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Sol Bamba

Born: January 13, 1985 (age 35)

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. 22)
Sol Bamba
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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 137 articles about Sol Bamba. Articles 1 to 40:
Callum Paterson in action for Cardiff on January 25, 2020
Result: Reading, Cardiff set for replay after scrappy draw
The FA Cup tie ended in a draw.
Jan 25, 17:15
Cardiff City's Aden Flint celebrates scoring their third goal on January 15, 2020
Result: Cardiff survive Carlisle scare in seven-goal thriller
Josh Murphy and Danny Ward were also on target for the Welsh side.
Jan 15, 21:55
Cardiff City manager Neil Harris on November 30, 2019
Result: Cardiff recover from two down to rescue replay against Carlisle
Jack Bridge and Harry McKirdy stunned the Bluebirds with first-half goals.
Jan 4, 17:21
Queens Park Rangers' Nahki Wells celebrates scoring their sixth goal on January 1, 2020
Result: Nahki Wells scores hat-trick as Queens Park Rangers hit Cardiff for six
The outstanding Bright Osayi-Samuel netted twice for Rangers.
Jan 1, 17:09
Cardiff City manager Neil Harris on November 30, 2019
Neil Harris: 'Cardiff are looking a lot more solid'
Neil Harris thrilled with Cardiff's performance in win at Sheffield Wednesday
Dec 29, 18:34
Leeds United's Ezgjan Alioski celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates on December 7, 2019
Preview: Leeds United vs. Cardiff City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Leeds United and Cardiff City, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Dec 12, 11:01
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts the Champions League trophy on June 1, 2019
News Extra: BT keep Champions League, Cardiff's Bamba back-up, Courtois has 'no doubts'
The latest news snippets from across the footballing world, including BT Sport's retention of the Champions League, Cardiff City's interim managerial plan and Thibaut Courtois's comments on his recent form.
Nov 15, 11:26
Calm and composed Cardiff manager Neil Warnock pictured on May 12, 2019
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Sheffield Wednesday - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Cardiff City's clash with Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship on Friday, including predictions, team news and predicted lineups.
Oct 16, 15:04
Romelu Lukaku in action for Manchester United on January 5, 2019
News Extra: Lukaku on being 'overweight', 'Sad' Alexis Sanchez, New Cardiff boss
Sports Mole rounds up the latest news snippets from across the footballing world, including Jose Mourinho's comments on Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku discussing his weight issues and a potential new boss for Cardiff City.
Sep 16, 21:57
Derby boss Phillip Cocu pictured on August 5, 2019
Preview: Derby County vs. Cardiff City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Friday night's Championship showdown between Derby County and Cardiff City, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Sep 11, 18:53
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock recoils in horror on April 27, 2019
Cardiff relegated - where it all went wrong
The Bluebirds spent just one season back in the top flight.
May 4, 21:03
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich on February 19, 2019
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between relegation-threatened Cardiff City and title-chasing Liverpool.
Apr 20, 07:53
Manchester City players celebrate Bernardo Silva's goal against Fulham in the Premier League on March 30, 2019
Preview: Manchester City vs. Cardiff City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Manchester City's home Premier League game with Cardiff City.
Apr 1, 20:30
Eden Hazard scores the Blues' second during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Cardiff City on September 15, 2018
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Cardiff City and Chelsea, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
Mar 29, 11:56
Cardiff City captain Sol Bamba celebrates after scoring against Southampton on February 9, 2019
Bamba blow for Cardiff as defender suffers season-ending injury
The Ivory Coast international suffered the injury during the 2-0 defeat at Wolves on Saturday.
Mar 5, 13:50
Victor Camarasa celebrates scoring for Cardiff City on December 29, 2018
Neil Warnock frustrated over Victor Camarasa's unavailability
The Spanish playmaker has not started for the Bluebirds since January 19.
Feb 25, 12:09
Watford's Gerard Deulofeu inflicts misery on Cardiff City hearts on February 22, 2019
Result: Gerard Deulofeu scores three and sets up one as five-star Watford rout Cardiff
The Spaniard's treble was his first in English football.
Feb 22, 21:56
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero celebrates his first goal against Chelsea on February 10, 2019
Premier League Team of the Week - Sergio Aguero, Paul Pogba, Georginio Wijnaldum
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for gameweek 26, including two Manchester United players, three from Liverpool and four from Manchester City.
Feb 12, 09:53
Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg celebrates scoring against Manchester City on December 30, 2018
I don't have the words to explain how we lost, says Hojbjerg
Southampton equalised in added time against Cardiff, only to concede again to lose the match.
Feb 10, 12:00
Cardiff City captain Sol Bamba celebrates after scoring against Southampton on February 9, 2019
Bamba pays emotional tribute to Sala
Cardiff players wore special shirts embroidered with a daffodil as a mark of respect for Emiliano Sala
Feb 9, 20:04
