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Christopher Samba

Born: March 28, 1984 (age 34)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: Creteil, France
Nationality: Congo flag Congolese

Position: Defender
Team: Aston Villa (no. 4)
New QPR signing Christopher Samba prior to kick off in his side's match with Norwich on February 2, 2013
© PA Photos
Career History
Senior2007-2012Blackburn Rovers
2012-2013Anzhi Makhachkala
2013Queens Park Rangers
2013-2014Anzhi Makhachkala
2014-2016Dynamo Moscow
2016-2017Panathinaikos
2017-Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 195 articles about Christopher Samba. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aston Villa to move for Michael Hefele?
Aston Villa are reportedly considering a summer approach for Huddersfield Town defender Michael Hefele.
Jun 20, 13:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Nathan Baker starts for Bristol City against Aston Villa
Bristol City defender Nathan Baker is named in the starting lineup to face his former club Aston Villa in their Championship game at Ashton Gate.
Aug 25, 18:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Aston Villa edge past Colchester United in EFL Cup
Aston Villa edge past a spirited Colchester United side 2-1 in the first round of the EFL Cup.
Aug 9, 21:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Colchester United 1-2 Aston Villa - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Aston Villa successful trip to Colchester United in the EFL Cup.
Aug 9, 19:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Christopher Samba signs one-year deal with Aston Villa
Christopher Samba signs a short-term contract with Aston Villa following a successful trial.
Jul 20, 23:00
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Christopher Samba 'on trial with Aston Villa'
A report claims that experienced centre-back Christopher Samba is on trial with Aston Villa following his release from Panathinaikos.
Feb 22, 13:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Christoper Samba 'on trial at Crystal Palace'
Experienced centre-back Christopher Samba trains with Crystal Palace as he bids to return to English football, according to a number of reports.
Jan 25, 14:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Crystal Palace 'considering £11m Yann M'Vila bid'
Crystal Palace are reportedly weighing up an £11m bid for Rubin Kazan midfielder Yann M'Vila, who played under Sam Allardyce at Sunderland last season.
Jan 24, 22:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Napoli hold off Dynamo Moscow to seal Europa League quarter-final place
Napoli secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Europa League with a 3-1 aggregate win over Dynamo Moscow following a goalless return leg.
Mar 19, 18:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Dynamo Moscow denied goal as Napoli keep knocking in goalless half
Dynamo Moscow are denied a goal for offside, while Napoli fail to take their chances as their Europa League last-16 second leg reaches half time goalless.
Mar 19, 17:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Ryan Giggs scores last Manchester United goal
Two years ago today, Ryan Giggs scored the 168th and final goal of his Manchester United career.
Feb 23, 09:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Dynamo Moscow come from behind to beat Panathinaikos in Russia
Dynamo Moscow come from a goal down to grab a 2-1 victory over Panathinaikos in their Europa League Group E clash.
Nov 27, 17:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Glen Johnson, James Milner wanted by Napoli?
England internationals Glen Johnson and James Milner are wanted by Napoli manager Rafael Benitez, according to a report.
Oct 14, 22:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Christopher Samba banned after responding to racist abuse
The RFU bans Christopher Samba for two matches after he responded to racist abuse in a match against Torpedo Moscow.
Sep 28, 12:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Premier League weekend: Five talking points
Sports Mole picks out five of the biggest talking points to come from the opening weekend of Premier League action.
Aug 19, 16:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Blackburn Rovers win at Old Trafford
Two years ago today, Blackburn Rovers win by the odd goal in five away at Manchester United.
Dec 31, 09:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Dimitar Berbatov scores five against Blackburn Rovers
Three years ago today, Dimitar Berbatov scores five times in Manchester United's 7-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers.
Nov 27, 09:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Cristiano Ronaldo brace downs Blackburn Rovers
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Manchester United defeated Blackburn Rovers six years ago today.
Nov 11, 09:50
Manchester United first team coach Rene Meulensteen prior to the match against Manchester City on April 8, 2013
Rene Meulensteen loses Anzhi Makhachkala job after 16 days?
Anzhi Makhachkala reportedly decide to sack new coach Rene Meulensteen just 16 days into his first managerial post with the Russian giants.
Aug 6, 22:20
New QPR striker Loic Remy scores a debut goal at West Ham on January 19, 2013
Newcastle United offer Steven Taylor in Loic Remy exchange
Newcastle United plan to use Steven Taylor in a cash-plus-player swap bid for Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy, according to reports.
Jul 9, 03:31
New QPR signing Christopher Samba prior to kick off in his side's match with Norwich on February 2, 2013
