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Jorien van den Herik has been nominated for the ‘Best Director of the Golden Years of Football’ award by a panel of leading journalists. Former Feyenoord Chairman Cor Kieboom has also been honoured with a nomination. The prestigious title is part of celebrations marking fifty years of the professional game in the Netherlands. Other awards will be made in the coach, club, referee and player categories. Winners are announced 7 August.
The other nominees for the ‘Best Director’ title are:
Harry van Raaij (PSV); Riemer van der Velde (SC Heerenveen); Gerard Bouwer (Dutch FA); Jeu Sprengers (Dutch FA); Michael van Praag (Eredivisie NV); Karel Jansen (VVCS and Dutch FA); Dé Stoop (FC Amsterdam) and Ben van Gelder (PSV).