Thomas Verheydt

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Thomas Verheydt
Personal information
Full nameThomas Jacco Verheydt [1]
Date of birth (1992-01-24) 24 January 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) [2]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Almere City
Number 9
Youth career
0000–2000 Wilhelmus
2000–2004 Feyenoord
2004–2012 ADO Den Haag
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2012–2013 Jodan Boys 15 (7)
2013–2015 IJsselmeervogels 56 (27)
2015–2017 MVV 61 (15)
2017–2018 Crawley Town 20 (2)
2018–2019 Go Ahead Eagles 30 (13)
2019– Almere City 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 19:37, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

Thomas Verheydt (born 24 January 1992) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a forward for Almere City FC.

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Club career

Jodan Boys

Born in The Hague and after youth spells with Wilhelmus, Feyenoord and ADO Den Haag, Verheydt joined Topklasse side Jodan Boys in 2012, [2] making his debut during their 2–1 victory over IJsselmeervogels, in which he scored in the 39th minute. [3] A week later, Verheydt continued his impressive form with a goal during Jodan Boys' 5–3 away triumph against Noordwijk. [4] During October 2012, Verheydt suffered a long-term injury which ruled him out until April 2013. By the end of the 2012–13 campaign, Verheydt had registered fifteen league appearances, netting seven times.

IJsselmeervogels

Following an impressive campaign with Jodan Boys, Verheydt opted to join fellow Topklasse side IJsselmeervogels in July 2013. [2] On 24 August 2013, Verheydt made his debut for IJsselmeervogels in their 0–0 draw against Lisse, replacing Nabil El Gourari in the 56th minute. [5] A month later, Verheydt registered his first goal for the club, during IJsselmeervogels' 1–1 home draw with HHC Hardenberg, netting the hosts' equaliser in the 66th minute. [6] Following his first goal for the club, Verheydt went onto net four more times in the month of October during their victories over Ter Leede and Excelsior Maassluis. [2] On 14 December 2013, Verheydt netted his 10th league goal of the season during IJsselmeervogels' reverse fixture against Lisse. [7]

After an impressive debut season with IJsselmeervogels, netting thirteen league goals in twenty-seven appearances, Verheydt registered his first goal of the 2014–15 campaign, during the club's 2–2 draw with HSV Hoek. [8]

MVV Maastricht

On 5 August 2015, Verheydt joined Eerste Divisie side MVV Maastricht, following an impressive record with both Jodan Boys and IJsselmeervogels in the Topklasse. [2] On 6 November 2015, Verheydt scored on his MVV Maastricht debut in their 1–0 victory over Jong Ajax, coming on in the 57th minute for Luca Polizzi and netting in the 90th minute. [9] Following his debut campaign in the Eerste Divisie, Verheydt struggled to adapt and only registered twelve starts all season, netting four times. [2] However, during his second season at MVV Maastricht, Verheydt netted thirteen times in all competitions, including eleven league goals and one each in the KNVB Cup and Eerste Divisie play-offs.

Crawley Town

On 6 July 2017, Verheydt opted to join English club Crawley Town on a three-year deal. [10] On 5 August 2017, Verheydt made his Crawley Town debut during their 3–1 home defeat against Port Vale, featuring for the entire 90 minutes. [11]

Go Ahead Eagles

On 16 July 2018, following a year in England, Verheydt returned to the Netherlands to join Go Ahead Eagles on a two-year deal. [12]

Almere City

Almere City FC announced on 18 July 2019, that Verheydt had joined the club on a two-year contract. [13]

Career statistics

As of match played 28 April 2018. [2]
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupLeague CupOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Jodan Boys 2012–13 Topklasse 15700157
IJsselmeervogels 2013–14 Topklasse2713333016
2014–15 Topklasse2914113015
Total5627446031
MVV Maastricht 2015–16 Eerste Divisie 234004 [lower-alpha 1] 0274
2016–17 Eerste Divisie3811114 [lower-alpha 1] 14313
Total611511817017
Crawley Town 2017–18 League Two 20210001 [lower-alpha 2] 0222
Go Ahead Eagles 2018–19 Eerste Divisie000000
Career total1525165009116757
  1. 1 2 Appearance(s) in Eerste Divisie play-offs
  2. Appearance(s) in EFL Trophy

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