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|Date of birth||6 July 1946|
|Place of birth||Vreeswijk, Netherlands|
|Date of death||9 February 2014(aged 67)|
|Place of death||Culemborg, Netherlands|
|1972-1974||Go Ahead Eagles||52||(13)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 February 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Jan Groenendijk (6 July 1946 – 9 February 2014) was a Dutch football player.
Born in Vreeswijk, Groenendijk came through the youth ranks at hometown club Geinoord and made his professional debut in the Eerste Divisie for Elinkwijk and joined new club FC Utrecht who were formed by a merger of DOS, Elinkwijk and Velox in 1970. On Wednesday 19 August 1970 he became the first ever goalscorer of the new club after scoring in 1-4 defeat by Feyenoord. He would become the club's first top goalscorer that season with 18.
He later played for Go Ahead Eagles and Wageningen.Death
Groenendijk died of esophageal cancer on 9 February 2014.References