Jerdy Schouten leaves for Telstar

Jerdy Schouten leaves at ADO Den Haag and goes on to pursue his career at Telstar. The attacking midfielder signed a contract for one year in Velsen with an option for another season.

Schouten joined the ADO youth system in 2008. Slowly he worked up to the first team. He has been part of the selection since this the start of last season. Schouten debuted on December 10th, 2016 in the away match against NEC (3-0 loss). The Spijkenisser also played in the matches against Ajax and in the Cup against Feyenoord. They were all defeats.

The club thank Jerdy for his efforts in recent years and wish him a great success in his further career!

Barbara Lorsheyd returning to ADO Ladies

Barbara Lorsheyd will be part of the ADO ladies squad for the 2017-2018 season. The 26-year-old keeper returns to the Kyocera Stadium.

In the 2007-2008 season, Barbara Lorsheyd at the age of 16 came to the club as a young talent. From the beginning she was the first keeper to stay for a few seasons. Thus she became part of the renowned team that won the Championship and the KNVB Beker (cup) in season 2011-2012. After six seasons at ADO ladies, Lorsheyd left for Telstar in 2014 where she played for two seasons. She then continued her football career at FC Twente, where she still defends the goal until the end of the season.

“I would like to start the new season at ADO ladies. It is a beautiful club, always fighting with passion on the pitch. In addition, it’s great with the fans who always do their best to create a nice atmosphere in the stadium. I have been playing for seven seasons myself and am glad I can play in an ADO ladies shirt again.”

A Hague icon returns to the old nest again, according to technical manager Alex Scholte. Chief trainer Arend Regeer agrees with this and sees cooperation with Barbara: “Barbara is a keeper with experience, is driven and strong in coaching.”

ADO ladies lose another star player

Mijke Roelfsema will no longer be playing for ADO ladies next season. The 19-year-old defender has been awarded a scholarship at Boston College. At that university, she can pursue her studies in Psychology and play football for the Boston College Eagles, playing in the Atlantic Coast Conference, one of the stronger competitions in NCAA Women’s football leagues in America.

“I learned a lot of lessons at ADO ladies in three years. I have had the opportunity to play in the Netherlands at the highest level. I would like to take the next step with studying and football. “Said Mijke Roelfsema.

We all wish Mijke every success in America, both with her studies and with her football career

ADO ladies to lose four top players

Jennifer Vreugdenhil, Jessie van Leeuwen, Hélène Heemskerk and Michelle Vrieling will no longer be playing afor ADO ladies next season. All four players have decided to focus on their own future careers outside of football.

Jennifer Vreugdenhil addresses the application procedure in defense. The 22-year-old goalkeeper played over six seasons at ADO ladies, winning a championship and three cups. She also won the European Championships with the Dutch under 19’s.

Jessie van Leeuwen was 15 years old when she left RKAVV to join ADO ladies. She is already in her fifth season: “ADO ladies will always stay in my heart, but I want to focus on my future career.” Currently, Jessie is employed at ID College.

Hélène Heemskerk can no longer combine her future plans with top sport. In addition to her work, she will follow the accelerated part-time training PABO: “After seven seasons at the highest level, it is time for me to make other choices. Following the bankruptcy of the FC Utrecht Women in January 2014, I switched directly to ADO ladies where I was received with open arms. With the strong organization for women’s football and the good facilities I’ve had a lot of good times with ADO. For me, after so many years, it has come time to choose my professional career.”

Michelle Vrieling hopes to finish her Master of Intervention Criminology at the VU in December. After that, she will probably leave for India for a longer period to continue the week she started in April. “I look forward to fore-filling my ambitions in my career. Despite that fact, I of course will be missing football at ADO ladies. I played five seasons here and learned a lot, plus having a lot of fun. ADO feels like my second family. So I’m sure to continue to follow them!”  Said Michelle Vrieling.

ADO ladies thanks these girls for their great efforts they have shown in the past few years and wish them great success with their future careers away from football.

