Niels Vorthoren

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Niels Vorthoren
Personal information
Full name Niels Vorthoren
Date of birth (1988-02-21) 21 February 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth Werkendam, Netherlands
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sandnes Ulf
Number 6
Youth career
Kozakken Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Willem II 32 (1)
2009–2011 FC Den Bosch 64 (13)
2011–2013 Excelsior 47 (3)
2013–2014 Capelle 12 (0)
2014–2015 MVV Maastricht 35 (3)
2015–2016 BK Häcken 7 (0)
2017 Start 27 (9)
2018– Sandnes Ulf 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 May 2018

Niels Vorthoren (born 21 February 1988 in Werkendam) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a midfielder.[1]


Vorthoren made his debut in the Eredivisie in the away-match against Feyenoord (0–2 loss) on 1 September 2007. In the home match against NEC Nijmegen (3–0 win) he appeared in the starting line-up for the first time. He finished the season having played 19 Eredivisie games. The following season he played less, due to an injury. Although there had been rumours Vorthoren would play for K.S.V. Roeselare (on loan) for the rest of the season, he stayed with Willem II. He moved to FC Den Bosch at the start of the 2009–10 Eredivisie season.[2] The season 2017 he will play for Norwegian Start in OBOS-ligaen.

Vorthoren played for Netherlands U17 and Netherlands U19.


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  2. ^ "Niels Vorthoren" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 2010-02-12.