Jan Vertonghen

Born: April 24, 1987 (age 29)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Position: Centre-back
Team: Tottenham Hotspur (no. 5)
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Career History
Youth2003-2006Ajax
Senior2006-2012Ajax
2012-Tottenham Hotspur
International2007-Belgium
Sports Mole has 577 articles about Jan Vertonghen. Articles 1 to 40:
Tottenham Hotspur players celebrate a goal by Harry Kane against Bournemouth on March 20, 2016
Report: Tottenham Hotspur will not sell key players
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur will not consider any offers for their key players during the summer.
May 3, 11:58
West Bromwich Albion's Craig Dawson scores his team's first goal during against Tottenham Hotspur on April 25, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur see Premier League title hopes falter with West Brom draw
Leicester City are three points away from the Premier League title after Tottenham Hotspur draw 1-1 with West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 25, 21:52
Mauricio Pochettino congratulates Dele Alli during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews Monday's Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane.
Apr 22, 13:22
Mauricio Pochettino looks on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur on March 2, 2016
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur at full strength for Stoke City trip
Mauricio Pochettino names a strong Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup for their clash away at Stoke City.
Apr 18, 19:04
Mauricio Pochettino embraces Harry Kane as he leaves the field during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Monday's Premier League clash between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Britannia.
Apr 15, 13:28
Toby Alderweireld doubles the lead during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Result: Late rally sees Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur score three times in the final 20 minutes to beat Manchester United 3-0 in Sunday's Premier League clash at White Hart Lane.
Apr 10, 18:22
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Team News: Jan Vertonghen back for Tottenham Hotspur
Jan Vertonghen returns from a three-month layoff as Tottenham Hotspur welcome Manchester United.
Apr 10, 15:02
Louis van Gaal appears prior to the game between Manchester United and Swansea on January 2, 2016
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane.
Apr 8, 20:38
Mauricio Pochettino the manager of Spurs looks on during the UEFA Europa League Group J match between Tottenham Hotspur and AS Monaco at White Hart Lane on December 10, 2015
Mauricio Pochettino still believes Tottenham can win Premier League title
Mauricio Pochettino insists that Tottenham Hotspur still believe they can be champions despite Leicester City's hefty lead in the Premier League title race.
Apr 8, 16:06
Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool and Mauricio Pochettino Manager of Tottenham Hotspur greet prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on October 17, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Liverpool and title-chasing Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield.
Mar 31, 17:12
Stade de Roi-Baudouin during the European Championships Group B match between Belgium and Turkey at the Stade de Roi-Baudouin, Brussels, Belgium. Turkey won 2-0.
Belgium cancel training after Brussels attacks
The Belgian national team cancel Tuesday's scheduled training session out of respect for the victims of the Brussels attacks.
Mar 22, 10:57
A general view of the Tottenham Hotspur crest ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on October 6, 2013
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth at White Hart Lane.
Mar 18, 18:53
Eden Hazard goes down injured during the game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on January 3, 2016
Chelsea, Belgium star Eden Hazard faces four-week layoff with hip injury
Belgium boss Marc Wilmots reveals that Eden Hazard is likely to be out for three to four weeks with a hip injury.
Mar 18, 18:17
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Report: Jan Vertonghen to sign new contract at Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen is reportedly close to signing a new contract at White Hart Lane.
Mar 7, 11:24
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger greets Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian Head Coach Mauricio Pochettino (L) ahead of the English League Cup third round football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane in north London on Septemb
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's huge North London derby at White Hart Lane as Premier League title contenders Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal collide.
Mar 4, 11:59
Mauricio Pochettino has forgotten to put his teeth in during the Europa League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Fiorentina on February 25, 2016
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between title-chasing Tottenham Hotspur and relegation-threatened Swansea City at White Hart Lane.
Feb 26, 20:14
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen hopes to return to action by end of March
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen reveals that he hopes to return to action from a knee injury by the end of March.
Feb 19, 12:57
Harry Kane of Spurs is foiled by goalkeeper Joe Hart of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on May 3, 2015
Preview: Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad.
Feb 12, 15:10
Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on December 13, 2015 in London, England.
Tottenham Hotspur's Mauricio Pochettino: 'Arsenal-Leicester result not important'
Mauricio Pochettino is only concerned by Tottenham Hotspur's trip to Manchester City and is not thinking about Sunday's other top-four clash between Arsenal and Leicester.
Feb 12, 14:11
Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on December 13, 2015 in London, England.
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at White Hart Lane.
Feb 4, 17:56
Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on December 13, 2015 in London, England.
Mauricio Pochettino: 'We showed great maturity in win over Norwich City'
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino says that his players showed "great maturity" in their win over Norwich City.
