Bruno Ecuele Manga

Born: July 16, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Libreville, Gabon
Nationality: Gabon Gabonese

Position: Defender
Team: Cardiff City (no. 5)
Career History
Senior2010-2014Lorient
2014-Cardiff City
Sports Mole has 60 articles about Bruno Ecuele Manga. Articles 1 to 40:
General views outside Cardiff City stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and Manchester City at Cardiff City Stadium on August 25, 2013
Cardiff City defender Bruno Ecuele Manga signs two-year contract extension
Cardiff City defender and Gabon international Bruno Ecuele Manga pens a new two-year contract with the Championship club.
Jun 27, 17:31
Rafael 'show me the money' Benitez gestures during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Result: Newcastle United beat Cardiff City to keep title hopes alive
Newcastle United keep their Championship title hopes alive with a 2-0 victory over Cardiff City in South Wales.
Apr 28, 21:39
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez dreams of Istanbul ahead of his side's Premier League meeting with Manchester City on April 19, 2016
Team News: Rafael Benitez rings the changes
Rafael Benitez makes five changes to his Newcastle United side for the trip to Cardiff City.
Apr 28, 18:47
Micky Mellon, Manager of Shrewsbury Town looks on during the Capital One Cup second round match between Crystal Palace and Shrewsbury Town at Selhurst Park on August 25, 2015
Result: Shrewsbury Town dump Cardiff City out of FA Cup
League One strugglers Shrewsbury Town stun Championship side Cardiff City with a 1-0 victory to send them into the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Jan 10, 19:52
Paul Caddis of Birmingham City scores his sides second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Queens Park Rangers at St Andrews on October 17, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Result: Paul Caddis penalty hands Birmingham City first win in six
A controversial Paul Caddis penalty hands Birmingham City a first win in six games at the expense of fellow playoff hopefuls Cardiff City.
Dec 18, 21:42
Charlton Athletic interim Head Coach Karel Fraeye looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Milton Keynes Dons and Charlton Athletic at Stadium MK on November 3, 2015
Half-Time Report: Charlton Athletic lead Brighton & Hove Albion by two goals
Charlton score twice in the opening six minutes to lead Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0, as the visitors' unbeaten start to the season is put in serious jeopardy.
Dec 5, 15:56
Ecuele Manga of Cardiff scores his team's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match against Leeds on November 1, 2014
Bruno Manga facing two months on sidelines
Cardiff City boss Russell Slade reveals that centre-back Bruno Manga will likely miss the next nine weeks of action due to an injury sustained on international duty.
Oct 16, 10:57
A general view of the New York Stadium following the pre season friendly match between Rotherham United and Huddersfield Town at The New York Stadium on July 20, 2013
Preview: Rotherham United vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Championship clash between a winless Rotherham United side and Cardiff City at the New York Stadium.
Sep 18, 14:00
Birmingham City striker Clayton Donaldson dribbles with the ball during a Championship match against Millwall on February 10, 2015
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole chooses its best Championship XI following the conclusion of the sixth round of fixtures this weekend.
Sep 13, 19:39
A general view of The City Ground prior to the npower Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Bristol City at The City Ground on April 7, 2012
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Championship meeting between Nottingham Forest and Cardiff City at the City Ground.
Aug 27, 19:43
A general view prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and West Ham United at Loftus Road on April 25, 2015
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's Championship clash between Queens Park Rangers and Cardiff City at Loftus Road.
Aug 13, 17:14
Cardiff manager Russell Slade looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den on October 25, 2014
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Fulham
Sports Mole previews the opening day Championship clash between Cardiff City and Fulham.
Aug 6, 19:49
Cardiff manager Russell Slade looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den on October 25, 2014
Result: Cardiff City earn narrow pre-season win over Sparta Rotterdam
Anthony Pilkington's goal makes the difference as Cardiff end their pre-season tour of the Netherlands with a 1-0 victory over Sparta Rotterdam.
