John Heitinga

Born: November 15, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Centre-back
Team: Hertha Berlin (no. 5)
John Heitinga
Career History
Senior2009-2014Everton
2014Fulham
2014-Hertha Berlin
Sports Mole has 64 articles about John Heitinga. Articles 1 to 40:
Salomon Kalou of Hertha BSC celebrates with team mates after scoring a goal during the Hertha BSC v VfL Wolfsburg - Bundesliga match at Olympiastadion on September 24, 2014
Result: Hertha Berlin cruise to victory over Hamburger SV
Hamburger SV suffer another disappointment in the Bundesliga as Hertha Berlin record a comfortable 3-0 victory.
Oct 25, 16:26
Schalke's midfielder Julian Draxler celebrates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Eintracht Frankfurt on September 20, 2014
Result: Schalke 04 beat Hertha Berlin in Roberto Di Matteo's first game
Julian Draxler shines as Schalke beat Hertha Berlin 2-0 at the Veltins-Arena to give new manager Roberto Di Matteo a winning start in the Bundesliga.
Oct 18, 19:22
Schalke's Klaas-Jan Huntelaar celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Hoffenheim during their Bundesliga match on March 8, 2014
Half-Time Report: Schalke 04 lead Hertha Berlin on Roberto Di Matteo's debut
Schalke lead at the halfway point of Roberto Di Matteo's first game in charge after Klaas Jan Huntelaar gave them a 1-0 lead over Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga.
Oct 18, 18:20
Fulham manager Felix Magath prior to kick-off against Hull in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Preview: Ipswich Town vs. Fulham
Sports Mole previews the late Saturday kickoff in the Championship as playoff hopefuls Ipswich host recently-relegated Fulham at Portman Road.
Aug 7, 20:14
Spain's national football team players celebrate with the trophy during the award ceremony following the 2010 World Cup football final Netherlands vs. Spain on July 11, 2010
On this day: Spain add World Cup to European triumph
On this day in 2010, Andres Iniesta scored deep into extra time to win the World Cup for Spain against the Netherlands.
Jul 11, 09:34
Fulham's Dutch defender John Heitinga closes in on Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford in Manchester on February 9, 2014
Hertha Berlin complete John Heitinga signing
Hertha Berlin sign defender John Heitinga to a two-year contract on a free transfer from Fulham.
Jun 23, 22:44
Damien Duff of Fulham with the ball during of the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage on August 24, 2013
Damien Duff one of 10 senior players leaving Fulham
Fulham release 10 senior players from their books, including Damien Duff and Steve Sidwell.
May 23, 16:53
Fulham's Dutch defender John Heitinga closes in on Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford in Manchester on February 9, 2014
John Heitinga eyes swift promotion for Fulham
John Heitinga calls on his Fulham teammates to gain promotion back to the Premier League at the first attempt.
May 18, 12:33
Arsenal's players celebrate after winning the FA Cup semi-final penalty shootout against Wigan Athletic at Wembley on April 12, 2014
Top five FA Cup semi-finals
Sports Mole rounds up five of the best FA Cup semi-finals since the 1990s.
Apr 13, 12:03
Fulham's Dutch defender John Heitinga closes in on Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford in Manchester on February 9, 2014
John Heitinga confident of Fulham survival
Fulham centre-back John Heitinga has the belief that the club can escape the drop from the Premier League this season.
Apr 11, 14:01
Fernando Amorebieta, Brede Hangeland, John Arne Riise and Kieran Richardson of Fulham celebrate at the end of the match against Aston Villa on April 5, 2014
Is the great escape back on for Fulham?
Sports Mole takes a look at whether Fulham can achieve another remarkable great escape following their win at Aston Villa.
Apr 6, 11:03
Steven Naismith of Everton celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Everton at Craven Cottage on March 30, 2014
Result: Everton continue Champions League charge
Steven Naismith scores twice as Everton beat Fulham 3-1 in the Premier League at Craven Cottage.
Mar 30, 15:20
Everton's Spanish manager Roberto Martinez arrives for the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on January 28, 2014
Team News: Roberto Martinez makes no changes
Everton boss Roberto Martinez names an unchanged starting lineup from the 3-0 win over Newcastle United in midweek as his side face Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Mar 30, 13:07
Fulham's Dutch defender John Heitinga closes in on Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford in Manchester on February 9, 2014
John Heitinga believes in survival "miracle" for Fulham
Fulham defender John Heitinga believes that his side can perform a "miracle" and secure Premier League survival.
Mar 10, 07:59
Steven Caulker of Cardiff City celebrates with Kenwyne Jones as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and Fulham at Cardiff City Stadium on March 8, 2014
Result: Steven Caulker brace helps Cardiff City to victory over Fulham
Steven Caulker scores twice as Cardiff City beat Fulham 3-1 to earn three crucial points in their battle against relegation.
Mar 8, 16:51
Fulham's Dutch defender John Heitinga closes in on Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford in Manchester on February 9, 2014
John Heitinga: 'I do not regret signing for Fulham'
John Heitinga insists that he does not regret making the decision to join Fulham in January.
