Patrick van Aanholt
Van Aanholt playing for Vitesse in 2012
|Full name||Patrick John Miguel van Aanholt|
|Date of birth||29 August 1990|
|Place of birth||'s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
(on loan from Chelsea)
|2003–2005||FC Den Bosch|
|2009||→ Coventry City (loan)||20||(0)|
|2010||→ Newcastle United (loan)||7||(0)|
|2011||→ Leicester City (loan)||12||(1)|
|2011–2012||→ Wigan Athletic (loan)||3||(0)|
|2012–||→ Vitesse (loan)||57||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:33 on 16 November 2013..
† Appearances (Goals).
He was first selected for Chelsea in an FA Cup tie away to Preston North End in the 2009–10 edition of the Cup, wearing the squad number 52, but did not make an appearance, remaining on the bench. He made his Chelsea debut, on 24 March 2010, in a 5–0 away win at Portsmouth, when he replaced Yuri Zhirkov at left-back. He then made his home debut, on 27 March 2010, against Aston Villa in a 7–1 victory, again as a sub. He scored his first career goal on 22 September 2010 in the 4–3 defeat to former club Newcastle United in the League Cup. On 6 January 2012, he returned to Chelsea during a season long loan at Wigan Athletic.
Loan to Coventry City
He made his professional debut on loan to Coventry City on 9 August 2009 starting in a 2–1 Football League Championship win over Ipswich Town. He was recalled to Chelsea in December due to the exit of many players due to the African Nations Cup.
Loan to Newcastle United
On 29 January 2010, van Aanholt joined Newcastle United on a one-month loan deal after regular left back José Enrique suffered injury. He had been cover for the Spaniard, sustaining Newcastle's productive left flank with Jonás Gutiérrez. He played his last game in the 2–1 away victory at Watford.
Loan to Leicester City
On 26 January 2011, Van Aanholt joined Leicester City on loan until the end of the season. He made his debut in a 1–0 win over Sheffield United on 1 February 2011, and suffered a torn muscle in his thigh at the end of the month after playing six games.
Loan to Wigan Athletic
On transfer deadline day 31 August 2011, van Aanholt signed for Wigan Athletic on a season-long loan deal. Van Aanholt's loan spell, originally a season-long arrangement, was terminated by mutual consent between all three parties. During this uneventful loan spell, van Aanholt played three league matches and one League Cup tie for the Latics but did not feature in their first team after 1 October.
Loan to Vitesse
On 17 January 2012, van Aanholt signed for Dutch club Vitesse on loan until the end of the season. Van Aanholt returned to his home country Netherlands with fellow Chelsea teammates Tomas Kalas and Ulises Davila who joined Vitesse at the start of the season on loan. On 11 July 2012, he rejoined Vitesse on a new loan deal for the 2012–13 season. On 7 July 2013 the Vitesse loan deal was extended for the 2013–14 season. He made his first start of the 2013-14 season in a 1-1 first leg draw away at Petrolul Ploiești in the UEFA Europa League, a match in which he was booked in the 86th minute. He went on to start eight of the next nine league fixtures for Vitesse, including getting an assist in a 1-1 draw at Roda JC.
On 19 November 2013, Van Aanholt won his first senior cap for the Netherlands in a friendly against Colombia, coming on as a late substitute, the defender helped 10-man Netherlands cling on for a 0-0 draw at the Amsterdam Arena.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|England||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Europe||Total|
|2009–10||Coventry City (loan)||Championship||20||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||20||0|
|2009–10||Newcastle United (loan)||Championship||7||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||7||0|
|2010–11||Leicester City (loan)||Championship||12||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||12||1|
|2011–12||Wigan Athletic (loan)||Premier League||3||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||3||0|
|Netherlands||League||KNVB Cup||League Cup||Europe||Total|
- "Premier League clubs submit squad lists". premierleague.com (Premier League). 1 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-01.
- "Player Profile: Patrick van Aanholt". Premier League. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
- "Ameobi sends Chelsea crashing out". ESPN Soccernet. 22 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-08.
- "Coventry 2–1 Ipswich". BBC Sport. 9 August 2009. Retrieved 7 August 2010.
- "Foxes clinch Van Aanholt loan". Sky Sports. 26 January 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
- "Sheff Utd 0 – 1 Leicester". BBC Sport. 1 February 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2011.
- "Leicester's Patrick van Aanholt set to miss a month". BBC Sport. 28 February 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2011.
- = LCFC "Leicester City vs Burnley". 9 April 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2011.
- "Chelsea FC:Latest News". 1 October 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- VITESSE LOANS FOR YOUNG PAIR
- UEFA Europa League - Petrolul-Vitesse - UEFA.com
- Games played by Patrick van Aanholt in 2013/2014
- Vitesse Results/Matches
- RODA JC VS. VITESSE 1 - 1
- "Vitesse Arnhem hammered PSV Eindhoven to keep their place at the top of the Dutch table.". BBC Sport. 7 December 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
- "Netherlands cling on against Colombia". UEFA. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
- "Games played by Patrick van Aanholt". 16 November 2013. Retrieved 16 November 2013.
*League Only as SoccerBase don't count Dutch Cup and Europa League matches for whatever reason*
- "Patrick van Aanholt Appearances". 16 November 2013. Retrieved 16 November 2013.
*Listed ESPNFC ref as it shows he has indeed played in the Dutch Cup and Europa League*
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Patrick van Aanholt.|
- Patrick van Aanholt career stats at Soccerbase
- ESPN Profile
- Netherlands U17 profile at OnsOranje
- Netherlands U19 profile at OnsOranje
- Netherlands U21 profile at OnsOranje