Sol Bamba

Born: January 13, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 6'2.5" (190cm)

Hometown: Ivry-sur-Seine, France
Nationality: Cote D'Ivoire flag Ivorian

Position: Defender
Team: Cardiff City (no. 14)
Career History
Youth1999-2004Paris Saint-Germain
Senior2004-2006Paris Saint-Germain
2006-2008Dunfermline Athletic
2008-2011Hibernian
2011-2012Leicester City
2012-2014Trabzonspor
2014-2015Palermo
→ 2015Leeds United (loan)
2015-2016Leeds United
2016-Cardiff City
Sports Mole has 86 articles about Sol Bamba. Articles 1 to 40:
Neil Warnock poses with his Championship manager of the month award for August 2017
Neil Warnock "really upset" with referee
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock appears to criticise referee Mike Jones for his decisions in the Bluebirds' 2-1 defeat at Bristol City.
Nov 4, 18:59
Joe Bennett of Brighton is challenged by Roger Espinoza of Wigan during the Sky Bet Championship match against Wigan Athletic on November 4, 2014
Team News: Joe Bennett starts for Cardiff City
Joe Bennett comes in for Jazz Richards as Cardiff City welcome Queens Park Rangers.
Aug 26, 14:12
Kenneth Zohore in action for Brondby in May 2014
Report: Hull City hoping to sign Cardiff City striker Kenneth Zohore
Hull City are trying to sign Cardiff City striker Kenneth Zohore and have made an improved bid for the Denmark Under-21 player, according to a report.
Jul 5, 14:15
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 Sol Bamba has two-match ban extended
Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba will miss his side's Boxing Day clash with Brentford, having had an additional game added to his two-match ban for violent conduct.
Dec 22, 13:42
Neil Warnock, manager of Crystal Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Neil Warnock delighted with Cardiff City performance
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock admits that he was delighted with his side's performance in their 2-1 victory over Bristol City on Friday night.
Oct 15, 10:02
Leeds Captain Sol Bamba instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Sol Bamba delighted with "perfect" Cardiff City debut
Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba is delighted with his "perfect debut" for the club, having scored the winner in a man-of-the-match display against rivals Bristol City.
Oct 14, 22:14
Leeds manager Neil Warnock looks on prior to the npower Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride Park on December 8, 2012
Result: Neil Warnock gets off to winning start as Cardiff City manager
Neil Warnock gets off to a winning start as Cardiff City manager courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Bristol City in the Severnside derby.
Oct 14, 21:44
Marouane Chamakh during the Crystal Palace FC training session at Cape Town Stadium on July 23, 2015
Cardiff City sign Marouane Chamakh on free transfer
Cardiff City complete the signing of former Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh on a free transfer.
Oct 11, 13:09
Leeds Captain Sol Bamba instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Former Leeds United defender Sol Bamba joins Cardiff City
Former Leeds United captain Sol Bamba ends his short exile from football by linking up with Championship rivals Cardiff City as a free agent.
Oct 11, 10:15
Leeds Captain Sol Bamba instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Sol Bamba closing in on Derby County move?
Former Leeds United captain Sol Bamba is thought to be closing in on a move to Derby County.
Sep 26, 19:49
Leeds Captain Sol Bamba instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Leeds United captain Sol Bamba leaves club by mutual consent
Leeds United confirm that captain Sol Bamba has left the club by mutual consent due to personal reasons.
Sep 1, 14:09
Tomer Hemed celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Championship game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Leeds United on February 29, 2016
Result: Brighton & Hove Albion's first-half demolition job sinks Leeds United
Brighton & Hove Albion score four times without reply in the first half to record a comfortable victory from their home clash with Leeds United.
Feb 29, 21:40
Leeds Captain Sol Bamba instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Steve Evans denies Newcastle, Sunderland interest in Leeds United's Sol Bamba
Steve Evans dismisses possible Newcastle United and Sunderland moves for Leeds United captain Sol Bamba as just "speculation".
