Kew Jaliens

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Kew Jaliens
Kew Jaliens 2011.jpg
Jaliens in 2011
Personal information
Full name Kew Raffique Jaliens[1]
Date of birth (1978-09-15) 15 September 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Newcastle Jets
Number 4
Youth career
Sagu Boys
Capelle
DCV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Sparta 68 (4)
1999–2004 Willem II 147 (4)
2004–2011 AZ 166 (5)
2011–2013 Wisła Kraków 46 (1)
2013– Newcastle Jets 19 (2)
National team
1998–1999 Netherlands U-21 11 (0)
2008 Netherlands Olympic 3 (0)
2006–2007 Netherlands 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kew Raffique Jaliens (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkju jɐ.ˈlins]) (born 15 September 1978) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a defender for A-League club Newcastle Jets.

Club career[edit]

Sparta[edit]

Kew Jaliens started his career at Sparta and made his league debut at age of 18 in a 2–1 away win over FC Groningen on 25 May 1997. In the following 1997–98 season, Jaliens became a regular in the starting lineup. He finished his career at Sparta with 68 league appearances scoring 4 goals.

Willem II[edit]

Jaliens signed for Willem II in 1999 and made his league debut on 28 August in a match against FC Den Bosch. He scored his first goal on 3 February 2001 in a match against FC Twente Enschede.

AZ[edit]

Kew Jaliens in 2007.

In 2004 Jaliens signed for AZ and made his league debut in a 1–1 draw with SC Heerenveen on 14 August. He scored his first goal for AZ on 16 March 2005 in a match against Vitesse Arnhem. In July 2007 he signed a contract extension to 2012, with AZ director of football Marcel Brands, who described him as a "cornerstone of the team".[2][3] Jaliens took a part in winning the Eredivisie and Dutch Super Cup in 2009.

Wisła Kraków[edit]

On 26 January 2011 Jaliens joined Polish Ekstraklasa side Wisła Kraków on a free transfer from AZ. He signed a two and a half year deal.[4] Jaliens won the Ekstraklasa championship in his debut season.

Newcastle Jets[edit]

On 15 August 2013 it was announced that Jaliens had signed with Australian club Newcastle Jets.[5]

International career[edit]

Jaliens playing for the Netherlands

In 2006 Jaliens received a call-up from Marco van Basten and made his debut for the senior side against Ecuador.

He was selected for the 23-man Netherlands squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals that were held in Germany. Jaliens played one game in the tournament against Argentina which Netherlands kept a clean sheet.

Jaliens has represented the Netherlands 10 times.

Beijing Olympics[edit]

Jaliens was selected as the three over aged players in the Netherlands football team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Jaliens played in all three group stage games in the tournament against United States, Japan and Nigeria, but missed the quarterfinal loss against Argentina due to yellow cards ban.[6]

Personal life[edit]

He was born on the 15th of September, 1978 to Imro and Carmen Jaliens. [7] He is the nephew of Kenneth Jaliens, the technical director of the Surinamese national team.[8]

Statistics[edit]

(correct as of 16 March 2014)
Club Season League Domestic League Domestic Cups European Cups Play-offs Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sparta Rotterdam 1996–1997 Eredivisie 2 0 2 0
1997–1998 Eredivisie 32 3 1 0 33 3
1998–1999 Eredivisie 32 0 4 1 4 0 40 1
1999–2000 Eredivisie 2 1 2 0 4 1
Willem II 1999–2000 Eredivisie 22 0 1 0 5 0 28 0
2000–2001 Eredivisie 31 2 2 0 33 2
2001–2002 Eredivisie 29 0 3 0 32 0
2002–2003 Eredivisie 32 1 2 1 5 1 39 3
2003–2004 Eredivisie 33 1 4 0 2 0 39 1
AZ 2004–2005 Eredivisie 22 1 0 0 9 1 31 2
2005–2006 Eredivisie 30 0 2 0 7 1 2 1 41 2
2006–2007 Eredivisie 28 1 3 0 11 0 4 0 46 1
2007–2008 Eredivisie 30 2 1 0 6 1 37 3
2008–2009 Eredivisie 24 1 3 0 27 1
2009–2010 Eredivisie 24 0 2 0 5 0 31 0
2010–2011 Eredivisie 8 0 3 0 7 1 18 1
Wisła Kraków 2010–2011 Ekstraklasa 12 0 2 0 14 0
2011–2012 Ekstraklasa 19 1 4 0 11 0 34 1
2012–2013 Ekstraklasa 15 0 4 0 19 0
Newcastle Jets 2013–2014 A-League 19 2 0 0 0 0 19 2
Total Sparta Rotterdam 68 4 7 1 4 0 79 5
Total Willem II 147 4 12 1 12 1 171 6
Total AZ 166 5 14 0 45 4 6 1 231 10
Total Wisła Kraków 46 1 10 0 11 0 67 1
Total Newcastle Jets 19 2 0 0 0 0 19 2

Honours[edit]

AZ[edit]

Wisła Kraków[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 – List of Players" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). p. 19. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Jaliens signs contract extension with AZ.
  3. ^ Kew Jaliens jaar langer bij AZ(Dutch)
  4. ^ "Kew Jaliens nowym zawodnikiem Wisły". wisla.krakow.pl. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Newcastle Jets sign Kew Jaliens". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Olympic QF predictions". noshortcorners.com. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Jaliens' Journey". FFA. 8 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Suriname's little secret". FIFA.com. 15 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-15. 

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