Dennis Souza

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Dênis Souza
Personal information
Full name Dênis de Souza Guedes
Date of birth (1980-01-09) January 9, 1980 (age 35)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Apollon Smyrni
Number 22
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Matsubara 0 (0)
2000–2004 Roda JC 0 (0)
2000–2001 K.R.C. Harelbeke (loan) 39 (2)
2002–2003 Mons (loan) 25 (1)
2003–2004 Beringen-Heusden-Zolder (loan) 31 (0)
2004 Standard Liège 0 (0)
2004–2006 Mons 24 (1)
2006–2007 Charleroi 16 (2)
2007–2009 Barnsley 78 (2)
2009–2010 Al-Sailiya Sport Club 29 (4)
2010–2011 Doncaster Rovers 8 (0)
2011–2013 OFI Crete 39 (3)
2014– Apollon Smyrni 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 January 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

Dennis Souza de Guedes, known as simply Dennis Souza (born 9 January 1980 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian footballer, playing for Apollon Smyrni in the Super League Greece.

Souza was signed by Barnsley in August 2007 following a trial with the club. He quickly became a fixture a centre-back, and an instant favourite with the Oakwell fans. He scored two goals for Barnsley in the league, both against promotion challengers Bristol City.[1][2] He also played in the memorable victories over Premier League sides Liverpool[3] and Chelsea[4] in the 2007-08 FA Cup.

On July 1, 2009, Souza signed for Qatari outfit Al-Sailiya Sports club on a two-year contract.[5] After his contract was terminated, he joined Doncaster Rovers as a free agent on November 9, 2010. He was released from the club on May 20, 2011.

On 31 August 2011, he joined Super League Greece side OFI Crete on a two-year contract. On 30 June 2013, after a quick negotiation, Souza decided not to renew his contract with Ofi Crete and is at the moment free agent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barnsley 3–0 Bristol City". BBC. 2 October 2007. Retrieved 9 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Bristol City 3–2 Barnsley". BBC. 22 December 2007. Retrieved 9 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Liverpool 1-2 Barnsley". BBC. 16 February 2008. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Barnsley 1-0 Chelsea". BBC. 8 March 2008. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Dennis Heads to Qatar". Barnsley Mad. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 

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