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United Legends - Jaap Stam

United Legends - Jaap Stam
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

Name - Jakob Stam

Date of Birth - 17th July 1972

Place of Birth - Kampen, Oberijssel, Netherlands

Position - Centre-back

Youth career -
1988-1992 - DOS Kampen

Senior career -
1992-1993 - FC Zwolle
1993-1995 - SC Cambuur
1995-1996 - Willem II
1996-1998 - PSV Eindhoven
1998-2001 - Manchester United
2001-2004 - Lazio
2004-2006 - Milan
2006-2007 - Ajax

International Career -
1996-2004 - Netherlands

Teams managed -
2008-2011 - Manchester United (scout)
2009 - FC Zwolle (interim)
2011-2013 - FC Zwolle (assistant)
2013-2014 - Ajax (assistant)
2014+ - Jong Ajax (assistant)

Interesting Facts -
1 - Stam has previously been voted as the best defender in 1998-99.

2 - Stam played 67 matches for Netherlands, scoring three goals during his time with the club.

3 - Whilst at Manchester United, Stam won three Premier League titles, one FA Cup, the Intercontinental Cup and also the UEFA Champions League.

4 - Stam left Manchester United for Lazio during the 2001-02 season, a very controversial transfer at the time. He left for a fee of £15.3 million.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Wednesday January 27 2016
Time: 4:31PM

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