Vincent Kompany

Born: April 10, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: Uccle, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Position: Defender
Team: Manchester City (no. 4)
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns on August 10, 2015
Career History
Senior2006-2008Hamburger SV
2008-Manchester City
International2004-Belgium
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Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on December 3, 2016
Claude Puel: 'Vincent Kompany should have been shown red card'
Claude Puel believes that referee Graham Scott's decision not to show Vincent Kompany a red card two minutes into the match cost Leicester City against Manchester City.
22:09
Gabriel Jesus is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester City on November 18, 2017
Result: Manchester City coast to win over Leicester City to extend lead in table
Manchester City move nine points clear at the top of the Premier League table with a 2-0 victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
16:54
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Vincent Kompany returns to Manchester City XI for Leicester City trip
Vincent Kompany returns to Manchester City's first XI for this afternoon's Premier League game against Leicester City.
14:04
Gabriel Jesus is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester City on November 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Leicester City 0-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Manchester City move nine points clear at the top of the Premier League table with a 2-0 over Leicester City.
Nov 18, 14:00
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Preview: Leicester City vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at the King Power Stadium between Leicester City and Manchester City.
Nov 17, 15:32
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger offers a hand to Manchester City's Pep Guardiola following the FA Cup semi-final on April 23, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium.
Nov 3, 14:00
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger offers a hand to Manchester City's Pep Guardiola following the FA Cup semi-final on April 23, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester City vs. Arsenal
Ahead of Sunday's Premier League showdown between leaders Manchester City and Arsenal, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads.
Nov 3, 11:41
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City cannot rely on John Stones, Nicolas Otamendi'
Pep Guardiola claims that it is "impossible" to continue fielding John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi week in, week out and hopes to have Vincent Kompany back soon.
Oct 28, 10:32
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany still 10 days away'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that defender Vincent Kompany is still not in contention for a return to the first-team squad.
Oct 27, 16:40
Phil Jones and young Tom Davies in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Phil Jones to sign new £150,000-a-week deal at Manchester United?
A report claims that Phil Jones will be made one of the highest-paid defenders in the Premier League when committing his long-term future to Manchester United.
Oct 15, 19:09
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany is doing much better'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that Vincent Kompany is making progress as the defender continues to recover from a calf injury.
Oct 13, 17:38
A general shot of the corner flag at the Etihad Stadium prior to Manchester City's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough on November 5, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Manchester City and Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium.
Oct 12, 14:24
Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany in action for Belgium on August 14, 2013.
Roberto Martinez: 'No disagreement with Manchester City over Vincent Kompany'
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez denies having a disagreement with Manchester City after confirming that he will be without Vincent Kompany for this week's qualifiers.
Oct 2, 17:47
Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany in action for Belgium on August 14, 2013.
Vincent Kompany reveals international retirement plans
Vincent Kompany says that he intends to retire from international duty with Belgium next year in the hope of prolonging his Manchester City career.
Oct 1, 13:41
Players fight after Sergio Aguero is sent off during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 29, 17:44
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany will not play for Belgium'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that Vincent Kompany will play no part for Belgium in their remaining World Cup qualifiers, despite being named in their squad.
Sep 29, 14:08
Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany in action for Belgium on August 14, 2013.
Vincent Kompany named in Belgium squad for World Cup qualifiers
Vincent Kompany is in contention to feature in Belgium's games against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Cyprus next week, despite being sidelined for the past month through injury.
Sep 29, 12:50
A general shot of the corner flag at the Etihad Stadium prior to Manchester City's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough on November 5, 2016
Manchester City confirm Benjamin Mendy knee ligament damage
Manchester City confirm that full-back Benjamin Mendy ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee last weekend and is facing a spell on the sidelines.
Sep 28, 19:57
John Stones in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 5, 2017
Manchester City's John Stones: 'Rate me as a defender'
Manchester City's John Stones says that he wants to be regarded as a defender, rather than "a ball player".
Sep 25, 11:55
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Manchester City handed Vincent Kompany, Ilkay Gundogan boost
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expects to have Vincent Kompany to call upon against Crystal Palace this weekend, while Ilkay Gundogan may also be involved.
Sep 22, 16:56
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns on August 10, 2015
Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany back in training'
Vincent Kompany is back in training for Manchester City after shaking off a calf injury, club boss Pep Guardiola confirms.
