Leandro Bacuna

Born: August 21, 1991 (age 26)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Groningen, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Winger
Team: Reading (no. 19)
Leandro Bacuna in action during the EFL Cup game between Reading and Millwall on August 22, 2017
Career History
Senior2009-2013Groningen
2013-2017Aston Villa
2017-Reading
Sports Mole has 172 articles about Leandro Bacuna. Articles 1 to 40:
Leandro Bacuna in action for Aston Villa on January 1, 2015
Leandro Bacuna completes Reading move
Leandro Bacuna moves from Reading to Aston Villa in a four-year deal.
Aug 13, 19:49
Jamie 'Rocky Balboa' Vardy gets physical with Leandro Bacuna during the game between Aston Villa and Leicester on January 16, 2016
Report: Aston Villa reject Reading's Leonardo Bacuna bid
Aston Villa reject a £1.5m bid from Championship rivals Reading for 25-year-old midfielder Leonardo Bacuna, according to a report.
Jul 31, 14:22
Big Tom Cairney in action during the FA Cup game between Cardiff City and Fulham on January 8, 2017
Championship: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2017
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Championship with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jun 6, 12:00
Angers' Jonathan Kodjia runs during a friendly football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Angers (SCO) on July 16, 2015
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia fit to start for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is passed fit to start for Aston Villa as they welcome Reading to Villa Park.
Apr 15, 14:06
Leandro Bacuna in action for Aston Villa on January 1, 2015
Steve Bruce: 'Leandro Bacuna ban is a bit harsh'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that Leandro Bacuna's six-match ban for abusing an official is "a bit harsh".
Mar 3, 11:12
Leandro Bacuna of Aston Villa in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City v Aston Villa at the King Power Staduim on September 13, 2015
Leandro Bacuna handed six-game ban for abusing official
Aston Villa midfielder Leandro Bacuna is given a six-match ban for abusing an official in their game with Derby.
Mar 3, 09:05
Leandro Bacuna in action for Aston Villa on January 1, 2015
Aston Villa midfielder Leandro Bacuna charged with violent conduct
The Football Association charges Aston Villa midfielder Leandro Bacuna with violent conduct following his dismissal against Derby County on Saturday.
Feb 27, 18:19
Aly Cissokho in action for Aston Villa on January 10, 2015
Aston Villa defender Aly Cissokho makes Olympiacos loan switch
Aston Villa offload full-back Aly Cissokho to Olympiacos, who have the option to turn his initial loan move into a permanent deal at the end of the season.
Jan 16, 18:09
Son Heung-min celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on May 8, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur edge past Aston Villa into FA Cup fourth round
Ben Davies and Son Heung-min fire Tottenham into the fourth round of the FA Cup courtesy of a 2-0 win over Aston Villa at White Hart Lane.
Jan 8, 17:54
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa celebrates after Rudy Gestede of Aston Villa scored during the Capital One Cup third round match between Aston Villa and Birmingham City at Villa Park on September 22, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Aston Villa facing fine over Bristol City defeat
Aston Villa are facing a fine of at least £25,000 after having seven players booked during their loss to Bristol City.
Aug 27, 18:22
Fernando Forestieri of Sheffield Wednesday is tackled by Lawrie Wilson of Bolton during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Reebok Stadium on September 15, 2015
Result: Aston Villa start campaign with defeat at Sheffield Wednesday
Fernando Forestieri nets the only goal of the match as Sheffield Wednesday condemn Aston Villa to defeat in their first game in the Championship.
Aug 7, 18:27
Dusan Tadic celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Southampton on April 23, 2016
Result: Dusan Tadic double helps Southampton edge out Aston Villa
Southampton register a 4-2 victory over already-relegated Aston Villa to maintain their hopes of qualifying for next season's Europa League.
