Björn Vleminckx

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Björn Vleminckx
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Personal information
Date of birth (1985-12-01) 1 December 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Boom, Belgium
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Antwerp
Number 18
Youth career
1998–2000 Kallo
2000–2002 Beveren
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Beveren 40 (3)
2005–2006 Oostende (loan) 30 (8)
2006–2009 Mechelen 93 (37)
2009–2011 N.E.C. 64 (31)
2011–2013 Club Brugge 53 (9)
2013 Gençlerbirliği (loan) 16 (9)
2013–2015 Kayseri Erciyesspor 43 (7)
2015–2016 Göztepe 25 (4)
2016– Antwerp 18 (5)
National team
2004 Belgium U19 8 (1)
2004 Belgium U21 1 (0)
2010– Belgium 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:36, 24 January 2018 (UTC)

Björn Vleminckx (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbjɵrn ˈvleːmɪŋks]; born 1 December 1985) is a Belgian footballer who plays as a striker for the Belgian First Division A team Royal Antwerp F.C..[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Boom, Antwerp, Vleminckx began his career with Beveren and joined in July 2005 Oostende on loan. In summer 2006 he signed with KV Mechelen.

In June 2009, he signed a four-year contract until July 2013 with N.E.C. who paid a transfer of €1.8 million to Mechelen for the 23-year-old striker.[2] At N.E.C. he became the top goalscorer in the Eredivisie during the 2010–11 season, with 23 goals.[3]

In March 2011, Vleminckx signed a contract starting from June 2011 at Club Brugge. Brugge paid €3.3 million to NEC as transfer sum.[4]

In January 2013, Vleminckx signed a loan contract until end of season 2012–2013 at Gençlerbirliği. In his first match with the club, he had a successful debut in scoring 4 goals in a 5–3 win against Antalyaspor.[5]

In June 2013, he signed a two-year contract with Kayseri Erciyesspor.

In August 2016, he agreed to the termination of his contract with Göztepe.[6]

In August 2016, Vleminckx moved to the Belgian Second Division team Antwerp agreeing a two-year contract.[3] A year later, after the club had reached promotion to the Belgian First Division A, it was announced he was no longer part of the club's plans and that he would be allowed to train with the first team.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 24 January 2018[8][9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Other[nb 3] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Beveren 2002–03 2 0 0 0 2 0
2003–04 18 3 0 0 18 3
2004–05 20 0 0 0 6 1 26 1
Total 40 3 0 0 6 1 0 0 46 4
Oostende (loan) 2005–06 30 8 0 0 30 8
Total 30 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 8
Mechelen 2006–07 32 16 0 0 32 16
2007–08 31 9 0 0 31 9
2008–09 30 12 7 6 37 18
Total 93 37 7 6 0 0 0 0 100 43
N.E.C. 2009–10 32 8 4 3 36 11
2010–11 32 23 1 1 33 24
Total 64 31 5 4 0 0 0 0 69 35
Club Brugge 2011–12 23 6 2 2 8 2 5 0 38 10
2012–13 30 3 2 1 3 1 0 0 35 5
Total 53 9 4 3 11 3 5 0 73 15
Gençlerbirliği 2012–13 16 9 0 0 0 0 16 9
Total 16 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 9
Kayseri Erciyesspor 2013–14 22 4 0 0 0 0 22 4
2014–15 21 3 1 0 0 0 22 3
Total 43 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 44 7
Göztepe 2015–16 25 4 1 0 0 0 26 4
Total 25 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 26 4
Antwerp 2016–17 18 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 6
Total 18 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 19 6
Career total 382 114 19 13 17 4 5 0 423 131
Notes
  1. ^ Includes KNVB Cup
  2. ^ Counts for appearances and goals at the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Cup, UEFA Supercup and UEFA Intertoto Cup. Including qualifying games.
  3. ^ Includes Belgian First Division A and Eredivisie playoffs.

Honours[edit]

Individual honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bjorn Vleminckx is a Red! - RAFC website
  2. ^ Björn Vleminckx voor 4 jaar naar N.E.C.
  3. ^ a b "Björn Vleminckx tekent bij Antwerp". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 30 August 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Björn Vleminckx signs for five years with Club Brugge" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 25 March 2011. 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ "Göztepe, Bjorn Vleminckx ile yollarını ayırdı!". Habertürk (in Turkish). 24 August 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2018. 
  7. ^ Gysen, Gert; Druant, Stijn (4 August 2017). "Antwerp rekent niet meer op Dierckx en Vleminckx, ook twee anderen mogen vertrekken". Gazet van Antwerpen (in Dutch). Retrieved 24 January 2018. 
  8. ^ "Björn Vleminckx » Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 24 January 2018. 
  9. ^ "B. Vleminckx". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 January 2018. 

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