John Achterberg

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John Achterberg, born on July 8, 1971 in Utrecht, is a former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He spent the majority of his playing career with Tranmere Rovers from 1998 to 2009, making 351 appearances for the club. Achterberg then transitioned into coaching and became the goalkeeping coach for Liverpool, where he has been for 15 years until his announcement to leave the club at the end of the 2023-24 season.

Debut: Swindon (1998-09-25)

Season Starts Goals Assists Headers Free Kicks Penalties Yellow Cards Red Cards
1998 25 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1999 32 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2000 33 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2001 29 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2002 44 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2003 56 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2004 46 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2005 23 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2006 5 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2007 6 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 8 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 307 (5) 0 0 0 0 0 13 1
Season In/Out Fee
FC Utrecht Free Transfer
Released
Season Competition Start/Sub Opposition Goals Subbed By/For
1998 League Start Swindon (1998-09-25) 0
1998 League Start Ipswich (1998-09-29) 0
1998 League Start Birmingham (1998-10-03) 0
1998 League Start Oxford (1998-10-10) 0
1998 League Start Watford (1998-10-17) 0
1998 League Start Barnsley (1998-10-20) 0
1998 League Start Crewe (1998-10-24) 0
1998 League Cup Start Newcastle (1998-10-27) 0
1998 League Start Stockport (1998-10-31) 0
1998 League Start Sheff Utd (1998-11-07) 0
1998 League Start Bradford (1998-11-10) 0
1998 League Start Bolton (1998-11-14) 0
1998 League Start Norwich (1998-11-21) 0
1998 League Start Port Vale (1998-11-28) 0
1998 League Start Grimsby (1998-12-05) 0
1998 League Start Sheff Utd (1999-03-13) 0
1998 League Start Stockport (1999-03-20) 0
1998 League Start Crewe (1999-03-26) 0
1998 League Start Watford (1999-04-03) 0
1998 League Start Oxford (1999-04-05) 0
1998 League Start Barnsley (1999-04-10) 0
1998 League Start Norwich (1999-04-17) 0
1998 League Start Port Vale (1999-04-24) 0 Ryan Williams
1998 League Start Grimsby (1999-05-01) 0
1998 League Start West Brom (1999-05-09) 0
1999 League Start Bolton (1999-08-07) 0
1999 League Cup Start Blackpool (1999-08-10) 0
1999 League Start Stockport (1999-08-14) 0
1999 League Start Huddersfield (1999-08-21) 0
1999 League Cup Start Blackpool (1999-08-24) 0
1999 League Start Port Vale (1999-08-28) 0
1999 League Start Sheff Utd (1999-08-30) 0
1999 League Start Barnsley (1999-09-03) 0
1999 League Start Blackburn (1999-09-11) 0
1999 League Cup Start Coventry (1999-09-14) 0
1999 League Start Portsmouth (1999-09-18) 0
1999 League Cup Start Coventry (1999-09-22) 0
1999 League Start Charlton (1999-09-25) 0
1999 League Start Crewe (1999-10-03) 0
1999 League Start QPR (1999-10-09) 0
1999 League Sub Crystal Palace (1999-10-23) 0 Joe Murphy
1999 League Start Birmingham (1999-11-23) 0
1999 League Sub Wolves (1999-11-27) 0 Joe Murphy
1999 League Cup Sub Middlesbrough (1999-12-14) 0 Joe Murphy
1999 League Start Norwich (1999-12-17) 0
1999 League Start Walsall (1999-12-26) 0
1999 League Start Swindon (1999-12-28) 0
1999 League Start Fulham (2000-01-03) 0
1999 FA Cup Start Sunderland (2000-01-08) 0
1999 League Cup Start Bolton (2000-01-12) 0
1999 League Start Stockport (2000-01-15) 0
1999 League Cup Start Bolton (2000-01-26) 0
1999 FA Cup Start Fulham (2000-01-29) 0
1999 League Start Sheff Utd (2000-02-05) 0
1999 League Start Barnsley (2000-02-11) 0
