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Jos Hooiveld

Jos  Hooiveld
Birthdate:April 22, 1983 in Zeijen
Position:Defender
International:U19 caps(goals)
Current club:Retired
Former club(s):Orange County (USA), FC Twente, AIK Solna (Swe), Millwall (Eng), Norwich City (Eng), Southampton (Eng), Copenhagen FC (Den), Celtic FC (Sco), AIK Solna (Swe), FC Inter Turku (Fin), SV Stadtwerke Kapfenberg (Aut), FC Zwolle, SC Heerenveen
After 14 games for Austrian club SV Stadtwerke Kapfenberg Hooiveld plays for FC Inter Turku from 2007 to 2008. FC Inter was coached by Dutchman Job Dragtsma. After winning the championship with Inter in 2008, Hooiveld moved to Sweden to sign a 3-year contract until 2011.

His 2009 season in Sweden was very successful too. Hooiveld has won the Player of the Year award in Sweden. The price and his play for AIK brought him under the attention of Scottish giants Celtic. In January 2010 he was signed on a 3,5 year contract.

In January 2011 Jos Hooiveld signed an initial 6-month loan deal from the Scottish giants at FC Copenhagen. He sealed a return back to Denmark after a minimum of play opportunities in Scotland. At the end of the loan period, the club did not use the option to sign Hooiveld on a permanent deal. He returned to Scotland.

Just before the closing of the summer 2011 transfer window, Hooiveld was captured by Southampton on a loan deal. He joined Saints initially on loan until January 2012, but made a permanent switch in December 2011 after impressing during his temporary stay. In his final contract year, he is loaned out to Norwich City until June 2015. In January 2015, his loan period continued at Millwall. At the end of his contract he moved back to Sweden and joined his former club AIK Stockholm on a 2-year contract.

In January 2017 he decided to return home signing a 1,5 year deal at FC Twente. After relegation of his club at the end of the 2017-18 season, Hooiveld went for another foreign adventure. He signed for the rest of the 2018 campaign for Orange County SC in the USL to finish his professional football career.

Last update: December 23, 2018