MX23RW : Wednesday, July 8 04:21:40| >> :120:19077:19077:

Gael Bigirimana

Born: October 22, 1993 (age 26)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Bujumbura, Burundi
Nationality: Burundi flag Burundi

Position: Midfielder
Gael Bigirimana #35 of Newcastle United during a friendly match against the Portland Timbers at Providence Park on July 21, 2015
© Getty Images
Career History
Youth2005-2011Coventry City
2012-Newcastle United
Senior2011-2012Coventry City
→ 2015Rangers (loan)
→ 2015-2016Coventry City (loan)
Sports Mole has 45 articles about Gael Bigirimana. Articles 1 to 40:
Madagascar's Marco Ilaimaharitra celebrates scoring their first goal against Burundi at the Africa Cup of Nations on June 27, 2019
Result: Madagascar claim first-ever Africa Cup of Nations win against Burundi
Ilaimaharitra's goal fired the island nation to a first ever victory at the finals.
Jun 27, 18:37
Burundi's Gael Bigirimana challenges Nigeria's Odion Ighalo at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
Gael Bigirimana: 'I never expected to play at Africa Cup of Nations'
The former Coventry and Newcastle midfielder left his native country Burundi to escape war.
Jun 26, 15:09
Jermain Defoe with a pair of balls on November 10, 2018
Scottish Premiership: Transfer ins and outs - January 2019
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Scottish Premiership this January with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jan 23, 10:34
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
Bigirimana bemoans ball bounce that boosted Buddies
The Motherwell midfielder made an unplanned contribution to the build-up for St Mirren's winning goal.
Dec 23, 14:19
Callum McGregor arrives ahead of the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Result: Celtic seal second consecutive domestic treble in Scottish Cup triumph over Motherwell
Celtic become the first team in British football to win back-to-back domestic trebles thanks to Saturday's 2-0 win over Motherwell in the Scottish Cup final.
May 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
Result: Coventry City hold on for Checkatrade Trophy success
Coventry City beat Oxford United 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to win the 2017 Chekatrade Trophy and mark the 30-year anniversary since their FA Cup triumph in style.
Apr 2, 16:28
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
Newcastle United allow Adam Armstrong to extend Coventry City stay
Coventry City extend the loan of League One's top scorer Adam Armstrong from Newcastle United until the end of the season.
Jan 14, 18:30
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
Newcastle United midfielder Gael Bigirimana extends Coventry loan
Newcastle United midfielder Gael Bigirimana agrees to remain on loan with Coventry City for another four weeks.
Jan 5, 11:56
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
Steve McClaren explains why he left six players out of pre-season defeat
Newcastle United head coach Steve McClaren explains the reasons behind his team selection for the side's pre-season 4-3 defeat to Portland Timbers.
Jul 22, 08:25
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: Steven Hammell, Stephen Pearson fit for Motherwell
Steven Hammell and Stephen Pearson both start for Motherwell in the second leg of their Scottish Premiership playoff against Rangers.
May 31, 14:14
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
Gael Bigirimana: 'Relegation could help Newcastle United'
Newcastle United midfielder Gael Bigirimana says that relegation from the Premier League could be beneficial to the club in the long term.
May 6, 11:02
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
Rangers could pay Newcastle United £500k if they are promoted this season
Rangers will pay Newcastle United £500k if they are promoted to the Scottish Premiership this season.
Mar 31, 15:28
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
Stuart McCall: 'Rangers wrong to sign Gael Bigirimana'
Rangers manager Stuart McCall admits that the club were wrong to sign Gael Bigirimana on loan from Newcastle United without making him undergo a medical.
Mar 27, 19:32
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
Preview: Hibernian vs. Rangers
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Scottish Championship meeting between Hibernian and Rangers.
Mar 20, 16:47
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
Preview: Rangers vs. Hibernian
Sports Mole previews the Scottish Championship clash between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox, with the two teams separated by only one point near the top of the table.
Feb 11, 17:36
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
Newcastle United quintet join Rangers on loan
Newcastle United loan Gael Bigirimana, Shane Ferguson, Kevin Mbabu, Remie Streete and Haris Vuckic to Scottish Championship outfit Rangers.
Feb 2, 23:59
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
Rangers target Gael Bigirimana loan move?
Newcastle United midfielder Gael Bigirimana reportedly emerges as a target for Scottish Championship side Rangers.
Feb 2, 17:15
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
Gael Bigirimana hints at Newcastle United future
Newcastle United midfielder Gael Bigirimana feels that he still has a future at the club.
Jul 30, 15:29
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
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tottenham Hotspur's visit to Newcastle United tomorrow night.
Feb 11, 15:28
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
Steven Pressley denies Gael Bigirimana interest
Coventry City boss Steven Pressley says that he is not planning a loan bid for Newcastle United winger Gael Bigirimana.
Nov 20, 20:13
Conor Coady
Live Commentary: England 2-2 Iraq - as it happened
Live text coverage of the Under-20 World Cup match between England and Iraq that proves to be a thrilling draw.