1999 League Start Wolves (2000-02-16) 0
1999 League Start Norwich (2000-04-01) 0 Eric Nixon
1999 League Start Port Vale (2000-04-18) 0
1999 League Start QPR (2000-04-24) 0
1999 League Start Grimsby (2000-04-29) 0
2000 League Start Wimbledon (2000-08-12) 0
2000 League Start Gillingham (2000-08-19) 0
2000 League Cup Start Halifax (2000-08-22) 0
2000 League Start Sheff Utd (2000-08-26) 0
2000 League Start Bolton (2000-08-28) 0
2000 League Start Stockport (2000-09-01) 0
2000 League Cup Start Halifax (2000-09-06) 0
2000 League Start Wolves (2000-09-09) 0
2000 League Start Portsmouth (2000-09-12) 0
2000 League Start Sheff Wed (2000-09-16) 0
2000 League Cup Start Swindon (2000-09-19) 0
2000 League Start Birmingham (2000-09-23) 0
2000 League Cup Start Swindon (2000-09-26) 0
2000 League Start Crewe (2000-09-30) 0
2000 League Start Burnley (2000-10-06) 0
2000 League Start Sheff Utd (2001-01-01) 0
2000 FA Cup Start Portsmouth (2001-01-06) 0
2000 League Start Bolton (2001-01-13) 0
2000 FA Cup Start Everton (2001-01-27) 0
2000 League Start Stockport (2001-02-03) 0
2000 League Start Wolves (2001-02-10) 0
2000 League Start Sheff Wed (2001-02-13) 0
2000 FA Cup Start Southampton (2001-02-17) 0
2000 FA Cup Start Southampton (2001-02-20) 0
2000 League Start Huddersfield (2001-02-27) 0
2000 League Start Crewe (2001-03-03) 0
2000 League Start Preston (2001-03-06) 0
2000 FA Cup Start Liverpool (2001-03-11) 0
2000 League Start Portsmouth (2001-03-14) 0
2000 League Start Barnsley (2001-03-17) 0
2000 League Start Gillingham (2001-03-20) 0
2000 League Start West Brom (2001-03-25) 0
2000 League Start Grimsby (2001-04-07) 0 Joe Murphy
2000 League Sub Burnley (2001-04-24) 0 Joe Murphy
2001 League Start Cambridge U (2001-11-24) 0
2001 League Start Bournemouth (2001-12-01) 0
2001 FA Cup Start Carlisle (2001-12-08) 0
2001 League Start Port Vale (2001-12-15) 0
2001 League Start Stoke (2001-12-26) 0
2001 League Start Brentford (2001-12-29) 0
2001 FA Cup Start Southend (2002-01-08) 0
2001 League Start Colchester (2002-01-12) 0
2001 League Start Bury (2002-01-19) 0
2001 League Start Peterborough (2002-01-22) 0
2001 FA Cup Start Cardiff (2002-01-27) 0
2001 League Start Chesterfield (2002-02-02) 0
2001 League Start Brighton (2002-02-05) 0
2001 League Start Huddersfield (2002-02-09) 0
2001 League Start Northampton (2002-02-12) 0
2001 FA Cup Start Tottenham (2002-02-17) 0
2001 League Start Oldham (2002-02-19) 0
2001 League Start Swindon (2002-02-22) 0
2001 League Start Wrexham (2002-02-26) 0
2001 League Start Notts Co (2002-03-02) 0
2001 League Start Bristol C (2002-03-05) 0
2001 League Start Port Vale (2002-03-09) 0
2001 League Start Blackpool (2002-03-12) 0
2001 League Start Bournemouth (2002-03-16) 0
2001 League Start Peterborough (2002-03-19) 0
2001 League Start Wigan (2002-03-23) 0
2001 League Start QPR (2002-03-30) 0
2001 League Start Wycombe (2002-04-01) 0
2001 League Start Reading (2002-04-07) 0 Joe Murphy
2002 League Start Oldham (2002-08-24) 0
2002 League Start Huddersfield (2002-08-26) 0
2002 League Start Bristol C (2002-08-31) 0
2002 League Start Blackpool (2002-09-07) 0
2002 League Cup Start Hartlepool (2002-09-10) 0
2002 League Start Brentford (2002-09-14) 0
2002 League Start Wigan (2002-09-17) 0
2002 League Start Chesterfield (2002-10-12) 0
2002 League Start Barnsley (2002-10-19) 0
2002 Football League Trop 2002 Start Hartlepool (2002-10-22) 0
2002 League Start Cardiff (2002-10-26) 0
2002 League Start Peterborough (2002-10-29) 0
2002 League Start Plymouth (2002-11-02) 0
2002 League Start Swindon (2002-11-09) 0
2002 Football League Trop 2002 Start Macclesfield (2002-11-12) 0
2002 FA Cup Start Cardiff (2002-11-16) 0
2002 League Start Wycombe (2002-11-23) 0
2002 FA Cup Start Cardiff (2002-11-26) 0 Russell Howarth
