Melvin De Leeuw - Player Profile


Full Name:Melvin De Leeuw
Born:April 25th, 1988 (Bergen Op Zoom, Netherlands)
Height:6ft
Position:Midfield/Forward
Signed:June 19th, 2013
First Manager:Derek Adams (2nd Spell)
Left Club:October 28th, 2014
Career Stats: 43 appearances, 10 goals
Debut (as sub): August 10th, 2013 - Ross County 1 - 3 Partick Thistle (League - Premiership)
Full Debut: August 17th, 2013 - St Johnstone 4 - 0 Ross County (League - Premiership)
First Goal: September 21st, 2013 - Ross County 2 - 1 Heart of Midlothian (League - Premiership)

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 2014/15  Premiership 5 (3) 1 0.13 3 0 25.0% 0.0% 75.0%
 2013/14  Premier Division 20 (15) 9 0.26 3 0 28.6% 17.1% 54.3%
25 (18) 10 0.23

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 Sep 23rd, 2014 League Cup  (H)  vs. Hibernian 0 - 2
 Sep 13th, 2014 League  (H)  vs. Motherwell 1 - 2
 Aug 30th, 2014 League  (A)  vs. Hamilton Academical 0 - 4
 Aug 26th, 2014 League Cup  (A)  vs. Stranraer 2 - 1
 Aug 16th, 2014 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 1 - 2
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Aug 26th, 2014 League Cup  (A)  vs. Stranraer 2 - 1
 May 10th, 2014 League  (A)  vs. Partick Thistle 3 - 2
 Mar 29th, 2014 League  (A)  vs. Celtic 1 - 1
 Mar 25th, 2014 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 1
 Mar 15th, 2014 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 1 - 0

Melvin De Leeuw began his football career at RBC Roosendaal, having played for various youth clubs such as RKSV Halsteren and NAC Breda before moving RBC Roosendaal in November 4, 2007.

Made his debut in professional football, in the league match against RKC Waalwijk, which ended in a 0–2 loss. De Leeuw came on as a 77th minute substitution for Saša Stojanović.
In 2008–09 season, De Leeuw featured in the starting line-up for the first ten matches and scored his first goal, in a 2–1 loss versus SC Cambuur and two weeks later, on 7 November 2008, De Leeuw scored, again, in a 2–2 draw against RKC Waalwijk. 2008–09 De Leeuw's breakout season, he added three more goals and made twenty-five appearance. The following season, De Leeuw scored three goals in thirty-two appearance in all competitions and in 2010–11 season, the player would score ten goals in thirty-two appearance in all competitions.

In 2011–12, Melvin made his debut, in a 4–2 win over AGOVV Apeldoorn, on the opening game of the season and scored his first goal, on 11 September 2011, in a 4–1 win over Volendam. On 9 December 2011, the player scored twice, in a 5–1 win over Veendam. In his first season at SC Cambuur, De Leeuw would score eleven goals in thirty-four appearance in all competitions, becoming the club's second top-scorer behind Erik Bakker.

At the end of the 2012–13 season, it was announced that De Leeuw would leave the club on a free transfer,to pursue his career abroad. In all, Melvin scored 13 goals in 57 appearances for SC Cambuur as his team went on to secure the Eerste Divisie Championship and promotion to the Dutch Eredivisie last season.

On 19th June 2013, Melvin De Leeuw subsequently signed for Ross County, penning a 2 year deal. The player made his competitive debut for the club, coming on as substitute in the 46th minutes for Branislav Mićić, in a 3–1 loss against Partick Thistle. An intelligent player, with an educated left foot. In October 2014 the club cancelled his contract through mutual consent.

 Goals Scored
Sep 21st, 2013 League  (H)  vs. Hearts 2 - 1 (88')
Sep 28th, 2013 League  (A)  vs. Motherwell 1 - 3 (30')
Nov 23rd, 2013 League  (A)  vs. Hearts 2 - 2 (50')
Dec 14th, 2013 League  (H)  vs. Motherwell 1 - 2 (61')
Feb 22nd, 2014 League  (H)  vs. St Mirren 2 - 1 (84')
Mar 15th, 2014 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 1 - 0 (28')
Mar 25th, 2014 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 1 (34')
Mar 29th, 2014 League  (A)  vs. Celtic 1 - 1 (15')
May 10th, 2014 League  (A)  vs. Partick Thistle 3 - 2 (76')
Aug 26th, 2014 League Cup  (A)  vs. Stranraer 2 - 1 (15')

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