Danny Hoesen

Danny Hoesen
Danny Hoesen
Danny Hoesen
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Real Name: Danny Hoesen
HT: 6' 1" WT: 165
International
Age: 26 (01/15/1991)
Birthplace: Heerlen, Netherlands
Hometown: Heerlen, Netherlands

How he joined the club: Acquired on a season-long loan with an option to buy on Feb. 2, 2017 using Targeted Allocation Money.

2017 (San Jose Earthquakes): Played 32 games and started 20 … Scored five goals and tallied five assists … Made MLS debut in a 1-0 win against Montreal on March 4 … Recorded first career MLS goal against the LA Galaxy on May 27 …  Was named to MLS Team of the Week during Week 17 … U.S. Open Cup: Scored three goals in four games becoming the team’s top scorer in the competition … Started and played 68 minutes in 2-0 victory over the SF Deltas on June 14 in the Fourth Round … Started and played 84 minutes and scored a goal against Seattle Sounders FC in a 2-1 victory at Avaya Stadium on June 28 in the Round of 16 … Started and played full 90 minutes scoring a goal against LA Galaxy in a 3-2 victory at Avaya Stadium on July 10 in the Quarterfinals … Started, played 73 minutes and scored a goal against Sporting Kansas City ending in a 5-4 penalty shootout loss on Aug. 9 in the Semifinals … MLS Cup Playoffs: Started and played 90 minutes in a loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place on Oct. 25 in the Knockout Round.

Professional Experience: Most recently played for FC Groningen of the Dutch Eredivisie … Joined FC Groningen ahead of the 2014-15 season and tallied 15 goals and five assists in 72 appearances … Helped the club win the 2014-15 KNVB Cup, the Dutch version of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup … Began his professional career with Fortuna Sittard of the Dutch second division before joining English side Fulham FC in 2008 at the age of 17 … Spent time on loan with HJK Helsinki of the Finnish first division in 2010, helping the club win the league title, and later his former club Fortuna Sittard (2011-12) before returning to England in June of 2012 … Scored four goals in 10 total appearances for Fulham’s youth side … In August of 2012, was transferred to Dutch powerhouse Ajax …Over the next season and a half, scored 13 goals and added six assists in 44 appearances across all competitions for the first team while also scoring eight goals in 22 appearances for the club’s U-21 squad …Helped Ajax win the 2012-13 league title and the 2013 Johan Cruyff Shield … Appeared in five UEFA Champions League matches against Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, FC Barcelona and AC Milan, scoring goals against Dortmund (11/21/12) and Barca (11/26/13) … Then joined Greek first division side PAOK Thessaloniki on loan in January of 2014 and finished the season with one goal and two assists.

International Experience (Netherlands): Has made 13 total appearances for the Netherlands at various youth levels, scoring three goals.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017San Jose Earthquakes32205183857024221610
Career Totals-32205183857024221610
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