Jerry Vandam

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Jerry Vandam
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Personal information
Date of birth (1988-12-08) 8 December 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Lille, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender / Right back
Club information
Current team
Waasland-Beveren
Youth career
2003–2007 Lille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2013 Lille 12 (0)
2011–2012 Caen (loan) 36 (1)
2013–2015 KV Mechelen 22 (0)
2015– Waasland-Beveren 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 January 2014.

Jerry Vandam (born 8 December 1988) is a Ghanaian-French[1] professional footballer who plays as a defender and right back for Belgian Pro League club Waasland-Beveren, having previously played for Ligue 1 club Lille.

Club career[edit]

Lille OSC[edit]

Vandam signed for Lille in 2003, and played with the Lille youth teams from 2003 until 2007, before beginning his senior professional career with Lille, and he made his Ligue 1 debut for Lille in a 3–0 match win against AS Saint-Étienne, where he came on as a substitute in the 81st minute for Róbert Vittek on 15 November 2008, at the Stadium Lille Métropole.[2]

Caen (loan)[edit]

Vandam agreed to join Caen on loan from Lille for 2011–12 Ligue 1 season, and made 36 Ligue 1 appearances out of Caen's 38 2011–12 Ligue 1 matches, and scoring 1 goal. He made his debut for Caen in a 1–0 Ligue 1 match win against Valenciennes on 6 August 2011, at the Stade Michel d'Ornano.[3] He scored his first goal for Caen in the 82nd minute following an assist by Frédéric Bulot in a 4–2 Ligue 1 match defeat to Paris Saint-Germain on 29 October 2011, at the Parc des Princes.[4] Caen were relegated, with 3 points shy from safety in Ligue 1, as Caen finished 18th following the end of 2011–12 Ligue 1 season.

KV Mechelen[edit]

On 27 January 2013, Vandam joined Belgian Pro League club KV Mechelen from Ligue 1 club Lille OSC on a 3-year contract until 30 June 2016.[5]

International career[edit]

Ghana national team[edit]

Vandam was born in Lille, France to Ghanaian parents. In September 2010, Vandam has expressed his desire to play for Ghana.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played on 10 August 2013.[6]
Club Season Ligue 1 Coupe de France UEFA
Champions League
Trophée des champions UEFA
Europa League
Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of France.svg Lille 2007–2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008–2009 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
2009–2010 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 16 0 1 0
2010–2011 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
2012–2013 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 26 0 1 0
Club Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of France.svg Caen 2011–2012 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 39 1 6 0
Total 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 39 1 6 0
Club Season Belgian Pro League Belgian Cup UEFA
Champions League
Belgian Super Cup UEFA
Europa League
Other1 Total
Club Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals A yellow card A red card
Flag of Belgium.svg KV Mechelen 2012–2013 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0
2013–2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0
1Includes other competitive competitions, including the Jupiler Pro League Play Off II, Coupe de la Ligue: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Lille OSC

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "France U-21 Star Jerry Vandam Wants To Play For Ghana". theghanaianjournal.com. 30 September 2010. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Lille 3–0 St Etienne (2008–09 Ligue 1)". ESPN Soccernet. 15 November 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Caen 1–0 Valenciennes (2011–12 Ligue 1)". ESPN Soccernet. 6 August 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Paris Saint-Germain 4–2 Caen (2011–12 Ligue 1)". ESPN Soccernet. 29 October 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Jerry Vandam au KV Mechelen" [Jerry Vandam to KV Mechelen]. losc.fr (in French). Lille OSC. 30 January 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Jerry Vandam – Statistics". Soccerway. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 

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