Marc Overmars

Date of birth29 March 1973
Place of birthErnst
NationalityDutch
Weight72 kg
Height1.70 m
PositionMidfielder

The flying Dutch winger had a sensational first season at Highbury when he missed only seven games of Arsenal's 1997-98 double winning season.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Go Ahead Eagles 01 Jul 1990 01 Jul 1991
Willem II 01 Jul 1991 01 Jul 1992
Ajax 01 Jul 1992 10 Jul 1997
Arsenal 10 Jul 1997 28 Jul 2000
Barcelona 28 Jul 2000

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1997-98 Arsenal FA Cup 8
1
2
1997-98 Arsenal League Cup 3
2
1997-98 Arsenal Premier League 32
12
1997-98 Arsenal UEFA Cup 2
1998-99 Arsenal FA Charity Shield 1
1
1998-99 Arsenal FA Cup 5
1
3
1998-99 Arsenal Premier League 37
6
2
1998-99 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 4
1
1999-00 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1
1999-00 Arsenal League Cup
1
1999-00 Arsenal Premier League 22
9
7
1
1999-00 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 6
3
1999-00 Arsenal UEFA Cup 5
3
2
1
2000-01 Barcelona Primera Liga 26
5
8
2
2000-01 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 2
1
2000-01 Barcelona UEFA Cup 7
2001-02 Barcelona Primera Liga 14
6
1
2001-02 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 6
5
1
1
2002-03 Barcelona Primera Liga 20
6
6
1
1
2002-03 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 5
1
1
1
2003-04 Barcelona Primera Liga 5
15
1
2003-04 Barcelona UEFA Cup
7


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Aug 1997 Leeds United v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
11 Aug 1997 Arsenal v Coventry City W 2-0 Premier League
23 Aug 1997 Southampton v Arsenal W 1-3 Premier League
27 Aug 1997 Leicester City v Arsenal D 3-3 Premier League
30 Aug 1997 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 Premier League
13 Sep 1997 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 4-1 Premier League
16 Sep 1997 PAOK Salonika v Arsenal L 1-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
21 Sep 1997 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-3 Premier League
24 Sep 1997 Arsenal v West Ham United W 4-0 Premier League
27 Sep 1997 Everton v Arsenal D 2-2 Premier League
30 Sep 1997 Arsenal v PAOK Salonika D 1-1
Agg: 1-2
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
04 Oct 1997 Arsenal v Barnsley W 5-0 Premier League
09 Nov 1997 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-2 Premier League
22 Nov 1997 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal L 2-0 Premier League
30 Nov 1997 Arsenal v Liverpool L 0-1 Premier League
06 Dec 1997 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
13 Dec 1997 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers L 1-3 Premier League
26 Dec 1997 Arsenal v Leicester City W 2-1 Premier League
28 Dec 1997 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
03 Jan 1998 Arsenal v Port Vale D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
06 Jan 1998 West Ham United v Arsenal W 1-2 League Cup Quarter-final
10 Jan 1998 Arsenal v Leeds United W 2-1 Premier League
14 Jan 1998 Port Vale v Arsenal W 1-1 (4-3) FA Cup 3rd round replay
24 Jan 1998 Middlesbrough v Arsenal W 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
28 Jan 1998 Arsenal v Chelsea W 2-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
31 Jan 1998 Arsenal v Southampton W 3-0 Premier League
08 Feb 1998 Arsenal v Chelsea W 2-0 Premier League
15 Feb 1998 Arsenal v Crystal Palace D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1998 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1
Agg: 4-3
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
25 Feb 1998 Crystal Palace v Arsenal W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round replay
02 Mar 1998 West Ham United v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
08 Mar 1998 Arsenal v West Ham United D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
11 Mar 1998 Wimbledon v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
14 Mar 1998 Manchester United v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
17 Mar 1998 West Ham United v Arsenal W 1-1 (4-3) FA Cup Quarter-final replay
28 Mar 1998 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 Premier League
31 Mar 1998 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
05 Apr 1998 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 FA Cup Semi-final
11 Apr 1998 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 3-1 Premier League
13 Apr 1998 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal W 1-4 Premier League
18 Apr 1998 Arsenal v Wimbledon W 5-0 Premier League
25 Apr 1998 Barnsley v Arsenal W 0-2 Premier League
29 Apr 1998 Arsenal v Derby County W 1-0 Premier League
03 May 1998 Arsenal v Everton W 4-0 Premier League
10 May 1998 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 1-0 Premier League
16 May 1998 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 2-0 FA Cup Final
09 Aug 1998 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-0 FA Charity Shield
17 Aug 1998 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 Premier League
22 Aug 1998 Liverpool v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
29 Aug 1998 Arsenal v Charlton Athletic D 0-0 Premier League
09 Sep 1998 Chelsea v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
