Exclusive Interview with Sjoerd Ars


Sjoerd Ars (born in 15 April 1984) a former Dutch footballer who currently played as a striker for De Treffers in the Dutch Tweede Divisie.

Ars started his youth career at DVC’26 from the town of Didam, and was later picked up by Dutch giants, Feyenoord. He never broke through to the first team, and later chose to play professionally for De Graafschap.

After one season in Doetinchem, he decided to sign with FC Omniworld, a club that became a licensed pro-club that year. In his first season in Almere, Ars scored 17 goals.

He later played 4 successful seasons for Go Ahead Eagles and RBC Roosendaal.

In 2010, Ars signed a contract at FC Zwolle. He started the season well by scoring 11 goals in his first 10 league matches. He finished the season with 28 goals, scored in 33 matches.

In February 2012, Ars went to Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda on loan. Tianjin Teda also had an option to make the move permanent in the end of the 2012 league season. He made his official debut for Tianjin on 25 February, in a 2–1 CFA Super Cup defeat against Guangzhou Evergrande.

After spells in Turkey, Ars returned to Holland to join NEC Nijmegen. He topped the Eerste Divisie top goalscorers charts at the end of the club’s title winning 2014/15 season and moved on to NAC. In summer 2016, Ars left NAC Breda for Hungarian side Szombathelyi Haladás.

In August 2018, he was appointed to be the Technical Manager for Fortuna Sittard and is currently a co-owner for Solar 4 ALL.  Solar 4 ALL Solar energy equipment supplier in Doetinchem, Netherlands.