|Full name||Jordy Buijs|
|Date of birth||December 28, 1988|
|Place of birth||Ridderkerk, Netherlands|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2008||→ De Graafschap||6||(0)|
|2016||Pandurii Târgu Jiu||7||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 July 2007
Jordy Buijs (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjɔrdi ˈbœy̯s]) (born December 28, 1988 in Ridderkerk) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a centre back for Sydney FC in the A-League. He can also play as a midfielder.
Buijs is a player with a great ability to read the game and who is steady in passing. He joined Feyenoord's youth squad in 1995. He participated with the Netherlands under 17 squad at the 2005 under 17 European Championships, where the Dutch reached the final. Buijs provided the assist for the winning goal in the semi final against Italy. He also took part with the same team at the Under 17 World Championships in Peru where they became third. Dutch under 17 coach Ruud Kaiser said Jordy Buijs is a winners type, who is good in one on one clashes, who has a great heading ability and an absolute peach of a free-kick on him. In the 2014/15 season for Heerenveen he notched 13 goals 3 of which a first half hatrick of penalties.
In July 2007 Buijs became officially part of Feyenoord's first team managed by Bert van Marwijk. He was awarded squad number 23 and showed up at Feyenoord's first training for the 2007-08 season, which was visited by a record number of 20,000 fans. But, after having no chances on the first team, he was loaned to De Graafschap for a half-year period, on January 30, 2008.
In his first period at De Graafschap he didn't play that much. In the second half of the 2007/2008 season he only played in 6 Eredivisie games for De Graafschap. Although he didn't play a lot of games De Graafschap decided to sign Jordy Buijs. In the beginning of the 2008/2009 season Buijs still wasn't a first eleven player. But during the season Buijs became important player. He played on the left back position but also on the midfield. He scored his first goal for De Graafschap in the home game versus Sparta Rotterdam. He scored the 3-1. Unfortionatly the game ended in a 3-3 draw. He played in 28 games in the Eredivisie in the 2008/2009 season. He also scored a beautiful free kick in the play-off match versus MVV Maastricht. Jordy Buijs became a fan favorite and is well known with his rushes down the leftflank and his clever passes.
In the summer of 2011, Buijs signed a three-year contract with NAC and became an important player for the team. He again played both as a centre back and a defensive midfielder. After three seasons, Buijs left as a free agent as he claimed to be ready for a new challenge
Buijs found this new challenge with SC Heerenveen and signed a two-year contract, having denied offers from ADO Den Haag, FC Groningen and Panathinaikos. However, he left them after half a season by mutual consent for Roda JC. In summer 2016 he moved abroad to play for Romanian side Pandurii Târgu Jiu.
On 13 January 2017, Buijs signed with A-League club Sydney FC on a 5 month contract, with an option for an extra year. He made his debut for the club in its annual 'Big blue' Australia day derby clash against Melbourne Victory helping his team to a 2-1 win at Etihad Stadium.
- NAC legt Botteghin en Jordy Buijs vast - NU (Dutch)
- Jordy Buijs verlaat Heerenveen voor Roda JC - AD (Dutch)
- Buijs trekt naar Roemeense club Pandurii - Voetbal International (Dutch)
- Bossi, Dominic (13 January 2017). "Sydney FC sign experienced Dutch defender Jordy Buijs". The Sydney Morning Herald.