Nigel De Jong

Date of birth30 November 1984
Place of birthAmsterdam
NationalityDutch
Weight72 kg
Height1.74 m
PositionMidfielder

De Jong joined Manchester City in January 2009 with a contract to June 2013.

De Jong was included in Marc Wilmots' 2014 World Cup squad.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Ajax 01 Jul 2002 01 Jan 2006
Hamburger SV 01 Jan 2006 21 Jan 2009
Manchester City 21 Jan 2009 31 Aug 2012
AC Milan 31 Aug 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Ajax UEFA Champions League 6
3
1
2
2003-04 Ajax UEFA Champions League 2
2005-06 Ajax UEFA Champions League 1
1
2005-06 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 12
1
2005-06 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 12
1
2006-07 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 16
2
1
6
2006-07 Hamburger SV UEFA Champions League 1
2007-08 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 22
1
1
5
2008-09 Manchester City Premier League 16
3
2009-10 Manchester City FA Cup 3
2009-10 Manchester City League Cup 4
1
2
2009-10 Manchester City Premier League 30
4
7
2010-11 Manchester City FA Cup 3
1
1
2010-11 Manchester City Premier League 30
2
1
9
2010-11 Manchester City UEFA Europa League 5
1
2011-12 Manchester City FA Community Shield 1
2011-12 Manchester City FA Cup 1
2011-12 Manchester City League Cup 4
1
2011-12 Manchester City Premier League 11
10
5
2011-12 Manchester City UEFA Champions League 3
2
2011-12 Manchester City UEFA Europa League 3
1
2
2012-13 Manchester City FA Community Shield 1
2012-13 Manchester City Premier League 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Oct 2002 Olympique Lyonnais v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
12 Nov 2002 Ajax v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
27 Nov 2002 Valencia v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
10 Dec 2002 Ajax v AS Roma D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
18 Feb 2003 Arsenal v Ajax D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
26 Feb 2003 Ajax v Arsenal D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
11 Mar 2003 Ajax v Valencia D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
08 Apr 2003 Ajax v AC Milan D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
23 Apr 2003 AC Milan v Ajax D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg
04 Nov 2003 Celta Vigo v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
26 Nov 2003 Ajax v AC Milan D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
27 Sep 2005 Ajax v Arsenal L 1-2 UEFA Champions League Group B
07 Dec 2005 Arsenal v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1985-86 Netherlands UEFA Under-18 3
1998-99 Netherlands Under-21 1
1
2001-02 Netherlands UEFA Under-19 5
1
2001-02 Netherlands Under-19 1
2002-03 Netherlands UEFA Under-19 3
2002-03 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 3
2002-03 Netherlands Under-21
1
2003-04 Netherlands International Friendly
1
2003-04 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 2
2
2004-05 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 4
1
2004-05 Netherlands International Friendly 1
2004-05 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 2
1
2005-06 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 1
1
2005-06 Netherlands International Friendly
1
2006-07 Netherlands International Friendly 1
3
2006-07 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 3
1
2007-08 Netherlands International Friendly
5
2007-08 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 3
2
1
2008-09 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 5
1
2
2008-09 Netherlands International Friendly 3
1
2009-10 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 7
3
2009-10 Netherlands International Friendly 7
4
2010-11 Netherlands International Friendly 2
1
2010-11 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 4
2011-12 Netherlands International Friendly 5
1
2011-12 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 3
1
2012-13 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 2
1
2012-13 Netherlands International Friendly 2
2013-14 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 6
1
2013-14 Netherlands International Friendly 3
2014-15 Netherlands International Friendly 1
2014-15 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 4
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
04 Dec 1985 Netherlands v Belgium D 2-2 UEFA U18 Group 2
18 Mar 1986 Netherlands v Wales D 1-1 UEFA U18 Group 2
15 Apr 1986 Northern Ireland v Netherlands W 2-4 UEFA U18 Group 2
17 Nov 1998 Germany v Netherlands D 2-2 U21
24 Oct 2001 Italy v Netherlands L 3-0 U19
10 Nov 2001 Albania v Netherlands W 1-8 UEFA U19 Group 13
12 Nov 2001 San Marino v Netherlands W 0-7 UEFA U19 Group 13
14 Nov 2001 Netherlands v France W 2-1 UEFA U19 Group 13
20 Mar 2002 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland L 1-2 UEFA U19 Quarter-final
10 Apr 2002 Republic of Ireland v Netherlands D 0-0 UEFA U19 Quarter-final
11 Oct 2002 Turkey v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA U19 Group 4 qualifying
13 Oct 2002 Latvia v Netherlands W 0-4 UEFA U19 Group 4 qualifying
15 Oct 2002 Netherlands v Finland W 3-0 UEFA U19 Group 4
19 Nov 2002 Germany v Netherlands L 4-1 U21
28 Mar 2003 Netherlands v Czech Republic L 0-3 UEFA U21 Group 3
02 Apr 2003 Moldova v Netherlands D 2-2 UEFA U21 Group 3
06 Jun 2003 Belarus v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 3
05 Sep 2003 Netherlands v Austria D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 3
09 Sep 2003 Czech Republic v Netherlands W 1-2 UEFA U21 Group 3
31 Mar 2004 Netherlands v France D 0-0 International Friendly
18 Aug 2004 Sweden v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
08 Sep 2004 Netherlands v Czech Republic W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
09 Oct 2004 FYR Macedonia v Netherlands D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
13 Oct 2004 Netherlands v Finland W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
25 Mar 2005 Romania v Netherlands L 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 1
29 Mar 2005 Netherlands v Armenia D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 1
