Björn Vleminckx

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Björn Vleminckx
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Personal information
Date of birth (1985-12-01) 1 December 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Boom, Belgium
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Kayseri Erciyesspor
Number 18
Youth career
1998–2000 Kallo
2000–2002 Beveren
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Beveren 40 (3)
2005–2006 Oostende (loan) 30 (8)
2006–2009 Mechelen 93 (37)
2009–2011 N.E.C. 64 (31)
2011–2013 Club Brugge 39 (9)
2013 Gençlerbirliği (loan) 16 (9)
2013– Kayseri Erciyesspor 17 (4)
National team
2004 Belgium U19 8 (1)
2004 Belgium U21 1 (0)
2010– Belgium 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 September 2011

Björn Vleminckx (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbjʏrn ˈvleː.mɪŋks]) (born 1 December 1985 in Boom, Antwerp) is a Belgian footballer currently playing for Kayseri Erciyesspor.

Career[edit]

Vleminckx began his career with Beveren and joined in July 2005 to Oostende, after just one year left the club to sign with KV Mechelen. On 6 June 2009 N.E.C. bought the 23-year-old striker of KV Mechelen for €1,8 million, he signed a four-year contract until July 2013.[1]

Vleminckx was the top goalscorer in the Eredivisie during the 2010-11 season, with 23 goals.

On 25 March 2011, Vleminckx signed a contract starting from June 2011 at Club Brugge. Brugge paid €3,3 million to NEC as transfer sum.[2] On 5 January 2013, Vleminckx signed a loan contract until end of season 2012-2013 at Gençlerbirliği. Loan fee is undisclosed yet. In his first match with the club, he had a fantastic debut in which he scored 4 goals in a 5-3 win over Antalyaspor.[3] In June 2013, he signed a two year contract with Kayseri Erciyesspor.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 15 December 2011

Club Season League Cup[4] Europe[5] Friendly Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
KSK Beveren 2002–03 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2003–04 18 3 0 0 0 0 18 3
2004–05 20 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 20 0
Total 40 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 40 3
KV Oostende 2005–06 27 8 0 0 0 0 27 8
Total 27 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 8
KV Mechelen 2006–07 32 16 0 0 0 0 32 16
2007–08 31 9 0 0 0 0 31 9
2008–09 30 12 7 6 0 0 37 18
Total 93 33 7 6 0 0 0 0 100 43
N.E.C. 2009–10 32 8 4 3 9 5 45 16
2010–11 31 23 1 1 8 7 35 29
Total 63 31 5 4 0 0 17 12 80 42
Club Brugge 2011–12 17 6 0 0 3 2 0 0 20 8
Total 27 6 0 0 3 2 0 0 20 8
Career Total 220 74 12 10 4 2 17 12 244 100

Honours[edit]

Individual honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Björn Vleminckx voor 4 jaar naar N.E.C.
  2. ^ "Björn Vleminckx signs for five years with Club Brugge" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Includes KNVB Cup
  5. ^ Counts for appearances and goals at the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Cup, UEFA Supercup and UEFA Intertoto Cup. Including qualifying games.