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Carel van der Velden

Carel van der Velden
Birthdate:August 03, 1972 in Arnhem
Current club:Retired
Former club(s):Sligo Rovers (Ire), Shelbourne (Ire), Rushden & D (Eng), Scarborough (Eng), Barnsley (Eng), FC Den Bosch, Vitesse, FC Wageningen
Playmaker Carel van der Velden made his professional début at FC Wageningen. He continued his career in home town Arnhem and moved to FC Den Bosch before going abroad. In March 1996, Barnsley forked out £75,000 for the midfielders services, but he failed to settle well into the training routine and after just a handful of appearances, went to Scarborough in August 1997 on a free transfer, before having a brief spell with Stevenage Borough.

Van der Velden joined Rushden & Diamonds in the summer of 1998 and made 12 consecutive Conference appearances at the start of the new season before injury brought the impressive run to an end. However, discipline appeared to be a big problem for the talented Dutchman and he only made two more first team appearances, one in the Endsleigh Cup in December and one in the Hillier Senior Cup in March 1999. Despite the immense promise, he was released at the end of the 1998-99 season and moved to League of Ireland side Shelbourne, winning the League and Cup double in 2000. Once more, he fell out of favour with the manager, and later joined Sligo Rovers before returning home and retiring from professional football.

After his adventure in Ireland, Carel van der Velden played amateur football at Achilles 29 and futsal at LZV Lichtenvoorde.

Last update: June 11, 2011