2002 League Start Luton (2002-11-30) 0
2002 Football League Trop 2002 Start Bury (2002-12-10) 0
2002 League Start Northampton (2002-12-14) 0
2002 League Start Notts Co (2002-12-21) 0
2002 League Start Huddersfield (2002-12-26) 0
2002 League Start QPR (2002-12-28) 0
2002 League Start Oldham (2003-01-01) 0
2002 League Start Colchester (2003-01-04) 0
2002 League Start Bristol C (2003-01-18) 0
2002 League Start QPR (2003-01-25) 0
2002 League Start Port Vale (2003-02-01) 0
2002 League Start Cheltenham (2003-02-04) 0 Russell Howarth
2002 League Start Swindon (2003-02-08) 0
2002 League Start Plymouth (2003-02-15) 0
2002 League Start Blackpool (2003-02-22) 0
2002 League Start Brentford (2003-03-01) 0
2002 League Start Wigan (2003-03-04) 0
2002 League Start Crewe (2003-03-08) 0
2002 League Start Cardiff (2003-03-14) 0
2002 League Start Barnsley (2003-03-18) 0
2002 League Start Peterborough (2003-03-22) 0
2002 League Start Chesterfield (2003-03-29) 0
2002 League Start Notts Co (2003-04-19) 0
2002 League Start Northampton (2003-04-21) 0
2002 League Start Mansfield (2003-04-29) 0
2002 League Start Stockport (2003-05-03) 0
2003 League Start Brentford (2003-08-09) 0
2003 Carling Cup 2003 Start Bury (2003-08-12) 0
2003 League Start Hartlepool (2003-08-16) 0
2003 League Start Rushden (2003-08-23) 0
2003 League Start Stockport (2003-08-25) 0
2003 League Start Colchester (2003-08-30) 0
2003 League Start Sheff Wed (2003-09-06) 0
2003 League Start Peterborough (2003-09-13) 0
2003 League Start Bristol C (2003-09-16) 0
2003 League Start Notts Co (2003-09-20) 0
2003 Carling Cup 2003 Start Nottm Forest (2003-09-23) 0
2003 League Start Wrexham (2003-09-27) 0
2003 League Start Wycombe (2003-09-30) 0
2003 League Start Luton (2003-10-06) 0
2003 League Start Plymouth (2003-10-11) 0
2003 Football League Trop 2003 Start Blackpool (2003-10-14) 0
2003 League Start Oldham (2003-10-18) 0
2003 League Start Swindon (2003-10-21) 0
2003 League Start QPR (2003-10-25) 0
2003 League Start Bournemouth (2003-11-01) 0
2003 FA Cup Start Chesterfield (2003-11-08) 0
2003 League Start Barnsley (2003-11-15) 0
2003 League Start Port Vale (2003-11-22) 0
2003 League Start Grimsby (2003-11-29) 0
2003 FA Cup Start Hornchurch (2003-12-06) 0
2003 League Start Chesterfield (2003-12-13) 0
2003 League Start Brighton (2003-12-20) 0
2003 League Start Blackpool (2003-12-26) 0
2003 League Start Sheff Wed (2003-12-28) 0
2003 FA Cup Start Bolton (2004-01-03) 0
2003 League Start Brentford (2004-01-10) 0
2003 FA Cup Start Bolton (2004-01-13) 0
2003 League Start Hartlepool (2004-01-17) 0
2003 FA Cup Start Luton (2004-01-24) 0
2003 League Start Stockport (2004-01-27) 0
2003 League Start Colchester (2004-01-31) 0
2003 League Start Blackpool (2004-02-07) 0
2003 FA Cup Start Swansea (2004-02-14) 0
2003 League Start Plymouth (2004-02-17) 0
2003 League Start Oldham (2004-02-21) 0
2003 League Start Rushden (2004-02-24) 0
2003 FA Cup Start Millwall (2004-03-07) 0
2003 League Start Brighton (2004-03-10) 0
2003 League Start Chesterfield (2004-03-13) 0
2003 FA Cup Start Millwall (2004-03-16) 0
2003 League Start Peterborough (2004-03-20) 0
2003 League Start Bristol C (2004-03-24) 0
2003 League Start Notts Co (2004-03-27) 0
2003 League Start Wrexham (2004-04-03) 0
2003 League Start QPR (2004-04-06) 0
2003 League Start Luton (2004-04-10) 0
2003 League Start Wycombe (2004-04-12) 0
2003 League Start Bournemouth (2004-04-17) 0
2003 League Start Barnsley (2004-04-24) 0
2003 League Start Port Vale (2004-05-01) 0
2003 League Start Grimsby (2004-05-08) 0
2004 League Start Peterborough (2004-08-07) 0
2004 League Start Hartlepool (2004-08-10) 0
2004 League Start Chesterfield (2004-08-14) 0
2004 League Start Doncaster (2004-08-21) 0
2004 Carling Cup 2004 Start Shrewsbury (2004-08-24) 0
2004 League Start Sheff Wed (2004-08-27) 0
