Karim El Ahmadi

Born: January 27, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)
Weight: 12st 4lb (78kg)

Hometown: Enschede, Netherlands
Nationality: Morocco Moroccan

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Feyenoord (no. 8)
Karim El Ahmadi, Ron Vlaar
Career History
Senior2004-2008FC Twente
2008-2012Feyenoord
2012-2014Aston Villa
2014-Feyenoord
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Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
Live Commentary: Feyenoord 0-4 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 4-0 victory over Feyenoord in the Champions League.
Sep 13, 18:45
Ederson in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Team News: Ederson starts for Manchester City
Ederson is fit enough to start between the posts for Manchester City in their Champions League trip to Feyenoord.
Sep 13, 18:35
Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action for Manchester United against Hull City on August 27, 2016
Team News: Henrikh Mkhitaryan handed rare Manchester United start
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is handed a rare start for Manchester United's Europa League meeting with Feyenoord, while the visitors are without a number of key players.
Nov 24, 19:01
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev on October 20, 2015
Result: Manchester United lose in Rotterdam
Manchester United's Europa League Group A campaign begins with a 1-0 defeat to Feyenoord in Rotterdam.
Sep 15, 19:53
Dirk Kuyt of Feyenoord runs with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Feyenoord Rotterdam and Southampton FC at De Kuip on July 23, 2015
Result: Feyenoord thrash FC Twente to keep up pressure on Ajax
Feyenoord secure a resounding 5-0 win over a struggling FC Twente side in Sunday's Eredivisie clash at De Kuip to keep up the pressure on league leaders Ajax.
Nov 22, 15:29
General view of the De Kuip Stadion, home of Feyenoord taken during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Feyenoord and Vitesse held on April 21, 2013
Result: Feyenoord continue to impress after seeing off Willem II
Feyenoord climb to third in the Eredivisie table after beating Willem II 1-0 in Sunday's clash at De Kuip.
Sep 13, 15:35
Tonny Vilhena of Feyenoord in action during the Eredivisie Dutch league match between AZ Alkmaar and Feyenoord on May 5,2014
Result: Feyenoord see off Utrecht
Feyenoord survive the second-half dismissal of Rick Karsdorp to record a 3-2 win over Utrecht in their Eredivisie opener.
Aug 8, 21:41
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Result: Go Ahead Eagles stun Feyenoord
Eredivisie strugglers Go Ahead Eagles confirm Dordrecht's relegation with a shock 1-0 win at Feyenoord.
Apr 19, 13:27
Edouard Duplan of Utrecht in action during the Dutch Eredivisie match between FC Utrecht and NEC Nijmegen held at Stadion Galgenwaard on December 6, 2013
Result: FC Utrecht hold Feyenoord to goalless draw
FC Utrecht hold fourth-placed Feyenoord to a 0-0 draw in their Eredivisie clash at the Stadion Galgenwaard.
Mar 1, 15:25
Gervinho (L) with his teammate Daniele Verde of AS Roma celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match against Feyenoord on February 19, 2015
Result: Roma, Feyenoord play out draw
Roma are held to a 1-1 draw by Feyenoord in Thursday evening's Europa League round-of-32 first-leg clash at the Stadio Olimpico.
Feb 19, 19:55
Gervinho with his teammate Juan Manuel Iturbe of AS Roma celebrates after scoring the second team's goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between AS Roma and PFC CSKA Moskva on September 17, 2014
Half-Time Report: Roma edge in front against Feyenoord
A Gervinho goal gives Roma a 1-0 lead against Feyenoord in Thursday evening's Europa League round-of-32 clash at the Stadio Olimpico.
Feb 19, 18:52
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Result: Feyenoord score two scrappy goals to beat Cambuur
Goals from Karim El Ahmadi and Colin Kazim-Richards help Feyenoord beat Cambuur 2-1 in the Eredivisie.
Feb 8, 13:27
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Result: Feyenoord see off FC Twente
Feyenoord cruise to a 3-1 win against FC Twente in Sunday afternoon's Eredivisie clash at De Kuip.