12 Sep 1998 Leicester City v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
16 Sep 1998 RC Lens v Arsenal D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group E
20 Sep 1998 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-0 Premier League
26 Sep 1998 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal L 1-0 Premier League
30 Sep 1998 Arsenal v Panathinaikos W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group E
04 Oct 1998 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 3-0 Premier League
17 Oct 1998 Arsenal v Southampton D 1-1 Premier League
21 Oct 1998 Arsenal v Dynamo Kiev D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group E
25 Oct 1998 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal W 1-2 Premier League
31 Oct 1998 Coventry City v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
08 Nov 1998 Arsenal v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
14 Nov 1998 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 Premier League
21 Nov 1998 Wimbledon v Arsenal L 1-0 Premier League
25 Nov 1998 Arsenal v RC Lens L 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group E
29 Nov 1998 Arsenal v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
05 Dec 1998 Derby County v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
13 Dec 1998 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 3-2 Premier League
20 Dec 1998 Arsenal v Leeds United W 3-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1998 Arsenal v West Ham United W 1-0 Premier League
28 Dec 1998 Charlton Athletic v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
04 Jan 1999 Preston North End v Arsenal W 2-4 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1999 Arsenal v Liverpool D 0-0 Premier League
16 Jan 1999 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
24 Jan 1999 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1999 Arsenal v Chelsea W 1-0 Premier League
06 Feb 1999 West Ham United v Arsenal W 0-4 Premier League
17 Feb 1999 Manchester United v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
20 Feb 1999 Arsenal v Leicester City W 5-0 Premier League
23 Feb 1999 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 2-1 FA Cup 5th round
28 Feb 1999 Newcastle United v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
06 Mar 1999 Arsenal v Derby County W 1-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
09 Mar 1999 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 Premier League
13 Mar 1999 Everton v Arsenal W 0-2 Premier League
20 Mar 1999 Arsenal v Coventry City W 2-0 Premier League
06 Apr 1999 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 Premier League
11 Apr 1999 Manchester United v Arsenal D 0-0 FA Cup Semi-final
14 Apr 1999 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-2 FA Cup Semi-final replay
19 Apr 1999 Arsenal v Wimbledon W 5-1 Premier League
24 Apr 1999 Middlesbrough v Arsenal W 1-6 Premier League
02 May 1999 Arsenal v Derby County W 1-0 Premier League
05 May 1999 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal W 1-3 Premier League
11 May 1999 Leeds United v Arsenal L 1-0 Premier League
16 May 1999 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
07 Aug 1999 Arsenal v Leicester City W 2-1 Premier League
22 Aug 1999 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-2 Premier League
25 Aug 1999 Arsenal v Bradford City W 2-0 Premier League
28 Aug 1999 Liverpool v Arsenal L 2-0 Premier League
11 Sep 1999 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 3-1 Premier League
14 Sep 1999 Fiorentina v Arsenal D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
18 Sep 1999 Southampton v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
22 Sep 1999 Arsenal v AIK Solna W 3-1 UEFA Champions League Group B
25 Sep 1999 Arsenal v Watford W 1-0 Premier League
29 Sep 1999 Barcelona v Arsenal D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group B
03 Oct 1999 West Ham United v Arsenal L 2-1 Premier League
12 Oct 1999 Arsenal v Preston North End W 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
16 Oct 1999 Arsenal v Everton W 4-1 Premier League
19 Oct 1999 Arsenal v Barcelona L 2-4 UEFA Champions League Group B
23 Oct 1999 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-3 Premier League
27 Oct 1999 Arsenal v Fiorentina L 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group B
30 Oct 1999 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
02 Nov 1999 AIK Solna v Arsenal W 2-3 UEFA Champions League Group B
07 Nov 1999 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 2-1 Premier League
20 Nov 1999 Arsenal v Middlesbrough W 5-1 Premier League
25 Nov 1999 Arsenal v Nantes W 3-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
28 Nov 1999 Arsenal v Derby County W 2-1 Premier League
04 Dec 1999 Leicester City v Arsenal W 0-3 Premier League
09 Dec 1999 Nantes v Arsenal D 3-3
Agg: 3-6
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
13 Dec 1999 Arsenal v Blackpool W 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
18 Dec 1999 Arsenal v Wimbledon D 1-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1999 Coventry City v Arsenal L 3-2 Premier League
28 Dec 1999 Arsenal v Leeds United W 2-0 Premier League
03 Jan 2000 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