Apr 23, 16:56
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United scores their third goal during the Premier League match against Newcastle United at St James' Park on January 12, 2016
Team News: Wayne Rooney, Marouane Fellaini start for United
Wayne Rooney and Marouane Fellaini are in the Manchester United starting XI for the visit of Aston Villa.
Apr 16, 14:03
Eddie Howe looks on prior to the Premier League match between Watford and Bournemouth at Vicarage Road on February 27, 2016
Team News: Ciaran Clark one of five Aston Villa changes
Ciaran Clark returns from a calf complaint as Aston Villa host Bournemouth this afternoon.
Apr 9, 14:11
Leandro Bacuna in action for Aston Villa on January 1, 2015
Aston Villa's Leandro Bacuna eyes PSV Eindhoven, Ajax moves
Aston Villa's Leandro Bacuna expresses a desire to one day play for either PSV Eindhoven or Ajax in his native Holland.
Mar 27, 12:49
Raheem Sterling clutches his afro after missing a shot during the League Cup final between Liverpool and Manchester City on February 28, 2016
Team News: Raheem Sterling drops to Manchester City bench
Raheem Sterling drops out of the Manchester City starting XI for the visit of Aston Villa.
Mar 5, 14:09
Romelu Lukaku scores during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Everton on March 1, 2016
Result: Aston Villa suffer 18th Premier League defeat at the hands of Everton
Aston Villa suffer their 18th Premier League defeat of the season as Everton seal a 3-1 win at Villa Park.
Mar 1, 21:39
Marko Arnautovic of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's second goal against Aston Villa at Britannia Stadium on February 27, 2016
Result: Marko Arnautovic double helps Stoke City beat Aston Villa
Stoke City move into eighth position in the Premier League table with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa.
Feb 27, 16:55
Marko Arnautovic of Stoke City converts a penalty kick against Aston Villa at Britannia Stadium on February 27, 2016
Live Commentary: Stoke City 2-1 Aston Villa - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Stoke City's 2-1 victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League clash at the Britannia Stadium.
Feb 27, 14:00
Remi Garde is perpetually baffled during the Premier League game between West Ham and Aston Villa on February 2, 2016
Aston Villa lose 3-0 to the club's Under-21s in behind-closed-doors match
Aston Villa's senior team suffer a 3-0 defeat to the club's Under-21 side in a behind-closed-doors friendly.
Feb 22, 16:32
James Milner and Philippe Coutinho celebrate during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Liverpool on February 14, 2016
Result: Liverpool run riot against hapless Aston Villa
Liverpool beat Aston Villa 6-0 at Villa Park to climb back into the top half of the Premier League table in some style.
Feb 14, 15:56
Joleon Lescott celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Norwich City on February 6, 2016
Result: Aston Villa close gap to Premier League safety with win over Norwich City
Lowly Aston Villa close the gap to Premier League safety with a 2-0 win over fellow strugglers Norwich City at Villa Park.
Feb 6, 16:53
Rudy Gestede celebrates scoring during the game between Aston Villa and Leicester on January 16, 2016
Result: Aston Villa, Leicester City share the spoils
Aston Villa come from one goal behind to claim a point in a 1-1 draw with high-flying Leicester City in Saturday's late Premier League kickoff.
Jan 16, 19:30
Aston Villa manager Remi Garde during the game with Norwich City on December 28, 2015
Team News: Remi Garde rings the changes
Aston Villa boss Remi Garde makes a host of changes for today's FA Cup tie away at Wycombe Wanderers.
Jan 9, 12:01
Jonny Howson celebrates scoring Norwich's opener against Aston Villa on December 28, 2015
Result: Aston Villa in deeper trouble after Norwich City defeat
Aston Villa's winless run in the Premier League is extended to 18 games as they lose 2-0 away to Norwich City.
Dec 28, 16:53
Aly Cissokho in action for Aston Villa on January 10, 2015
Aly Cissokho leaves Porto to return to Aston Villa
Porto claim that Aston Villa have recalled Aly Cissokho from his season-long loan, although he cannot play until January for the Premier League side.