Sep 15, 17:36
A general view of Vicarage Road Stadium under going Renovations to the East Stand prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Sheffield Wednesday at Vicarage Road on December 14, 2013
Preview: Watford vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Watford and Manchester City at Vicarage Road.
Sep 15, 11:38
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Pep Guardiola 'considering Vincent Kompany future'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is reportedly considering Vincent Kompany's future after being left furious at the centre-back following his latest injury setback.
Sep 10, 22:06
Toby Alderweireld applauds at the end of the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Report: Manchester City keen on Tottenham Hotspur star Toby Alderweireld
Manchester City are reportedly monitoring Toby Alderweireld's contract situation at Tottenham Hotspur with a possible view to a future move.
Sep 10, 12:24
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Team News: Philippe Coutinho out, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on bench for Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho misses out on Liverpool's trip to Manchester City, while new signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is named on the bench.
Sep 9, 11:32
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson barks orders during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on August 12, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester City vs. Liverpool
Ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Liverpool, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads.
Sep 8, 15:44
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Vincent Kompany ruled out of Liverpool match
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that a calf problem will keep club captain Vincent Kompany out of Saturday's Premier League clash with Liverpool.
Sep 8, 14:06
David Silva goes up against Jordan Henderson during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on December 31, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium.
Sep 7, 15:46
Stefano Okaka scores the opener during the Premier League game between Watford and Liverpool on August 12, 2017
Joleon Lescott: 'Liverpool defence better than Manchester City's'
Former Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott insists that the Citizens currently have a weaker defence than weekend opponents Liverpool.
Sep 6, 19:14
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Ryan Giggs backs Manchester clubs to challenge for Premier League title
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs believes that the Premier League title race will be between his former club, Manchester City and Liverpool this season.
Sep 2, 21:08
Raheem Sterling nets a last-minute winner during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Manchester City on August 26, 2017
Vincent Kompany: 'Bournemouth made life tough for Manchester City'
Vincent Kompany insists that Manchester City "deserved" their late winner against Bournemouth as they "played well" at the Vitality Stadium.
Aug 26, 22:20
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Vincent Kompany: 'Manchester City can learn from Manchester United'
Vincent Kompany intends to help bring through Manchester City's younger players, as he targets a decade of dominance for the Citizens.
Aug 20, 09:57
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker in action during the North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Team News: Kyle Walker, Danilo start for City
Kyle Walker and Danilo make their competitive debuts for Manchester City.
Aug 12, 16:34
Ryan Giggs the Manchester United interim manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Ryan Giggs: 'Manchester City will be team to beat in the Premier League'
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs believes that Manchester City will be the team to beat in the Premier League this season.
Aug 1, 12:44
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Pep Guardiola: 'I want another defender'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that he will attempt to sign another defender before this summer's transfer window closes.
Jul 29, 21:19
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Vincent Kompany: 'New Manchester City players hungry to succeed'
Vincent Kompany is optimistic that Manchester City's six new signings are "hungry to win" titles with the club, as he targets a third Premier League crown.
Jul 25, 11:29
Russia's defender and captain Sergey Ignashevich watches Belgium's forward Romelu Lukaku control the ball during the Group H football match between Belgium and Russia at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 22, 2014
Vincent Kompany: 'Romelu Lukaku can turn Manchester United into title hopefuls'
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes that fellow Belgian Romelu Lukaku could prove the signing to turn Manchester United into Premier League title hopefuls.
Jul 19, 19:56
Pep Guardiola celebrates after the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City 10 years off reaching Barcelona's level'
Pep Guardiola admits that his squad "had grown old" and required overhauling, but says it will take far more work to guide Manchester City among the world's elite.
Jul 4, 15:17
Manchester City's Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English League Cup quarter-final football match between Manchester City and Hull City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England on December 1, 2015
Wilfried Bony vows to rediscover scoring touch at Manchester City
Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony believes that his injury issues are to blame for a lack of impact at the club, but vows to get back on track in the 2017-18 season.
Jul 2, 14:03
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring the 0-2 goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Croatia and Belgium, at the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb, on October 11 ,2013
Team News: Romelu Lukaku spearheads the Belgium attack against Estonia
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku leads the line for Belgium's trip to Estonia.
Jun 9, 19:25



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton114341111015
9Watford114341721-415
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke113351322-912
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham112361123-129
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
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