Thomas Verheydt

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Thomas Verheydt
Personal information
Full nameThomas Verheydt
Date of birth (1992-01-24) 24 January 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in) [1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Almere City FC
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 FC 0

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 19:37, 1 Almere City FC]] Caps = Goals = years7. =2019- Club-update =Almere City FC

September 2019 (UTC)

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

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Forward (association football) Association Football position played near the opponents goal

Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals.

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, [1] making his debut during their 2–1 victory over IJsselmeervogels, in which he scored in the 39th minute. [2] A week later, Verheydt continued his impressive form with a goal during Jodan Boys' 5–3 away triumph against Noordwijk. [3] 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.

The Hague City and municipality in South Holland, Netherlands

The Hague is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland. It is also the seat of government of the Netherlands and it houses one of the most important courts in the world.

Feyenoord association football club in the Netherlands

Feyenoord Rotterdam is a Dutch professional football club in Rotterdam, that plays in the Eredivisie, the top tier in Dutch football. Founded as Wilhelmina in 1908, the club changed to various names before settling on being called after its neighborhood in 1912 as SC Feijenoord, updated in 1974 to SC Feyenoord, and then to Feyenoord Rotterdam in 1978, when it split from the amateur club under its wing, SC Feyenoord. Since 1937, Feyenoord's home ground has been the Stadion Feijenoord, nicknamed De Kuip, one of the largest stadiums in the Netherlands and Europe.

ADO Den Haag Dutch association football club

Alles Door Oefening Den Haag, commonly known by the abbreviated name ADO Den Haag[ˈaːdoː dɛn ˈɦaːx], is a Dutch association football club from the city of The Hague. The club was for a time known as FC Den Haag[ɛfˈseː dɛn ˈɦaːx], with ADO representing the amateur branch of the club. Despite being from one of the traditional three large Dutch cities, it has not been able to match Ajax, Feyenoord or PSV in terms of success in the Eredivisie or in European competition. There is nonetheless a big rivalry with Ajax and Feyenoord. The words Alles Door Oefening translate into Everything Through Practice in Dutch.

IJsselmeervogels

Following an impressive campaign with Jodan Boys, Verheydt opted to join fellow Topklasse side IJsselmeervogels in July 2013. [1] 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. [4] 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. [5] 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. [1] On 14 December 2013, Verheydt netted his 10th league goal of the season during IJsselmeervogels' reverse fixture against Lisse. [6]

IJsselmeervogels

IJsselmeervogels is a Dutch amateur football club. With seven national amateur titles IJsselmeervogels is the most successful amateur club in the Netherlands. The Red-whites come from Bunschoten – Spakenburg, in the Dutch province Utrecht, at the border of the former IJsselmeer (water). IJsselmeervogels is placed first on the all time rankings, measured by the number of points scored in games at the highest amateur level in Saturday league football. These days, IJsselmeervogels plays in the highest amateur league 'Tweede Divisie'.

FC Lisse

FC Lisse is a Dutch football club from Lisse which was founded in 1981. It currently plays in the Tweede Divisie.

HHC Hardenberg

HHC Hardenberg is a football club from Hardenberg, Netherlands. The club is currently playing in the Tweede Divisie.

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. [7]

The 2014–15 Topklasse season is the fifth edition of the Dutch third tier since its inauguration in the current form in 2010. A total 32 teams are participating in the league: 24 from the 2012–13 Topklasse, and the remaining eight from the 2013–14 Hoofdklasse. As usual, the competition is divided into two leagues: "Saturday" and "Sunday", who differ by the day their games are usually played.

HSV Hoek

Hoekse Sportvereniging Hoek, known as HSV Hoek is a football club from Hoek, Netherlands.

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. [1] 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. [8] Following his debut campaign in the Eerste Divisie, Verheydt struggled to adapt and only registered twelve starts all season, netting four times. [1] 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.

Eerste Divisie association football league

The Eerste Divisie is the second-highest tier of football in the Netherlands. It is linked with the top-level Eredivisie and with the third-level Tweede Divisie via promotion/relegation systems. It is also known as the Keuken Kampioen Divisie due to sponsorship, while previously it was known as Jupiler League for the same reason.

MVV Maastricht association football club in the Netherlands

MVV Maastricht is a Dutch professional football club from the city of Maastricht, founded on 2 April 1902. Because their logo is based on the city's coat of arms, an armed angel holding a red shield with a white star, they are nicknamed "de Sterrendragers" and, in local dialect, "Us MVV'ke". Until 2011, the club was just Maastrichtse Voetbal Vereniging, until the formal name changed to get the city name included in the full title.

Jong Ajax reserve association football team in Amsterdam

Jong Ajax, also referred to as Ajax II or Ajax 2 is a Dutch association football team, the reserve team of Ajax. They are based in Amsterdam and compete in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.

Crawley Town

On 6 July 2017, Verheydt opted to join English club Crawley Town on a three-year deal. [9] 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. [10]

Crawley Town F.C. association football club in Crawley, England

Crawley Town Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Crawley, West Sussex, England. the club was formed in 1896 as Crawley Football Club before changing their name in 1958 to Crawley Town Football Club. The team compete in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system. The club has played home games at Broadfield Stadium since 1997 and are nicknamed the "Reds" or "Red Devils" due to the colour of their kit. They maintain a rivalry with AFC Wimbledon.

Port Vale F.C. association football club

Port Vale Football Club is a professional association football club based in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England. The team compete in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system. Port Vale is one of the few English league clubs not to be named after a geographical location, their name being a reference to the valley of ports on the Trent and Mersey Canal. They have never played top-flight football, and hold the records for the most seasons in the English Football League (108) and in the second tier (41) without reaching the first tier. After playing at the Athletic Ground in Cobridge and The Old Recreation Ground in Hanley, the club returned to Burslem when Vale Park was opened in 1950. Outside the ground is a statue to Roy Sproson, who played 842 competitive games for the club. The club's traditional rivals are Stoke City, and games between the two are known as the Potteries derby.

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. [11]

Almere City

Almere City FC announced on 18 July 2019, that Verheydt had joined the club on a two-year contract. [12]

Career statistics

As of match played 28 April 2018. [1]
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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