Jeffrey Gouweleeuw

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Jeffrey Gouweleeuw
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-07-10) 10 July 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Heemskerk, Netherlands
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
FC Augsburg
Number 6
Youth career
ADO '20
2006–2010 Heerenveen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Heerenveen 68 (4)
2013–2016 AZ 87 (4)
2016– FC Augsburg 23 (1)
National team
2012–2013 Netherlands U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:30, 22 February 2017 (UTC).

Jeffrey Gouweleeuw (born 10 July 1991) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club FC Augsburg, as a centre back.[1][2]

Early and personal life[edit]

Gouweleeuw was born in Heemskerk.[1]

Club career[edit]

Gouweleeuw began his early career with ADO '20 and Heerenveen, before signing a five-year contract with AZ in May 2013,[3] having received interest from the club since December 2012.[4]

In August 2015, after being made club captain at AZ, a transfer to Greek club Olympiacos fell through.[5] He suffered an injury in December 2015, one of a number of AZ's defenders on the sidelines.[6]

In January 2016 he moved to German club FC Augsburg.[7][8] He spoke of his joy at the move.[9]

International career[edit]

He has played for the Netherlands under-21 national team.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Jeffrey Gouweleeuw at Soccerway. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Profile" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Gouweleeuw verruilt Heerenveen voor AZ" (in Dutch). NU.nl. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "AZ biedt op Heerenveen-verdediger Gouweleeuw" (in Dutch). NU.nl. 24 December 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Gouweleeuw baalt dat AZ niet meewerkt aan transfer naar Olympiakos" (in Dutch). NU.nl. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Blessure Gouweleeuw zorgt voor nog grotere AZ-puzzel" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Gouweleeuw per direct van AZ naar FC Augsburg" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. 9 January 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Augsburg verpflichtet Abwehrspieler Gouweleeuw" (in German). RP-Online. 9 January 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Gouweleeuw: 'Augsburg als sympathieke club leren kennen'" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. 9 January 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "Profile" (in Dutch). Ons Oranje. Retrieved 9 January 2016.