Sebastien Bassong

Born: July 9, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 6'1.5" (187cm)

Hometown: Paris, France
Nationality: Cameroon flag Cameroonian

Position: Centre-back
Sebastien Bassong of Norwich City during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Stoke City at Carrow Road on August 22, 2015 in Norwich, United Kingdom.
Career History
Youth2002-2005Metz
Senior2005-2008Metz
2008-2009Newcastle United
2009-2012Tottenham Hotspur
→ 2012Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan)
2012-2017Norwich City
International2009-Cameroon
Sports Mole has 190 articles about Sebastien Bassong. Articles 1 to 40:
Steven Taylor in action for Newcastle on January 1, 2015
Steven Taylor: 'Newcastle United players raised hands to demand exit'
Former Newcastle United captain Steven Taylor recalls a team meeting where players put their hands up to confirm that they did not want to be at the club.
Sep 24, 13:15
CSKA Moscow's coach Leonid Slutsky gestures during the UEFA Champions League play-offs, second leg football match between CSKA Moscow and Sporting CP, at the Khimki Arena outside Moscow on August 26, 2015.
Report: Hull City interested in free agents Joe Ledley, Sebastian Bassong
Hull City manager Leonid Slutsky is reportedly hoping to sign free agents Joe Ledley and Sebastien Bassong.
Sep 5, 21:09
Sebastien Bassong of Norwich City during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Stoke City at Carrow Road on August 22, 2015 in Norwich, United Kingdom.
Sebastien Bassong close to sealing Birmingham City deal?
Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp reveals that he is keen on signing former Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City defender Sebastien Bassong.
Aug 22, 18:57
A general view outside the stadium the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Chelsea at Carrow Road on October 6, 2013
Norwich City interested in Lincoln City defender Sean Raggett?
Sean Raggett, one of the heroes of Lincoln City's memorable 2016-17 FA Cup run, is a rumoured transfer target for Championship side Norwich City.
Jun 10, 15:06
John Ruddy of Norwich City during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Norwich City at the Stadium of Light on August 15, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
John Ruddy among seven players to leave Norwich City at end of season
Norwich City announce that seven first-team players, including John Ruddy, Sebastien Bassong and Ryan Bennett, will not be offered new contracts at the end of the season.
May 2, 13:39
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner is unimpressed on October 16, 2016
Result: Elias Kachunga brace sends Huddersfield Town third
Elias Kachunga scores both Huddersfield Town goals in a 2-1 victory over Norwich City to fire the Terriers up to third in the Championship table.
Dec 16, 21:42
Alex 'Mitchell' Neil watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Chelsea on March 1, 2016
Alex Neil: 'Big decisions went against us'
Norwich City manager Alex Neil insists that Sunderland's first two goals should not have counted after his side lost their relegation six-pointer.
Apr 16, 18:39
Jermain Defoe and Fabio Borini celebrate their second during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Sunderland on April 16, 2016
Result: Sunderland win at Norwich City to throw relegation scrap wide open
Sunderland end their six-game winless streak and earn a massive three points at relegation rivals Norwich City to close within a point of the Canaries.
Apr 16, 14:39
Norwich's Russell Martin celebrates scoring the opener against Sunderland on August 15, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday lunchtime's huge Premier League basement battle between Norwich City and Sunderland.
Apr 15, 16:54
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez on March 20, 2016
Team News: Rafael Benitez rings changes for Newcastle United
Rafael Benitez makes five changes to his Newcastle United side for the relegation six-pointer at Norwich City.
Apr 2, 14:10
West Bromwich Albion's Welsh head coach Tony Pulis gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield in Liverpool, northwest England, on December 13, 2015
Team News: One change for West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion make one change for the visit of Norwich City.
Mar 19, 14:12
Diego Costa (C) of Chelsea scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on November 21, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's Premier League clash between relegation-threatened Norwich City and in-form Chelsea at Carrow Road.
Feb 29, 19:10
Ghana's defender Daniel Amartey poses ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations group C football match between Ghana and Senegal in Mongomo on January 19, 2015
Team News: Daniel Amartey makes Leicester City debut
Daniel Amartey is named in the Leicester City starting XI for the visit of Norwich City.
