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Robert Molenaar

Robert  Molenaar
Birthdate:February 27, 1969 in Zaandam
Position:Defender
International:None
Current club:Retired
Former club(s):RBC Roosendaal, Bradford City (Eng), Leeds United (Eng), Volendam
January 1997 saw the addition of Robert Molenaar to the Leeds squad from FC Volendam for 1 million pounds. Nicknamed 'The Terminator', the muscular Molenaar added a physical presence to the Leeds defence. He made his debut at home to Leicester in January 1997, going on to partner Lucas Radebe in the starting line-up early in season 1998-99, after being restricted to just 23 league and cup starts in 1997-98. He suffered a similar injury to that of Martin Hiden at Arsenal in December 1998, damaging his cruciate ligament when falling awkwardly. April 1999 saw him re-rupture the ligament, and his injury troubles continued for most of the 1999-2000 season. Although he was back to full fitness the following term, there appeared little prospect of the powerhouse player becoming a first team regular at Elland Road.

Molenaar eventually signed for Bradford City and made his Bantams debut on December 2 2000 in the 2-1 home win against Coventry City, having cost the Bantams a half million pounds two days previously.

Molenaar returned to the Netherlands in 2003 when signing for RBC Roosendaal. After four seasons, he decided to hang up his boots. His final match was on November 3, 2006 against Emmen.

Last update: July 01, 2007