Michel Vorm – Player Profile
Michel Vorm is a Dutch international goalkeeper (GK) who joined Tottenham Hotspur in July 2014 after a successful spell at Swansea City. He is a reliable auxiliary to French number 1 Hugo Lloris.
Vorm began his professional career at Utrecht where he spent his first season out on loan at Den Bosch. He totalled 150 appearances in all competitions for Utrecht. In August 2011 Vorm became the first choice keeper for Swansea. In his debut season for the Welsh club, Vorm was awarded Supporter’s Player, Player’s Player, and Away Player of the Year at their post-season awards. With a growing popularity among the Swansea fans, Vorm successfully made 98 appearances in the three seasons he was there.
In his first season at Spurs, he filled in for Lloris in March 2015, in a campaign that meant he played 14 times for Spurs in all competitions. During the 2015-16 season, he started for Spurs 7 times, 6 of which were during Tottenham Hotspur’s domestic cup runs.
Vorm made his first senior appearance for the Netherlands on the 14th November 2008 replacing Henk Timmer mid-match. Since then, Michel Vorm has been included in the Netherlands squad for two World Cups and for the Euros in 2012. He is currently the deputy to Dutch number 1 Jasper Cillessen.
|Full Name||Michel Armand Vorm|
|Date of Birth||20th October 1983|
|Place of Birth||IJsselstein, Netherlands|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.84 m)|
|2011 – 2014||Swansea City – 89 League apps, 2 Domestic Cup apps, 6 European Cup apps|
|2006 – 2011||Utrecht – 136 League apps, 5 Domestic Cup apps, 9 European Cup apps|
|2005 – 2006 (loan)||Den Bosch – 35 League appearances|
|National Team||Netherlands – 15 appearances|
|Domestic Cup Appearances||28|
|European Cup Appearances||3|
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