Danny Hoesen

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Danny Hoesen
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Personal information
Full name Daniel Hoesen
Date of birth (1991-01-15) 15 January 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
San Jose Earthquakes
(on loan from FC Groningen)
Number 9
Youth career
SV Eikenderveld
Groene Ster
Fortuna Sittard
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Fortuna Sittard 1 (0)
2009–2012 Fulham 0 (0)
2010 HJK (loan) 12 (2)
2011–2012 Fortuna Sittard (loan) 33 (13)
2012–2014 Ajax 32 (7)
2013 Jong Ajax 4 (1)
2014 PAOK (loan) 10 (1)
2014– FC Groningen 57 (11)
2017– San Jose Earthquakes (loan) 17 (2)
National team
2007–2008 Netherlands U17 10 (1)
2013 Netherlands U21 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:00, 23 June 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:08, 12 June 2013 (UTC)

Daniel "Danny" Hoesen (born 15 January 1991) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays for the San Jose Earthquakes on loan from FC Groningen.

Club career[edit]

Fortuna Sittard[edit]

After short stints at local amateur clubs Hoesen enrolled the Fortuna Sittard youth academy. He was promoted to the first team in the summer of 2008[citation needed] and made his debut for Fortuna on 15 August 2008, appearing as a substitute in an away match against Go Ahead Eagles.

Fulham[edit]

In August 2008 at the age of 17, Hoesen signed for Fulham and went straight in to the Development squad.[1]

On 30 April 2011, after his first loan spell with HJK, towards the end of the 2010–11 Premier League season, Hoesen was named on the bench in the league game against Sunderland, but he didn't make an appearance.[2]

On 23 May 2011, Fulham confirmed that Hoesen had signed a contract extension and will remain at Fulham until June 2012. The club also had the option to extend terms until the summer of 2013.[3]

HJK (loan)[edit]

In April 2010, Fulham announced that the Dutch striker was set to join Finnish club HJK Helsinki on loan from 9 April until 30 August.[4] He made his HJK debut on 16 April in a 5–0 league win over KuPS. He scored his first goal for HJK on 29 May 2010 in a 1–2 away victory over IFK Mariehamn. Hoesen was released from his loan deal on 25 July due to a serious hip injury, more than one month before his contract with HJK was due to expire.

Fortuna Sittard (loan)[edit]

In August 2011, Hoesen joined Dutch side Fortuna Sittard on a season-long loan.[5] The striker returned to Fulham on 31 May 2012.

AFC Ajax[edit]

On 29 August 2012, Hoesen signed a three-year contract with Ajax that will keep him at the club until 30 June 2015.[6] His old club Fulham retain a 30% interest in the player.[7] He made his debut for the Ajax senior side on 3 October 2012 in the UEFA Champions League group stage match against Real Madrid, coming on as a '66-minute substitute for Tobias Sana, in the 1–4 home loss for the Amsterdam side.[8] Danny made his Eredivisie debut for Ajax on 17 November 2012 in a match against VVV-Venlo, coming on as a 72' minute substitute for Christian Eriksen, and scoring the second goal in the 84' minute of the 2–0 home win.[9] Four days later on 21 November 2012, he made his second UEFA Champions League appearance, in the group stage match at home against Borussia Dortmund, coming on as a substitute in the 63' minute for Eyong Enoh. The match ended in a 1–4 loss for the Amsterdam side, with Danny Hoesen scoring the only goal, off of an assist from his team mate Christian Eriksen.[10] Hoesen scored his most famous goal 26 November 2013, that day he scored against FC Barcelona in the second half of the Champions League game. He joined Greek club PAOK on loan in January 2014.

PAOK (loan)[edit]

On 30 January 2014 it was announced that Danny Hoesen would serve out the remainder of the 2013/14 season on a 6-month loan deal playing for PAOK FC in the Superleague Greece. Playing in Thessaloniki for coach Huub Stevens, the Greek club have an option to buy out his contract in July for a reported €2,5 million.[11]

FC Groningen[edit]

On 28 May 2014, it was announced that Hoesen had signed with Eredivisie side FC Groningen.[12]

San Jose Earthquakes (loan)[edit]

On 2 February 2017, it was announced that Hoesen was acquired on a season-long loan by Major League Soccer side San Jose Earthquakes with an option to buy.[13] His first MLS assist came in stoppage time in a 2-1 loss at Sporting Kansas City on March 18, 2017.[14] He scored his first MLS goal in a 4-2 home loss to the LA Galaxy on May 27, 2017, in addition to recording his second assist.[15]

International career[edit]

Danny Hoesen received his first International call up for the Netherlands under-17 team, where he played a major part in the teams qualifying campaign for the 2007 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship in Belgium, managing to qualify the Netherlands would finish third in their group, thus failing to advance past the group stage of the main tournament. His international debut was a 3–0 win over Albania U-17 on 23 October 2007 in the qualifying rounds ahead of the European Championship.