13 Feb 2000 Arsenal v Liverpool L 0-1 Premier League
26 Feb 2000 Arsenal v Southampton W 3-1 Premier League
02 Mar 2000 Arsenal v Deportivo La Coruna W 5-1 UEFA Cup 4th round 1st leg
05 Mar 2000 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
16 Mar 2000 Arsenal v Werder Bremen W 2-0 UEFA Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
19 Mar 2000 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 Premier League
23 Mar 2000 Werder Bremen v Arsenal W 2-4
Agg: 2-6
UEFA Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
26 Mar 2000 Arsenal v Coventry City W 3-0 Premier League
01 Apr 2000 Wimbledon v Arsenal W 1-3 Premier League
06 Apr 2000 Arsenal v RC Lens W 1-0 UEFA Cup Semi-final 1st leg
16 Apr 2000 Leeds United v Arsenal W 0-4 Premier League
20 Apr 2000 RC Lens v Arsenal W 1-2
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
23 Apr 2000 Watford v Arsenal W 2-3 Premier League
29 Apr 2000 Everton v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
02 May 2000 Arsenal v West Ham United W 2-1 Premier League
06 May 2000 Arsenal v Chelsea W 2-1 Premier League
09 May 2000 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 3-3 Premier League
17 May 2000 Arsenal v Galatasaray D 0-0 UEFA Cup Final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1991-92 Netherlands Olympics 2
1991-92 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 1
1
1991-92 Netherlands Under-21 1
1
1992-93 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 4
1
1992-93 Netherlands Olympics 1
1992-93 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 2
1992-93 Netherlands Under-21 1
1
1993-94 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 7
1
1993-94 Netherlands International Friendly 5
1
1
1994-95 Netherlands International Friendly 1
1994-95 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 6
1995-96 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 4
4
1996-97 Netherlands FIFA World Cup
4
1996-97 Netherlands International Friendly
1
1997-98 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 4
3
1
1997-98 Netherlands International Friendly 3
2
3
1998-99 Netherlands International Friendly 5
1999-00 Netherlands International Friendly 4
1
1999-00 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 4
1
2
2000-01 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 6
2
2000-01 Netherlands International Friendly 1
2001-02 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 2
2001-02 Netherlands International Friendly 3
2002-03 Netherlands International Friendly 1
2002-03 Netherlands UEFA European Championship
1
1
2003-04 Netherlands International Friendly 1
3
1
2003-04 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 5
3
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Sep 1991 Netherlands v Poland D 1-1 U21
15 Oct 1991 Netherlands v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group
11 Mar 1992 Netherlands v Sweden W 2-1 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
16 May 1992 Australia v Netherlands D 1-1 Olympics Play-off
17 May 1992 Australia v Netherlands D 1-1 U21
24 May 1992 Netherlands v Australia D 2-2 Olympics Play-off
08 Sep 1992 Germany v Netherlands W 0-1 U21
22 Sep 1992 Norway v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
13 Oct 1992 Netherlands v Poland L 1-3 UEFA U21 Group 2
24 Feb 1993 Netherlands v Turkey W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 2
11 Mar 1993 Netherlands v Sweden W 2-1 Olympics
24 Mar 1993 Netherlands v San Marino W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
28 Apr 1993 England v Netherlands D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Group 2
09 Jun 1993 Netherlands v Norway D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
22 Sep 1993 San Marino v Netherlands W 0-7 FIFA World Cup Group 2
13 Oct 1993 Netherlands v England W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
17 Nov 1993 Poland v Netherlands W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Group 2
19 Jan 1994 Tunisia v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
23 Mar 1994 Scotland v Netherlands W 0-1 International Friendly
20 Apr 1994 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland L 0-1 International Friendly
27 May 1994 Netherlands v Scotland W 3-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 1994 Netherlands v Hungary W 7-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 1994 Canada v Netherlands W 0-3 International Friendly
21 Jun 1994 Netherlands v Saudi Arabia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
25 Jun 1994 Belgium v Netherlands L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
29 Jun 1994 Morocco v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
04 Jul 1994 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
09 Jul 1994 Brazil v Netherlands L 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final final
07 Sep 1994 Luxembourg v Netherlands W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group 5
12 Oct 1994 Norway v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 5
14 Dec 1994 Netherlands v Luxembourg W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
18 Jan 1995 Netherlands v France L 0-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 1995 Netherlands v Malta W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
26 Apr 1995 Czech Republic v Netherlands L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 5
