Joey van den Berg
|Full name||Joey van den Berg|
|Date of birth||13 February 1986|
|Place of birth||Nijeveen, Netherlands|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|2007–2008||Go Ahead Eagles||11||(1)|
|2018–2019||→ NEC (loan)||28||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 May 2019|
Joey van den Berg (born 13 February 1986) is a Dutch professional footballer who currently plays as a defensive midfielder for Eerste Divisie club NEC. He formerly played professional football for SC Heerenveen, FC Omniworld, Go Ahead Eagles, PEC Zwolle and Reading.
Dutch Club Career
On 28 June 2016, it was announced that Reading would sign Van den Berg on a two-year contract after his current deal expired at SC Heerenveen and when the transfer window officially opened on 1 July 2016. He scored his first goal for Reading in a 2–0 EFL Cup win against Plymouth Argyle on 9 August 2016. On 27 September 2017, van den Berg extended his contract with Reading until the summer of 2019.
He was released by Reading at the end of the 2018–19 season.
After his release by Reading in July 2019, he rejoined his old club, NEC on a two-year contract.
- As of match played 15 March 2019.
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|PEC Zwolle||2010–11||Eerste Divisie||27||5||2||0||-||4||0||33||5|
|NEC (loan)||2018–19||Eerste Divisie||24||0||1||0||-||-||25||0|
- PEC Zwolle
- "EFL: Club list of registered players" (PDF). English Football League. 20 May 2017. p. 34. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
- Joey van den Berg at WorldFootball.net
- Van den Berg evenaart recordaantal rode kaarten - AD (in Dutch)
- "Joey van den Berg set to join the Royals". Reading F.C. 28 June 2016.
- "Reading 2-0 Plymouth". BBC Sport. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
- "Van den Berg extends Royals contract". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 27 September 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
- "Joey van den Berg heads to Holland on loan". readingfc.co.uk/. Reading F.C. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
- "Paul McShane: Reading defender released by the Championship club". BBC Sport. 10 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
- "Joey van den Berg". www.nec-nijmegen.nl (in Dutch). 2018-08-01. Retrieved 2019-07-22.
- "J.van den Berg". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
- "Games played by Joey van den Berg in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
- "Games played by Joey van den Berg in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
- Voetbal International profile (in Dutch)
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