Gabriel N'Galula

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Junior
Personal information
Full name Gabriel N'Galula Mbuyi
Date of birth (1982-06-01) 1 June 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Kinshasa, Zaire
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Anderlecht
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2006 Anderlecht 19 (1)
2004–2005 Mons (loan) 15 (0)
2005–2006 Stoke City (loan) 22 (0)
2006–2007 Standard Liège 0 (0)
2007–2008 Roeselare 5 (0)
Total 61 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gabriel N'Galula Mbuyi (born 1 June 1982), sometimes referred to as Junior, is a former Belgian footballer.

Career[edit]

He showed promise in his 28 games at Anderlecht, but a long injury saw him lose his place to Yves Vanderhaeghe and Besnik Hasi. In the 2004–05 season, he was then loaned to R.A.E.C. Mons, that relegated to second division at the end of the season. He played 15 matches for Mons. He was loaned again to Stoke City in England for the 2005–06 season where former Anderlect manager Johan Boskamp had been appointed manager.[1] He played 24 matches for Stoke and left at the end of the season along with Boskamp.

Boskamp was made Standard Liège manager and he signed Junior on a permanent deal with as part of the Mohammed Tchité transfer to Anderlecht in the 2006–07 season. He played one match for Standard, in a UEFA Cup qualification match. He spent the 2007–08 season, with K.S.V. Roeselare.

Personal[edit]

His brother Floribert N'Galula is also a professional footballer.

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke City 2005–06[2] 22 0 2 0 0 0 24 0
Career Total 22 0 2 0 0 0 24 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boskamp eyeing pair". Sky Sports. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Games played by Junior in 2005/2006". Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 June 2014.