Kees Luyckx

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Kees Luijckx
Kees Luycks 2015.JPG
Luijckx at NAC Breda in January 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-02-11) February 11, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Beverwijk, Netherlands
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
SønderjyskE
Number 5
Youth career
1992–1996 Vitesse 1922
1996–2006 AZ
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 AZ 18 (0)
2007–2008 Excelsior (loan) 44 (3)
2010 ADO Den Haag (loan) 16 (2)
2010–2013 NAC Breda 92 (10)
2013–2014 Roda JC Kerkrade 28 (2)
2014–2015 Niki Volos 10 (0)
2015 Videoton 7 (0)
2015– SønderjyskE 30 (3)
National team
2006–2008 Netherlands U21 7 (0)
2009 Netherlands B 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 November 2016 (UTC).

Kees Luijckx (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkeːs ˈlœy̯ks]) (born February 11, 1986 in Beverwijk, North Holland) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a centre back for Danish club SønderjyskE.

Club career[edit]

Luijckx began his career in his hometown Castricum with Vitesse 1922 and was than scouted 1996 from AZ. He played between 2006 on youth side for AZ before promoted to Eredivisie side, after one year only league appearances was loaned out to Excelsior Rotterdam in July 2007. Luyckx left than after only two games in the season 2007/2008 for Excelsior Rotterdam and turned back to AZ, here played in the season 2008/2009 fifteen games,[1] winning the 2008–09 Eredivisie. On 26 May 2009 his club announced his club plans without him and he will be searching a new club,[2] he was also linked with SC Freiburg and was on trial he was deleted to sign a contract on 30 August 2009. In January 2010 it became clear that Luijckx signed a three-years contract with NAC Breda. He will start as of July 2010 with his new club.[3] In 2015, he joined the Videoton FC in Hungary the reigning champion. Until today his biggest contribution to the team, were matches against BATE Borisov in the Champions League Qualifying Phase. During the first leg, he managed to score into his own goal (also called Devecsering), stating the final score as 1-1 in Hungary. In the second leg, he was much more careful, so instead of scoring another own goal, he got his second yellow card early in the second half (60th min). Providing BATE (again) with a wonderful opportunity the get into the next round, final score was 1-0 to BATE Bariszav (Барысаў).

On 20 September 2015 Luyckx, who was on a free agent, signed a half-year contract with Danish Superliga-side SønderjyskE.

International career[edit]

Luijckx is part of the Dutch Olympic side participating in the Beijing 2008 Olympics. He played as a substitute in the pre-Olympic ING Cup in Hong Kong, arriving in the second half for the injured Kew Jaliens.[4]


Club performance[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Netherlands League KNVB Cup Europe1 Other2 Total
2006–07 AZ Eredivisie 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Excelsior 12 0 0 0 - 4 0 16 0
2007–08 32 3 2 1 - - 34 4
2008–09 AZ 15 0 2 0 - - 17 0
2009–10 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
ADO Den Haag 16 2 0 0 - - 16 2
2010–11 NAC Breda 29 3 4 1 - - 33 4
2011–12 29 3 0 0 - - 29 3
2012–13 34 4 3 0 - - 37 4
2013–14 Roda JC Kerkrade 28 2 3 0 - - 31 2
Total Netherlands 198 17 14 2 1 0 0 0 213 19
Career total 198 17 14 2 1 0 0 0 213 19
Statistics accurate as of last match played on 12 May 2013.[5]

1 Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches.

2 Includes the Johan Cruijff Shield and Eredivisie playoffs matches.

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