Verlegh, Antoon

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Verlegh, Antoon Gender: M
Antonius Wilhelmus Verlegh
born on 29 March 1896 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )
Place Ginneken, Netherlands, 51n33, 4e47
Timezone LST m4e53 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 09°11' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 11°27 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 02°31'

Antoon Verlegh (Standing 4th from left, with Dutch national team, 1927)


Dutch football player and administrator, a.k.a. Rat Verlegh, who is best known for his association with NAC Breda, whose Rat Verlegh Stadion is named in his honour. Antoon Verlegh was a player, trainer, editor, secretary, member of the board, vice chairman and chairman of honour at NAC Breda. He also had several important positions at the KNVB and he was considered to be one of the football icons in The Netherlands until the 1950s.

From 1920 to 1927 Verlegh played a total of 8 matches for the Dutch national squad, in which he scored 2 times.

On 12 March 1960 Verlegh visited friends in The Hague. Not feeling well, he decided to leave by car for Breda. On 14 March Verlegh’s car and body were found in a small lake near Prinsenbeek. Doctors assumed Verlegh died of a heart attack while driving.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Hordijk, Henk (born 19 September 1893). Notes: National team co-players, 1920-1922
  • associate relationship with Tap, Wim (born 3 October 1903). Notes: National team co-players, 1925-1927
  • other associate with Ghering, Leo (born 19 August 1900). Notes: National team co-players, 1927


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate no. 44 from the online Breda archives: "om half tien ure des voormiddags" (nine-thirty in the forenoon).


  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Soccer team player)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Sports : Soccer (Eur.Football) (Midfielder)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Soccer team trainer)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (National team player, 1920-1927)