Stef Nijland


  • matches played 226
  • goals 37
  • assists 4
  • Last appearance (days ago) 102

Stefan Nijland had 15 match appearances this season. In July 2018, Flemish forward Stefan Nijland joined De Graafschap (Netherlands), whom he is still playing for. With a height of 1.87m, he exceeds De Graafschap's mean tallness by 5. Born on August 10, 1988, his age of 30 underlies his team's mean. Just 6% of De Graafschap's football players are two-footed and so is Stefan Nijland. At present, De Graafschap is in Eredivisie (Netherlands) they are in 16th place. After an overall look at his career, we can see that he was substituted in 121 times but never out. In the active season, he was taken out more often in contrast to 2017/2018 wherein the contrary happened.

Eredivisie 14/15 (Netherlands) has been Stefan Nijland's best season so far since he played his most matches of a season and scored both his personal highest amount of goals and assists. Considering he weighs around 169.75lb, Stefan Nijland is approximately 4lb heavier than the average player of De Graafschap. Five months was the stubbiest period that he was contracted to a team (Willem II Tilburg from Netherlands) His jersey displays the number 10. Throughout his time as professional football player, Stefan Nijland was sanctioned with a card 25 times resulting in a mean value of 1.25 cards per play time. This season he was given just three yellow cards.

In terms of winning, his team was able to do so in only 20% of Eredivisie's matches. His record stay with a club is PEC Zwolle (Netherlands) with four years and 11 months. Before joining De Graafschap, Stefan Nijland impressed at Brisbane Roar FC, PEC Zwolle, FC Groningen, NEC Nijmegen, PSV Eindhoven and Willem II Tilburg. The current Eredivisie 18/19 (Netherlands) term proves to be good for Stefan Nijland, as he managed to score twice (0.13 per match) and provide an assist not once. Basically, 5.6% of De Graafschap's goals in Eredivisie 18/19 were caused by him. He reached the 225 appearances milestone as a professionl, the last one being 15 days ago. He completes De Graafschap's offensive department, alongside players like Daryl van Mieghem, Charlison Benschop, Kyvon Leidsman, Delano Burgzorg, Fabian Serrarens, Marlon Versteeg and Furdjel Narsingh.

(Last edited May 9, 2019)

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