Edwin Linssen - Updated May 2024

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Edwin Linssen

Edwin Linssen is a Dutch former professional footballer and current football coach. Edwin Linssen played as a midfielder.

Early Life

Edwin Linssen was born on 28 August 1980. At present, he is 42 years old and his sun sign is Virgo. Originally, this personality is from Neeritter, Netherlands, and holds Dutch nationality.

This personality has not provided information regarding his parents and family background. However, he is the older brother of fellow professional footballer Bryan Linssen. Likewise, there is also no information related to his educational background.

Edwin Linssen

Caption: Edwin Linssen while playing. Source: De Graafschap

Edwin Linssen – Net Worth 2o23

Edwin might have earned a handsome amount of money through his profession as a football player. Likewise, he has a net worth of $5 million as of 2023.

This personality might have endorsed different products from different brands. However, the information regarding this is unavailable.


Edwin played for VVV-Venlo, Helmond Sport, Fortuna Sittard, Roda JC, and AEK Larnaca, before signing with De Graafschap. This player played as a midfielder. He joined the VVV-Venlo youth team at a young age.

Similarly, on August 22, 1998, he made his debut in the main squad at the age of 17 in a home match against ADO Den Haag (2-0). Edwin was known as one of the greatest talents in the Netherlands and also played a major role in the midfield of the Venlo club.

Likewise, in 2008, he signed a contract with Roda JC, for which he played two seasons. Moreover, in the winter break of the 09/10 season, he was rented out by Roda JC to Fortuna Sittard.

Like Harrie Gommans, he signed for 6 months with the people of Sittard. Further, in preparation for the 2010/2011 season, this player was allowed to leave Roda JC on a free transfer.

Linssen opted for a Cypriot adventure at AEK Larnaca, where when the Dutch played Danny Schenkel, Kevin Hofland, and Gregoor van Dijk, Ton Caanen was a trainer and Jordi Cruijff was technical director.

In July 2013, he returned to the Netherlands. And, he signed a two-year contract with De Graafschap. This player ended his career at the Doetinchem club in the year 2015. After his playing career, he became the head coach of Jong Willem II.

In 2018, he began working as a youth coach at Vitesse. Moreover, in the year 2020, he returned to De Graafschap as an assistant coach. He signed a contract for one season, with an option for another year.

In January 2022, Linssen left for Roda JC where he became an assistant to Jurgen Streppel. Edwin has been working at the VVCS since the year 2019.

Edwin Linssen

Caption: Edwin Linssen while coaching. Source: De

Personal Life

Edwin has not provided any information related to his dating or personal life. Therefore, he has kept his personal life safe and away from the public. However, he has a son named Noah. His wife and other personal details are unavailable.

Edwin Linssen

Caption: Edwin Linssen and his son. Source: BN

Body Measurements

Edwin Linssen is 5 feet 8 inches tall. He also has a balanced weight but the detail is unavailable. Similarly, his other body measurements like chest-waist-hip, dress size, etc are not publicly known. His eyes are blue and his hair is grey now.

Edwin Linssen – Social Media

Edwin Linssen is not available on social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Thus, he has stayed away from the media paparazzi and has stayed private.