Ricky van Wolfswinkel

Born: January 27, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 6'1" (186cm)

Hometown: Woudenberg, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Striker
Team: Vitesse
Sporting's Ricky van Wolfswinkel during the Portuguese league soccer match between Benfica and Sporting on April 21, 2013
Career History
Youth1999-2008Vitesse
Senior2008-2009Vitesse
2009-2011FC Utrecht
2011-2013Sporting Lisbon
2013-2016Norwich City
→ 2014-2015Saint-Etienne (loan)
→ 2015-2016Real Betis (loan)
2016-Vitesse
International2010-Netherlands
Sports Mole has 218 articles about Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Articles 1 to 40:
Norwich striker Ricky Van Wolfswinkel in action against Real Sociedad on August 6, 2013
Birmingham City eye Ricky van Wolfswinkel loan
Birmingham City are reportedly looking to sign Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel on a season-long loan.
Jul 28, 17:54
Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring during the La Liga match between Real Betis and Barcelona at Estadio Benito Villamarin on April 30, 2016
Result: Barcelona back on top of La Liga
Barcelona return to the top of the La Liga table with just two games to play following a 2-0 win at Real Betis on Saturday night.
Apr 30, 21:20
Inigo Martinez of Real Sociedad de Futbol in action during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and Shakhtar Donetsk held on September 17, 2013
Result: Real Sociedad narrow winners over Real Betis
Goals from Xabi Prieto and Inigo Martinez help Real Sociedad record a 2-1 win over Real Betis in Saturday night's La Liga clash at the Anoeta.
Jan 30, 22:57
Barcelona players celebrate the first goal during the game with Real Betis on December 30, 2015
Result: Lionel Messi scores on 500th appearance to help Barcelona past Real Betis
Lionel Messi marks his 500th Barcelona appearance with a goal to help his side back to the top of La Liga with a 4-0 victory over Real Betis.
Dec 30, 21:24
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring the winner for Barcelona against Atletico Madrid on September 12, 2015
Team News: Lionel Messi to make 500th Barcelona appearance against Real Betis
Lionel Messi will make his 500th Barcelona appearance after being named in the starting lineup for Wednesday's La Liga match against Real Betis.
Dec 30, 18:49
Ricky Van Wolfswinkel of Norwich City battles with Daniel Henry of West Ham United during the pre season friendly match between Norwich City and West Ham United at Carrow Road on July 28, 2015
Ricky van Wolfswinkel joins Real Betis on loan
Ricky van Wolfswinkel signs for Real Betis on loan from Norwich City.
Sep 1, 01:42
Manager Alex Neil of Norwich looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Norwich City at Amex Stadium on April 3, 2015
Alex Neil pleased with Ricky van Wolfswinkel display
Alex Neil hails Ricky van Wolfswinkel's performance against Rotherham United, while the Norwich City boss refuses to be drawn on the future of Lewis Grabban
Aug 25, 22:29
Norwich striker Ricky Van Wolfswinkel in action against Real Sociedad on August 6, 2013
Result: Ricky van Wolfswinkel scores in Norwich City win at Rotherham United
Ricky van Wolfswinkel scores only his second goal for Norwich City as they see off Rotherham United to reach round three of the League Cup.
Aug 25, 21:43
Norwich's Jonny Howson celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Stoke during their Premier League match on September 29, 2013
Half-Time Report: Jonny Howson fires Norwich City ahead at Rotherham United
Jonny Howson gives Norwich City the lead away to Rotherham United in the Capital One Cup second round.
Aug 25, 20:37
Ricky Van Wolfswinkel of Norwich City battles with Daniel Henry of West Ham United during the pre season friendly match between Norwich City and West Ham United at Carrow Road on July 28, 2015
Team News: Ricky van Wolfswinkel starts against Rotherham United
Ricky van Wolfswinkel earns a recall to Norwich City's starting lineup for their Capital One Cup tie at Rotherham United.
Aug 25, 19:25
Harry Toffolo of Norwich City in action during the FA Youth Cup 5th round match between Norwich City U18's and Birmingham City U18's at Carrow Road on February 26, 2013
Result: Harry Toffolo own goal earns West Ham United win over Norwich City
West Ham United beat Norwich City 1-0 in a pre-season friendly match arranged to celebrate 80 years of Carrow Road.
Jul 28, 21:37
Alex Neil, the Norwich City manager, issues instructions during the pre season friendly match between Hitchin Town and Norwich City at Top Field Stadium on July 14, 2015
Result: Norwich City fall to Maccabi Haifa defeat
Alon Turgeman scores the winner as Norwich City slip to a 1-0 defeat in their pre-season friendly against Maccabi Haifa.
Jul 20, 19:19
Jordon Slew of Cambridge United is tackled by Ignasi Miquel during the pre season friendly match between Cambridge United and Norwich City at the Abbey Stadium on July 17, 2015
Result: Norwich City sink Cambridge United
Cambridge United are beaten 3-1 by Norwich City in their pre-season friendly thanks to goals from Gary Hooper, Ricky van Wolfswinkel and Harry Toffolo.
