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.
* 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 wikipedia.com:
|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|
|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|
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