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Ron Vlaar Biography

Ron Peter Vlaar is a Dutch footballer who plays as a centre back profile for Premier League club Aston Villa. He is also the team's captain for the 2012–13 season. In the season 2004–05, Vlaar made his unexpected Eredivisie debut at the age of 20. On 28 April 2005, Vlaar made his European debut. The youngster was part of the starting line-up in the UEFA Cup semi final away match against Sporting Clube de Portugal (2–1). Vlaar played three Eredivisie matches and two UEFA Cup matches in his debut season. On 8 December 2005, Vlaar signed a three-and-a half-year deal with Feyenoord. Vlaar made his official Feyenoord debut on 15 January 2006, in the away match against Vitesse(0–1). His statistics failed to impress as he played 16 Eredivisie matches after his winter break transfer, without scoring any goals. On 1 August 2012, Vlaar officially joined Aston Villa, signing a three-year contract. On 15 September, Vlaar was named captain for the 2012/13 season in the absence of club captain Stiliyan Petrov. His first game as captain resulted in Aston Villa's first win of season, a 2–0 win over Swansea City.

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Dutch Cup: Feyenoord beat AZ Alkmaar to qualify for the final
Dutch Cup: Feyenoord beat AZ Alkmaar to qualify for the final
Feyenoord will face FC Utrecht in the final of the competition.
Dutch Eredivisie: PSV extend their lead on top with a win over Heracles Almelo
Dutch Eredivisie: PSV extend their lead on top with a win over Heracles Almelo
PSV are now four points clear at the top of the Eredivisie table
India has so many opportunities and possibilities: Ron Vlaar
India has so many opportunities and possibilities: Ron Vlaar
Ron Vlaar talks about Aston Villa, India and the Messi-Ronaldo debate
10 free agents clubs should target in the 2015 summer transfer window
10 free agents clubs should target in the 2015 summer transfer window
With the 2015 summer transfer window set to open when the season ends, these 10 high profile players will be available for free
5 Positions in world football that are on the verge of extinction
5 Positions in world football that are on the verge of extinction
Every time we move on to a new phase in life, we leave some of the past behind. Football is no different. Full backs are more attacking than ever, def ...
Louis van Gaal's 5 potential January transfer targets
Louis van Gaal's 5 potential January transfer targets
The New Year is here, and it brings us to the favorite time of the season – The Transfer Window! Time and again, all we fans with opinions (ever ...
Top 5 free agents of the January transfer window
Top 5 free agents of the January transfer window
Dani Alves and Giorgio Chiellini are also potential free agents this January Expectancy, foreboding, anxiety, anguish and finally, ecstasy. If you ...
Aston Villa-Manchester United Statistical Preview
Aston Villa-Manchester United Statistical Preview
Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United travel to Villa Park on Saturday. A statistical preview
Five mutually beneficial player trades that should happen this January
Five mutually beneficial player trades that should happen this January
With a third of the season already past us, managers and fans alike have tasted the fruit of their activity in the summer transfer window. For some, t ...
Report: Manchester United ready to spend big for Diego Godin
Report: Manchester United ready to spend big for Diego Godin
Manchester United to activate Diego Godin's release clause
5 defenders Manchester United should consider buying in January
5 defenders Manchester United should consider buying in January
Manchester United have had a disappointing season so far mainly due to their defensive frailties. New summer signings in defence Luke Shaw and Marcos ...
Guus Hiddink to step down if Netherlands fail to win next match
Guus Hiddink to step down if Netherlands fail to win next match
Netherlands squad for upcoming matches; Guus Hiddink to step down if Oranje do not win next match
Rumour: Manchester United set to sign Dutch defender Ron Vlaar in January
Rumour: Manchester United set to sign Dutch defender Ron Vlaar in January
Ron Vlaar According to this report in Express, Manchester United are set to buy Ron Vlaar in order to bolster their ailing defence. Ron Vlaar and ...
FIFA World Cup 2014: Team of the Tournament
FIFA World Cup 2014: Team of the Tournament
FIFA World Cup 2014: Team of the Tournament
Ron Vlaar's penalty for Netherlands against Argentina crossed the line, but why was it not given?
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