Jan-Paul Saeijs

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Jan-Paul Saeijs
Personal information
Full name Jan-Paul Frederik Daniel Saeijs
Date of birth (1978-06-20) 20 June 1978 (age 42)
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
HBS Craeyenhout
Number 5
Youth career
HBS Craeyenhout
1997–1998 ADO Den Haag
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2006 ADO Den Haag 161 (12)
2006–2010 Roda JC 108 (7)
2009Southampton (loan) 20 (2)
2010–2012 De Graafschap 28 (0)
2012– HBS Craeyenhout 51 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Jan-Paul Frederik Daniel Saeijs (born 20 June 1978) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as a defender for HBS Craeyenhout in the Dutch Topklasse.


Saeijs is a defender who was born in The Hague and made his debut in professional football, being part of the ADO Den Haag squad in the 1998–99 season.

In January 2009 he joined Southampton on loan, with an option of making the deal permanent if Southampton were still in the Championship at the end of the 2008–09 season.[1] He made his debut in a 1–0 victory over Barnsley on 10 January.[2]

He scored his first two Southampton goals against Watford, a header and a 30-yard free kick.[3]

On 10 June 2010 Saeijs signed with Eredivisie newcomer, De Graafschap.[4] He signed a contract for 2 years.[5] Saeijs announced his retirement from professional football in May 2012 and signed with Topklasse side HBS Craeyenhout from his home city The Hague.


  1. ^ "Saints make Dutch raid". Southampton F.C. 8 January 2009. Retrieved 8 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Barnsley 0–1 Southampton". BBC Sport. 10 January 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2009.
  3. ^ "Watford 2–2 Southampton". BBC. 7 April 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Saeijs moet De Graafschap 'stabiliteit' brengen" (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 June 2010.
  5. ^ "De Graafschap contracteert Jan-Paul Saeijs" (in Dutch). Archived from the original on 15 June 2010. Retrieved 10 June 2010.

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