ADO’s full transfer window deals

The January transfer window is now closed and ADO have been busy. Five players joining and four leaving. Will these new players get ADO out of trouble? Only time will tell.

New players and their shirt numbers

11. Randy Wolters (until end of season loaned from Go Ahead Eagles)

14. Donny Gorter (under contract until end of the season)

15. Abel Tamata (under contract until end of the season)

19. Guyon Fernandez (under contract until end of the season)

23. Abdenasser El Khayati (until end of season loaned from Queens Park Rangers)

Players who have left

Dennis van der Heijden (until end of the season loaned out to FC Volendam)

Ludcinio Marengo (until end of the season loaned out to Go Ahead Eagles)

José San Román (Sold to Newell’s Old Boys)

Hector Hevel (Sold to AEK Larnaca)

Tamata at ADO until end of season

Abel Tamata until the end of this season playing for ADO Den Haag. The defender, who had no club was signed up after a trial period of almost two weeks. He will wear shirt number 15.

Tamata is 26 years old and born in Bergen op Zoom. He went through the youth academy of PSV and played 28 times for them. He also played for one season at Roda JC and he was two years under contract at FC Groningen. Tamata is available this Friday for the match against Vitesse.

Van der Heijden goes on loan to Volendam

Dennis van der Heijden will be released for the next six months on loan to FC Volendam, which plays in the Jupiler League. The 19 year old striker will have the opportunity in Volendam to further develop and gain a lot more playing time. Van der Heijden is under contract with ADO until 2019.
Last season, Van der Heijden enjoyed a dream debut by scoring as a substitute twice to beat Excelsior. This season, the attacker has played sixteen times in the Eredivisie. In those he did not score.

ADO Den Haag wish Dennis the best in Volendam and hope to see him back this summer in the Kyocera Stadium.

ADO take QPR player on loan

ADO Den Haag has strengthened its squad in the last moments of the transfer window by recruiting abdenasser el khayati. The attacking midfielder is on loan until the end of the season of the English side Queens Park Rangers.

Born in Rotterdam El Khayati debuted in 2008 in professional football at FC Den Bosch. After two seasons he moved to NAC Breda and then played for Olympiakos Nicosia in Cyprus. After that me moved to the English club Burton Albion, which were promoted from League 2 to League 1. Since January 2016 he is under contract with Queens Park Rangers from the championship, second highest level in England.

Player swap between ADO and Go Ahead Eagles

Ludcinio Marengo has gone out on loan to Go Ahead Eagles for the rest of the season, Randy Wolters in return comes to ADO Den Haag it was announced today. Both players will be at their respective clubs until the end of the season.

Winger Marengo (25) came in the summer of 2015 from FC Volendam. In one and a half year he made 37 appearances in the first team, where he scored twice. He primarily saw action as a substitute.

Wolters (26) is a winger. He played for Go Ahead Eagles since 2015. He is no stranger to ADO Den Haag. Wolters played one season in the youth side (D1). He eventually made his debut in professional football for FC Utrecht in the 2007/2008 season. He has also played for FC Emmen, FC Den Bosch and VVV Venlo. Wolters has been mostly as a substitute..

Two more players on trial at ADO

In the quest to strengthen the squad, ADO Den Haag have two more players, Jan Wuytens and Donny Gorter joining the squad for training. They will both in the coming days try to earn a contract with the club. They will report for training at the Kyocera Stadium today.

Wuytens has no club at the moment. The defender was until last year under contract with AZ but last season because of injury he was out of the first team. The 31-year-old Wuytens went through the youth academy of PSV, but debuted in professional football in 2007 at Heracles Almelo. Furthermore, he also played four seasons for FC Utrecht.

The 28-year-old Gorter was until December this year under contract with the Danish club Viborg. Earlier, the midfielder, son of former footballer and Hagenaar Edwin Gorter, also played for NAC, AZ and the Danish club Aalborg.