Karin Stevens

Karin Christiaan Ida Catharina Stevens (born 11 June 1989) and known since 2015 as Stevie Malagrida,[1] is a Dutch football striker, who plays for DVC Eva's Tienen in the women's Belgian First Division (second tier). She has also played for the Dutch national team.

Karin Stevens
Stevie Malagrida (since 2015)
Personal information
Full name Karin Christiaan Ida Catharina Stevens
Date of birth 11 June 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Maastricht, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder / Striker
Club information
Current team
DVC Eva's Tienen
Youth career
Leonidas Wolder
SC Jekerdal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Willem II 37 (32)
2011 Lierse
2015–2016 Ladies Genk 9 (6)
2016– DVC Eva's Tienen 3 (0)
National team
2006–2009 Netherlands 35 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2017

Club career

Her career started at amateur clubs Leonidas Wolder and later SC Jekerdal where she played amongst the boys teams. She began as an offensive midfielder able to play in any position in the front. When the Dutch women's professional league (Eredivisie Vrouwen) was established in 2007, she signed to play for FC Twente, however she was prevented from playing for the club due to regulations restricting the number of national team players per club, in order to play she moved to Willem II.[2]

In her first season (2007–08) at Willem II, she scored 20 goals in 22 matches and was the club and league top scorer.[2][3] In her second season (2008–09) she managed 10 goals in 12 matches as a shoulder injury sidelined her for five months of the season.[4][5] She received offers to play for clubs abroad, Brøndby IF (Denmark) and LdB FC Malmö (Sweden) showed interest, but planning for a career after football she decided to decline the offers from abroad.[2] The shoulder injury required a second operation and she missed almost the entire 2009–10, playing just 2 matches and scoring 1 goal.[6][7]

She was making her comeback during the 2010–11 season and played 4 matches scoring 1 goal,[8] when on 4 January 2011, she joined Lierse in the Belgian First Division.[9][10] At the end of the season, on 4 August 2011, she decided to retire from football.[11]

In May 2015, she agreed a contract with Ladies Genk[12] and in August 2015 she made a comeback under a new name Stevie Malagrida.[1] She played 9 matches of the 2015–16 Belgian Super League season for Ladies Genk.[13]

She moved from Genk to DVC Eva's Tienen ahead of the 2016–17 Super League season.[14] She played 3 matches for Tienen that season.[15]

International career

She made her debut for the Netherlands women's national football team under coach Vera Pauw on 31 August 2006, in a 4–0 World Cup qualifying defeat to England.[16]

She played an important part in qualifying the Netherlands to the UEFA Women's Euro for the first time by scoring three of the Dutch four goals in the two legs 2009 Euro qualifying play-offs against Spain.[17][18] She was selected for the Dutch team which reached the semifinals of the UEFA Women's Euro 2009, playing all of the Netherlands five matches in the tournament and scoring the second goal of the country debut match in major tournaments, against Ukraine.[19][20] The semifinal match England was her 35th and last match for the national team, she scored 16 goals.[16]

International goals

Scores and results list the Netherlands goal tally first.[16]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 24 September 2006 Oosterenkstadion, Zwolle, Netherlands  Hungary 1–0 4–0 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
2. 2–0
3. 4–0
4. 22 November 2006 Mitsubishi Forklift Stadion, Almere, Netherlands  Russia 1–0 5–0 Friendly
5. 6 March 2008 Alpha Sports Center, Larnaca, Cyprus  Japan 1–1 1–3 2008 Cyprus Cup
6. 8 March 2008 Paralimni Stadium, Paralimni, Cyprus  Scotland 1–0 1–0 2008 Cyprus Cup
7. 7 May 2008 Univé Stadion, Emmen, Netherlands  China PR 1–0 1–1 Friendly
8. 10 August 2008 Caledonian Stadium, Pretoria, South Africa  South Africa 2–1 2–1 Friendly
9. 27 September 2008 Kras Stadion, Volendam, Netherlands  Belgium 3–0 3–0 2009 UEFA Women's Euro qualification
10. 25 October 2008 Pabellón de la Ciudad del Fútbol, Madrid, Spain  Spain 1–0 2–0 2009 UEFA Women's Euro qualification
11. 30 October 2008 Kras Stadion, Volendam, Netherlands  Spain 1–0 2–0 2009 UEFA Women's Euro qualification
12. 2–0
13. 14 December 2008 Stade Paul Cosyns, Compiègne, France  France 1–0 2–0 Friendly
14. 11 July 2009 Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam, Netherlands   Switzerland 1–0 5–0 Four Nations Cup
15. 15 July 2009 Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam, Netherlands  China PR 1–1 2–4 Four Nations Cup
16. 23 August 2009 Veritas Stadion, Turku, Finland  Ukraine 2–0 2–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2009