Jan 28, 18:36
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015
Result: Derby County miss chance to go top of Championship
Derby County miss the chance to go top of the Championship table after drawing 2-2 with Leeds United at Elland Road on Tuesday evening.
Dec 29, 21:55
Benik Afobe for Wolves on January 24, 2015
Team News: One up front for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leeds United
Benik Afobe and Chris Wood will spearhead the two attacks as Wolverhampton Wanderers play host to Leeds United at Molineux.
Dec 17, 19:23
Leeds Captain Sol Bamba instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Steve Evans: 'Sol Bamba ready to return against Wolverhampton Wanderers'
Leeds United manager Steve Evans reveals that captain Sol Bamba is in line to return to the side against Wolves following more than a month on the sidelines.
Dec 16, 16:29
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
Preview: Charlton Athletic vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Charlton Athletic and Leeds United.
Dec 10, 23:33
Leeds Captain Sol Bamba instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Leeds United skipper Sol Bamba unlikely to feature against Charlton Athletic
Sol Bamba's toe injury is expected to keep him out of action for at least another few days, according to Leeds United manager Steve Evans.
Dec 10, 11:40
Shaun Maloney of Hull City celebrates his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Hull City at Ashton Gate on November 21, 2015
Preview: Leeds United vs. Hull City
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both sides ahead of Saturday's Championship clash between Leeds United and Hull City.
Dec 3, 18:04
Mirco Antenucci (2ndL) of Leeds United celebrates scoring with teamates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Burnley at Elland Road on August 8, 2015
Half-Time Report: Late quick-fire double gives Leeds United lead
Two quick goals in first-half added-on time gives Leeds United a 2-0 lead against Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium.
Nov 7, 13:33
A general view of Huddersfield Town's John Smith's Stadium on March 24, 2012
Preview: Huddersfield Town vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's West Yorkshire derby meeting between Huddersfield Town and Leeds United.
Nov 5, 16:48
Steve Evans, manager of Rotherham United, looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Rotherham United at Loftus Road on August 22, 2015
Team News: Steve Evans makes three Leeds United changes
Steve Evans makes three changes to his Leeds United starting lineup for the visit of Cardiff City, while Russell Slade makes two changes for the Elland Road clash.
Nov 3, 18:51
Mirco Antenucci (2ndL) of Leeds United celebrates scoring with teamates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Burnley at Elland Road on August 8, 2015
Preview: Leeds United vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole previews the Championship match between Leeds United and Cardiff City at Elland Road.
Nov 2, 17:58
Blackburn Rovers players celebrate after Craig Conway scored during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers on October 29, 2015
Result: Blackburn Rovers strike early to claim victory at Leeds United
Two early goals give Blackburn Rovers a 2-0 win against Leeds United in Thursday night's Championship clash at Elland Road.
Oct 29, 21:42
Craig Conway of Blackburn Rovers in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Norwich City at Ewood Park on February 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: Blackburn Rovers lead Leeds United after 17th-second goal
Blackburn Rovers score twice within the first six minutes of their Championship clash at Leeds United to take a 2-0 lead into the break.
Oct 29, 20:34
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
Result: Steve Evans draws first match as Leeds United boss
Leeds United draw 1-1 against Fulham in Steve Evans's first match as manager.
Oct 21, 21:40
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
Preview: Fulham vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole previews Wednesday night's Championship clash between Fulham and Leeds United at Craven Cottage.
Oct 20, 16:30
Leeds Captain Sol Bamba instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Sol Bamba: 'Leeds United must remain positive'
Leeds United skipper Sol Bamba tells his teammates that they "cannot panic" after an indifferent start to the campaign, as they look to climb back up the table.
Oct 5, 10:56
Middlesbrough's David Nugent celebrates with team-mates after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at the Riverside on September 27, 2015
Five Championship talking points from matchday nine
Sports Mole picks out five topics for discussion on the back of another weekend of Championship action.
Sep 27, 19:47
Middlesbrough's David Nugent celebrates with team-mates after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at the Riverside on September 27, 2015
Result: Middlesbrough close in on leaders Brighton & Hove Albion
Middlesbrough's seventh win on the bounce at the expense of Leeds United moves them to within a point of Championship leaders Brighton & Hove Albion.
