Guyon Fernandez

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Guyon Fernandez
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-04-18) 18 April 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
ADO Den Haag
Number 19
Youth career
Graaf Willem II
vv Quick
ADO Den Haag
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 ADO Den Haag 11 (1)
2008–2011 Excelsior 67 (28)
2011–2014 Feyenoord 28 (7)
2013–2014 PEC Zwolle (loan) 24 (10)
2015 NAC Breda 15 (2)
2015–2016 Perth Glory 5 (1)
2016 Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk 2 (0)
2017– ADO Den Haag 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 January 2017.

Guyon Fernandez (born 18 April 1986) is a Curaçaoan[2] professional footballer who plays as a forward for ADO Den Haag in the Dutch Eredivisie.[3]

He formerly played for ADO Den Haag, Excelsior, Feyenoord, PEC Zwolle, NAC Breda, Perth Glory,[1][4] and Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk.[5]

Career[edit]

ADO Den Haag[edit]

Fernandez started his professional career with ADO Den Haag in the Dutch Eerste Divisie. He played 11 matches in his first season in which he scored once.

Excelsior[edit]

In his first season in the Eredivisie, while playing for Excelsior, Fernandez was praised for performance in a victory against local rivals Feyenoord, in which he scored two goals.[6] In March 2011 Fernandez was the subject of interest from Romanian side Steaua Bucharest.[7]

Feyenoord[edit]

In May 2011, it was announced that Fernandez had signed for Feyenoord at the start of the 2011-12 season.[8] He was supposed to succeed Luc Castaignos who had left to Internazionale. In his first season Fernandez stood in a negative way. In November 2011, he received a six-game ban for hitting opposition player Rens van Eijden.[9] Fernandez claimed he was reacting to racist abuse from van Eijden.[10]

Loan spell PEC Zwolle[edit]

Fernandez was sent on loan for the 2013-14 season, after a lack of prospect with Feyenoord. On 20 April 2014, Fernandez scored twice in the first half as PEC Zwolle beat Ajax 5–1 in the KNVB Cup.[11]

NAC Breda[edit]

In October 2014 Fernandez was linked with a transfer to Bulgarian club Levski Sofia, following trials in Saudi Arabia and with Spanish club Real Valladolid.[12] In November 2014, he began training with former club Excelsior.[13] In January 2015 he went on trial with English club Sheffield Wednesday.[14] On 12 January 2015, it was announced that Fernandez had signed a deal with NAC Breda until the end of the season.[15]

Perth Glory[edit]

On 11 August 2015, it was announced that Fernandez signed with Australian A-League side Perth Glory.[16] On 25 October 2015 Guyon Fernandez scored his first goal for Perth Glory against Adelaide United.[17] Fernandez was released by Perth Glory in January 2016.[18]

International career[edit]

He was part of the squad for the Curaçao national football team in the 2014 Caribbean Cup. In August 2015, he was called up by the then Curaçao manager Patrick Kluivert for the second time, for the Curaçao squad for the two World Cup qualification matches against El Salvador.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "G, Fernandez". Voetbal International (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.vi.nl/nieuws/curacao-hoopt-nu-op-locadia-en-fernandez.htm
  3. ^ ADO Den Haag legt Fernandez en Gorter vast (Dutch). NOS. 30 January 2017
  4. ^ Guyon Fernandez at Soccerway. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  5. ^ ФК "Сталь" покинул целый ряд игроков
  6. ^ "Fernandez schiet Excelsior naar zege op Feyenoord". Blik op Nieuws (in Dutch). 15 August 2010. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  7. ^ Bogdan Steriopol and Daniel Vlad (11 March 2011). "Becali mai face o revoluţie în Ghencea! Vezi ultimele ţinte ale lui Gigi pentru vară". ProSport (in Romanian). Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Feyenoord: miljoenen voor topspits, Fernandez komt". AD.nl (in Dutch). De Persgroep Digital. 4 May 2011. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "Fernandez hit for six". Soccerway. Perform Group. 8 November 2011. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "Fernandez claims van Eijden abuse". Soccerway. Perform Group. 9 November 2011. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  11. ^ "Dutch Cup final: Fireworks hold up PEC Zwolle win". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 20 April 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  12. ^ "Update: 'Deal tussen Guyon Fernandez en Levski ketst weer af'". voetbalzone.nl (in Dutch). 31 October 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  13. ^ "Clubloze Guyon Fernandez duikt op bij oude werkgever in Eredivisie". voetbalzone.nl (in Dutch). 3 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  14. ^ "Guyon Fernandez blijft het proberen en trekt naar Engeland". voetbalzone.nl (in Dutch). 5 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  15. ^ "NAC verzekert zich van komst Fernandez". Voetbal International (in Dutch). 12 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "Dutch forward to fly in to Perth". Hyundai A-League. Football Federation Australia. 11 August 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2015. 
  17. ^ Miller, Dale (28 October 2015). "Fernandez finds his rhythm". The West Australian. Retrieved 30 October 2015. 
  18. ^ "Glory's Irish star set to return against Reds". a-league.com.au/. A League. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  19. ^ "Perth Glory's Dutch signing pledges to fill goal void". Football Federation Australia. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2015.