References

  1. ^ a b "Karin Stevens onder andere naam van start bij zuiderburen". voetbalcentraal.nl (in Dutch). 29 August 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "De mooie, maar korte carrière van Karin Stevens". vrouwenvoetbalnieuws.nl (in Dutch). 2 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Eindstanden Topscorers Eredivisie, HK en EK - 2007-2008". vrouwenvoetbalnederland.nl (in Dutch). 11 October 2008. Archived from the original on 28 March 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Karin Stevens - Eredivisie 2008-2009". vrouwenvoetbalnederland.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Eindstanden Topscorers Eredivisie, HK en EK - 2008-2009". vrouwenvoetbalnederland.nl (in Dutch). 24 September 2009. Archived from the original on 28 March 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Karin Stevens - Eredivisie 2009-2010". vrouwenvoetbalnederland.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Seizoen Stevens is al heel snel over". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). 17 October 2009. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Karin Stevens - Eredivisie 2010-2011". vrouwenvoetbalnederland.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Karin Stevens tekent bij WD Lierse". Lierse SK (in Dutch). 4 January 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  10. ^ "Stevens, Slegers weg bij Willem II". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). 12 January 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  11. ^ Mahieu, Maryan (4 August 2011). "Karin Stevens stopt met voetballen". vrouwenteam.be (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Karin Stevens vertrekt naar Ladies Genk". vrouwenvoetbalnieuws.nl (in Dutch). 18 May 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  13. ^ "Stevie Malagrida 2015-2016". voetbalkrant.com (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Transfers KRC Genk Ladies". KRC Genk Ladies (in Dutch). 15 July 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Stevie Malagrida 2016-2017". voetbalkrant.com (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  16. ^ a b c "Profile". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  17. ^ "OranjeLeeuwinnen met 24 speelsters naar Spanje". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). 9 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  18. ^ Profile in UEFA's Euro 2009 archive
  19. ^ "Memory Match: debuut eindronde". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). 4 June 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  20. ^ "2009 Women's Euro - Netherlands squad". UEFA. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
2007–08 Eredivisie (women)

The 2007–08 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the first season of the Netherlands women's professional football league. It took place from 29 August 2007 until 21 May 2008 with six teams participating. AZ became the first Eredivisie winners. The 60 matches of the season had a 45,695 total attendance.

2008 Cyprus Cup

The 2008 Cyprus Women's Cup was the inaugural edition of the Cyprus Women's Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Cyprus. Six national teams, including five senior teams and one youth team, were invited: Canada, Netherlands, Japan, Russia, Scotland, and the United States U-20 team (the United States senior team competed in the concurrent 2008 Algarve Cup). Canada defeated the United States U-20 team in the final.

2008–09 Eredivisie (women)

The 2008–09 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the second season of the Netherlands women's professional football league. The league took place from 21 August 2008 to 31 May 2009 with seven teams. AZ successfully defended the title and became champions for a second year running. The 84 matches of the season had a 56,365 total attendance.

Eredivisie (women)

The Eredivisie Vrouwen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈeːrədiˌvizi]) (Dutch for Honor Division) is the professional women's football league in the Netherlands. Organized by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) it was established in 2007 and then played for five seasons until 2012 when the leagues of the Netherlands and Belgium merged forming a single combined league (BeNe League). After three seasons the BeNe League folded and the Eredivisie was restarted in the 2015–16 season. The league winner receives a spot in the UEFA Women's Champions League.

Netherlands women's national football team

The Netherlands women's national football team (Dutch: Nederlands vrouwenvoetbalelftal) is directed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), which is a member of UEFA and FIFA.

In 1971, the team played the first women's international football match recognized by FIFA against France. They have played at the final tournament of the 2009, 2013, and 2017 UEFA Women's Championship and were champions in 2017. They have played at the final tournament of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time, and reached thirteenth place. They have also played at the final tournament in the 2019 edition, losing 2-0 the final against the United States.

The nicknames for the team are Oranje (Orange) and Leeuwinnen (Lionesses). Sarina Wiegman has been head coach since January 2017. As of July 2019, the team is ranked number 3 in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

UEFA Women's Euro 2009

The 2009 UEFA Women's Championship, or just Women's Euro 2009, was played in Finland between August 23 and September 10, 2009. The host was appointed on July 11, 2006, in a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Berlin and the Finnish proposal won over the Dutch proposal.

The UEFA Women's Championship is a regular tournament involving European national teams from countries affiliated to UEFA, the European governing body, who have qualified for the competition. The competition aims to determine which national women's team is the best in Europe.

The 2009 tournament was won by Germany for a seventh time in ten events. They beat England, appearing in their first final since 1984, 6–2 in the final. The Germans also boasted the tournament's leading goalscorer in Inka Grings.

UEFA Women's Euro 2009 squads

This article lists all the confirmed national football squads for the UEFA Women's Euro 2009.

Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad.

Willem II (women)

Willem II Vrouwen was the women's football section of Willem II football club from Tilburg, the Netherlands. They were founder members of the Eredivisie Vrouwen in 2007. In February 2011 Willem II announced they were withdrawing support for their women's section, for financial reasons.Willem II worked together with SC 't Zand from Tilburg.

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