen 4–2 and won the cup for the first time. A total of 78 clubs participated.

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1999–00 season was contested by 18 teams. PSV won the championship.

In the summer of 2004, Klompe moved to RKC Waalwijk, where he was released a year later, having made two appearances. He then signed an amateur contract with FC Groningen. After making one appearance, he announced his retirement on 24 October 2005. He cited the many injuries he struggled with during his career as the reason for his decision. [3]

RKC Waalwijk Dutch association football club

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FC Groningen Dutch association football club

Football Club Groningen is a Dutch professional football club based in Groningen. The club plays in the Eredivisie, the highest football league of the Netherlands.

International career

In 1998, Klompe was selected for the Netherlands national under-21 team, making his first appearance on 18 February against Portugal. [4] He was subsequently part of the Netherlands squad at the final stages of the 1998 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Romania, appearing in one match as the team finished in fourth place. [5]

Netherlands national under-21 football team national association football team

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The 1998 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, which spanned two years (1996–98), had 46 entrants. Before the quarter-finals stage, Romania were chosen as the hosts of the final stages, consisting of four matches in total.

Coaching career

After some years as a youth coach for SC Heerenveen, the club announced on 22 November 2012, that he had been promoted to the first team as assistant manager of Marco van Basten. [6] In the 2014/15 season, he was also the manager of their reserve team/U21's. [7] At the end of August 2016, he was hired as assistant manager for Netherlands' U20 national team alongside his role at Heerenveen. [8] He left the club at the end of the 2016/17 season. [9]

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Tieme was appointed manager of Harkemase Boys for the 2018/19 season. However, he resigned on 29 April 2019. [10]

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  6. Jeffrey Talan traint B1, sc-heerenveen.nl, 22 November 2012
  7. Profile at Footballdatabase, footballdatabase.eu
  8. Tieme Klompe kijkt uit naar klus bij onder 20, sc-heerenveen.nl, 31 August 2015
  9. Klompe waagt sprong in het diepe en vertrekt bij SC Heerenveen, rtvnoord.nl, 22 May 2017