Hans Kraay, Jr. Soccer Defender

Hans kraay jr

Hans Kraay, Jr. (born 22 December 1959) is a Dutch former professional footballer turned coach. Kraay, Jr. was born in Utrecht on 22 December 1959, the son of fellow footballer Hans Kraay. Kraay played professionally in the Netherlands for AZ, SBV Excelsior, HFC Haarlem, NAC Breda, RKC Waalwijk, Helmond Sport, FC Eindhoven, De Graafschap, FC Dordrecht, Telstar and FC Den Bosch, in the North American Soccer League for the Edmonton Drillers and the San Jose Earthquakes, in England for Brighton & Hove Albion, and in Belgium for Sint-Niklase. Kraay is currently active as commentator and football pundit, most notably in the RTL football show Voetbal International, associated to the homonymous football weekly magazine. He also served as head coach of Dutch amateurs FC Lienden from 2004 to 2011, leading the club from Tweede Klasse to Topklasse and making it nationally known within Dutch football. On November 2011 he was appointed head coach of Topklasse club SVZW. One month later, it was revealed his appointment head coach of JVC Cuijk, effective from July 2012.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 22nd, 1959
Nationality
Netherlands

Starring TV roles

1. Lachen om Home Video's

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
September 7th, 2002 2

2. Kettingreactie

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
June 13th, 2009 1

Guest TV appearances

De Wereld Draait Door

Program genre

Current affairs
Talk show

Official site

External resources

De Wereld Draait Door is a Dutch television program produced by the VARA and broadcast on Nederland 1. The show is created by Ewart van der Horst and the host is Matthijs van Nieuwkerk. The program centers on a talk show chat format; the chat takes place at a large table and includes Van Nieuwkerk, a guest co-host that changes daily, and invitees such as politicians, celebrities, artists, or simply people involved in projects or organizations that are topics of interest. The show contains a mixture of news, information, television bloopers and general entertainment. Frequent guests and panelists are Jan Mulder, Yvon Jaspers, Halina Reijn, Giel Beelen, Mathijs Bouman, and Marc-Marie Huijbregts. Every day there's a live performance of a band in the studio. The television program is closed daily with Lucky TV, a small movie clip that features a parody of news with changed voice-over text added to the video shots.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E51 November 13th, 2008

Hole in the Wall (NL)

External resources

Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E01 August 15th, 2009

Voetbal International

Program genre

Talk show

External resources

Voetbal International is a Dutch football talk show that has aired on TV channel RTL 7 since 2008. In a studio, host Wilfred Genee discusses the latest developments in Dutch and international football with Johan Derksen, René van der Gijp and a guest. The program is named after and sponsored by the football magazine Voetbal International. Other sponsors include the Eerste Divisie, Toto, Gillette, Eredivisie Live and Sport1. Voetbal International is known for its humoristic moments and remarks.nIn 2011, Voetbal International won the prestigious Dutch television award the Gouden Televizierring.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E27 April 6th, 2009
S00-E31 May 4th, 2009

Voetbalvrouwen

Program genre

Comedy
Drama
Soap opera
Sports

External resources

Voetbalvrouwen is a Dutch dramedy favourably compared to Footballers' Wives. Three seasons have been taped since 2006; the first was shown in 2007 on the demissionary channel Tien, the second and third on RTL.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E01 March 9th, 2008

Wie ben ik? (2008)

External resources

Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E05 October 18th, 2008

Wikipedia

Check Hans Kraay, Jr. on wikipedia.

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