Full name: Glenn Loovens
Date of birth: 22nd September 1983(33 years old)
Place of birth: Doetinchem, Netherlands
Height: 1.88m (6ft2)
Playing position: Centre back
Senior career(appearances)(goals) –loan
2001-2006 Feyenoord (27) (0)
2003-2004 Excelsior (24) (2)
2004-2005 De Graafschap (11) (0)
2005-2006 Cardiff City (33) (2)
2006-2008 Cardiff City (67) (1)
2008-2012 Celtic (61) (8)
2012-2013 Zaragoza (21) (0)
2013- Sheffield Wednesday (102) (1)
2002-2004 Netherlands U21 (6) (0)
2009-2010 Netherlands (2) (0)
Sheffield Wednesday signed Glenn Loovens on a short term deal in December 2013. He then decided to commit to a new deal when his outstanding contract expired in May 2014. He was then announced as the club captain for Sheffield Wednesday.
Loovens has no honours in his career, but has played in the Champions League for Celtic and has captained a number of sides throughout his career. Loovens was the subject of transfer interest in Summer 2008 by Old Firm rivals Celtic and Rangers. In the end, he decided to join Celtic for a fee believed to be around £2.1 million.
Loovens has made 405 appearances and has scored 15 goals in his career so far.
FACT: While at Feyenoord academy, Loovens was team mates with Robin Van Persie and Said Boutahar at the age of twelve!