Jul 24, 17:54
Cardiff manager Russell Slade looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den on October 25, 2014
Russell Slade pleased with Cardiff City's victory over Israeli side
Russell Slade insists that his Cardiff City players will benefit greatly from their "lively encounter" against Israeli side Ironi Kiryat Shmona, which they won 2-0.
Jul 21, 22:44
Cardiff player Anthony Pilkington in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Middlesbrough at Cardiff City Stadium on September 16, 2014
Result: Cardiff City edge out Israeli side in pre-season friendly
Goals either side of half time from Bruno Ecuele Manga and Anthony Pilkington against Ironi Kiryat Shmona give Cardiff City their first pre-season win of the summer.
Jul 21, 20:04
Cardiff manager Russell Slade looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den on October 25, 2014
End-of-season report: Cardiff City
Sports Mole takes a closer look back at Cardiff City's 2014-15 season in the Championship, which offered little signs of optimism for the future.
Jun 16, 13:00
Matt Ritchie of Bournemouth celebrates with Callum Wilson as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Derby County at Goldsands Stadium on February 10, 2015
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Season
Sports Mole chooses its first, second and third XIs for the 2014-15 Championship season.
May 21, 11:35
Joe Ralls (C) of Cardiff celebrates with Craig Noone (R) after scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup Third Round match against Colchester United on December 2, 2014
Team News: Joe Ralls starts against Nottingham Forest after late fitness test
Joe Ralls passes a late fitness test to start for Cardiff City against Nottingham Forest.
May 2, 11:50
Conor McAleny in action for Everton on August 3, 2014
Result: Cardiff City grab late equaliser against Reading
Conor McAleny rescues a point for Cardiff City with a last-minute equaliser against Reading.
Apr 4, 17:03
Cardiff manager Russell Slade looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den on October 25, 2014
Result: Bournemouth pegged back by Cardiff City
Bournemouth see their three-game winning run in the Championship come to an end after a 1-1 draw with Cardiff City.
Mar 17, 21:38
Albert Adomah of Middlesbrough celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Ipswich Town at the Riverside Stadium on March 14, 2015
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the top performers from matchday 37's action in the Championship, as well as highlighting the biggest numpty and best goal.
Mar 16, 13:48
Steve Evans, manager of Rotherham United during the Pre Season Friendly match between Rotherham United and Nottingham Forest at The New York Stadium on July 23, 2014
Rotherham United boss Steve Evans slams "unacceptable" first-half display
After conceding three goals in the first half against Cardiff City, Rotherham United boss Steve Evans admits that it was an "unacceptable" showing before half time.
Mar 4, 15:03
Cardiff manager Russell Slade looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den on October 25, 2014
Result: First-half blitz guides Cardiff City past Rotherham United
Cardiff City score three goals before half time to earn a 3-1 victory over Rotherham United at the New York Stadium.
Mar 3, 21:41
Cardiff player Ben Turner (2nd r) celebrates with team mates after Reading player Alex Pearce had put into his own net for the opening goal on November 21, 2014
Half-Time Report: Cardiff City take comfortable lead against Rotherham United
Cardiff City survive early pressure before taking a 3-0 lead into the half-time interval against Rotherham United.
Mar 3, 20:35
Callum Wilson (R) of AFC Bournemouth reacts after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and AFC Bournemouth at DW Stadium on February 7, 2015
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out its 11 star performers from matchday 29 in the Championship, as well as highlighting the biggest numpty and best goal.
Feb 8, 20:15
Kenwyne Jones of Cardiff City scores the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Cardiff City at Ewood Park on August 08, 2014
Team News: Kenwyne Jones starts for Cardiff City away at Sheffield Wednesday
Cardiff make four changes for their trip to Sheffield Wednesday as Kenwyne Jones earns a recall in attack.
Feb 7, 14:43
Cardiff manager Russell Slade looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den on October 25, 2014
Mid-season report: Cardiff City
Sports Mole rounds up how Cardiff have performed during a turbulent first half to life back in the second tier of English football.
