Gabriele Angella

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Gabriele Angella
Gabriele Angella 150124 Watford v Blackpool-96 (16364032972).jpg
Personal information
Full name Gabriele Angella[1]
Date of birth (1989-04-28) 28 April 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Florence, Italy
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Udinese
Number 4
Youth career
2006–2008 Empoli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Empoli 48 (0)
2010–2013 Udinese 22 (4)
2011–2012 Siena (loan) 0 (0)
2012 Reggina (loan) 19 (1)
2013–2016 Watford 75 (9)
2015–2016 Queens Park Rangers (loan) 17 (1)
2016– Udinese 2 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Italy U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:03, 3 July 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 08:03, 3 July 2016 (UTC)

Gabriele Angella (born 28 April 1989) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Udinese.

Club career[edit]

Angella began his career at Empoli in 2006 and was promoted to the first team in 2008, he played his first Serie B match on 13 September 2008, a 0–0 draw with AlbinoLeffe.

On 31 August 2010, Udinese signed him along with Diego Fabbrini in a co-ownership deal for €3 million.[2] As part of the deal, Ricardo Chará and Flavio Lazzari joined Empoli, also in co-ownership deal for a small fee.[2][3] He was loaned out to Siena for the 2011–2012 season[4] and moved on loan to Reggina in late January 2012. In June 2013 Angella and Daniele Mori were signed outright for €350,000 each.[5]

In July 2013, Angella joined Watford permanently on a five-year deal from Udinese, making his debut away to Birmingham City on 3 August 2013. Having opened his Watford account away to Bristol Rovers on 6 August 2013, Angella scored twice in Watford's 6–1 win over Bournemouth on 10 August 2013. On 30 January 2014, Angella scored a brace in an eventual 4–2 defeat to Nottingham Forest.

On 1 September 2015, he joined Queens Park Rangers on a season long loan from Watford.[6] He scored his first goal for QPR in a 2-0 win over Derby County on 8 March 2016.[7]

On 1 July 2016, Angella left Watford to rejoin Udinese on a four-year contract.[8]

International career[edit]

He made his Italy U-21 debut on 4 September 2009, starting in a 1–2 defeat against Wales in Swansea.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 10 May 2016 [9]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Empoli 2008–09 Serie B 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
2009–10 35 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 37 1
2010–11 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 1
Empoli total 48 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 51 2
Udinese 2010–11 Serie A 8 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 11 1
2012–13 14 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 4
Udinese total 22 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 26 5
Siena (loan) 2011–12 Serie A 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Reggina (loan) 2011–12 Serie B 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 1
Watford 2013–14 Championship 40 7 3 0 2 1 0 0 45 8
2014–15 35 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 36 2
2015–16 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Watford total 75 9 4 0 3 1 0 0 82 10
Queens Park Rangers (loan) 2015–16 Championship 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 1
Career total 181 15 5 0 12 4 0 0 198 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Football League Limited: Club list of registered players as at 16th May 2015" (PDF). The Football League. 16 May 2015. p. 35. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Empoli FC SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2011 (Italian), PDF purchased from Italian CCIAA
  3. ^ "Gabriele Angella è un giocatore dell'Udinese". Udinese Calcio (in Italian). 31 August 2010. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Raduno: il bilancio della prima settimana tra lavoro e volti nuovi". Udinese Calcio (in Italian). 18 July 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  5. ^ Empoli FC SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2013 (Italian), PDF purchased from Italian CCIAA
  6. ^ "GABRIELE ANGELLA JOINS QPR ON LOAN". Official website of QPR. 1 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "QPR 2-0 Derby". BBC Sport. BBC. 8 March 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2016. 
  8. ^ "Gabriele Angella leaves Watford for Udinese and signs four-year-deal with Italian outfit". Daily Mail. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016. 
  9. ^ Gabriele Angella at Soccerway

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