Feb 2, 23:04
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Timm Klose celebrates with Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez after Klose scored the third goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs FC Schalke 04 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany,
Team News: Timm Klose makes full Norwich City debut
Timm Klose makes his full debut for Norwich City as they welcome Tottenham Hotspur.
Feb 2, 18:52
Harry Kane celebrates scoring Spurs' second against Norwich on December 26, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole gazes ahead to Tuesday night's Premier League match at Carrow Road as Norwich City take on Tottenham Hotspur.
Feb 1, 13:23
Connor Wickham of Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on August 16, 2015
Crystal Palace's Connor Wickham gets three-match ban for Jan Vertonghen elbow
Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham receives a three-match ban from the FA.
Jan 29, 18:23
Dele Alli celebrates scoring Tottenham Hotspur's second goal against Crystal Palace on January 23, 2016
Preview: Colchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole looks ahead to the FA Cup tie between League One strugglers Colchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.
Jan 28, 16:45
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Tottenham Hotspur confirm Jan Vertonghen injury
Tottenham Hotspur confirm that Jan Vertonghen has suffered medial ligament damage.
Jan 26, 10:36
Connor Wickham of Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on August 16, 2015
Violent conduct charge for Connor Wickham
Crystal Palace centre-forward Connor Wickham faces a suspension as the Football Association charges him with violent conduct.
Jan 25, 13:05
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur scores an own goal against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on January 23, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur dig deep to overcome Crystal Palace
Second-half goals by Harry Kane, Deli Alli and Nacer Chadli help Tottenham Hotspur to a 3-1 comeback win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
Jan 23, 16:55
Alan Pardew manager of Crystal Palace looks on as Mauricio Pochettino manager of Tottenham Hotspur gives the thumbs up during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane on September 20, 2015
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Tottenham Hotspur's 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace, as the Lilywhites stage a fine comeback.
Jan 23, 13:59
Alan Pardew manager of Crystal Palace looks on as Mauricio Pochettino manager of Tottenham Hotspur gives the thumbs up during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane on September 20, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Saturday's London derby between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park.
Jan 21, 16:47
Aaron Lennon celebrates with Ross Barkley after scoring during the game between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur on January 3, 2016
Result: Everton, Tottenham Hotspur share the points at Goodison Park
Tottenham Hotspur come from behind to draw 1-1 with Everton in Sunday's Premier League clash at Goodison Park.
Jan 3, 17:52
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City at White Hart Lane.
Dec 24, 12:05
Josh Onomah of Tottenham during the FA Youth Cup Fifth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on February 09, 2015
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur hand full debut to Joshua Onomah against AS Monaco
Mauricio Pochettino names a much-changed starting XI for their Europa League group closer with AS Monaco, including handing a first senior start to Joshua Onomah.
Dec 10, 18:58
James McClean (L) of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Chris Brunt (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on December 5, 2015
Result: West Bromwich Albion, Tottenham Hotspur share points
Dele Alli and James McClean score as West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur draw 1-1 in the Premier League at The Hawthorns.
Dec 5, 16:57
Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on December 5, 2015
Half-Time Report: West Bromwich Albion strike back against Tottenham Hotspur
James McClean's first West Bromwich Albion goal cancels out Dele Alli's opener for Tottenham Hotspur as the sides go into the break level at The Hawthorns.
Dec 5, 15:50
Ryan Mason of Spurs is crowded out by the Chelsea defence on November 29, 2015
Match Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at the goalless draw between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at White Hart Lane.
Nov 29, 14:45
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Jan Vertonghen: 'We will not make excuses'
Jan Vertonghen claims that Tottenham Hotspur will not use a difficult schedule as an excuse to be short of their best against Chelsea.
Nov 28, 14:52
Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015 in London, England.
Match Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 West Ham United
Sports Mole dissects the action from White Hart Lane as Spurs close in on the top four with a 4-1 demolition of hapless West Ham United.
Nov 22, 18:42
Italy's coach Antonio Conte follows the action during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group H qualifying football match Norway vs Italy on September 9, 2014
Preview: Italy vs. Romania
Sports Mole previews the friendly clash between Italy and Romania in Bologna.
Nov 16, 18:37
Belgium's Jan Vertonghen (C, No5) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the friendly international match between Belgium and Italy at Baudoin King Stadium in Brussels, on November 13, 2015.
Result: Belgium put three past Italy
Belgium record an impressive 3-1 home victory over visitors Italy, thanks to goals from Jan Vertonghen, Kevin De Bruyne and Michy Batshuayi.
Nov 13, 21:38
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516