Jul 17, 21:56
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel shoots to score between Evian's Congolese defender Cedric Mongongu and Evian's Comorian defender Kassim Abdallah during the French L1 football match between Evian Thonon Gaillard (ETG) and Saint-Etienne (AS
Result: Max Gradel brace sends Evian TG down
Max Gradel scores twice to keep Saint-Etienne in contention for a Champions League place while consigning Evian TG to relegation from Ligue 1.
May 16, 21:53
Laurent Blanc the PSG manager looks on during the UEFA Champions League quarter final, first leg match between Paris Saint Germain and Chelsea at Parc des Princes on April 2, 2014
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Saint-Etienne
Sports Mole previews the Coupe de France semi-final between PSG and Saint-Etienne as Laurent Blanc's side hope to keep their domestic quadruple hopes alive.
Apr 6, 23:56
Monaco's French forward Anthony Martial celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Bastia (SCB) on March 13, 2015
Preview: Monaco vs. Saint-Etienne
Sports Mole looks ahead to Friday's crucial Ligue 1 fixture between Monaco and Saint-Etienne.
Apr 1, 17:20
Saint-Etienne's Senegalese defender Mustapha Bayal Sall (R) vies with Marseille's French forward Andre-Pierre Gignac (L) during the French L1 football match on February 22, 2015
Result: Mevlut Erding dents Marseille's title hopes as Saint-Etienne come back to draw
A last-gasp equaliser from Mevlut Erding gives Saint-Etienne a 2-2 draw with travelling Marseille in Ligue 1, despite Michy Batshuayi's second-half brace.
Feb 22, 21:55
Saint-Etienne's Dutch forward Ricky Van Wolfswinkel celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Lyon (OL) on November 30, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne through to Coupe de France quarter-finals
Saint-Etienne benefit from a late Pierrick Cros own goal to record a 2-1 victory over Red Star in the last 16 of the Coupe de France.
Feb 10, 21:58
Saint-Etienne's Cameroonian forward Landry N'Guemo celebrates with St Etienne's French midfielder Fabien Lemoine after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Racing Club Lens (RCL) on February 6, 2015
Result: Saint-Etienne, Lens share the spoils following six-goal draw in Ligue 1
Saint-Etienne and Lens settle for a point each following a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichardin in Ligue 1.
Feb 6, 21:21
Caen's French midfielder Julien Feret (C) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Caen (SMC) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on February 1, 2015
Result: Julien Feret strike dents Saint-Etienne Champions League hopes
Saint-Etienne suffer a hiccup in their pursuit of a top-three finish in Ligue 1 by losing 1-0 away to Caen.
Feb 1, 14:51
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish midfielder Zlatan Ibrahimovic (R) vies with Saintt-Etienne's French defender Loïc Perrin during the French Ligue Cup football match on January 13, 2015
Preview: Saint-Etienne vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Sports Mole previews the Ligue 1 encounter between Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint-Germain.
Jan 23, 18:31
Reims' French forward Gaetan Charbonnier congratulates Reims' French forward David Ngog after he scored a goal during the French L1 football match Reims vs Bastia on November 29, 2014
Team News: Three in attack for Reims as they welcome Saint-Etienne
Reims opt for three strikers in the shape of David Ngog, Nicolas de Preville and Gaetan Charbonnier as they gear up for their clash with Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.
Jan 10, 18:30
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel celebrates with his teammates after opening the scoring during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Evian (ETGFC) on December 21, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne power past Evian TG
Saint-Etienne move level with Lyon in the Ligue 1 table courtesy of a comfortable victory over Evian TG.
Dec 21, 17:52
Saint-Etienne's Dutch forward Ricky Van Wolfswinkel celebrates with his teamates after scoring an equalizer during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs FK Qarabag Agdam on November 27, 2014
Result: Nice and Saint-Etienne ends in 10-a-side stalemate
Nice's clash with Saint-Etienne ends in a 0-0 draw after two first-half red cards hamper the Ligue 1 match.
Dec 14, 15:01
Saint-Etienne's Dutch forward Ricky Van Wolfswinkel celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match against Bastia on December 6, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne move into third with 1-0 win over travellers Bastia
Saint-Etienne move into third spot in the Ligue 1 table as a goal from Ricky van Wolfswinkel gives them a slender 1-0 victory over travelling Bastia.
Dec 6, 20:55
Saint-Etienne's Dutch forward Ricky Van Wolfswinkel celebrates with his teamates after scoring an equalizer during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs FK Qarabag Agdam on November 27, 2014
Team News: Three in attack for Saint-Etienne against travelling Bastia
European hopefuls Saint-Etienne decide to put three men in attack as they welcome Bastia to the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Ligue 1.
