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Melvin Holwijn

Melvin Holwijn
Personal information
Full name Melvin Holwijn
Date of birth (1980-01-02) 2 January 1980
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Winger/Forward
Club information
Current team
ASV Arsenal
Youth career
FC Abcoude
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Telstar 71 (13)
2001–2003 Stormvogels Telstar 83 (33)
2003–2004 Iraklis Thessaloniki 17 (0)
2005–2006 Cambuur Leeuwarden 39 (4)
2006–2009 Stormvogels Telstar 83 (21[1])
2009–2010 Carl Zeiss Jena 18 (3)
2010–2012 Telstar 36 (2)
2012 FC Lisse ? (?)
2012 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam ? (?)
2012–2013 Barnet 1 (0)
2013 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam ? (?)
2014 SV Hoofddorp ? (?)
2014– ASV Arsenal ? (?)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:58, 9 July 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (goals)

Melvin Holwijn (born 2 January 1980 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch football player who plays for ASV Arsenal in the Vierde Klasse.


Holwijn played in his youth for DCG, FC Abcoude, Jong Ajax.[2] He joined than from A.V.V. Zeeburgia to Telstar, who were promoted in July 1998. After five years with Telstar, Holwijn left the Netherlands and signed for the Greek club Iraklis Thessaloniki. He played in Greece for 18 months and, in January 2005, returned to the Netherlands signed to SC Cambuur.[3] After another one and a half years, he left Cambuur and returned to his former club Telstar,[4] becoming their second highest goalscorer of all time with 60 goals. He had a trial at Scottish Football League club Inverness Caledonian Thistle in summer 2009, but was not offered a contract. On 21 August 2009, he left Telstar and signed a one-year contract with FC Carl Zeiss Jena.

After a brief spell with

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[7] Afterwards, he re-joined Blauw-Wit.[6] This was the only appearance he made for the club, and he was released in January 2013.[5]

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