Gelson Fernandes

Born: September 2, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Praia, Cape Verde
Nationality: Switzerland Swiss

Position: Defensive Midfielder
Team: Rennes (no. 16)
Career History
Youth1995-2004Sion
Senior2004-2007Sion
2007-2009Manchester City
2009-2012Saint-Etienne
→ 2010-2011AC Chievo Verona (loan)
→ 2011-2012Leicester City (loan)
→ 2012Udinese (loan)
2012-2013Sporting Lisbon
→ 2013Sion (loan)
2013-2014Freiburg
2014-Rennes
International2007-Switzerland
Sports Mole has 26 articles about Gelson Fernandes. Articles 1 to 26:
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Portugal against Switzerland
Cristiano Ronaldo is reinstated to Portugal's starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Switzerland in Lisbon.
Oct 10, 18:55
A general view outside the ground prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at Boleyn Ground on December 26, 2013
West Ham United sign Edimilson Fernandes from Sion
West Ham United confirm the signing of Swiss midfielder Edimilson Fernandes from FC Sion.
Aug 25, 19:34
Rennes' players celebrate after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne and Rennes at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France, on December 6, 2015
Result: Valentin Eysseric penalty earns Saint-Etienne draw against visitors Rennes
Valentin Eysseric's second-half penalty earns Saint-Etienne a 1-1 draw with visitors Rennes at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Ligue 1.
Dec 6, 21:53
Darren Bent of Tottenham celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at City of Manchester Stadium on November 9, 2008
On this day: Darren Bent brace gets better of Manchester City
Seven years ago today, Darren Bent scored both of Tottenham Hotspur's goals in their 2-1 victory away at Manchester City.
Nov 9, 06:00
Angers' French forward Gilles Sunu (R) evades Rennes' French defender Sylvain Armand (L) during the French L1 football match between Angers (SCO) and Rennes (Stade Rennais FC) on November 6, 2015 at the Jean Bouin stadium, in Angers, western France.
Result: Rennes back on track in Ligue 1 with Angers win
Goals from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Gelson Fernandes fire Rennes to a 2-0 victory over Angers in their Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Jean-Bouin.
Nov 6, 21:23
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Saint-Etienne at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on October 25, 201
Team News: Ezequiel Lavezzi starts ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Paris Saint-Germain
Ezequiel Lavezzi starts ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Paris Saint-Germain in their Ligue 1 clash against Rennes at Roazhon Park.
Oct 30, 19:02
Rennes' French Cameroonian forward Paul-Georges Ntep celebrates after scoring a goal during to the French L1 football match between Rennes (SRFC) and Bordeaux (FCGB) on February 21, 2015
Result: Wahbi Khazri earns Bordeaux late draw at Rennes
Bordeaux come from a goal down to earn a late draw with Rennes in Ligue 1, with Wahbi Khazri's penalty cancelling out an opener from Paul-Georges Ntep.
Feb 21, 20:51
Paris' French defender Zoumana Camara celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Rennes (SRFC) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on September 13, 2014
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Rennes
Sports Mole looks ahead to the upcoming Ligue 1 encounter between champions Paris Saint-Germain and Rennes at the Parc des Princes.
Jan 28, 10:45
Evian's Danish defender Daniel Wass celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco vs Evian TG on November 8, 2013
Team News: Gianni Bruno to lead Evian TG line against visiting Rennes
Evian TG hand a start to lone striker Gianni Bruno as they prepare to welcome Rennes to the Parc des Sports in Ligue 1.
Jan 10, 18:15
Monaco's Bulgarian forward Dimitar Berbatov grabs the ball as Monaco's Belgian midfielder Yannick Ferreira Carrasco reacts after Berbatov scored a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Lille (LOSC) on august 30, 2014
Team News: Dimitar Berbatov leads Monaco line away at Rennes
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim puts his faith in forward Dimitar Berbatov to lead his side's attacking line as they travel to face Rennes in Ligue 1.
Nov 29, 18:33
Argentina's forward Gonzalo Higuain reacts between Switzerland's defender Fabian Schaer and Switzerland's defender Johan Djourou during the second half of a Round of 16 football match between Argentina and Switzerland at Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo dur