Dec 6, 18:36
Saint-Etienne's players react after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Montpellier and Saint Etienne on December 3, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne see off Montpellier HSC to go third in table
Saint-Etienne earn a 2-0 away win over Montpellier HSC to move into third position in the Ligue 1 table, thanks to goals from Florentin Pogba and Paul Baysse.
Dec 3, 19:51
Saint-Etienne's French midfielder Renaud Cohade is congratuled by teammate St Etienne's French defender Loïc Perrin after scoring during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Lyon (OL) on November 30, 2014
Result: Lyon shocked by clinical Saint-Etienne
Saint-Etienne cruise to a 3-0 victory to condemn Lyon to their first defeat since August.
Nov 30, 22:02
St Etienne's French midfielder Franck Tabanou and Nantes' French midfielder Georges-Kevin Nkoudou vie during the French L1 football match Nantes (FCN) vs Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on November 23, 2014
Result: Nantes, Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 stalemate
Nantes and Saint-Etienne maintain their respective unbeaten runs with a goalless draw in Ligue 1.
Nov 23, 14:49
Ricky van Wolfswinkel of Norwich City celebrates after scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Everton at Carrow Road on August 17, 2013
Ricky van Wolfswinkel denies hitting out at Norwich City
Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel says that a French media story in which he appeared to slam his parent club was lost in translation.
Nov 19, 18:51
Norwich striker Ricky Van Wolfswinkel in action against Real Sociedad on August 6, 2013
Ricky van Wolfswinkel hits out at Norwich City
Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel claims that a disappointing first season in England "hurt" him.
Nov 18, 17:33
Monaco's Portuguese head coach Leonardo Jardim is pictured during the French L1 football match between Bastia (SCB) and Monaco (ASM) in Bastia, Corsica, France on October 25, 2014
Result: Ten-man Monaco hold on for Saint-Etienne point
Saint-Etienne and Monaco play out a 1-1 draw at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard to see the gap between both sides remain at three points in Ligue 1.
Nov 9, 17:53
Monaco's Portuguese head coach Leonardo Jardim is pictured during the French L1 football match between Bastia (SCB) and Monaco (ASM) in Bastia, Corsica, France on October 25, 2014
Preview: Saint-Etienne vs. Monaco
Sports Mole previews the fixture in Ligue 1 between Saint-Etienne and Monaco.
Nov 7, 16:45
Inter Milan's defender from Brazil Dodo is congratuled by teammate Inter Milan's defender from Brazil Juan after scoring during the Europa League football match AS Saint-Etienne against FC Internazionale Milan on November 6, 2014
Result: Inter Milan held by stubborn Saint-Etienne
Inter Milan draw 1-1 away to Saint-Etienne in the Europa League after Moustapha Sall cancels out Dodo's first-half opener.
Nov 6, 20:06
Saint-Etienne's French forward Kevin Monnet-Paquet (L) vies for the ball with Metz' French defender Jeremy Choplin during the French L1 football match between AS Saint-Etienne and FC Metz, on October 26, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne see off Metz
Saint-Etienne defeat Metz 1-0 through Max-Alain Gradel's second-half goal in their Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.
Oct 26, 17:57
Lorient's French Togolese forward Gilles Sunu challenges Saint-Etienne's French forward Allan Saint-Maximin during the French L1 football match between Lorient and Saint-Etienne at the Moustoir stadium in Lorient, western France, on October 18, 2014
Result: Fabien Lemoine scores late winner to guide Saint-Etienne past Lorient
Fabien Lemoine's late goal in a 1-0 victory over Lorient sends Saint-Etienne to fourth in Ligue 1.
Oct 18, 21:59
Toulouse forward Wissam Ben Yedder celebrates after scoring a goal against Nice on October O5, 2013
Result: Wassim Ben Yedder strike seals Toulouse win
Wassim Ben Yedder scores in the first half to give Toulouse a 1-0 win over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.
Oct 5, 14:59
St Etienne's French defender Loic Perrin celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match Saint-Etienne vs Ajaccio at the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France, on May 17, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne, Bordeaux miss top spot after draw
Tiago Ilori cancels out a Ricky van Wolfswinkel penalty as Bordeaux hold Saint-Etienne to a 1-1 draw.
Sep 25, 21:59
Saint-Etienne's French midfielder Fabien Lemoine is congratulated by a teammate after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lens and Saint-Etienne on September 21, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne see off Lens
Fabien Lemoine's late strike helps Saint-Etienne beat Lens in their Ligue 1 match.
Sep 21, 17:53
Rennes' French coach Philippe Montanier looks on prior to the French L1 football match Rennes vs Evian-Thonon Gaillard on August 16, 2014
Result: Missed penalty costs Saint-Etienne as Rennes earn a point
Saint-Etienne's 100% start to the Ligue 1 season ends as Rennes hang on for a point.
Aug 24, 17:52



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14FC Twente200224-20
15Willem II200214-30
16Roda JC200237-40
17ADO Den HaagADO Den Haag200205-50
18NAC BredaNAC Breda200228-60