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Anfernee Dijksteel
Personal information
Full name Anfernee Jamal Dijksteel[1]
Date of birth (1996-10-27) 27 October 1996 (age 24)[2]
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[3]
Position(s) Defender / midfielder
Club information
Current team
Middlesbrough
Number 2
Youth career
0000–2016 Nike Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2019 Charlton Athletic 41 (1)
2019– Middlesbrough 45 (0)
National team
2016 Netherlands U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:59, 12 March 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:18, 7 January 2021 (UTC)

Anfernee Jamal Dijksteel (born 27 October 1996) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Championship club Middlesbrough.

Club career

Born in Amsterdam,[3] Dijksteel started his career in the youth team at Amsterdamsche FC before moving to England to play for the Nike Academy.[4]

Charlton Athletic

He signed for Charlton Athletic development squad in January 2016, having played against the side in a friendly whilst playing for the Nike Academy.[4] He remained with the development squad until the end of the season before being promoted to the first team on a number of occasions during the 2016–17 season.[2] After impressing for Jason Euell's side he was rewarded in February 2017 with a new three-and-a-half contract extension.[5] In August 2017, he finally made his first team debut for the Addicks in a 2–1 victory over Exeter City in the EFL Cup.[6] He scored his first goal on Easter Monday, 22 April 2019, opening the scoring against Scunthorpe United in a 4–0 Charlton win.[7]

Middlesbrough

On 7 August 2019, he was signed by Championship rivals Middlesbrough for £2m.[8]

International career

Dijksteel was born in the Netherlands and is of Surinamese descent.[9] In March 2016, he received a call-up to the Netherlands under-20 side for a friendly against Portugal.[5] He went on to start in the match which finished as a 1–1 draw.[5]

Career statistics

As of match played 6 March 2021
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Charlton Athletic 2015–16[10] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–17[11] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18[6] 10 0 1 0 2 0 6[a] 0 19 0
2018–19[12] 30 1 3 0 1 0 5[b] 0 39 1
2019–20[13] Championship 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Charlton Athletic total 41 1 4 0 3 0 11 0 59 1
Middlesbrough 2019–20[13] Championship 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 17 0
2020–21[14] 29 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 31 0
Middlesbrough total 45 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 48 0
Career total 86 1 4 0 6 0 11 0 107 1
  1. ^ Five appearances in the EFL Trophy and one in the League One play-offs
  2. ^ Two appearances in the EFL Trophy and three in the League One play-offs

Honours

Charlton Athletic

References

  1. ^ "EFL Released and Retained List 2016–17" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 13 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Anfernee Dijksteel". 11v11. Retrieved 19 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Anfernee Dijksteel". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  4. ^ a b Youlton, Clive (9 May 2017). "Everton and Ajax wanted him – now Charlton Athletic ace will push for first team place". Kent Live. Retrieved 19 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b c Groom, Olly (9 May 2017). "Anfernee Dijksteel commits future to Charlton". Charlton Athletic F.C. Retrieved 19 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b "Games played by Anfernee Dijksteel in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Charlton Athletic 4-0 Scunthorpe United". 22 April 2019 – via www.bbc.com.
  8. ^ Wilson, Scott (7 August 2019). "Middlesbrough agree £2m deal for Anfernee Dijksteel". Northern Echo. Retrieved 7 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Anfernee Dijksteel". worldfootball.net.
  10. ^ "Games played by Anfernee Dijksteel in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  11. ^ "Games played by Anfernee Dijksteel in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  12. ^ "Games played by Anfernee Dijksteel in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  13. ^ a b "Games played by Anfernee Dijksteel in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  14. ^ "Games played by Anfernee Dijksteel in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  15. ^ Law, James (26 May 2019). "Charlton Athletic 2–1 Sunderland". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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