Dudu Biton

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Dudu Biton
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Personal information
Full name David Biton
Date of birth (1988-03-01) 1 March 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Israel
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Maribor
(on loan from Standard Liège)
Number 20
Youth career
Beitar Nes Tubruk
0000–2006 Maccabi Haifa
2006–2007 Beitar Nes Tubruk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Maccabi Haifa 1 (0)
2007–2008 Maccabi Tel Aviv 10 (0)
2008–2010 Hapoel Ra'anana 61 (17)
2010–2011 Hapoel Petah Tikva 15 (12)
2011–2012 Charleroi 12 (5)
2011–2012 Wisła Kraków (loan) 25 (11)
2012– Standard Liège 10 (1)
2013 APOEL (loan) 13 (6)
2014 Alcorcón (loan) 6 (0)
2014– Maribor (loan) 11 (1)
National team
2004–2005 Israel U17 11 (1)
2006–2007 Israel U19 11 (9)
2008–2010 Israel U21 11 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

David "Dudu" Biton (Hebrew: דוד "דודו" ביטון‎; born 1 March 1988) is an Israeli footballer who plays as a striker for Maribor, on loan from Standard Liège.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Biton played in the youth clubs of Beitar Nes Tubruk and Maccabi Haifa. He made his debut for Maccabi Haifa in Ligat ha'Al on 12 May 2006 in the last league fixture against Bnei Sakhnin, becoming a league champion.[2] This was his only appearance for the senior team and during 2006–07 season he returned to Beitar Nes Tubruk.

Later he played for Maccabi Tel Aviv for one season before signing in Hapoel Ra'anana from Liga Leumit, where he took part of their historic promotion to Ligat ha'Al, their first since the club inception. On 16 July 2010, after two seasons with Hapoel Ra'anana, Biton signing in Hapoel Petah Tikva, just five days later he scored his first goal for Hapoel Petah Tikva in their loss against Hapoel Ashkelon.

On 4 January 2011, Biton signed with Charleroi from the bottom of the Belgian Pro League, which was relegated at the end of the 2010–11 season.[3] After the season, Biton signed a one-year loan deal with Polish Ekstraklasa side Wisła Kraków.[4] On 11 June 2012, he transferred to Standard Liège for an undisclosed fee, signing a four-year contract.[5]

On 25 January 2013, Biton joined Cypriot side APOEL on a loan deal from Standard Liège until the end of 2012–13 season.[6] Biton scored on his debut against Nea Salamina at GSP Stadium on 2 February 2013, just five minutes after being subbed in the 85th minute, to make the final score 2–0 for APOEL. He also scored in the following two matches, counting in total three goals in his first three appearances with APOEL. During his loan spell at APOEL, Biton scored six goals in 13 appearances and helped the club to win the 2012–13 Cypriot First Division.

On 13 January 2014, Biton joined Spanish second division team AD Alcorcón on a loan deal from Standard Liège until the end of 2013-14 season.

Statistics[edit]

As of: 6 December 2014
Club Season League Domestic League Domestic Cups European Cups Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Maccabi Haifa 2005–06 Ligat ha'Al 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2006–07 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Maccabi Tel Aviv 2007–08 Ligat ha'Al 10 0 4 0 3 0 17 0
Hapoel Ra'anana 2008–09 Liga Leumit 31 8 5 4 36 12
2009–10 Ligat ha'Al 30 9 6 3 36 12
Total 61 17 11 7 72 24
Hapoel Petah Tikva 2010–11 Ligat ha'Al 15 12 4 1 19 13
Charleroi 2010–11 Pro League 12 5 12 5
Wisła Kraków (loan) 2011–12 Ekstraklasa 25 11 4 2 7 3 36 16
Standard Liège 2012–13 Pro League 10 1 0 0 10 1
APOEL (loan) 2012–13 First Division 13 6 13 6
Standard Liège 2013–14 Pro League 0 0 1 1 5 0 6 1
AD Alcorcón (loan) 2013–14 Liga Adelante 6 0 6 0
NK Maribor (loan) 2014–15 PrvaLiga 11 1 3 1 0 0 14 2
Career total 164 53 26 11 10 3 202 67

Honours[edit]

Maccabi Haifa[edit]

Hapoel Ra'anana[edit]

APOEL[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Biton". wisla.krakow.pl. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "תאור המשחק [Title Game]" (in Hebrew). maccabi-haifafc.walla.co.il. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  3. ^ ביטון חתם בוויסלה קראקוב: הגעתי למועדון גדול [Biton signed in Wisła Kraków: I reached a big club] (in Hebrew). ONE!. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 24 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Dudu Biton w Wiśle" [Dudu Biton in Wisła] (in Polish). Wisła Kraków. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Transfert de Dudu BITON !". standard.sudpresse.be. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Υπέγραψε ο Biton" (in Greek). APOEL FC. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 

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