Jun 23, 18:00
Newcastle's Gael Bigirimana in training on August 29, 2012
Gael Bigirimana: 'It's an honour to wear England shirt'
Newcastle United midfielder Gael Bigirimana says that it will be an honour to wear the England shirt at the Under-20 World Cup.
Jun 21, 20:14
Conor Coady
Preview: England vs. Iraq
Sports Mole previews England's opening match of the Under-20 World Cup against Iraq on Sunday.
Jun 21, 16:32
Newcastle's Gael Bigirimana in training on August 29, 2012
Gael Bigirimana grateful for England Under-20 chance
Gael Bigirimana hopes to 'pay England back' for allowing him to have the opportunity to play football in the country.
Jun 14, 13:19
St James Park
Team News: Massadio Haidara makes Newcastle United return
Massadio Haidara returns to the Newcastle United side for tonight's Europa League quarter-final second leg against Benfica at St James' Park.
Apr 11, 19:15
Brighton manager Gus Poyet during the match against Watford on December 29, 2012
Result: Brighton & Hove Albion through to FA Cup fourth round
Goals from Andrea Orlandi and Will Hoskins see Brighton & Hove Albion defeat Newcastle United 2-0 in the FA Cup third round.
Jan 5, 14:22
Rob Elliot
Team News: Rob Elliot starts for Newcastle United against Brighton & Hove Albion
Rob Elliot's inclusion in the starting lineup is one of five changes Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew makes against Brighton & Hove Albion.
Jan 5, 12:17
Demba Ba celebrates scoring the opener
Mid-season report: Newcastle United
Sports Mole takes a look at a frustrating first half of the season for Newcastle United.
Dec 28, 10:00
Newcastle players protest their controversial second goal against Man Utd at Old Trafford on December 26, 2012
Live Commentary: Manchester United 4-3 Newcastle United - as it happened
Live text coverage of the Premier League clash at Old Trafford between two Uniteds, Manchester and Newcastle, courtesy of Sports Mole.
Dec 26, 14:00
A beaming Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew: "It was nice to get a break"
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew admits that fortune was on his team's side during their 3-0 win over Wigan Athletic.
Dec 3, 23:47
Demba Ba celebrates scoring the opener
Match Analysis: Newcastle United 3-0 Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole dissects the key action from Newcastle United's 3-0 win over Wigan Athletic.
Dec 3, 23:24
Newcastle United's Demba Ba scores from a penalty on December 3, 2012
Result: Demba Ba double helps Newcastle United end winless run against Wigan Athletic
Demba Ba scores twice and Gael Bigirimana adds a third as Newcastle end a four-match losing streak with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Wigan at St James' Park.
Dec 3, 21:56
Papiss Cisse
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 3-0 Wigan Athletic - as it happened
Sports Mole provides live text coverage of tonight's Premier League clash between Newcastle United and Wigan Athletic.
Dec 3, 19:15
A beaming Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew delighted with youngsters after victory
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew reveals his delight with the club's youngsters following the 1-0 victory over Club Brugge.
Oct 26, 02:27
Demba Ba
In Pictures: Reading 2-2 Newcastle United
Pictures from Reading's 2-2 draw with Newcastle United at the Madejski Stadium.
Sep 29, 19:01
Alan Pardew
Team News: Newcastle United without injured duo for Reading clash
Newcastle United travel to the Madejski Stadium to face Reading without the injured duo of Yohan Cabaye and Fabricio Coloccini.
Sep 29, 15:02
Shola Ameobi
Team News: Alan Pardew rests stars for Europa League
Alan Pardew rings the changes for Newcastle's Europa League opener against Maritimo, with strike pair Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse among those rested.
Sep 20, 17:30
Alan Pardew
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew leads calls for shorter transfer window
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew calls for the transfer window to be shut before the season starts in order to create a level playing field.
Aug 29, 20:14
Vurnon Anita
Team News: Vurnon Anita to start for Newcastle United in Europa League clash
New Newcastle United signing Vurnon Anita will make his first start for the Magpies in their Europa League encounter with Atromitos tonight.
Aug 23, 17:14
Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew eyes one more signing
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew admits that one more signing would be the "icing on the cake" for the club ahead of the new Premier League season.
Aug 16, 18:13

Did you know...?
Latest Sports Video
rhs 2.0
Premier League
Championship
Bundesliga Relegation Playoffs
La Liga
Serie A
Primeira Liga
Turkish Super Lig
Greek Superleague
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Danish Superliga
Finnish Veikkausliiga
Segunda Division
Brasileiro
J1 League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLiverpool33292272254789
2Manchester CityMan City33213981344766
3Chelsea341861063461760
4Leicester CityLeicester34178964323259
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd331510856332355
6Wolverhampton WanderersWolves33131374536952
7Arsenal34121485042850
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs33139115244848
9Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd33121293433148
10Burnley33137133746-946
11Everton33128134048-844
12Newcastle UnitedNewcastle331110123545-1043
13Southampton33134164255-1343
14Crystal Palace34119143043-1342
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton33812133544-936
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham3387184058-1831
17Watford34710173153-2231
18Aston Villa3376203662-2627
19Bournemouth3376203259-2727
20Norwich CityNorwich3456232663-3721

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!