07 Jun 1995 Belarus v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
06 Sep 1995 Netherlands v Belarus W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
11 Oct 1995 Malta v Netherlands W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group 5
15 Nov 1995 Netherlands v Norway W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
13 Dec 1995 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group play-off
09 Nov 1996 Netherlands v Wales W 7-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
14 Dec 1996 Belgium v Netherlands W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Group 7
26 Feb 1997 France v Netherlands L 2-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 1997 Netherlands v San Marino W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
02 Apr 1997 Turkey v Netherlands L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
11 Oct 1997 Netherlands v Turkey D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
21 Feb 1998 USA v Netherlands W 0-2 International Friendly
24 Feb 1998 Netherlands v Mexico W 3-2 International Friendly
27 May 1998 Netherlands v Cameroon D 0-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 1998 Netherlands v Paraguay W 3-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 1998 Netherlands v Nigeria W 5-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 1998 Belgium v Netherlands D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
20 Jun 1998 Netherlands v Korea Republic W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
25 Jun 1998 Netherlands v Mexico D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
29 Jun 1998 Netherlands v Yugoslavia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
04 Jul 1998 Argentina v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
11 Jul 1998 Croatia v Netherlands L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 3rd place
10 Oct 1998 Netherlands v Peru W 2-0 International Friendly
13 Oct 1998 Netherlands v Ghana D 0-0 International Friendly
18 Nov 1998 Germany v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
31 Mar 1999 Netherlands v Argentina D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Apr 1999 Netherlands v Morocco L 1-2 International Friendly
13 Nov 1999 Netherlands v Czech Republic D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 2000 Belgium v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
26 Apr 2000 Netherlands v Scotland D 0-0 International Friendly
27 May 2000 Netherlands v Romania W 2-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Czech Republic W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
16 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Denmark W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
21 Jun 2000 Netherlands v France W 3-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
25 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Yugoslavia W 6-1 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
29 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Italy L 0-0 (1-3) UEFA European Championship Finals semi-final
07 Oct 2000 Cyprus v Netherlands W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
11 Oct 2000 Netherlands v Portugal L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
28 Feb 2001 Netherlands v Turkey D 0-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2001 Andorra v Netherlands W 0-5 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
28 Mar 2001 Portugal v Netherlands D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
25 Apr 2001 Netherlands v Cyprus W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
02 Jun 2001 Estonia v Netherlands W 2-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
15 Aug 2001 England v Netherlands W 0-2 International Friendly
01 Sep 2001 Republic of Ireland v Netherlands L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
05 Sep 2001 Netherlands v Estonia W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
13 Feb 2002 Netherlands v England D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Netherlands v Spain W 1-0 International Friendly
30 Apr 2003 Netherlands v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2003 Belarus v Netherlands W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
20 Aug 2003 Belgium v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2003 Netherlands v Austria W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
10 Sep 2003 Czech Republic v Netherlands L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
11 Oct 2003 Netherlands v Moldova W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
15 Nov 2003 Scotland v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Play-off 1st leg
19 Nov 2003 Netherlands v Scotland W 6-0 UEFA European Championship Play-off 2nd leg
31 Mar 2004 Netherlands v France D 0-0 International Friendly
29 May 2004 Netherlands v Belgium L 0-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Faroe Islands W 3-0 International Friendly
15 Jun 2004 Germany v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
23 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Latvia W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
30 Jun 2004 Portugal v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Semi-final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.