Wesley Verhoek

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Wesley Verhoek
Wesley Verhoek 2012.jpg
Personal information
Full name Wesley Verhoek
Date of birth (1986-09-25) 25 September 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Leidschendam, Netherlands
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
FC Pune City
Number 26
Youth career
VUC
ADO Den Haag
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2012 ADO Den Haag 172 (27)
2012 FC Twente 11 (1)
2012–2015 Feyenoord 31 (1)
2015 Go Ahead Eagles (loan) 15 (2)
2015– FC Pune City 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 May 2015 (UTC).

Wesley Verhoek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈwɛs.li vər.ˈɦuk]) (born 25 September 1986 in Leidschendam) is a Dutch footballer. Known as a striker who can also play as a winger on either side of the pitch. Wesley Verhoek is currently playing for Indian Super League club FC Pune City.

He spent most of his professional career at ADO Den Haag at different positions in attack. His younger brother John is also a professional footballer and Wesley played alongside his brother in the last 4 months of his ADO-career, when the latter was loaned out by Stade Rennes to the Hague football club. After 8 years at ADO, Verhoek transferred to FC Twente[1] in the 2012 winter transfer window, but was traded 7 months later to Feyenoord[2] for Jerson Cabral, who went in the opposite direction.

Career[edit]

ADO Den Haag[edit]

Verhoek's career began when he signed a professional contract with ADO Den Haag, after the winter break in 2004–05 he played his first match in the first team of ADO Den Haag. Verhoek also played for the Dutch youth squad. In August 2011, ADO Den Haag and Nottingham Forest had agreed a fee[3] reported to be £2.5m[4] for Verhoek to join Forest; however Verhoek he pulled out of the deal, reportedly due to home sickness.[4][5] Verhoek denied this was the case.[6]

FC Twente[edit]

At the end of the transfer window in January 2012, Verhoek left ADO Den Haag to sign for FC Twente until July 2014. His time at FC Twente wasn't a big success, so he moved on 31 August 2012 to Feyenoord.

Feyenoord[edit]

Verhoek joined Feyenoord after the last transferday from the summer transferwindow 2012. He was in a deal between FC Twente and Feyenoord. Verhoek goes to Feyenoord, and Jerson Cabral goes to FC Twente.

Go Ahead Eagles[edit]

Early 2015, during the January transfer window, Verhoek agreed to a loan move[7] and joined Go Ahead Eagles for the rest of the season.

Statistics[edit]

Season Club Competition League Cup International Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2004–05 ADO Den Haag Eredivisie 9 1 2 0 0 0 11 1
2005–06 19 1 3 0 0 0 22 1
2006–07 20 1 2 0 0 0 22 1
2007–08 Eerste Divisie 29 7 1 1 0 0 30 8
2008–09 Eredivisie 17 1 1 1 0 0 18 2
2009–10 32 7 1 0 0 0 33 7
2010–11 35 8 2 0 0 0 37 8
2011–12 14 2 0 0 4 0 18 2
FC Twente 9 1 0 0 0 0 9 1
2012–13 3 0 0 0 6 0 9 0
Feyenoord 25 1 3 0 0 0 28 1
2013–14 6 0 1 0 1 0 8 0
2014-15 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Go Ahead Eagles 1 0 - - - - 1 0
Career total 219 30 16 2 12 0 247 32

Updated 26 January 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wesley Verhoek naar FC Twente". FC Twente. 31 January 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Wesley Verhoek tekent vierjarig contract bij Feyenoord". Feyenoord Rotterdam. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Reds Agree Verhoek Fee". Nottingham Forest F.C. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Jackson, Keith (10 August 2011). "Rangers target Wesley Verhoek says he has no intention of leaving Holland". Daily Record. Glasgow: Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Wesley Verhoek calls off move to Nottingham Forest". BBC Sport. 9 August 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Verhoek still wants foreign move". Sky Sports. British Sky Broadcasting. 9 September 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "GA Eagles huurt Wesley Verhoek". Go Ahead Eagles. 22 January 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2015. 

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