Willy van de Kerkhof - International Appearances


The outstanding Dutch player obtained 63 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.

Twin brother of René van de Kerkhof.


Born: 16- 9-1951 in Helmond
Country: Netherlands
Caps: 63  (W34-D13-L16 - GF105-GA58 - %64.29)
Goals: 5
Age First Cap:	 22 yr 262 d	 5- 6-1974 vs. Romania 0-0
Age Last Cap:	 34 yr  30 d	16-10-1985 vs. Belgium 0-1
National Team Career: 11 yr 133 d


Cap    Date      Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition
  1    5- 6-74   Rotterdam       Romania         0-0
  2   20-11-74   Rotterdam       Italy           3-1     European Champ. Qual.
  3   22-11-75   Roma            Italy           0-1     European Champ. Qual.
  4   25- 4-76   Rotterdam       Belgium         5-0     European Champ. Qual.
  5   22- 5-76   Brussel         Belgium         2-1     European Champ. Qual.
  6   16- 6-76   Zagreb          Czechoslovakia  1-3 aet European Championship
  7   19- 6-76   Zagreb          Yugoslavia      3-2 aet European Championship
  8    8- 9-76   Reykjavík       Iceland         1-0     World Cup Qualifier
  9   13-10-76   Rotterdam       N. Ireland      2-2     World Cup Qualifier
 10    9- 2-77   London          England         2-0
 11   26- 3-77   Antwerpen       Belgium         2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 12   31- 8-77   Nijmegen        Iceland         4-1     World Cup Qualifier
 13    5-10-77   Rotterdam       Soviet Union    0-0
 14   12-10-77   Belfast         N. Ireland      1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 15   26-10-77   Amsterdam       Belgium         1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 16   22- 2-78   Tel-Aviv        Israel          2-1
 17    5- 4-78   Tunis           Tunisia         4-0
 18   20- 5-78   Wien            Austria         1-0
 19    3- 6-78   Mendoza         Iran            3-0     World Cup
 20    7- 6-78   Mendoza         Peru            0-0     World Cup
 21   11- 6-78   Mendoza         Scotland        2-3     World Cup
 22   14- 6-78   Córdoba         Austria         5-1     World Cup
 23   18- 6-78   Córdoba         West Germany    2-2     World Cup
 24   21- 6-78   Buenos Aires    Italy           2-1     World Cup
 25   25- 6-78   Buenos Aires    Argentina       1-3 aet World Cup
 26   20- 9-78   Nijmegen        Iceland         3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 27   11-10-78   Bern            Switzerland     3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 28   20-12-78   Düsseldorf      West Germany    1-3
 29   24- 2-79   Milano          Italy           0-3
 30   28- 3-79   Eindhoven       Switzerland     3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 31    2- 5-79   Chorzów         Poland          0-2     European Champ. Qual.
 32    5- 9-79   Reykjavík       Iceland         4-0     European Champ. Qual.
 33   26- 9-79   Rotterdam       Belgium         1-0
 34   17-10-79   Amsterdam       Poland          1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 35   23- 1-80   Vigo            Spain           0-1
 36   26- 3-80   Paris           France          0-0
 37   11- 6-80   Napoli          Greece          1-0     European Championship
 38   14- 6-80   Napoli          West Germany    2-3     European Championship
 39   17- 6-80   Milano          Czechoslovakia  1-1     European Championship
 40   10- 9-80   Dublin          Ireland         1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 41   11-10-80   Eindhoven       West Germany    1-1
 42   19-11-80   Bruxelles       Belgium         0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 43   30-12-80   Montevideo      Uruguay         0-2     Mundialito
 44    6- 1-81   Montevideo      Italy           1-1     Mundialito
 45   25- 3-81   Rotterdam       France          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 46   29- 4-81   Lefkosia        Cyprus          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 47    1- 9-81   Zürich          Switzerland     1-2
 48   14- 4-82   Eindhoven       Greece          1-0
 49    1- 9-82   Reykjavík       Iceland         1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 50   22- 9-82   Rotterdam       Ireland         2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 51    7- 9-83   Groningen       Iceland         3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 52   21- 9-83   Brussel         Belgium         1-1
 53   12-10-83   Dublin          Ireland         3-2     European Champ. Qual.
 54   16-11-83   Rotterdam       Spain           2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 55   17-12-83   Rotterdam       Malta           5-0     European Champ. Qual.
 56   17-10-84   Rotterdam       Hungary         1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 57   14-11-84   Wien            Austria         0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 58   23-12-84   Lefkosia        Cyprus          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 59   27- 2-85   Amsterdam       Cyprus          7-1     World Cup Qualifier
 60    1- 5-85   Rotterdam       Austria         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 61   14- 5-85   Budapest        Hungary         1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 62    4- 9-85   Heerenveen      Bulgaria        1-0
 63   16-10-85   Bruxelles       Belgium         0-1     World Cup Qualifier

Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    63    34   13   16   105- 58        81     64.29

Types of Matches
Friendlies             16
World Cup Qualifiers   17 1978:6 1982:4 1986:7
World Cup               7 1978:7
European Champ. Qual.  16 1976:4 1980:6 1984:6
European Championship   5 1976:2 1980:3
Mundialito              2
                       
Total                  63


Goals

Cap   7   1 goal
Cap  14   1 goal
Cap  22   1 goal
Cap  32   1 goal
Cap  38   1 goal

Total     5 goals

Brothers in Oranje


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