Jan 6, 19:30
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Team News: Slavisa Jokanovic rings changes for Watford's trip to Cardiff City
Following their Boxing Day defeat to Wolves, Watford boss Slavisa Jokanovic makes six changes to his team for their match against Cardiff City in the Championship.
Dec 28, 14:19
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton at The Goldsands Stadium on July 25, 2014
Team News: Callum Wilson leads the line for Bournemouth
Eddie Howe names Callum Wilson in his Bournemouth starting XI to face Cardiff City as the striker continues his return from injury.
Dec 13, 14:14
Adam Le Fondre of Cardiff in action during the friendly match between Cardiff City and VFL Wolfsburg at Cardiff City Stadium on August 2, 2014
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the Championship encounter between Cardiff and Reading, who are separated by just two points in the table, at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Nov 19, 18:05
Lee Novak of Birmingham celebrates with teammate Paul Caddis after scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup fourth round match against Swansea City on January 25, 2014
Team News: Lee Novak out for Birmingham City
Birmingham City striker Lee Novak is injured and therefore not included in the matchday squad to face Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon in the Championship.
Nov 8, 14:48
Ecuele Manga of Cardiff scores his team's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match against Leeds on November 1, 2014
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out those who impressed during gameweek 15 in the Championship.
Nov 3, 16:52
Ecuele Manga of Cardiff scores his team's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match against Leeds on November 1, 2014
Result: Leeds United beaten at Cardiff City
Neil Redfearn's first match as permanent Leeds United boss ends with a 3-1 reverse away to Cardiff City.
Nov 1, 16:56
Ecuele Manga of Cardiff scores his team's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match against Leeds on November 1, 2014
Live Commentary: Cardiff City 3-1 Leeds United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Cardiff City's 3-1 victory over Leeds United in the Championship.
Nov 1, 14:30
Cardiff player John Brayford (l) is challenged by Adam Clayton of Middlesbrough during the Sky Bet Championship match on September 16, 2014
Result: Cardiff City beaten by early Kike strike
Cardiff City are beaten 1-0 at home by Middlesbrough to dent their quest for promotion back to the Premier League.
Sep 16, 21:54
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on August 30, 2014
Team News: Bruno Ecuele Manga makes Cardiff City debut
Cardiff City give a debut to new signing Bruno Ecuele Manga for their clash with Middlesbrough.
Sep 16, 19:35
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on August 30, 2014
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole looks ahead to Middlesbrough's visit to Cardiff City in the Championship on Tuesday.
Sep 14, 11:35
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on August 30, 2014
Team News: Bruno Ecuele Manga absent for Cardiff City
Cardiff City deadline-day signing Bruno Ecuele Manga misses today's Championship clash against Norwich City after the defender played for Gabon in midweek.
Sep 13, 14:33
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on August 30, 2014
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship encounter between recently-relegated duo Cardiff and Norwich.
Sep 11, 18:02
A dejected Danny Gabbidon of Crystal Palace during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United and Selhurst Park on December 21, 2013
Danny Gabbidon 'surprised' by Cardiff City return
Cardiff City defender Danny Gabbidon admits that he is 'surprised' to have rejoined the club following nine years away from South Wales.
Sep 2, 20:37



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2Cardiff CityCardiff127321710724
3Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd128041610624
4Bristol City125612011921
5Preston North EndPreston12561158721
6Leeds UnitedLeeds126241812620
7Aston Villa125431712519
8Norwich CityNorwich125431214-219
9Fulham124621612418
10Ipswich TownIpswich116052017318
11Middlesbrough124531511417
12Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds124441614216
13Derby CountyDerby114431513216
14Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest125071521-615
15Queens Park RangersQPR123541516-114
16Hull City123452320313
17Millwall123451414013
18Brentford122641415-112
19Barnsley113351517-212
20Reading113351012-212
21Birmingham CityBirmingham12327819-1111
22Burton Albion12246623-1710
23Sunderland121561322-98
24Bolton WanderersBolton12129623-175