Helmond Sport

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Helmond Sport
Helmond Sport logo.svg
Full name Helmond Sport
Founded July 27, 1967; 49 years ago (1967-07-27)
Ground Stadion De Braak
Ground Capacity 4,100
Chairman Philippe van Esch
Manager Roy Hendriksen
League Eerste Divisie
2015–16 Eerste Divisie, 13th
Current season

Helmond Sport is a Dutch football club, playing in the Dutch Eerste Divisie and located in Helmond, Noord-Brabant. The club was founded on July 27, 1967, as a breakaway from the local professional club Helmondia '55, which had gone bankrupt.


Helmond Sport started in the Tweede Divisie. After only a year, the club was promoted to the First Division, where they won the title in 1982 and were promoted to the Eredivisie. There, they would play for two seasons, before being relegated back to the Eerste Divisie. The first season back in the Eerste Divisie saw Helmond Sport reach the cup final, which was lost to FC Utrecht in injury time. Helmond Sport was close to promotion to the Eredivisie in the play-offs of the 2004–05 Eerste Divisie season. They came up 1–0 against Sparta due to a 59th minute Nyron Wau goal, but in the last 20 minutes Riga Mustapha (73') and Rachid Bouaouzan (90+1') scored 1–1 and 1–2 and Sparta was promoted instead. In the 2010–11 season Helmond finished 3rd in the Eerste Divisie but were beaten in the play-off final for promotion to the Eredivisie.


Eerste Divisie

Domestic results[edit]

Below is a table with Helmond Sport's domestic results since the introduction of professional football in 1956.

Current squad[edit]

As of 10 March 2017

For recent transfers, see List of Dutch football transfers summer 2016 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Belgium GK Ferhat Kaya
2 Netherlands DF Robert van Koesveld (on loan from SC Heerenveen)
3 Netherlands DF Ron Janzen
4 Netherlands DF Stephen Warmolts (captain)
5 Curaçao DF Gillian Justiana
6 Netherlands MF Steven Edwards
7 Netherlands FW Giovanni Hiwat
8 Belgium MF Jason Bourdouxhe
9 Netherlands MF Robert Braber
10 Netherlands FW Marc Höcher
11 Netherlands FW Furghill Zeldenrust
12 Netherlands FW Jordy Thomassen
14 Netherlands FW Max de Boom
15 Germany FW Shpend Hasani
16 Netherlands DF Maikel Verkoelen
No. Position Player
18 Netherlands MF Sam Strijbosch
19 Curaçao DF Maiky Fecunda
20 Netherlands FW Teije ten Den (on loan from Go Ahead Eagles)
21 Netherlands GK Joris van Gerwen
22 Netherlands GK Stijn van Gassel
23 Netherlands DF Tim Rerimassie
25 Netherlands FW Marijn van Heugten
26 Netherlands DF Jeroen Verkennis
27 Netherlands MF Wietse van Lankveld
28 Netherlands MF Nick de Louw
29 Netherlands DF Luuk Veeneman
30 Netherlands GK Stefan Tielemans
36 Curaçao FW Charlton Vicento
37 Curaçao MF Yaël Eisden

Former managers[edit]

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