Erik Heijblok

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Erik Heijblok
Heijblok with AZ in 2011
Personal information
Full name Erik Willem Heijblok
Date of birth (1977-05-29) May 29, 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Den Oever, Netherlands
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Haarlem 126 (0)
2007–2008 Ajax 0 (0)
2008–2009 De Graafschap 34 (0)
2009–2014 AZ 0 (0)
2014 FC Volendam 2 (0)
Total 160 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 November 2014 (UTC)

Erik Willem Heijblok (born 29 May 1977 in Den Oever, Wieringen, North Holland) is a Dutch retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Heijblok started his career at amateur side Hollandia before signing his first professional contract at HFC Haarlem in 2003 where he became their first goalkeeper straight away. In four seasons he had 126 appearances for the club, all at Eerste Divisie level. He then signed for Eredivisie side Ajax where he became their third goalkeeper behind Maarten Stekelenburg and Dennis Gentenaar for the 2007–08 season.

After Ajax, Heijblok signed for Eredivisie-side De Graafschap on June 30, 2008. After one season he then transferred to 2008–09 Eredivisie champions AZ Alkmaar on June 24, 2009 for two seasons. He eventually stayed until the summer of 2014, having served the team as a third goalkeeper for five years. He signed a one-year deal with Eerste Divisie side FC Volendam on 30 June 2014.




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