Jaap Stam

Born: July 17, 1972 (age 45)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Kampen, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Centre-back
Team: Reading
Career History
Senior1995-1996Willem II
1996-1998PSV Eindhoven
1998-2001Manchester United
2001-2004Lazio
2004-2006AC Milan
2006-2007Ajax
International1996-2004Netherlands
Managerial2011-2013PEC Zwolle (assistant)
2013-2014Ajax (assistant)
2016-Reading
Sports Mole has 131 articles about Jaap Stam. Articles 1 to 40:
Ajax head coach Frank de Boer looks on prior to the Eredivisie match against PSV Eindhoven on March 20, 2016
Jaap Stam: 'Frank de Boer requires more time at Crystal Palace'
Reading boss Jaap Stam offers his support to compatriot Frank de Boer, who he believes requires more time to integrate his favoured playing style at Selhurst Park.
Sep 6, 17:34
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Ryan Giggs backs Manchester clubs to challenge for Premier League title
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs believes that the Premier League title race will be between his former club, Manchester City and Liverpool this season.
Sep 2, 21:08
A general view of the Madejski Stadium, home to Reading FC, on December 10, 2011
Reading confirm Sone Aluko signing
Reading confirm the signing of striker Sone Aluko on a four-year deal from Fulham.
Aug 29, 22:03
Dave Edwards in action for Wolves in January 2015
Dave Edwards leaves Wolverhampton Wanderers for Reading
Reading complete the signing of veteran Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Dave Edwards on a two-year deal.
Aug 26, 17:22
Leandro Bacuna in action for Aston Villa on January 1, 2015
Leandro Bacuna completes Reading move
Leandro Bacuna moves from Reading to Aston Villa in a four-year deal.
Aug 13, 19:49
Jaap Stam watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Jaap Stam denies playoff hangover following Reading defeat
Reading manager Jaap Stam plays down concerns that his side were suffering from a playoff hangover during their 2-0 defeat to QPR on the opening weekend.
Aug 5, 19:28
General view of the Madjeski Stadium ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Leicester City at Madejski Stadium on April 14, 2014
John Swift pens new five-year Reading deal
Reading announce that 22-year-old midfielder John Swift has signed a new five-year contract with the Championship outfit.
Jul 31, 13:54
Jordan Obita of Reading takes on Jesse Lingard of Derby County during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Derby County and Reading at iPro Stadium on February 14, 2015
Report: Four Championship clubs keen on Reading winger Jordan Obita
Reading winger Jordan Obita is thought to be a transfer target for Middlesbrough, Hull City, Fulham and Birmingham City.
Jul 22, 20:19
Vito Mannone for Sunderland on October 18, 2014
Vito Mannone joins Reading from Sunderland on three-year deal
Reading announce the signing of Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee said to be around £2m.
Jul 19, 20:10
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Iceland and Austria on June 22, 2016
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson leaves Wolverhampton Wanderers for Reading
Wolverhampton Wanderers announce that Jon Dadi Bodvarsson has penned a three-year deal with Reading.
Jul 14, 17:04
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Iceland and Austria on June 22, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker 'set for Reading move'
Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Jon Dadi Bodvarsson is reportedly closing in on a move to Reading.
Jul 13, 23:31
General view of the Madjeski Stadium ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Leicester City at Madejski Stadium on April 14, 2014
Reading appoint Ron Gourlay as new CEO
Former Chelsea CEO Ron Gourlay is appointed as Reading's new chief executive.
Jul 10, 15:16
Jaap Stam watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Jaap Stam signs new Reading deal
Reading announce that manager Jaap Stam has signed a new two-year contract.
Jul 4, 17:32
Jurgen Locadia of PSV Eindhoven in action during the UEFA Europa League group stage match between FC Chornomorets Odesa and PSV Eindhoven held on October 3, 2013
PSV Eindhoven star Jurgen Locadia: 'My dream is to play for Manchester United'
Highly-rated PSV Eindhoven striker Jurgen Locadia admits that playing for Manchester United is his dream and is hoping to do so via an "intermediate step".
Jun 17, 22:06
Jaap Stam watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Leeds United want Jaap Stam as Garry Monk replacement?
Reading boss Jaap Stam is reportedly on Leeds United's shortlist of possible candidates to replace Garry Monk as manager.
Jun 11, 14:27
Jaap Stam watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Report: Reading offer manager Jaap Stam new two-year deal
A report claims that Reading have offered Jaap Stam a new two-year deal at the Madejski Stadium in an attempt to fend off interest from other clubs.
Jun 10, 14:41
England's Michael Keane in the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania on March 26, 2017
Burnley line up Liam Moore as Michael Keane replacement?
Burnley reportedly earmark Reading centre-back Liam Moore as a possible replacement for Michael Keane should he leave the club this summer.
Jun 4, 19:11
Jaap Stam watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Reading boss Jaap Stam: "To lose on penalties is hard"
Reading manager Jaap Stam says that losing the playoff final on penalties to Huddersfield Town is "hard".
May 29, 19:12
A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
Team News: Huddersfield Town, Reading unchanged for Championship playoff final
Huddersfield Town and Reading both name unchanged starting lineups for this afternoon's Championship playoff final at Wembley.
May 29, 14:02
Jaap Stam watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Live Commentary: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Reading (4-3 on pens) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Huddersfield Town's penalty-shootout win over Reading, as the Terriers earned promotion to the Premier League.
