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8, September 2021

DE LAET: MELBOURNE CITY CAREER EXAMINED

Belgian fullback Ritchie de Laet spent the final year of his time as an Aston Villa player in the Australian A-league with Melbourne City. He was on loan at Melbourne City from Villa for the entire duration of the 2018/19 season. Ritchie de Laetsigned for Melbourne City on loan in September 2018. At Melbourne City,Read More …

6, July 2021

DE LAET: STOKE CITY CAREER EXAMINED

Belgian international Ritchie de Laet started his football career professionally in his native Belgium in the colours of Royal Antwerp before moving to England. He signed for Stoke City in August 2007 for a deal reported to be around  £100,000 as the initial fee. While he was a Stoke City player, Ritchie de Laetwent onRead More …

3, June 2021

DE LAET:NORWICH CITY CAREER EXAMINED

Experienced defender Ritchie de Laet was a Manchester United player when he left the club to join Norwich City ahead of the 2011/12 season. Ritchie de Laet signed for the Canaries on loan from Manchester United on June 17, 2011. The 32-year-old had joined Norwich City on loan for the rest of that season. RitchieRead More …

14, May 2021

DE LAET: MANCHESTER UNITED CAREER REVEALED

Belgian international fullback Ritchie de Laet was one of the players that failed to make the grades at Premier League giants Manchester United. He signed for the Red Devils from Stoke City in 2009. Ritchie de Laet began his professional career at Royal Antwerp in the Belgian top flight before he joined the Potters onRead More …

27, March 2021

DE LAET REVEALS VARDY ESCAPADE

Royal Antwerp defender Ritchie de Laet has revealed what ex-Leicester City teammate Jamie Vardy was up to before he broke the Premier League goalscoring record. According to him, Jamie Vardy drank almost an entire bottle of port the night before he set a new record for goal in consecutive Premier League games. The record wasRead More …

1, March 2021

RANGERS EDGE SEVEN-GOAL THRILLER

Scottish Premiership leaders Rangers came out on the positive side of the seven-goal thriller witnessed in their Europa League clash with Royal Antwerp of Belgium. Royal Antwerp welcomed Rangers to the Bosuilstadion in Antwerp, Belgium for the first leg of their last 32 tie in the Europa League and ex-Premier League player Ritchie de LaetRead More …

29, January 2021

DE LAET SIGNS NEW CONTRACT

Ritchie de Laet has provided a timely boost for his Belgian team Royal Antwerp ahead of their Europa League round of 32 clash with Scottish Premiership giants Rangers in the coming weeks after he signed a new contract to extend his stay at the club. Ritchie de Laet is a club icon at Royal AntwerpRead More …

12, December 2020

RICHIE DE LAET: HIS MAJOR HONOURS

  Belgian defender Richie De Laet is a proper example of a journeyman footballer as he has played for over 10 clubs in his career. The 31-year-old right-back recently returned to Royal Antwerp FC of Belgium where it all started for him. He signed for Royal Antwerp from Aston Villa in 2019 and some 13Read More …

24, August 2020

Ritchie De Laet Recollects 2016 Promotion Day

  Ritchie De Laet, the famous defender from Middlesbrough said that nothing will be able to beat or can be compared to the day in the year 2016 when he won promotion automatically. He was looking forward to the vital qualification decider in the Champions League between Manchester United and Leicester City, two of theRead More …

19, June 2020

WERNER RELEASE CLAUSE TO EXPIRE JUNE 15

  Timo Werners €55m (£49m) release clause expires on Monday 15 June. This was confirmed by Sky Sports on Wednesday, although it will fall further next summer should Werner remains with his RB Leipzig. Several clubs interested in RB Leipzig forward Werner have less than two weeks to make their move if they wish toRead More …