Feb 27, 14:05
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
"The lads" celebrate Harry Kane's penalty during the Premier League game between Norwich and Spurs on February 2, 2016
Result: Dele Alli, Harry Kane strike as Norwich City are undone by Tottenham Hotspur
Dele Alli and Harry Kane score to give Tottenham Hotspur a 3-0 win over Norwich City, pushing the club to third in the Premier League.
Feb 2, 21:38
Adam Lallana celebrates with Liverpool teammates and manager Jurgen Klopp after scoring the winner against Norwich City on January 23, 2016
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: Our defending was "biggest rubbish ever"
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp describes his team's defending the "biggest rubbish ever" following their dramatic 5-4 win over Norwich City at Carrow Road.
Jan 23, 18:00
Adam Lallana celebrates with Liverpool teammates and manager Jurgen Klopp after scoring the winner against Norwich City on January 23, 2016
Result: Liverpool fight back to stun Norwich City in nine-goal thriller
Liverpool fight back from 3-1 down in the second half to beat Norwich City 5-4 in a topsy-turvy Premier League game punctuated by sloppy defending from both teams.
Jan 23, 14:39
Roberto Firmino scores Liverpool's third goal during the Premier League match against Norwich City on January 23, 2016
Live Commentary: Norwich City 4-5 Liverpool - as it happened
Relive the nine-goal madness between Norwich City and Liverpool with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Jan 23, 11:45
Sergio Aguero celebrates finding the winner during the game between Watford and Man City on January 2, 2016
Team News: Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling start for Manchester City
Manuel Pellegrini rests key players but hands starts to Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling in his Manchester City side for the FA Cup game at Norwich City.
Jan 9, 14:13
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
Romelu Lukaku of Everton celebrates scoring the equalising goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on December 7, 2015
Half-Time Report: Romelu Lukaku heads Everton in front at Norwich City
Romelu Lukaku scores as Everton dominate the first half against relegation-threatened Norwich City.
Dec 12, 13:34
Sebastien Bassong of Norwich City during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Stoke City at Carrow Road on August 22, 2015 in Norwich, United Kingdom.
Norwich City's Sebastien Bassong determined to bounce back against Everton
Norwich City defender Sebastien Bassong believes that his side are capable of bouncing back from their recent run of poor form by defeating Everton at Carrow Road.
Dec 11, 19:53
Quique Flores manager of Watford gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on October 31, 2015
Live Commentary: Watford 2-0 Norwich City - as it happened
Relive all the action from Vicarage Road as Watford secured a home win over Norwich City.
Dec 5, 14:00
Mesut Ozil of Arsenal (2L) celebrates with team mates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on November 29, 2015 in Norwich, England.
Half-Time Report: Lewis Grabban cancels out Mesut Ozil opener to keep Norwich City, Arsenal level
A Lewis Grabban strike against the run of play cancels out Mesut Ozil's opener to ensure that Norwich City and Arsenal go in level at the break.
Nov 29, 17:06
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park on November 21, 2015
Record-equaller Jamie Vardy's scoring streak: All the goals
As he equals the Premier League record for scoring in 10 games in a row, Sports Mole looks at the goals that have seen Jamie Vardy reach that landmark.
Nov 22, 16:19
Diego Costa (C) of Chelsea scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on November 21, 2015
Result: Diego Costa goal gives Chelsea victory over Norwich City
A Diego Costa goal gives Chelsea their first Premier League victory in four matches with a 1-0 win over Norwich City at Stamford Bridge.
Nov 21, 16:55
Kenedy of Chelsea and Nathan Redmond of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on November 21, 2015
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Chelsea, Norwich City
Chelsea and Norwich City play out a goalless 45 minutes in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge, as the visitors have a penalty claim turned down.
Nov 21, 15:48
Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Swansea City at Carrow Road on November 7, 2015 in Norwich, England.
Result: Norwich City claim narrow win over Swansea City
Jonny Howson scores the only goal as Norwich City clinch a narrow win over Swansea City at Carrow Road.
