VVV-Venlo (women)

The women's football department of VVV -Venlo existed from 2010 to 2012. The team played from the 2010/11 season in the Eredivisie.


Founded as the Department by March 10, 2010. First coach was the Dutchman Rick de Rooij.

The Eredivisie for women, the first professional football league for women in the Netherlands, was founded in the summer of 2007. Women's Division of the VVV -Venlo was founded only three years later, on 10 March 2010. For 2010/11 season took them for the first time in the competition to the Eredivisie championship in part. The result was the department in cooperation with the amateur club SV Venray, who also continued to play in the amateur field. First coach of the new association was the Dutchman Rick de Rooij. Prior to this already trained Helmond Sport B1. The best-known players in the first hour, which could already make experiences in the highest league in the Netherlands were women, including Lieke Martens, Aniek Schepens, Kika van Es, Lenie Onzia and Sandra Swinkels. Some of these have already been Mentioned before their involvement in Venlo to internationals. Other players were sought about talent - scouting and training sessions.

On 2 September 2010, the Venlo against SC Heerenveen denied their first top-flight. For the first official training coach called de Rooij the team already 22 July 2010 on sports grounds.

On June 5, 2012, was dissolved on the women's football department and retired from the Eredivisie. The team was disbanded and most of the players quota joined the newly founded club FCE / PSV in Eindhoven.


The club colors of the club were black and yellow. The home jersey was mainly yellow with some black accents. The trousers were completely black, while yellow was the dominant color in the joint.