Helmond Sport

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Helmond Sport
Helmond Sport logo.svg
Full name Helmond Sport
Founded July 27, 1967; 46 years ago (1967-07-27)
Ground Stadion De Braak
Helmond
Ground Capacity 4,100
Chairman Antoinette Knoet
Manager Jan van Dijk
League Eerste Divisie
2013–14 Eerste Divisie, 13th

Helmond Sport is a Dutch football club, playing in the Dutch Eerste Divisie and located in Helmond, Noord-Brabant. The club was founded on July 27, 1967, as a breakaway from the local professional club Helmondia '55, which had gone bankrupt.

History[edit]

Helmond Sport started in the Tweede Divisie. After only a year, the club was promoted to the First Division, where they won the title in 1982 and were promoted to the Eredivisie. There, they would play for two seasons, before being relegated back to the Eerste Divisie. The first season back in the Eerste Divisie saw Helmond Sport reach the cup final, which was lost to FC Utrecht in injury time. Helmond Sport was close to promotion to the Eredivisie in the play-offs of the 2004/05 Eerste Divisie season. They came up 1–0 against Sparta due to a 59th minute Nyron Wau goal, but in the last 20 minutes Riga Mustapha (73') and Rachid Bouaouzan (90+1') scored 1–1 and 1–2 and Sparta was promoted instead. In the 2010-11 season Helmond finished 3rd in the Eerste Divisie but were beaten in the play-off final for promotion to the Eredivisie.

Honours[edit]

Eerste Divisie

Domestic results[edit]

Below is a table with Helmond Sport's domestic results since the introduction of professional football in 1956.

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 February 2014

For recent transfers, see List of Dutch football transfers winter 2013–14

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Netherlands GK Wouter van der Steen
2 United States DF Charles Kazlauskas
3 Netherlands DF Ferry de Regt
4 Netherlands DF Jeffrey van Nuland
5 Curaçao DF Gillian Justiana
6 Netherlands MF Kevin Visser
7 Belgium FW Davy Brouwers
8 Belgium MF Daniel Guijo-Velasco (captain)
9 Netherlands FW Mark Janssen (on loan from RKC Waalwijk)
10 Turkey FW Serhat Koç
11 Netherlands FW Stanley Elbers
12 Netherlands FW Marc Koot
14 Netherlands FW Jeremias Carlos David
15 Netherlands DF Kenny Teijsse (on loan from FC Utrecht)
16 Netherlands DF Gregory Lammers
No. Position Player
17 Netherlands MF Arne van Geffen
18 Belgium DF Koen Weuts
19 Belgium MF Andreas Luckermans (on loan from Anderlecht)
20 Netherlands DF Joey Brock
21 Netherlands MF Juanito Sequeira
22 Netherlands GK Jamie Watt
23 Netherlands DF Aart Verberne
24 Netherlands GK Stijn van Gassel
25 Netherlands DF Mees Siers
26 Netherlands DF Dave Nieskens
27 Netherlands DF Mark Kuijpers
28 Netherlands DF Sven van de Kerkhof
29 Curaçao FW Maiky Fecunda
30 Netherlands FW Sam Strijbosch
31 Algeria MF Karim Bridji

Former managers[edit]

Former players[edit]

External links[edit]