Nov 7, 16:56
Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Swansea City at Carrow Road on November 7, 2015 in Norwich, England.
Half-Time Report: Deadlock remains between Norwich City, Swansea City
Norwich City and Swansea City remain level following a goalless first 45 minutes at Carrow Road in the Premier League.
Nov 7, 15:51
Everton's Spanish manager Roberto Martinez ahead of the English Premier League football match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park in Liverpool north west England on October 4, 2015.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez: 'It was a fantastic cup tie'
Everton manager Roberto Martinez praises both sets of players following his side's victory over Norwich City.
Oct 27, 23:29
Leon Osman of Everton celebrates scoring his side's first goal with team-mate Ramiro Funes Mori during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Everton and Norwich City at Goodison Park on October 27, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Result: Everton edge past Norwich City on penalties
Everton come from behind in normal time before beating Norwich City 4-3 in a penalty shootout in the League Cup at Goodison Park.
Oct 27, 22:29
Georginio Wijnaldum of Newcastle United celebrates as he scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Norwich City at St James' Park on October 18, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Match Analysis: Newcastle United 6-2 Norwich City
Sports Mole casts its eye over events at James' Park as Newcastle United crush Norwich 6-2, courtesy of Georginio Wijnaldum's four-goal haul.
Oct 18, 18:54
Jamie Vardy (3rd L) of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Leicester City at Carrow Road on October 3, 2015
Result: Leicester City hold on to edge out Norwich City
Leicester City survive a late Norwich City onslaught to secure a 2-1 victory and return to winning ways in the Premier League at Carrow Road.
Oct 3, 16:57
Jamie Vardy (3rd L) of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Leicester City at Carrow Road on October 3, 2015
Half-Time Report: Jamie Vardy penalty gives Leicester City slim lead
Jamie Vardy converts from the spot to score his seventh goal of the season and give Leicester City a 1-0 lead over Norwich City at half time at Carrow Road.
Oct 3, 15:53
Southampton's Serbian midfielder Dusan Tadic celebrates with Southampton's Italian striker Graziano Pelle (L) after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Norwich City at St Mary's Stadium in Sout
Result: Dusan Tadic brace helps Southampton thrash Norwich City
Dusan Tadic bags a brace to help Southampton thrash Norwich City 3-0 in Sunday's Premier League clash at St Mary's.
Aug 30, 15:21
Southampton's Italian striker Graziano Pelle (R) tries an unsuccessful overhead shot during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Norwich City at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on August 30, 2015
Half-Time Report: Graziano Pelle opens Southampton scoring on stroke of half time
Southampton lead Norwich City 1-0 in their Premier League clash at St Mary's, courtesy of Graziano Pelle's strike on the stroke of half time.
Aug 30, 14:19
Norwich City's Scottish manager Alex Neil gestures from the touchline during the English Championship play off final football match between Middlesbrough and Norwich City at Wembley Stadium in London on May 25, 2015
Norwich City boss Alex Neil pleased by new Sebastien Bassong contract
Norwich City boss Alex Neil claims that getting Sebastien Bassong to sign a new deal was "very important" for the club.
Aug 18, 17:54
Norwich's Sebastien Bassong in action against Arsenal on October 19, 2013
Sebastien Bassong signs new Norwich City deal
Norwich City defender Sebastien Bassong pens a new two-year deal with the club.
Aug 18, 16:33
Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Crystal Palace at Carrow Road on August 8, 2015
Result: Crystal Palace down Norwich City at Carrow Road
Goals from Wilfried Zaha, Damien Delaney and Yohan Cabaye give Crystal Palace a 3-1 win over Norwich City.
Aug 8, 16:54
Middlesbrough's Belgian striker Jelle Vossen hits a shot that hits the Norwich City crossbar during the English Championship play off final football match between Middlesbrough and Norwich City at Wembley Stadium in London on May 25, 2015
Match Analysis: Middlesbrough 0-2 Norwich City
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Norwich City's 2-0 win over Middlesbrough in the Championship playoff final.
May 25, 17:55



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