Fernando Derveld to coach DDL FC Women’s team

DAYTON, Ohio —  The DDL FC Women’s team will be coached this season by former professional player Fernando Derveld from the Netherlands. He will be assisted by Sid van Druenen. The team started it’s first practice yesterday.


Bringing a lot of experience to Women’s program


Derveld is 35 years old and brings a lot of international playing experience to the club. He was in the youth academy of PSV Eindhoven and played professionally for 15 years in the Premier League of the Netherlands (Willem II and Heerenveen), Denmark (Odense BK and Esjberg FB) and in the First Division of the Netherlands (HFC Haarlem and FC Dordrecht) and England (Norwich City FC and West Bromwich Albion FC). He played 307 games and scored 10 goals.



The DDL FC team consists of several local players and plays it’s first League game May 26 away against the Virginia Beach Piranha’s and opening at home against DC United May 31st at 7.30pm.

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    All practices and games of the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Men’s team (USL PDL) and Women’s team (USL W-League) will be at the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Soccer Complex in West Carrollton. The stadium seats 3500 people. In 2014 the Dayton Dutch Lions FC and Dayton Outpatient Center (DOC) installed an new artificial turf field in the stadium. DOC Stadium was opened in May 2014 when former 2x “FIFA Best Player in the World” Ruud Gullit kicked off the game against LA Galaxy II in the USL PRO League.


    The address is: 5833 Student St., West Carrollton, Ohio, 45449

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