‘Zwolle clubicoon’ Diederik Boer (38) stops after this season, with goalkeeping

PEC Zwolle goalkeeper Diederik Boer move after this season, one point behind his career. The 38-year-old clubicoon will be in a different role at the Premier league club remain connected.

“Looking back, I made a very nice career, where I is the maximum have taken out”, responds the Farmer on the site of PEC.

“Sixteen years, I am as profsporter been active, from Jupiler League to win the KNVB cup and the play-offs for promotion/relegation to the Europa League final. Because of increasing physical discomfort, it is summer, time to stop.”

Farmer played between 2002 and 2014 and since mid-2017 a total of 332 matches for FC Zwolle and PEC Zwolle. From 2014 to 2017, he was a second goalkeeper at Ajax.

Last season was the in Emmeloord born keeper basisspeler at PEC, as between 2006 and 2014. This year he must be especially satisfied with a role behind Mickey van der Hart.

Farmer was with the club from Zwolle champion in the Jupiler League (2012). Also, he won with PEC the cup and the Johan Cruijff Scale (both 2014). In 2017, he sat on the bench during the Europa League final of Ajax against Manchester United (0-2 loss).

Clubicoon Diederik Boer quits after this season, but remains at PEC Zwolle in the service: #peczwolle #onsblauwwithart #samenpeczwolle

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The new role of the Farmer is still unclear

It is not yet clear what role, Farmer from next season at PEC will be active. That will, at a later stage.

“It does me good that Diederik after his active career at the club remains and that he is here a next step”, says technical director Gerard Nijkamp. “How this step exactly comes from to see, we will discuss the coming period.”

Nijkamp called Farmer “a Zwolle clubicoon”. “In all those years he has admirably deployed and I want him very for to thank.”

PEC stands with still eight matches to go is on the twelfth place in the Eredivisie with 29 points, four points more than number sixteen in The County. The team of departing trainer Jaap Stam plays Sunday at home against number seventeen FC Emmen (kick-off 14.30).

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