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Jure Balkovec


  • matches played 279
  • goals 18
  • assists 27
  • Last appearance (days ago) 6

Slovenian defender Jure Balkovec, who is currently under contract to Hellas Verona in Italy, joined the club August 4, 2018. Jure Balkovec played 17 matches this season. The 24-year-old footballer was born on September 9, 1994 and is therefore NaN years younger than his team's average age. Standing 1.85 meter high, he is larger, when looking at the average height in his team. Jure Balkovec prefers to play with his left foot, as do 29% of his teammates. He is currently ninth in Serie B (Italy) with his team Hellas Verona.

PrvaLiga 16/17 (Slovenia) has been his best season so far since he reached both his personal highest amount of goals and played matches. On the other hand, his worst season was PrvaLiga 14/15 due to him receiving most yellow and red cards of his career. Besides playing for Hellas Verona, Jure Balkovec additionally is a member of Slovenia. The briefest time his spent on a team counts five months in NK Krka (Slovenia). In terms of winning, his team was able to do so in only 20% of Serie B's matches.

Jure Balkovec's record stay with a club is NK Domzale (Slovenia) with three years and 6 months. In the recent term, he managed to find the net just not once and provided not once assists He scored an average of 0 goals and provided 0 assists per game so far, marking a impaired performance when compared to last season, when he had 0.1 strikes and 0 assists per match. At Hellas Verona, he is the owner of jersey number 15.

Jure Balkovec completes Hellas Verona's defensive department, alongside players like Marash Kumbulla, Abdoulaye Traore, Alan Empereur, Luigi Vitale, Pawel Dawidowicz, Alberto Almici, Matteo Bianchetti and Alessandro Crescenzi. He managed to attract a lot of good feedback after his performance at SSC Bari, the team he was subjected to before joining Hellas Verona. Throughout his professional career, he participated in 178 games, the last appearance being seven days ago. Altogether, Jure Balkovec was substituted in 20 and out 22 times. Currently, he left the pit more than he entered it which is different to last season wherein he showed an equal amount of both types of subs.

So far in his career as football player, he was part of five clubs. He has two own goal in his CV, one of theses being during a PrvaLiga 14/15 (Slovenia) match with NK Radomlje. Jure Balkovec received 38 penalties throughout his entire career (of which 35 where yellow). This leads to an average of 2 cards per season. In the current playtime, he caught 2 yellow and 1 yellow-red cards.

(Last edited May 9, 2019)