Sep 27, 15:09
Middlesbrough's Stewart Downing celebrates with Middlesbrough's Christian Stuani after the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at the Riverside on September 27, 2015
Half-Time Report: Middlesbrough hold half-time advantage over Leeds United
Middlesbrough lead 2-0 at half time in their Championship tie at home to Leeds United, thanks to David Nugnet's early strike and an own goal from Giuseppe Bellusci.
Sep 27, 14:05
Middlesbrough's Stewart Downing celebrates with Middlesbrough's Christian Stuani after the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at the Riverside on September 27, 2015
Live Commentary: Middlesbrough 3-0 Leeds United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Middlesbrough's 3-0 victory over Leeds United, as Boro make it seven wins on the bounce in all competitions.
Sep 27, 12:44
Mirco Antenucci (2ndL) of Leeds United celebrates scoring with teamates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Burnley at Elland Road on August 8, 2015
Team News: Chris Wood starts, Mirco Antenucci on bench for Leeds United
Chris Wood starts for Leeds United up front while Mirco Antenucci drops to the bench as the Yorkshiremen travel down South to face MK Dons.
Sep 19, 14:13
Peleteiro Ramallo of Brentford celebrates after he scored to make it 1-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on September 27, 2014
Half-Time Report: Marco Djuricin debut goal gives Brentford lead at Leeds United
Marco Djuricin strikes on his debut to give Brentford a 1-0 half-time lead against Leeds United at Elland Road.
Sep 12, 15:48
Kazenga Lualua of Brighton celebrates his opening goal with Tomer Hemed of Brighton during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Brighton and Hove Albion at Portman Road stadium on August 29, 2015
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole chooses its best Championship XI following the conclusion of the fifth round of fixtures this weekend.
Aug 31, 13:02
Paul Clement manager of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Middlesbrough at Pride Park Stadium on August 18, 2015
Live Commentary: Derby County 1-2 Leeds United - as it happened
Relive the enthralling Championship battle between Derby County and Leeds United on Sports Mole, which Leeds won thanks to Chris Wood's late stunner.
Aug 29, 11:30
Sheffield Wednesday FC celebrate after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on August 22, 2015
Result: Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday share the points
Leeds United draw 1-1 to Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship.
Aug 22, 14:26
Sheffield Wednesday FC celebrate after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on August 22, 2015
Live Commentary: Leeds United 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday - as it happened
Relive the 1-1 draw between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship.
Aug 22, 12:00
A general view of Ashton Gate ahead of the Sky Bet League One match between Bristol City and Chesterfield at Ashton Gate on October 11, 2014
Preview: Bristol City vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Wednesday night's Championship match as two winless teams, Bristol City and Leeds United, meet at Ashton Gate.
Aug 18, 12:06
Paolo Hurtado of FC Pacos de Ferreira in action during the Uefa Europa League Group E match between ACF Fiorentina and FC Pacos de Ferreira at Stadio Artemio Franchi on September 19, 2013
Team News: Reading leave Paolo Hurtado out of Leeds United clash
Steve Clarke leaves new signing Paolo Hurtado out of Reading's squad for their Championship encounter with Leeds United at the Madejski Stadium.
Aug 16, 14:20



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves18132335161941
2Cardiff CityCardiff18114325131237
3Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd18120631201136
4Aston Villa189542617932
5Bristol City188732718931
6Middlesbrough188552415929
7Derby CountyDerby178542620629
8Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest189092627-127
9Ipswich TownIpswich178273026426
10Leeds UnitedLeeds188282724326
11Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds186752321225
12Preston North EndPreston186752120125
13Brentford185852624223
14Fulham185852424023
15Norwich CityNorwich186571622-623
16Queens Park RangersQPR185672026-621
17Barnsley175572323020
18Millwall184771919019
19Reading175482023-319
20Hull City184683032-218
21Birmingham CityBirmingham184311927-1815
22Burton Albion1835101235-2314
23Bolton WanderersBolton182791531-1613
24Sunderland181892335-1211
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