On 22 March 2013 he was called up by head coach Cor Pot for the Netherlands U-21 side ahead of a friendly match against Norway U-21 on 25 March 2013, to replace the injured Jean-Paul Boëtius. Hoesen came on for the second half of the game and scored on his debut for the under-21 side in the 4–1 victory at home. Hoesen was also selected for the squad in qualifying ahead of the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship in Israel but did not make the final squad for the tournament. It was later announced that he would in fact join the team to Israel to replace the injured Jürgen Locadia.[16] He scored the fourth goal in the 5–1 win over Russia U-21 on 9 June in the final group stage match of the tournament, also playing the full 90'-minutes against eventual champions Spain U-21 in the teams final match of the tournament.[17]

Personal life[edit]

Hoesen was born to a Moroccan father and a Dutch mother.[18]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 24 June 2017[19][20]
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Netherlands League KNVB Cup Europe Total
2008–09 Fortuna Sittard Eerste Divisie 1 0 - - - - 1 0
England League FA Cup Europe Total
2009–10 Fulham Premier League - - - - - - - -
Finland League Finnish Cup Europe Total
2010 HJK (loan) Veikkausliiga 11 2 2 0 1 0 14 2
England League FA Cup Europe Total
2010–11 Fulham Premier League 0 0 - - - - 0 0
Netherlands League KNVB Cup Europe Total
2011–12 Fortuna Sittard (loan) Eerste Divisie 33 13 1 1 - - 34 14
2012–13 Ajax Eredivisie 18 5 4 1 3 1 25 7
2013–14 14 2 3 3 2 1 19 6
Greece League Greek Cup Europe Total
2013–14 PAOK (loan) Superleague 10 1 1 0 - - 11 1
United States League MLS Cup Total
2017 San Jose Earthquakes (loan) Major League Soccer 17 2 0 0 - - 17 2
Total Netherlands 65 20 8 5 5 2 78 27
England 0 0 - - - - 0 0
Finland 11 2 2 0 1 0 14 2
Greece 10 1 1 0 0 0 11 1
United States 17 2 0 0 - - 17 2
Total Club 103 25 11 5 6 2 120 32
Reserves performance
Club performance League Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals
Netherlands League Total
2013–14 Jong Ajax Jupiler League 4 1 4 1
Total Netherlands 4 1 4 1
Career total 4 1 4 1

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

HJK
Ajax
FC Groningen

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Through the Ranks". Fulham FC. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sunderland 0 – 3". Fulham FC. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Hoesen Contract Extension". Fulham FC. Retrieved 23 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hoesen Joins HJK Helsinki". Fulham FC. 8 April 2010. Archived from the original on 11 April 2010. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hoesen Joins Sittard". Fulham FC. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Ajax contracteert Danny Hoesen". AFC Ajax. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Hoesen Joins Ajax". Fulham FC. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "AJAX VS. REAL MADRID 1 – 4". Soccerway. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  9. ^ "AJAX VS. VVV 2 – 0". Soccerway. Retrieved 17 November 2012. 
  10. ^ "AJAX VS. BORUSSIA DORTMUND 1 – 4". Soccerway. Retrieved 21 November 2012. 
  11. ^ "Hoesen (Ajax) naar PAOK". De Telegraaf. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "Groningen haalt bij Ajax opvolger voor naar Ajax vertrekkende Zivkovic". Voetbalprimeur. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  13. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes Acquire Danny Hoesen and Florian Jungwirth". San Jose Earthquakes. Retrieved 8 May 2017. 
  14. ^ "RECAP: Sporting KC 2, Quakes 1 | San Jose drop first points of 2017 in tough away loss". San Jose Earthquakes. Retrieved 8 May 2017. 
  15. ^ "RECAP: Quakes suffer loss to Galaxy in California Clasico". San Jose Earthquakes. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  16. ^ Hoesen vervangt geblesseerde Locadia bij Jong Oranje, VI.nl, 27 mei 2013
  17. ^ "Danny Hoesen Profile". UEFA.com. Retrieved 24 November 2012. 
  18. ^ Hoesen: Nooit nagedacht om ooit voor Marokko uit te komen, atlas-lions.nl, Retrieved 13 September 2013
  19. ^ "Danny Hoesen Statistics". ESPN Soccernet. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  20. ^ "Danny Hoesen Statistics". Voetbal International. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 

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