Mar 7, 02:26
Andre Schurrle of Chelsea celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage on March 1, 2014
Result: Andre Schurrle scores hat-trick as Chelsea defeat Fulham
Andre Schurrle scores all three goals for Chelsea as they see off their West London neighbours Fulham to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League.
Mar 1, 16:56
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
John Heitinga up for Fulham "challenge"
John Heitinga is confident that there is enough quality in the Fulham squad to beat the drop.
Feb 7, 12:15
Juan Mata poses with his new #8 Manchester United shirt on January 27, 2014
The Premier League's January transfer window review
Sports Mole reviews the business that each Premier League club carried out during the January transfer window.
Feb 1, 11:41
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
John Heitinga joins Fulham
Dutch defender agrees a deal that sees him leave Everton to join fellow Premier League outfit Everton.
Jan 31, 22:33
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
Agent: 'Galatasaray want John Heitinga'
John Heitinga's agent says that Galatasaray have made an approach to sign the Everton defender.
Jan 25, 12:53
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
Report: Roma line up John Heitinga bid
Reports suggest that Roma are about to lodge a bid for Everton centre-back John Heitinga.
Jan 17, 05:37
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
Norwich City ready John Heitinga bid?
A report suggests that Norwich City are planning a move for Everton defender John Heitinga.
Jan 6, 03:15
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
John Heitinga to join West Ham United?
Everton defender John Heitinga is reportedly ready to join West Ham United when the January transfer window opens.
Dec 31, 11:39
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
John Heitinga keen on Roma switch
Everton defender John Heitinga admits that he is tempted to join Roma at the end of the season.
Dec 24, 13:54
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
Roberto Martinez: 'Nikica Jelavic, John Heitinga could leave in January'
Nikica Jelavic and John Heitinga could leave Everton in the transfer window to improve their chances of making it to the 2014 World Cup.
Dec 21, 00:38
Heitinga of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
Roma sizing up John Heitinga bid?
Reports suggest that Roma are lining up a January bid for Everton defender John Heitinga.
Dec 20, 02:08
James McCarthy of Everton signals during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison Park on September 30, 2013
Roberto Martinez: 'James McCarthy suspension is a squad test'
Everton manager Roberto Martinez says that James McCarthy's suspension will give the team the chance to test their squad against Fulham.
Dec 13, 20:50
Manager Roberto Martinez of Everton watches on before the Pre Season Friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Everton FC at Ewood Park on July 27, 2013
Preview: Everton vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Tottenham Hotspur's trip to Everton on Sunday.
Nov 1, 15:38
Everton striker Aruna Kone in action against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium on October 5, 2013
John Heitinga, Arouna Kone likely to miss Tottenham Hotspur match
Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes that this weekend's match against Tottenham Hotspur will be too soon for injured duo John Heitinga and Arouna Kone.
Oct 29, 19:47
John Heitinga
John Heitinga expects "tough" Queens Park Rangers test
John Heitinga says that he expects Queens Park Rangers to set up defensively at Goodison Park this afternoon.
Apr 13, 04:18
John Heitinga
David Moyes praises John Heitinga's mentality
Everton manager David Moyes praises defender John Heitinga's mentality.
Apr 6, 22:48
Phil Jagielka
Phil Jagielka to have surgery on gashed ankle
Everton manager David Moyes says that Phil Jagielka needs surgery on a badly gashed ankle.
Mar 2, 17:33
Robin Van Persie scores his team's second during the match against Everton on February 10, 2013
Result: Manchester United beat Everton to go 12 points clear
Goals from Ryan Giggs and Robin van Persie give Manchester United a 2-0 win over Everton to send the Red Devils 12 points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Feb 10, 17:51
Wayne Rooney celebrates
Team News: Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie start against Everton
Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie are both included in Manchester United's starting XI for today's Premier League clash against Everton.
Feb 10, 15:43
Everton defender Leighton Baines scores his second, from the penalty spot, against West Brom on January 30, 2013
Result: Everton close gap on Tottenham Hotspur
A double from Leighton Baines has seen Everton overcome West Bromwich Albion 2-1 at Goodison Park.
Jan 30, 22:04
David Moyes and skipper Phil Neville before Everton's game with Leyton Orient on August 29, 2012
Phil Neville admits Everton got lucky
Everton captain Phil Neville admits that his team rode their luck in their 2-1 FA Cup win over Bolton Wanderers.
Jan 27, 22:43
Dougie Freedman
Dougie Freedman takes positives from Everton defeat
Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman believes that his team deserved more from their FA Cup fourth-round encounter at home to Everton.
Jan 26, 23:17
Goodison Park
Preview: Everton vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Everton and Swansea City at Goodison Park.
Jan 10, 15:15
Toffees striker Victor Anichebe celebrates his goal against Newcastle on January 2, 2013
Team News: Victor Anichebe starts for Everton
Victor Anichebe starts alongside Nikica Jelavic for Everton's FA Cup third-round tie at Cheltenham Town.
Jan 7, 19:20



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