Patrick da Silva (Danish footballer)

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Patrick da Silva
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-10-23) 23 October 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Kalundborg, Denmark
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Left Back
Club information
Current team
FC Nordsjælland
Number 20
Youth career
Raklev GI
2011–2013 Brøndby
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Brøndby 42 (0)
2015–2016 Randers (loan) 4 (0)
2017– FC Nordsjælland 2 (0)
National team
2013 Denmark U19 5 (1)
2013 Denmark U20 2 (0)
2015– Denmark U21 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 October 2016 (UTC)

Patrick da Silva (born 23 October 1994) is a Danish professional football player, who plays as a left back for FC Nordsjælland. He has also represented Denmark at under-19 level.

Personal life[edit]

Patrick took the surname of his mother, a Brazilian woman from Recife. His father is Danish.[1]

Career[edit]

Brøndby IF[edit]

Season 2012-13[edit]

Patrick da Silva made his Brøndby IF debut (in jersey number 35) at the age of eighteen. Patrick was in the starting line-up in the 0-2 home defeat against Randers FC on 3 March 2013. He retained his spot, despite the fact that he formally belonged to Brøndby IF’s U19 squad, for the remaining 13 games of the season in which Brøndby got clear of relegation and ended up as 9th in the Danish Superliga.

Patrick da Silva got his first call-up for the Danish national U19 team on 19 March 2013 by national U19-coach Thomas Frank.[2] Patrick got his international debut in the away 1-1 draw against France U19 on Stade de Auch and he scored his first U19-international goal 4 June 2013 in the 5-0 win against the Czech Republic in the UEFA Elite Round.[3]

Season 2013-14[edit]

Patrick da Silva got promoted to the first team 1 July 2013 and handed jersey number 23.[4]

On June 25 Patrick signed a new tree-year contract extension until June 30, 2018 despite a season with limited appearances due to being head coach Thomas Frank’s second choice as left wingback after the Danish International U21 starlet Riza Durmisi.[5]

Season 2014-15[edit]

Season 2015-16[edit]

Patrick da Silva started the season with a slot among the starting-11 in a staggering 9-0 home victory against the San Marino side A.C. Juvenes/Dogana in the Europa League qualification which he crowned with scoring his first European goal (14': 2-0).[6]

After a mutual agreement, Silva and BIF chose to terminate the contract. This happened on 31 October 2016.[7]

FC Nordsjælland[edit]

Da Silva joined FC Nordsjælland on 26 January 2017 on a 2.5-year contract.[8]

After a defeat against Lyngby Boldklub on 12 May 2017, Da Silva was spotted going out clubbing the same night. This violated the rules of FCN and several medias wrote, that he would be suspended.[9] Meanwhile, nothing was confirmed. The next day, manager Kasper Hjulmand confirmed the episode and said, that Silva would be suspended for a unknown period.[10] Da Silva wasn't in the squad for the next game against FC Midtjylland.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 1 July 2015 [12]
Club Season League Cup Europa League Champions League Total
Tier Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Denmark Brøndby IF 2012–13 T1 12 0 2 0 - - - - 14 0
2013–14 T1 10 0 1 0 - - - - 11 0
2014–15 T1 16 0 3 0 0 0 - - 19 0
Total 38 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 44 0
Denmark Randers FC 2015–16 T1 4 0 1 0 - - - - 5 0
Total 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Denmark Brøndby IF 2015–16 T1 3 0 0 0 2 1 - - 5 1
2016–17 T1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
Total 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5 1
Career total 45 0 7 0 2 1 0 0 54 1
  • (-) Not qualified

References[edit]

  1. ^ Espersen, Morten (25 February 2013). "Dansk-brasilianer håber på startplads i Brøndby" (in Danish). Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Patrick da Silva receives U19 call-up" (in Danish). www.brondby.dk. 19 March 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Sørensen, Steen (5 June 2013). "Brøndby-goal in Danish victory" (in Danish). www.90minutter.dk. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "New jersey numbers" (in Danish). www.brondby.com. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Patrick da Silva signs another three years" (in Danish). 25 June 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Watch the nine Brøndby goals" (in Danish). www.3point.dk. 3 July 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Brøndby ophæver Patrick Da Silvas kontrakt" (in Danish). bold.dk. 31 October 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "FCN SKRIVER KONTRAKT MED PATRICK DA SILVA" (in Danish). fcn.dk. 26 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  9. ^ Avis: FCN suspenderer Patrick da Silva‚ bold.dk, 15 May 2017
  10. ^ Patrick da Silva suspenderet 'for en tid', bold.dk, 16 May 2017
  11. ^ Da Silva, Mikkelsen og Donyoh ude mod FCM‚ bold.dk, 19 May 2017
  12. ^ http://brondby.com/spillere/spillerprofil/?playerid=324281

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