Toine van Mierlo

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Toine van Mierlo
Personal information
Full name Antonius Wilhelmus Matthias Theodore van Mierlo [1]
Date of birth (1957-08-24) 24 August 1957 (age 65)
Place of birth Soerendonk, Netherlands
Position(s) Winger
Youth career
Senior career*
1976–1979 PSV Eindhoven 18 (0)
1979–1981 Willem II 65 (15)
1981–1982 Birmingham City 44 (4)
1982–1983 Willem II 22 (6)
1983–1985 R.W.D. Molenbeek 34 (1)
1985–1986 MVV Maastricht 25 (4)
1986–1988 K.A.A. Gent 46 (2)
1988–1990 K.R.C. Harelbeke
1989VVV-Venlo (loan)
International career
1980 Netherlands 3 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Antonius Wilhelmus Matthias Theodore van Mierlo (born 24 August 1957), known in England as Tony van Mierlo, is a former Netherlands international footballer who played primarily as a left winger but can also play as a forward.


Van Mierlo was born in Soerendonk. He played for PSV Eindhoven, Willem II, MVV Maastricht and VVV-Venlo in the Netherlands, for Birmingham City in England and for R.W.D. Molenbeek, K.A.A. Gent and K.R.C. Harelbeke in Belgium. [1] [2] He won three caps for the Netherlands national football team in 1980. [3] After his playing career ended he joined the coaching staff at former club Willem II, [4] and went on to become chief scout and later technical coordinator for Roda JC. [5]


RWD Molenbeek

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  4. "Toine van Mierlo (1957)" (in Dutch). Willem II Tilburg BV. Archived from the original on 14 November 2008.
  5. "Herplaatsingsverplichting zorgt voor nieuwe baan Toine van Mierlo" [Obligation to re-employ gives Toine van Mierlo a new job]. Brabants Dagblad (in Dutch). 15 August 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2015.