May 29, 14:00
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner watches on during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Manchester City at the John Smith's Stadium on February 18, 2017
Preview: Huddersfield Town vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews Monday's Championship playoff final between Huddersfield Town and Reading at Wembley Stadium.
May 28, 16:21
Jaap Stam watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Reading manager Jaap Stam: 'I want to manage at the very top'
Reading manager Jaap Stam admits that joining the Championship club last summer was a "risk", but is happy with his decision as he prepares for Monday's playoff final.
May 28, 11:05
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner watches on during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Manchester City at the John Smith's Stadium on February 18, 2017
Middlesbrough keen on Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner?
Middlesbrough are reportedly considering making a move for Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner after Monday's Championship playoff final.
May 28, 08:56
Jaap Stam watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Jaap Stam: 'My future is at Reading'
Reading boss Jaap Stam says that he will remain at the club for next season, regardless of whether they earn promotion to the Premier League.
May 25, 18:27
Yann Kermorgant celebrates scoring during the Championship playoff semi-final game between Reading and Fulham on May 16, 2017
Result: Yann Kermorgant penalty sends Reading to Wembley
Yann Kermorgant scores from the penalty spot to send Reading into the Championship playoff final after a 1-0 victory over Fulham.
May 16, 21:45
Reading manager Jaap Stam on August 9, 2016
Jaap Stam defends use of 'negative' tactics in playoff semi-final
Reading manager Jaap Stam hits back at comments made by opposite number Slavisa Jokanovic, claiming that his side's physical approach against Fulham was justified.
May 13, 21:25
A general view of Fulham's Craven Cottage football ground in London on December 5, 2011
Team News: Floyd Ayite, Stefan Johansen in for Fulham
Floyd Ayite and Stefan Johansen come into the Fulham XI as they welcome Reading in the first leg of their Championship playoff.
May 13, 16:38
Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic pictured on August 5, 2016
Preview: Fulham vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the first leg of the Championship playoff semi-final between Fulham and Reading at Craven Cottage.
May 11, 19:14
Reading manager Jaap Stam on August 5, 2016
Jaap Stam unsure over Reading future ahead of Championship playoffs
Jaap Stam admits that he does not know if he will be Reading boss next season, but is focused on trying to guide his side into the Premier League.
May 10, 19:33
Angers' Jonathan Kodjia runs during a friendly football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Angers (SCO) on July 16, 2015
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia fit to start for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is passed fit to start for Aston Villa as they welcome Reading to Villa Park.
Apr 15, 14:06
Reading manager Jaap Stam on August 5, 2016
Jaap Stam: 'Reading must learn from mistakes in Norwich City thrashing'
Jaap Stam is expecting the Reading players to learn from their mistakes after they were thrashed 7-1 by a rampant Norwich City at Carrow Road.
Apr 9, 15:05
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during the EFL Cup (3rd Round) match between West Ham United and Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium on September 21, 2016
Karren Brady: 'No plans to sack Slaven Bilic'
West Ham United vice-chair Karren Brady denies reports that the club are preparing to sack manager Slaven Bilic.
Apr 1, 13:52
Terriers boss David Wagner watches on during the FA Cup replay between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town on March 1, 2017
West Ham United to replace Slaven Bilic with David Wagner?
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner is the latest name linked with replacing Slaven Bilic at West Ham United.
Mar 30, 14:23
Slaven Bilic points and shouts during the FA Cup fourth-round replay between West Ham United and Liverpool on February 9, 2016
Slaven Bilic not worried about speculation linking other managers to his job
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic insists that he is not worried about the speculation over his job.
Mar 30, 11:21
Royals boss Jaap Stam watches on during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and Reading on January 7, 2017
Reading boss Jaap Stam not ruling out West Ham United job
Jaap Stam says that it "is nice to be recognised" after seeing his name linked with the West Ham United job, which could be made vacant at the end of the season.
Mar 29, 21:52
Reading manager Jaap! Stam! poses with his Championship manager of the month award for January 2017 [DO NOTE USE UNTIL FEB 10]
Report: West Ham United keen on Reading boss Jaap Stam to replace Slaven Bilic
West Ham United are reportedly eyeing up Reading manager Jaap Stam as a replacement for under-fire boss Slaven Bilic.
Mar 26, 11:13
Brighton manager Chris Hughton looks on ahead of the Pre Season Friendly between Crawley Town and Brighton & Hove Albion at the Checkatrade.com Stadium on July 22, 2015
Team News: Brighton & Hove Albion unchanged for Reading clash
Chris Hughton names an unchanged Brighton & Hove Albion side for the visit of promotion rivals Reading.
Feb 25, 16:33
Royals boss Jaap Stam watches on during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and Reading on January 7, 2017
Sir John Madejski: 'Jaap Stam will be in demand'
Reading co-chairman Sir John Madejski admits that it will be tough for the Royals to keep hold of manager Jaap Stam after his impressive work for the club this season.
Feb 24, 16:57
Reading manager Jaap Stam on August 5, 2016
Jaap Stam "not thinking" about new contract
Reading manager Jaap Stam says that he is "not thinking" about signing a new deal with the club.
Feb 17, 18:37
Yann Kermorgant of Bournemouth in action during a Pre Season Friendly between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Vitality Stadium on July 31, 2015
Yann Kermorgant signs new one-year Reading deal
Reading forward Yann Kermorgant pens a one-year extension to remain with the Royals until 2018.
Feb 10, 17:07



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