Christopher Samba: 'Queens Park Rangers must spend wisely'
Christopher Samba hopes that Queens Park Rangers spend his £12m transfer fee wisely following his return to Anzhi Makhachkala.
Jul 7, 12:43
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Christopher Samba: 'Anzhi Makhachkala offer was too good to let it pass by'
Christopher Samba admits that the offer to return to Anzhi Makhachkala after just six months at Queens Park Rangers was "too good to let it pass by".
Jul 7, 08:58
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Christopher Samba rejoins Anzhi Makhachkala
Queens Park Rangers confirm that defender Christopher Samba has rejoined Anzhi Makhachkala for an undisclosed fee.
Jul 5, 18:40
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Christopher Samba linked with Russia return
Queens Park Rangers agree a deal to sell Christopher Samba back to former club Anzhi Makhachkala, according to reports.
Jul 2, 03:15
QPR manager Harry Redknapp prior to his side's match with Sunderland on March 9, 2013
End-of-season report: Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole looks back over a campaign for Queens Park Rangers that ended in relegation to the Championship.
May 21, 15:01
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Harry Redknapp explains Christopher Samba absence
QPR boss Harry Redknapp reveals that Christopher Samba's recent absence has been through injury.
May 11, 14:14
Loftus Road
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews Newcastle United's trip to Queens Park Rangers on Sunday.
May 10, 16:38
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Harry Redknapp wants Christopher Samba stay
Harry Redknapp says that he wants to keep record signing Christopher Samba at Queens Park Rangers despite being relegated to the Championship.
May 8, 08:16
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Tony Fernandes: 'I'd love Christopher Samba to stay'
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes admits that he would love Christopher Samba to stay with the club next season.
May 2, 22:42
QPR boss Harry Redknapp in the dugout during the match against Wigan against Fulham on April 7, 2013
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Arsenal's trip to relegated Queens Park Rangers.
May 2, 16:35
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Christopher Samba: 'I wasn't fit enough for Premier League'
Christopher Samba reveals that he has not been in the right shape ever since he joined Queens Park Rangers.
Apr 29, 16:14
QPR boss Harry Redknapp before kick-off against Fulham on April 1, 2013
Harry Redknapp: 'Queens Park Rangers' wages cost team spirit'
Harry Redknapp admits that wage inequality has cost Queens Park Rangers their team spirit and ultimately their Premier League place.
Apr 28, 00:21
Stoke forward Peter Crouch celebrates a goal against QPR on April 20, 2013
Half-Time Report: Peter Crouch scores on Stoke City return
Peter Crouch scores on his return to the Stoke City lineup to give them a half-time lead over his former club Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.
Apr 20, 15:59
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Anzhi Makhachkala target Christopher Samba return?
Anzhi Makhachkala will reportedly try to re-sign Christopher Samba from Queens Park Rangers in the summer.
Apr 18, 11:57
Park Ji-Sung
QPR to sell Loic Remy, Julio Cesar, Christopher Samba, Park Ji-Sung?
Queens Park Rangers will reportedly offload Loic Remy, Julio Cesar, Christopher Samba and Park Ji-Sung at the end of the season.
Apr 7, 06:31
Shaun Derry
Shaun Derry: 'Twitter more trouble than it's worth'
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Shaun Derry believes that Twitter is more trouble than it's worth following Christopher Samba's row on the social media site.
Apr 7, 04:46
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Rodney Marsh backs Christopher Samba in Twitter row
Former Queens Park Rangers forward Rodney Marsh claims that it took "guts" for Christopher Samba to apologise to the club's supporters.
Apr 3, 15:10
New QPR signing Christopher Samba makes his debut against Norwich on February 2, 2013
Christopher Samba offers free QPR tickets as a "sorry" for defeat
Christopher Samba offers two free match tickets to Queens Park Rangers fans as an apology for yesterday's defeat to Fulham.
Apr 2, 09:24
New QPR signing Christopher Samba prior to kick off in his side's match with Norwich on February 2, 2013
Christopher Samba defends 100k-a-week-wages
QPR defender Christopher Samba reacts to criticism on Twitter regarding his £100,000-a-week wages, after two of his mistakes help Fulham record a 3-2 victory over the Hoops at Craven Cottage.
Apr 2, 00:45

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd128132113825
2West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom1273231171424
3Leeds UnitedLeeds126512291323
4Middlesbrough12642146822
5Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest124711713419
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds125431918119
7Brentford124622014618
8Derby CountyDerby125341513218
9Norwich CityNorwich125341515018
10Blackburn RoversBlackburn124621415-118
11Swansea CitySwansea12453129317
12Wigan AthleticWigan125251416-217
13Bristol City124441614216
14Stoke CityStoke124441718-116
15Aston Villa123632020015
16Bolton WanderersBolton124351015-515
17Birmingham CityBirmingham122821312114
18Queens Park RangersQPR12426919-1014
19Rotherham UnitedRotherham12327919-1011
20Millwall122461319-610
21Reading122371520-59
22Preston North EndPreston122371824-69
23Ipswich TownIpswich121651118-79
24Hull City122281019-98

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