Dunfermline Athletic

Pars viewing Swedish Keeper

Author: Brian Date: Wednesday, 18th Dec 2002

Jimmy Calderwood has been looking at Erlandt Helstrom as a replacement goalkeeper.

Marco Ruitenbeek with his guest Piet Schryvers. Piet was Holland`s goalkeeper in the 1974 World Cup Finals in West Germany.

He has been training at EEP this week. With Marco Ruitenbeek`s contract up at the end of the season and rumour that he is to go into his fathers business JC will require a replacement keeper for next season.

Follow the link below for a picture (text is in swedish)

Before joining Dunfermline, Marco spent all of his career in Holland. He started at his local club WFC Rapiditas West he then moved to AZ where he played over 100 games before moving to Dutch second division side Go Ahead Eagles.

Marco was signed in July 2000 to take the Pars goalkeeping spot. A string of superb performance has endured him to the Pars faithful. Marco also topped the OPTA Index stats for SPL goalkeepers and managed to keep 12 clean sheets, so all in all it hasn`t been to bad a start to his Pars career.

Before joining Dunfermline, Marco spent all of his career in Holland. He started at his local club WFC Rapiditas West he then moved to AZ where he played over 100 games before moving to Dutch second division side Go Ahead Eagles.

He has appeared over 80 times for the Pars and has over 25 shut-outs in that period. Marco is a firm fans favourite and always appreciates the crowd...no matter the result.



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