Player Ratings: Argentina 1-0 Switzerland
Sports Mole rates the players in Argentina's 1-0 win over Switzerland on Tuesday.
Jul 1, 20:50
Freiburg's Admir Mehmedi celebrates with team mate Mike Hanke after scoring his team's second goal against Slovan Liberec during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Team News: Vladimir Darida and Admir Mehmedi up top for Freiburg against Hoffenheim
Freiburg opt for a 4-4-2 formation with Vladimir Darida and Admir Mehmedi in attack as they welcome Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga this afternoon.
Feb 8, 14:26
Freiburg's Admir Mehmedi celebrates with team mate Mike Hanke after scoring his team's second goal against Slovan Liberec during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Team News: Admir Mehmedi keeps out Mike Hanke for Freiburg
Admir Mehmedi continues to keep out Mike Hanke for Freiburg, while Valmir Sulejmani starts for Hannover.
Dec 21, 14:27
Freiburg's Julian Schuster is congratulated by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Slovan Liberec during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Result: Freiburg squeeze past Eintracht Braunschweig
Freiburg edge past Eintracht Braunschweig 1-0 on Saturday afternoon in the Bundesliga.
Nov 23, 16:40
Freiburg's Admir Mehmedi celebrates with team mate Mike Hanke after scoring his team's second goal against Slovan Liberec during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Result: Freiburg held by Hertha Berlin
Freiburg get their third point of the campaign but are still searching for a first win of the season after playing a 1-1 home draw with Hertha Berlin.
Sep 22, 16:25
Gelson Fernandes
Gelson Fernandes signs for Freiburg
Freiburg complete the signing of Gelson Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon.
Jun 28, 12:18
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio smiles prior to kick off in the match against Stoke on May 6, 2013
Sunderland close to Adilson Cabral signing
Sunderland reportedly agree a four-year deal to sign Swiss youth international Adilson Cabral on a free transfer.
May 28, 03:10
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Result: AS Roma 3-1 Udinese
Udinese miss the chance to go third in Serie A after a late double gives Roma a 3-1 win to move them to within one point of fourth place.
Apr 11, 21:52
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Result: Udinese 1-2 AC Milan
AC Milan regain the top spot in Serie A with a plucky 2-1 away win over Udinese.
Feb 11, 19:04
Gelson Fernandes
Juventus given €10,000 fine for racist chants
Juventus are given a €10,000 fine for their fans' racist chants towards Udinese's Gelson Fernandes and Pablo Armero.
Jan 31, 03:42
Steve Cotterill
Preview: FA Cup - Nottingham Forest vs. Leicester City
Nottingham Forest and Leicester City will be looking to keep their local pride when they meet in the third round of the FA Cup at the City Ground on Saturday.
Jan 5, 19:32
Gelson Fernandes
Gelson Fernandes leaves Leicester City
Leicester City cancel Gelson Fernandes's loan contract with the club with immediate effect.
Jan 4, 19:58
David Nugent
Result: Leicester City 4-0 Derby County
Two goals in either half help Leicester City record a comfortable victory in the East Midlands clash with Derby County.
Oct 1, 19:16
Malky Mackay
Result: Cardiff City 2-2 Leicester City (7-6 on pens)
Cardiff beat Leicester 7-6 on penalties after the sides draw 2-2 after extra time.
Sep 21, 23:03
George Boateng
Result: Nottingham Forest 2-2 Leicester City
George Boateng scores a 93rd minute equaliser for Nottingham Forest as they draw 2-2 with Leicester City.
Aug 20, 17:41
Gelson Fernandes
Leicester sign former Man City midfielder Gelson Fernandes
Leicester sign former Manchester City midfielder Gelson Fernandes on a season-long loan from St Etienne.
Aug 4, 16:21



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG98102962325
2MonacoMonaco961224121219
3Saint-EtienneSt Etienne9522139417
4Marseille95221815317
5NantesNantes952276117
6Lyon94412015516
7Bordeaux94411614216
8Caen950476115
9GuingampGuingamp94141112-113
10Angers92611411312
11Montpellier HSCMontpellier933376112
12Troyes933399012
13Toulouse93241015-511
14Nice93151214-210
15Rennes91351115-46
16Lille8134613-76
17AmiensAmiens8206411-76
18Dijon91351119-86
19StrasbourgStrasbourg9135917-86
20Metz9108417-133
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