Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Vincent Kompany Fact File

Vincent Kompany Fact File

Manchester City new signing Vincent Kompany is considered one of the best talents in Europe; however, how much do you actually know about the 22-year-old?

Vincent was born on 10th April 1986 in an area called Uccle, which is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.

Playing positions

Centre back, defensive midfielder

Height - 6'3'

Weight - 13 stone

Previous clubs

Anderlecht - 2003 - 06

Appearances - 73

Hamburg SV - 2006 - 08

Appearances - 28

Belgium International Caps

23



Beijing Olympic

He has recently been with the Belgian side at the Olympic Games but left in controversial circumstances before his country's semi final defeat against Nigeria.

Injury Prone

In the second half of the 2005-2006 season while applying his trade at Anderlecht Kompany injured his shoulder. He was out of the side for over two months while he recovered from an operation.

In November 2006, having moved to the Bundesliga, Vincent came a cropper only six games into the season when he suffered an achilles injury. Unfortunately, he was out for the rest of the season.

Awards

Kompany won several awards in Belgium when he played for Anderlecht, including the Belgian Golden Shoe and the Belgian Ebony Shoe.

Manchester City

On Friday August 22, Vincent signed a four-year deal. The official transfer figure is undisclosed, however £6.7m has been touted by many.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tudor
Date:Friday August 22 2008
Time: 3:19PM

Comments

0
Welcome to City Vincent - an excellent signing by City. Interested to see where Hughes plays him - Centre Half or in Midfield. I suspect the latter!
oliverblue
22/08/2008 15:45:00
0
I am sure he has been brought in to beef up the midfield.
alphieblues
22/08/2008 16:07:00
0
Should be interesting to see if he can handle the speed and everthing associated with the Premier League. Anyway, away with the doubts and on the last note - welcome to the mad house Mr Kompany.
Tudor
22/08/2008 16:16:00
0
City reported to be in talks with 23 yr old Brazilian midfielder Thiago Neves. Been playing for Brazil in ThOlympics
Johnny Baguette
22/08/2008 19:13:00
0
I remembered this player now ( Kompany ), He play In Olympics against Brazil, He take a red card (NOT FAIR) in the middle of the second half, Than Brazil able to score three goals, Is very good Centre Defence ,
city 81
22/08/2008 19:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Ped Report Swansea City 1-3 City

Swan Ride for City..Eventually

Manchester City Women Could Clinch League Title Today

Manchester City Women need just a point from their match against Chelsea Ladies later this afternoon to lift the FA WSL trophy for the very first time.

Stats: Swansea City v Manchester City

All the stats from Swansea City (1) vs (3) Manchester City, The Liberty Stadium, 24/9/16 15h00 BST Att: 20,786

The Perfect 10: Swansea 1-3 Manchester City

Manchester City continued their perfect start to the season at the Liberty Stadium yesterday by beating Swansea City 3-1. Goals came from Aguero (2), Sterling and Llorente.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Your Favourite Goal From Win Number 10 @ Swansea?
Suggested By: Shaun Gloater
Aguero 934%
Aguero 6533%
Sterling 7733%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 Watford 5 2 1 2 7 1
11 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
12 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
13 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
14 Southampton 5 1 2 2 5 -2
15 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
16 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
17 Burnley 5 1 1 3 4 -5
18 West Ham 5 1 0 4 3 -6
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 2 2016 2:15PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 23 2016 1:30PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 26 2016 8:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Capital One Cup
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear474
2.Johnny Baguette357
3.Skoorb310
4.Rising149
5.Tudor133
6.Bluedub130
7.Colin Is The King105
8.citizhun90
9.johnkelv57
10.kennyclementstache55