04 Jun 2005 Netherlands v Romania W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
08 Jun 2005 Finland v Netherlands W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
08 Oct 2005 Czech Republic v Netherlands W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
12 Oct 2005 Netherlands v FYR Macedonia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
12 Nov 2005 Netherlands v Italy L 1-3 International Friendly
16 Aug 2006 Republic of Ireland v Netherlands W 0-4 International Friendly
06 Sep 2006 Netherlands v Belarus W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
07 Oct 2006 Bulgaria v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
11 Oct 2006 Netherlands v Albania W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
07 Feb 2007 Netherlands v Russia W 4-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2007 Korea Republic v Netherlands W 0-2 International Friendly
06 Jun 2007 Thailand v Netherlands W 1-3 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Netherlands v Bulgaria W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
21 Nov 2007 Belarus v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
06 Feb 2008 Croatia v Netherlands W 0-3 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Austria v Netherlands W 3-4 International Friendly
24 May 2008 Netherlands v Ukraine W 3-0 International Friendly
29 May 2008 Netherlands v Denmark D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Wales W 2-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Italy W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
13 Jun 2008 France v Netherlands W 1-4 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
21 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Russia L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
20 Aug 2008 Russia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Netherlands v Australia L 1-2 International Friendly
10 Sep 2008 FYR Macedonia v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
11 Oct 2008 Netherlands v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
11 Feb 2009 Tunisia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Netherlands v Scotland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
01 Apr 2009 Netherlands v FYR Macedonia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
06 Jun 2009 Iceland v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
12 Aug 2009 Netherlands v England D 2-2 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Netherlands v Japan W 3-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2009 Scotland v Netherlands W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
14 Nov 2009 Italy v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
18 Nov 2009 Netherlands v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Netherlands v USA W 2-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Ghana W 4-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Hungary W 6-1 International Friendly
14 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Denmark W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
19 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Japan W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
24 Jun 2010 Cameroon v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
28 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Slovakia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
02 Jul 2010 Netherlands v Brazil W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
11 Jul 2010 Netherlands v Spain L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Final
03 Sep 2010 San Marino v Netherlands W 0-5 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Sep 2010 Netherlands v Finland W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
25 Mar 2011 Hungary v Netherlands W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group E
29 Mar 2011 Netherlands v Hungary W 5-3 UEFA European Championship Group E
04 Jun 2011 Brazil v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Jun 2011 Uruguay v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Nov 2011 Netherlands v Switzerland D 0-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Germany v Netherlands L 3-0 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 England v Netherlands W 2-3 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Netherlands v Bulgaria L 1-2 International Friendly
30 May 2012 Netherlands v Slovakia W 2-0 International Friendly
02 Jun 2012 Netherlands v Northern Ireland W 6-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2012 Netherlands v Denmark L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
13 Jun 2012 Netherlands v Germany L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
17 Jun 2012 Portugal v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
15 Aug 2012 Belgium v Netherlands L 4-2 International Friendly
12 Oct 2012 Netherlands v Andorra W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
16 Oct 2012 Romania v Netherlands W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
14 Nov 2012 Netherlands v Germany D 0-0 International Friendly
11 Oct 2013 Netherlands v Hungary W 8-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
16 Nov 2013 Japan v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
31 May 2014 Netherlands v Ghana W 1-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2014 Netherlands v Wales W 2-0 International Friendly
13 Jun 2014 Spain v Netherlands W 1-5 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
18 Jun 2014 Australia v Netherlands W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
23 Jun 2014 Netherlands v Chile W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
29 Jun 2014 Netherlands v Mexico W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
09 Jul 2014 Argentina v Netherlands L 0-0 (2-4) FIFA World Cup Semi-final
04 Sep 2014 Italy v Netherlands L 2-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2014 Czech Republic v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
10 Oct 2014 Netherlands v Kazakhstan W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
13 Oct 2014 Iceland v Netherlands L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
28 Mar 2015 Netherlands v Turkey D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.