Talk Of The Town: Who Is Paul Mulders?

By Charles Hizon

So who is Paul Mulders?

An attack minded midfielder who can operate at the center of the pitch or on the right hand side, Mulders played most of his career in the Dutch first division league. He made his debut in pro football for HFC Haarlem in the 2000/2001 season where he won 114 appearances, scoring 20 goals in total.

Between 2005 and 2009 he played for first division sides Cabmbuur Leeuwarden and FC Omniworld before finding himself moving to AGOVV (which stood for Apeldoornse Geheel Onthoudersvoetbalvereniging Steeds Voorwaarts) in 2009. From then he made 58 appearances for the Apeldoorn side and scored 9 goals in the process. At the end of this year’s season, 2010/11, he Eredivisie side (the highest football division in the Netherland) ADO Den Haag got his signature for two years, which means he will play top flight football next season.

Basic Info:

* Place of Birth: Amsterdam, Netherlands
* Nationality: Fil-Dutch
* Height: 183 cm
* Weight: 82 kg
* Position: Midfield – Attacking Midfield

Here’s a summary of his playing career from

Season Club Appearance Goals Competition
2000/01 HFC Haarlem 18 1 First Division
2001/02 HFC Haarlem 23 7 First Division
2002/03 HFC Haarlem 24 3 First Division
2003/04 HFC Haarlem 23 3 First Division
2004/05 HFC Haarlem 26 6 First Division
2005/06 Cambuur 28 3 First Division
2006/07 Cambuur 32 2 First Division
2007/08 FC Omniworld 34 9 First Division
2008/09 FC Omniworld 26 2 First Division
2009/10 AGOVV Apeldoorn 33 4 First Division
2010/11 AGOVV Apeldoorn 25 5 First Division
2011/12 ADO Den Haag 0 0 Eredivisie
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Fact: At 8 years of age he was accepted to play for the Ajax Amsterdam’s youth system. From then he stayed with them until the age of 16. Published in Soccer Central Philippines