Roel Buikema

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Roel Buikema
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-03-22) 22 March 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Quick
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 MVV 33 (3)
1999–2001 Helmond Sport 64 (6)
2001–2005 Heracles 135 (24)
2005–2007 Excelsior 10 (1)
2005–2006 FC Den Bosch (loan) 20 (1)
2006–2007 VVV (loan) 32 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Roel Buikema (born 22 March 1976 in Amsterdam) is a retired Dutch footballer who played as a midfielder for MVV, Helmond Sport, Heracles Almelo, Excelsior, FC Den Bosch and VVV-Venlo.[1]

Club career[edit]

Buikema played for amateur side Quick in The Hague during his youth years.[2] During his first season in professional football, 1996–97, he won the Eerste Divisie with MVV. Subsequently, he made 14 appearances in the Eredivisie during the 1997–98 and 1998–99 seasons.[3] Afterwards, he exclusively played in the Eerste Divisie, despite winning promotion to the Eredivisie three more times (with Heracles Almelo in 2004–05, with Excelsior in 2005–06 although he was loaned out to FC Den Bosch three months into the season,[4] and as a loanee with VVV-Venlo[5] in 2006–07 after playoffs).

Honours[edit]

MVV
Heracles Almelo
Excelsior

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roel Buikema". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Professional bio - Hiemstra en de Vres (in Dutch)
  3. ^ "Roel Buikema" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Archived from the original on 25 October 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Excelsior en FC Den Bosch ruilen spelers" (in Dutch). VI.nl. 27 October 2005. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Buikema verruilt Excelsior voor VVV" (in Dutch). FCUpdate.nl. 29 August 2006. Retrieved 27 August 2016.