2004 League Start Stockport (2004-08-30) 0
2004 League Start Barnsley (2004-09-11) 0
2004 League Start Oldham (2004-09-14) 0
2004 League Start Wrexham (2004-09-18) 0
2004 Carling Cup 2004 Start Portsmouth (2004-09-21) 0
2004 League Start Torquay (2004-09-25) 0
2004 League Start Luton (2004-10-02) 0
2004 League Start Bradford (2004-10-16) 0
2004 League Start Huddersfield (2004-10-19) 0
2004 League Start Colchester (2004-10-23) 0
2004 League Start Brentford (2004-10-30) 0
2004 Football League Trop 2004 Start Port Vale (2004-11-02) 0
2004 League Start Swindon (2004-11-06) 0
2004 League Start Bristol C (2004-11-09) 0
2004 FA Cup Start Peterborough (2004-11-13) 0
2004 League Start Blackpool (2004-11-20) 0
2004 League Start MK Dons (2004-11-27) 0
2004 Football League Trop 2004 Start Macclesfield (2004-11-30) 0
2004 League Start Port Vale (2004-12-07) 0
2004 League Start Bournemouth (2004-12-10) 0
2004 League Start Hull (2004-12-18) 0 Russell Howarth
2004 League Start Luton (2005-01-29) 0
2004 League Start Bradford (2005-02-05) 0
2004 League Start Colchester (2005-02-12) 0
2004 League Start Huddersfield (2005-02-22) 0
2004 League Start Bournemouth (2005-02-26) 0
2004 League Start Hull (2005-03-05) 0
2004 League Start Hartlepool (2005-03-12) 0
2004 League Start Peterborough (2005-03-18) 0
2004 League Start Chesterfield (2005-03-26) 0
2004 League Start Doncaster (2005-03-28) 0
2004 League Start Sheff Wed (2005-04-02) 0
2004 League Start Stockport (2005-04-08) 0
2004 League Start Brentford (2005-04-12) 0
2004 League Start Blackpool (2005-04-16) 0
2004 League Start Swindon (2005-04-23) 0
2004 League Start Port Vale (2005-04-29) 0
2004 League Start MK Dons (2005-05-07) 0
2004 League Start Hartlepool (2005-05-13) 0
2004 League Start Hartlepool (2005-05-17) 0
2005 League Start Swansea (2005-08-06) 0
2005 League Start Blackpool (2005-08-09) 0
2005 League Start Oldham (2005-08-12) 0
2005 League Start Brentford (2005-08-20) 0
2005 Carling Cup 2005 Start Scunthorpe (2005-08-23) 0
2005 League Start Chesterfield (2005-08-27) 0
2005 League Start Swindon (2005-08-29) 0
2005 League Start Bournemouth (2005-09-02) 0
2005 League Start Bradford (2005-09-09) 0
2005 League Start Southend (2005-09-17) 0
2005 League Start Gillingham (2005-09-24) 0
2005 League Start Huddersfield (2005-09-27) 0
2005 League Start Nottm Forest (2005-10-01) 0
2005 League Start Scunthorpe (2005-10-07) 0
2005 League Start Bristol C (2005-10-15) 0
2005 Football League Trop 2005 Start Lincoln (2005-10-18) 0
2005 League Start Colchester (2005-10-22) 0
2005 League Start Doncaster (2005-10-29) 0
2005 FA Cup Start Bradford (2005-11-06) 0
2005 League Start MK Dons (2005-11-12) 0
2005 League Start Scunthorpe (2005-11-19) 0
2005 Football League Trop 2005 Start Rochdale (2005-11-22) 0
2005 League Start Swansea (2005-11-26) 0
2006 Football League Trop 2006 Start Bury (2006-10-17) 0
2006 Football League Trop 2006 Start Darlington (old) (2006-10-31) 0
2006 League Sub Huddersfield (2006-12-26) 0 Gavin Ward
2006 League Start Nottm Forest (2006-12-30) 0 Gavin Ward
2006 League Start Doncaster (2007-02-10) 0
2006 League Start Yeovil (2007-02-17) 0 Gavin Ward
2007 Football League Trop 2007 Start Morecambe (2007-09-04) 0
2007 League Start Cheltenham (2007-09-22) 0
2007 League Start Northampton (2007-09-29) 0
2007 League Start Crewe (2007-10-02) 0
2007 League Start Southend (2007-10-06) 0
2007 League Start Walsall (2007-10-12) 0
2008 League Start Swindon (2008-08-09) 0
2008 Carling Cup 2008 Start Grimsby (2008-08-12) 0
2008 League Start Southend (2009-02-14) 0
2008 League Start Peterborough (2009-02-17) 0
2008 League Start MK Dons (2009-02-21) 0
2008 League Start Swindon (2009-02-28) 0
2008 League Start Hartlepool (2009-03-03) 0
2008 League Start Northampton (2009-03-07) 0