Clyde Wijnhard

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Clyde Wijnhard
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-11-01) 1 November 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Paramaribo, Suriname
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 FC Groningen 28 (14)
1995–1997 RKC Waalwijk 12 (4)
1997–1998 Willem II 29 (14)
1998–1999 Leeds United 18 (3)
1999–2002 Huddersfield Town 63 (16)
2002 Preston North End 6 (3)
2002–2004 Oldham Athletic 26 (10)
2004–2006 Darlington 39 (15)
2005–2006 Macclesfield Town (loan) 12 (6)
2006 Macclesfield Town 8 (2)
2006 Brentford 7 (0)
Total 248 (87)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Clyde Wijnhard (born 1 November 1973 in Paramaribo, Suriname) is a former Dutch professional football player.

In a career spanning over ten years, Wijnhard played for Ajax Amsterdam, Groningen, Leeds United, Huddersfield Town, Preston North End, Oldham Athletic, RKC Waalwijk, Willem II, S.C. Beira-Mar, Macclesfield Town, Darlington and Brentford.[1]

Wijnhard appeared for Bramham FC of the Harrogate and District Association Football League, who he joined in the summer of 2006. As of the 2009/2010 season Wijnhard played for Shadwell United in the Yorkshire Old Boys League (now Yorkshire Amateur League).[2] He has also appeared again for Leeds United albeit in Masters Football alongside Darren Huckerby.

On 6 September 2009, Wijnhard guest-starred for the Aston Villa Old Stars in a charity match against Solihull Consultants & GP's at Solihull Moors' ground. He scored in the 8–1 victory.

Clyde ran an eco-friendly lighting company until 2013.[3]

He also helps young Dutch footballers gain trials at English clubs.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clyde Wijnhard". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2010-01-02. 
  2. ^ "Leeds United: My Whites playing days - Wijnhard INTERVIEW". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 2015-04-15. 
  3. ^ "Green Tree Energy Solutions Limited in companiesintheuk.co.uk register". Retrieved 2015-04-15. 
  4. ^ "Whatever Happened To Clyde Wijnhard?". Whatever Happened To... Retrieved 2011-09-26.