Jaliens in 2011
|Full name||Kew Raffique Jaliens|
|Date of birth||15 September 1978|
|Place of birth||Rotterdam, Netherlands|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2016–||Weston Workers Bears (assistant)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 May 2015.
Kew Jaliens started his career at Sparta and made his league debut at age of 18 in a 2–1 away win over FC Groningen on 25 May 1997. In the following 1997–98 season, Jaliens became a regular in the starting lineup. He finished his career at Sparta with 68 league appearances scoring 4 goals.
In 2004 Jaliens signed for AZ and made his league debut in a 1–1 draw with SC Heerenveen on 14 August. He scored his first goal for AZ on 16 March 2005 in a match against Vitesse Arnhem. In July 2007 he signed a contract extension to 2012, with AZ director of football Marcel Brands, who described him as a "cornerstone of the team". Jaliens took a part in winning the Eredivisie and Dutch Super Cup in 2009.
On 26 January 2011 Jaliens joined Polish Ekstraklasa side Wisła Kraków on a free transfer from AZ. He signed a two and a half year deal. Jaliens won the Ekstraklasa championship in his debut season.
On 4 August 2014 Jaliens was named as captain of the Newcastle Jets for the upcoming 2014/15 season.
Barely 2 weeks after his departure from Newcastle, Jaliens joined A-League rival Melbourne City on an injury replacement short-term contract. Subsequently, Jaliens kicked one of the winning goals in his first appearance against his former club, Newcastle Jets.
He was selected for the 23-man Netherlands squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals that were held in Germany. Jaliens played one game in the tournament against Argentina which Netherlands kept a clean sheet.
Jaliens has represented the Netherlands 10 times.
Jaliens was selected as one of the three over aged players in the Netherlands football team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Jaliens played in all three group stage games in the tournament against United States, Japan and Nigeria, but missed the quarterfinal loss against Argentina due to yellow cards ban.
- As of 2 November 2014
|Sparta Rotterdam total||68||4||7||1||–||4||0||79||5|
|Willem II total||147||4||12||1||12||1||–||171||6|
|Wisła Kraków total||46||1||10||0||11||0||–||67||1|
|Newcastle Jets total||27||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||28||2|
1 – includes A-League final series statistics
- "FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 – List of Players" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). p. 19. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
- Jaliens signs contract extension with AZ.
- Kew Jaliens jaar langer bij AZ(Dutch)
- "Kew Jaliens nowym zawodnikiem Wisły". wisla.krakow.pl. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
- "Newcastle Jets sign Kew Jaliens". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
- Laws, Gerard (4 August 2014). "Jaliens named Jets captain". Football Federation Australia.
- "Duff Diagnosis, Jaliens Signs". Melbourne City FC. 18 February 2015. Retrieved 18 February 2015.
- "Olympic QF predictions". noshortcorners.com. Retrieved 29 November 2011.
- "Jaliens' Journey". FFA. 8 December 2013.
- "Suriname's little secret". FIFA.com. 15 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-15.