Claasen with Ajax in 2009
|Full name||Daylon Kayton Claasen|
|Date of birth||28 January 1990|
|Place of birth||Klerksdorp, South Africa|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Leicester City Klerksdorp|
|Vasco Da Gama|
|2002–2006||Ajax Cape Town|
|2006–2008||Ajax Cape Town||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 September 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Klerksdorp, Claasen played youth football with Leicester City Klerksdorp and Vasco Da Gama. He has played professionally in South Africa, the Netherlands and Belgium for Ajax Cape Town, Ajax and Lierse.
Claasen then went on trial with newly promoted Premier League club Hull City in July 2013, initially under the pseudonym of "James Armstrong" for a match against Winterton Rangers, where he scored one goal, before his actual identity was revealed two days later.
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- Daylon Claasen profile at Soccerway
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- David Prentice (23 April 2013). "South African midfielder Daylon Claessen hoping to impress in trial with Everton FC". Liverpool Echo.
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- "To już oficjalne. Daylon Claasen piłkarzem Lecha Poznań" (in Polish). sport.pl. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
- "Claasen verstärkt die Löwen" (in German). Bundesliga. 25 June 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2014.