Dec 18, 16:52
Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on December 13, 2015.
Result: Arsenal beat Aston Villa to reach summit
Olivier Giroud and Aaron Ramsey send Arsenal to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa.
Dec 13, 15:21
Joleon Lescott of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's frist goal with his team mate Jordan Ayew during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Aston Villa at St Mary's Stadium on December 5, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park.
Dec 12, 11:28
Graziano Pelle of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Team News: Southampton make three changes for Aston Villa, visitors change four
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman makes three changes from his side's last Premier League game for their match against Aston Villa, as Graziano Pelle returns up front.
Dec 5, 14:15
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (L) falls after a challenge from Aston Villa's English-born Irish defender Ciaran Clark in the penalty area during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Vi
Result: Aston Villa, Manchester City share points
Aston Villa end their seven-match losing streak in the Premier League with a goalless draw with Manchester City at Villa Park.
Nov 8, 15:23
Fabian Delph of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium on August 29, 2015
Leandro Bacuna: 'Ex-Villan Fabian Delph deserves respect, but not too much'
Aston Villa defender Leandro Bacuna wants supporters to move on from Fabian Delph as the Manchester City midfielder braces himself for a return to Villa Park.
Nov 8, 00:27
Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele (C) shoots and scores during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane in north London on November 2, 2015
Result: Tottenham Hotspur see off Aston Villa
Tottenham Hotspur hold off a second-half fightback from Aston Villa to claim a 3-1 win in their Premier League meeting in North London.
Nov 2, 21:53
Jordan Amavi of Aston Villa is challenged by Graziano Pelle of Southampton during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton v Aston Villa at St Mary's Stadium on October 28, 2015 in Southampton, England.
Result: Southampton seal place in League Cup quarter-finals with victory over Aston Villa
Second-half goals from Maya Yoshida and Graziano Pelle earn Southampton a 2-1 win over Aston Villa to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.
Oct 28, 21:36
Leandro Bacuna of Aston Villa in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City v Aston Villa at the King Power Staduim on September 13, 2015
Half-Time Report: No goals at St Mary's Stadium between Southampton, Aston Villa
Aston Villa carve out the better chances in the first half, but their Capital One fourth-round match against Southampton remains goalless at the break.
Oct 28, 20:31
Aston Villa's English manager Tim Sherwood reacts after his team concede their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Swansea City at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on October 24, 2015
Result: Andre Ayew secures Swansea victory
Andre Ayew scores three minutes from time to secure a 2-1 victory for Swansea City and increase the pressure on Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood.
Oct 24, 16:53
Jordan Ayew of Aston Villa and Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Swansea City at Villa Park on October 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: Aston Villa, Swansea goalless at interval
Aston Villa and Swansea City are drawing 0-0 after a first half devoid of clear chances at Villa Park.
Oct 24, 15:49
Tim Sherwood Manager of Aston Villa gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015
Team News: Two changes for Aston Villa against Swansea City
Tim Sherwood makes two changes to his Aston Villa side for the visit of Swansea City to Villa Park.
Oct 24, 14:06
General view of the interior of Villa Park in Birmingham on November 2, 2014
Team News: Numerous changes for Aston Villa, Birmingham City ahead of League Cup derby
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood makes four changes ahead of his side's League Cup derby against Birmingham City at Villa Park.
Sep 22, 19:07
Tony Pulis speaks to Saido Berahino as he prepares to come on during West Brom's game with Southampton on September 12, 2015
Team News: Saido Berahino to start for West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino is named to start in his side's derby at Aston Villa, while Alan Hutton replaces Leandro Bacuna for the hosts.
Sep 19, 14:11
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Shinji Okazaki during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality Stadium on August 29, 2015
Match Analysis: Leicester City 3-2 Aston Villa
Sports Mole casts its eye over Leicester City's dramatic 3-2 win over Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium.
Sep 13, 19:10



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