Sol Bamba

Born: January 13, 1985 (age 33)

Height: 6'2.5" (190cm)
Weight: 14st 2lb (90kg)

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 102 articles about Sol Bamba. Articles 1 to 40:
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock chats to assistant Kevin Blackwell in October 2017
Result: Cardiff City promoted to Premier League with goalless draw to Reading
Cardiff City are promoted to the Premier League following a goalless draw at home to Reading on the final day of the season.
May 6, 14:26
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock chats to assistant Kevin Blackwell in October 2017
Result: Cardiff City beat Nottingham Forest to move back into second spot
Cardiff City earn a crucial 2-1 victory over visitors Nottingham Forest in the Championship in order to move back into second place above Fulham.
Apr 21, 21:39
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
Sol Bamba: Cardiff City "cannot worry about anybody else"
Sol Bamba insists that Cardiff City will continue to look up the table rather than down, despite the gap on leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers stretching to nine points.
Apr 6, 23:33
Ruben Neves has a shot during the Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland on December 9, 2017
Result: Cardiff City rue two missed pens as Wolverhampton Wanderers go further clear
Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Cardiff City 1-0 in South Wales to extend their lead at the top of the Championship table, with the hosts missing two penalty kicks late on.
Apr 6, 21:46
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock chats to assistant Kevin Blackwell in October 2017
Neil Warnock: 'Cardiff City not getting carried away'
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock insists that his side will not get carried away despite a seventh consecutive Championship win taking them closer to promotion.
Mar 14, 08:46
Brentford manager Dean Smith
Dean Smith: 'Second Cardiff City goal was pivotal'
Brentford manager Dean Smith admits that conceding on the stroke of half time during their Championship defeat to Cardiff may have ended their hopes of winning the game.
Mar 14, 08:34
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Championship roundup: Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Reading to remain top
Wolverhampton Wanderers pick up another key victory to remain top of the Championship table, while Aston Villa suffer a huge blow in their automatic promotion ambitions.
Mar 13, 21:45
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock chats to assistant Kevin Blackwell in October 2017
Result: Cardiff City beat Brentford to march on towards automatic promotion
Cardiff City move seven points clear of third-placed Aston Villa in the race for automatic promotion courtesy of a come-from-behind 3-1 victory over Brentford.
Mar 13, 21:43
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock chats to assistant Kevin Blackwell in October 2017
Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock criticises referee after disallowed goal
Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock says that the referee's concentration levels must have been "minus" after he disallowed a potentially-decisive goal against Millwall.
Feb 10, 09:56
Junior Hoilett in action during the Championship game between Birmingham City and Cardiff City on October 13, 2017
Result: Millwall, Cardiff City share the points
Cardiff City remain in fourth position in the Championship table courtesy of a 1-1 draw at Millwall on Friday night.
Feb 9, 21:55
David Moyes celebrates during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and West Ham United on January 13, 2018
West Ham United 'plot Sol Bamba swoop'
West Ham United could move for Cardiff City centre-back Sol Bamba on transfer deadline day, according to a report.
Jan 31, 15:30
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Team News: Pep Guardiola makes four changes for Cardiff City clash
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola makes four changes to his side as the club face Cardiff City in the FA Cup.
Jan 28, 15:05
Kenneth Zohore in action for Cardiff City in September 2017
Result: Sheffield Wednesday, Cardiff City play out stalemate
Sheffield Wednesday draw 0-0 for the second Championship match running under new boss Jos Luhukay, as Cardiff City leave Hillsborough with a point.
Jan 20, 19:26
Virgil van Dijk is loving life after the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Neil Warnock: 'Sol Bamba is better than Virgil van Dijk'
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock claims that Sol Bamba is a better defender than new £75m Liverpool signing Virgil van Dijk.
Dec 28, 15:59
Nigel Adkins in charge of Reading in April 2013
Result: Cardiff City beat Hull City close gap on leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cardiff City close the gap on Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers back to four points courtesy of a 1-0 win over Hull City in South Wales.
Dec 16, 19:23
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
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: Joe Bennett starts for Cardiff City
Joe Bennett comes in for Jazz Richards as Cardiff City welcome Queens Park Rangers.
Aug 26, 14:12
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: 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
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 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
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: 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
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: 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
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 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
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: Charlton Athletic vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Charlton Athletic and Leeds United.
Dec 10, 23:33
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
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
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: 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
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: 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 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: 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
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: 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
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: Leeds United vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole previews the Championship match between Leeds United and Cardiff City at Elland Road.
Nov 2, 17:58
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: 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
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: 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

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