Gill Swerts

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Gill Swerts
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Personal information
Date of birth (1982-09-23) 23 September 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Brasschaat, Belgium
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right back
Right midfielder
Club information
Current team
RFC Seraing
Youth career
Schilde
0000–1999 Beveren
1999–2001 Feyenoord
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 Feyenoord 17 (0)
2001–2002 Excelsior (loan) 30 (6)
2002–2003 Excelsior (loan) 33 (1)
2004–2005 ADO Den Haag (loan) 33 (1)
2005–2008 Vitesse Arnhem 66 (5)
2008–2011 AZ 46 (2)
2011–2012 Feyenoord 10 (1)
2012–2013 SønderjyskE 11 (0)
2013–2015 NAC Breda 31 (0)
2015–2016 Notts County 12 (0)
2016– RFC Seraing 0 (0)
National team
1996 Belgium U15 1 (0)
1997–1998 Belgium U16 9 (1)
1998–1999 Belgium U17 3 (1)
2001 Belgium U18 4 (0)
2002–2003 Belgium U21 7 (0)
2006–2009 Belgium 17 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 December 2015 (UTC).

Gill Swerts (born 23 September 1982) is a Belgian professional football player currently playing for RFC Seraing in the Belgian First Amateur Division.

Career[edit]

Swerts is a defender who was born in Brasschaat, Belgium and made his debut in professional football, as part of the Excelsior Rotterdam squad in the 2001–2002 season.[1] He also played for Feyenoord Rotterdam, ADO Den Haag, Vitesse Arnhem and AZ before returning to Feyenoord in January 2011.[2] Whilst at AZ he won the 2008–09 Eredivisie.

In September 2012, Swerts signed with SønderjyskE in the Danish Superliga.

He is also known for his dive against Jetro Willems that resulted in Willems being sent off for a red card.

International stats[edit]

Gill Swerts: International goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 April 1, 2009 Bilino Polje, Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2–1 2–1 2010 WCQ

Personal[edit]

His father is originally from Congo.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Site
  2. ^ Gill Swerts at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ De 'Afrikaan' Gill Swerts

External links[edit]