Bryan Roy Wiki – Bryan Roy Biography
Bryan Roy is a Dutch football manager and a former professional player. While a player, he was a winger and notably played for Ajax, Nottingham Forest, and Hertha BSC. His spell at Forest culminated in three Premier League seasons with his debut year resulting in a 3rd place finish and qualification for the following seasons UEFA Cup. He also played professionally for Foggia and later coming out of retirement with a brief spell at English Non-League side Workington. He was capped 32 times by the Netherlands, scoring 9 goals. After the end of his playing career, Roy moved into coaching and was appointed head coach of Ajax’s youth teams – formerly Ajax E1. He was later appointed to a similar position with the Ajax B team in 2010, a position he remained in until 2015.
He began his professional playing career in Ajax in 1987, winning the UEFA Cup in 1992. In November 1992, he was traded to the Italian club Foggia and replaced as leftwinger by Marc Overmars. During his time there, he represented his country at the 1994 World Cup, scoring once as the Netherlands reached the quarter-finals. After the World Cup, he moved to England after Nottingham Forest paid their record fee of £2.5million for his services. His first season at the City Ground was a success, as he provided a strong partner for Stan Collymore. He helped the newly-promoted side finish an impressive third in the Premiership and qualify for the UEFA Cup – the first time Forest had achieved European qualification in the post-Heysel era. Collymore was sold to Liverpool in the summer of 1995, although Forest did reach the UEFA Cup quarter-finals. His first-team opportunities were limited by injury and disappointing form in 1996–97, and Roy quit.
After Forest’s 1996–97 season ended in relegation from the Premiership, he moved to Germany in a £1.5million switch to Hertha BSC. In 2000, he returned to his homeland and turned out for NAC Breda, where he remained until hanging up his boots in 2002. He came out of retirement briefly in 2004 where he had a short stint at Workington AFC scoring twice in 9 appearances. He picked up 32 international caps for the Netherlands national football team, scoring nine goals. He played at the 1990 and 1994 FIFA World Cups and the 1992 UEFA European Football Championships. He worked as head coach of the AFC Ajax E-Youth before becoming head coach of Jong Ajax in the summer of 2010.
Bryan Roy Age
He was born Bryan Edward Steven Roy on February 12, 1970, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Bryan Roy Wife
He was married to his wife Nada van Nie from 1993 to 2008. They had two children together.
Bryan Roy Children
He is a father of two children, Quentin, and Jamie Lee.
Bryan Roy Height
Bryan Roy stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches( 1.78 m) tall.