Jan 18, 15:39
Karim El Ahmadi of Feyenoord celebrates scoring his teams second goal of the game with team mates during the Eredivisie match between PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Rotterdam held at the Philips Stadion on December 17, 2014
Result: Colin Kazim-Richards gives Feyenoord win at NAC Breda
NAC Breda succumb to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Feyenoord their Eredivisie clash at the Rat Verlegh Stadion, where Colin Kazim-Richards scored the only goal.
Dec 21, 15:38
Luuk de Jong of PSV Eindhoven celebrates scoring his teams first goal of the game during the Eredivisie match between PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Rotterdam held at the Philips Stadion on December 17, 2014
Result: Last-gasp Memphis Depay strike downs Feyenoord
Luuk de Jong scores a hat-trick as PSV Eindhoven twice come from behind to claim a 4-3 win over Feyenoord.
Dec 17, 21:45
Fiorentina's German midfielder Marko Marin celebrates after opening the scoring during the Europa League Group K football match Guingamp vs Fiorentina on November 27, 2014
Europa League roundup: Holders Sevilla taste first defeat
Sports Mole rounds up this evening's first set of Europa League fixtures from across the continent.
Nov 27, 20:30
Sven Van Beek of Feyenoord in action during the Eredivisie Dutch league match between AZ Alkmaar and Feyenoord on May 5,2014
Result: Feyenoord beat PEC Zwolle for fifth win on bounce
Second-half goals from Sven van Beek and Jean-Paul Boetius earn Feyenoord their fifth consecutive Eredivisie victory courtesy of a 2-0 win over PEC Zwolle.
Nov 1, 20:36
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Result: Feyenoord thrash Groningen
Feyenoord comprehensively beat Groningen 4-0 in this afternoon's Eredivisie clash at De Kuip.
Oct 5, 15:25
Valencia's midfielder Sergio Canales celebrates his goal with teammates during the UEFA Europa league Group A football match Valencia FC vs FC St. Gallen at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on October 24, 2013
Sergio Canales rejects Aston Villa approach?
Sergio Canales rejects a move to Aston Villa from Real Sociedad, according to a report.
Sep 1, 19:55
Aston Villa's Karim El Ahmadi in action against Malaga during a friendly match on August 10, 2013
Karim El Ahmadi rejoins Feyenoord
Feyenoord re-sign Karim El Ahmadi from Aston Villa on a three-year deal.
Sep 1, 10:52
Alan Hutton of Aston Villa in action during the pre season friendly match between Burton Albion and Aston Villa at the Pirelli Stadium on July 14, 2012
Result: Alan Hutton strike hands Aston Villa pre-season win over Walsall
Alan Hutton scores the only goal of the game to give Aston Villa a 1-0 win over Walsall in a pre-season friendly.
Aug 5, 21:21
Tottenham Hotspur's manager Tim Sherwood points to the fans at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on April 12, 2014.
Team News: Tim Sherwood makes two changes for final day
Tottenham Hotspur boss Tim Sherwood makes two changes to his side for their final day clash with Aston Villa at White Hart Lane.
May 11, 14:19
Manchester City's David Silva celebrates with team mate Fernandinho after scoring his team's first goal against Liverpool during the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Team News: David Silva starts for Manchester City
Manchester City's David Silva returns to their starting lineup for their Premier League match against Aston Villa.
May 7, 19:16
Villa defender Matthew Lowton in action against Malaga on August 10, 2013
Team News: Paul Lambert makes two Aston Villa changes
Paul Lambert brings in Matthew Lowton and Ciaran Clark as he seeks a victory against Hull City this afternoon.
May 3, 14:47
Steven Davis of Southampton holds off Marc Albrighton and Karim El Ahmadi of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park on April 19, 2014
Result: Southampton held at Aston Villa
Southampton are frustrated by Aston Villa as they are held to a goalless draw despite dominating for much of the game.
