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Maarten Stekelenburg

  • Maarten Stekelenburg
  • Age33
  • Apps25
  • Contract2016/06/30
  • Height6ft 6in (1.97m)
  • PositionGoalkeeper

On 22 June 2015, Southampton secured the services of Stekelenburg on a season-long loan from Fulham.

The experienced Dutchman was brought in to cover for the injured Fraser Forster.

He made his debut for the club on 30 July in the third qualifying round of the season’s Europa League, a 3–0 win over Vitesse Arnhem at St. Mary’s Stadium.

He made his Premier League debut for the Saints in a 2–2 draw away at Newcastle United on the opening day of the 2015–16 Premier League season.


Further reading: Wikipedia