Cardiff City's Kenneth Zohore celebrates scoring against Southampton on February 9, 2019
Result: Kenneth Zohore fires Cardiff to victory on emotional day in Southampton
The victory came just days after Emiliano Sala's death in a plane crash was confirmed.
Feb 9, 17:16
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero celebrates opening the scoring against Arsenal on February 3, 2019
Premier League Team of the Week - Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain, Eden Hazard
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for gameweek 25, including Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling and five Chelsea players.
Feb 5, 08:51
Emiliano Sala in action for Nantes in late 2017
Sol Bamba: Cardiff players reluctant to fly after Sala disappearance
The aeroplane carrying the Argentinian striker and pilot David Ibbotson disappeared from radar over the Channel Islands on January 21.
Jan 30, 10:32
Alexandre Lacazette scores Arsenal's second goal against Cardiff City on January 19, 2019
Result: Arsenal improve to overcome Cardiff City as tributes paid to Emiliano Sala
Arsenal make it back-to-back victories in the Premier League by overcoming Cardiff City 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium.
Jan 29, 21:41
Paul Pogba celebrates scoring for Manchester United against Bournemouth on December 30, 2018.
Premier League Team of the Week - Paul Pogba, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for the final gameweek of 2018, including the likes of Paul Pogba, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah.
Dec 31, 10:07
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Cardiff City and Manchester United on December 22, 2018
Result: Manchester United thrash Cardiff City in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first game
Manchester United thrash Cardiff City 5-1 to get interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's reign off to a perfect start against his former club.
Dec 22, 19:26
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah celebrates with Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane after opening the scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion on August 25, 2018
Result: Liverpool dominant in win over Cardiff City
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah play starring roles as Liverpool climb to the top of the Premier League with a 4-1 win over Cardiff City at Anfield.
Oct 27, 16:54
Mesut Ozil in action for Arsenal in the Europa League on April 26, 2018
Premier League Team of the Week - Mesut Ozil, Leroy Sane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for gameweek nine, including Mesut Ozil, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and four Manchester City players.
Oct 23, 11:55
Kadeem Harris celebrates with his Cardiff City teammates after rounding off the scoring in his side's 4-2 Premier League win over Fulham on October 20, 2018
Result: Cardiff City off bottom of table with first victory of season
Cardiff City move up to 17th place in the Premier League table with a 4-2 win over Fulham in South Wales.
Oct 20, 17:13
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier in action during the Premier League clash with Leicester City on May 13, 2018
Result: Tottenham Hotspur edge out 10-man Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium
An early goal from Eric Dier earns Tottenham Hotspur a 1-0 victory over Cardiff in Saturday's Premier League fixture at Wembley Stadium.
Oct 6, 16:57
Sol Bamba celebrates his shock opener during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Cardiff City on September 15, 2018
Sol Bamba: 'Cardiff City should win more games than we lose"
Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba believes that his side will pick up their first win of the Premier League campaign soon.
Sep 20, 19:42
Eden Hazard celebrates getting his side's first during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Cardiff City on September 15, 2018
Result: Eden Hazard hat-trick sinks Cardiff City at Stamford Bridge
Eden Hazard scores his second hat-trick for Chelsea as the Blues maintain their perfect Premier League start with a 4-1 home win over Cardiff City.
Sep 15, 16:56
Eden Hazard celebrates getting his side's first during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Cardiff City on September 15, 2018
Live Commentary: Chelsea 4-1 Cardiff City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Chelsea's 4-1 win over Cardiff, as the Blues recovered from a goal down thanks to Eden Hazard's brilliance.
Sep 15, 13:59
Tottenham Hotspur winger Lucas Moura wheels away in celebration after scoring during his side's Premier League match against Manchester United on August 27, 2018
Premier League Team of the Week - Lucas Moura, Toby Alderweireld, Alisson Becker
Sports Mole selects its team of the week for matchday three of the Premier League season, with Tottenham dominating the selection following their win at Man Utd.
Aug 28, 13:12
Cardiff City's Neil Etheridge makes a save from Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez on August 18, 2018
Result: Cardiff held to goalless draw by 10-man Newcastle United
Ten-man Newcastle United miss a 96th-minute penalty as Cardiff City hold on for a goalless draw to get off the mark for the 2018-19 Premier League season.
Aug 18, 14:29
Sheffield United's David Brooks during the match against Burton Albion on March 13, 2018
Team News: David Brooks debuts for Bournemouth against Cardiff City
Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks will make his Premier League debut against Cardiff City this afternoon.
Aug 11, 14:08
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

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