Apr 19, 17:09
Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on January 18, 2014
Team News: Four changes for Aston Villa
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert makes four changes while Crystal Palace remain unchanged for their Premier League clash this afternoon.
Apr 12, 14:32
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis smiles prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on January 28, 2014
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa as both teams look to edge closer to survival.
Apr 10, 13:40
Aston Villa's Yacouba Sylla in actio during a friendly match against Luton on July 23, 2013
Yacouba Sylla 'frustrated' by lack of football at Aston Villa
Yacouba Sylla admits that he is 'frustrated' by a lack of first-team action at Aston Villa this season.
Apr 9, 18:29
Felix Magath, Manager of Fulham looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on March 15, 2014
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Fulham
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between hosting Aston Villa and Fulham as the rock-bottom Cottagers reach the now-or-never stage in their bid for survival.
Apr 3, 16:35
Manchester United Manager David Moyes heads for the dressing room at half-time during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on March 16, 2014
Team News: Five changes for Manchester United
Manchester United make five changes to their starting lineup for their game against Aston Villa this afternoon.
Mar 29, 12:02
Manchester United Manager David Moyes heads for the dressing room at half-time during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on March 16, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Man United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford, as the hosts look to bounce back from derby disappointment.
Mar 27, 18:40
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on December 1, 2013
Jose Mourinho denies Football Association charge, requests personal hearing
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho denies a charge of improper conduct from the FA.
Mar 25, 17:34
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge in west London on February 8, 2014
Jose Mourinho: 'I am treated differently by the FA'
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that he is treated differently to others following his charge from the Football Association.
Mar 22, 03:11
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on December 1, 2013
Jose Mourinho charged with improper conduct
The FA charges Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho with improper conduct.
Mar 19, 18:06
Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on prior to during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage on March 1, 2014
Jose Mourinho still unhappy with referee Chris Foy
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that Ramires's challenge on Karim El Ahmadi on Saturday was a result of decisions not going his side's way all game.
Mar 17, 19:45
Aston Villa's Karim El Ahmadi in action against Malaga during a friendly match on August 10, 2013
Aston Villa given Karim El Ahmadi injury boost
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert reveals that Karim El Ahmadi has escaped with only a sore shin following his clash with Ramires during Saturday's win over Chelsea.
Mar 17, 17:30
Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Aston Villa at KC Stadium on October 5, 2013
Paul Lambert slams Ramires for 'leg-breaking challenge' on Karim El Ahmadi
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert blasts Chelsea midfielder Ramires for his "leg breaker" of a challenge on Karim El Ahmadi
Mar 15, 21:11
Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on prior to during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage on March 1, 2014
Match Analysis: Aston Villa 1-0 Chelsea
Sports Mole casts its eye over Aston Villa's surprise victory over Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Mar 15, 20:16
Paul Lambert manager of Aston Villa congratulates goal scorer Fabian Delph of Aston Villa after the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Chelsea at Villa Park on March 15, 2014
Result: Aston Villa stun nine-man Chelsea
Aston Villa dent Chelsea's Premier League title hopes with a 1-0 win over the nine-man Blues at Villa Park.
Mar 15, 19:25
Newcastle's Loic Remy celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Chelsea on November 2, 2013
Team News: Loic Remy back for Newcastle United against Aston Villa
Newcastle United striker Loic Remy returns from his three-match ban for this afternoon's Premier League clash against Aston Villa.
Feb 23, 12:48



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1PSV EindhovenPSV12101137132431
2Ajax1281335102525
3PEC Zwolle126511710723
4Vitesse1264223121122
5AZAZ117131915422
6FC Utrecht126241821-320
7Feyenoord125432114719
8Heerenveen125341820-218
9ADO Den HaagADO Den Haag125251516-117
10SBV Excelsior125251415-117
11Heracles124351822-415
12VVV-VenloVVV-Venlo123541317-414
13Sparta RotterdamSparta122551019-911
14Willem II123181527-1210
15Groningen122371420-69
16FC Twente123091623-79
17NAC BredaNAC Breda122371127-169
18Roda JC11218922-137
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