Ritchie De Laet

Date of birth28 November 1988
Place of birthAntwerp
NationalityBelgian
Weight77 kg
Height1.86 m
PositionDefender

Ritchie De Laet joined Stoke City in August 2007 with a three-year contract.

He was a surprise signing for Manchester United from Stoke City in the January 2009 transfer window, making his debut at Hull City.

He provides useful defensive cover with a contract to June 2012.

Ritchie joined Leicester City in May 2012 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2018 in November 2014.

He joined Aston Villa in August 2016 with a three-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Royal Antwerp 01 Jul 2006 17 Aug 2007
Stoke City 17 Aug 2007 08 Jan 2009
Wrexham 31 Oct 2008 30 Nov 2008 L
Manchester United 08 Jan 2009 16 May 2012
Sheffield United 25 Sep 2010 25 Oct 2010 L
Preston North End 16 Nov 2010 30 Dec 2010 L
Portsmouth 14 Jan 2011 31 May 2011 L
Norwich City 17 Jun 2011 15 May 2012 L
Leicester City 16 May 2012 23 Aug 2016
Middlesbrough 01 Feb 2016 31 May 2016 L
Aston Villa 23 Aug 2016 30 Jun 2019
Royal Antwerp 23 Jan 2018 31 May 2018 L
Melbourne City 14 Sep 2018 31 May 2019 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 Manchester United Premier League 1
2009-10 Manchester United League Cup 1
2
1
2009-10 Manchester United Premier League 2
2010-11 Portsmouth League Championship 22
5
2010-11 Preston North End League Championship 5
2010-11 Sheffield United League Championship 4
2
2011-12 Norwich City League Cup
1
2011-12 Norwich City Premier League 6
1
1
2012-13 Leicester City FA Cup 3
1
2012-13 Leicester City League Championship 39
2
1
8
2012-13 Leicester City League Championship Play-Offs 2
2012-13 Leicester City League Cup 2
2013-14 Leicester City FA Cup 1
2013-14 Leicester City League Championship 35
1
2
6
2013-14 Leicester City League Cup 1
2014-15 Leicester City FA Cup 2
2014-15 Leicester City Premier League 20
6
3
2015-16 Leicester City FA Cup 1
2015-16 Leicester City League Cup 1
1
2015-16 Leicester City Premier League 7
5
1
1
2015-16 Middlesbrough League Championship 9
1
2016-17 Aston Villa League Championship 3
1
2017-18 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
2017-18 Aston Villa League Championship 1
4
2017-18 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
24 May 2009 Hull City v Manchester United W 0-1 Premier League
23 Sep 2009 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
27 Oct 2009 Barnsley v Manchester United W 0-2 League Cup 4th round
01 Dec 2009 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Cup 5th round
15 Dec 2009 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-0 Premier League
19 Dec 2009 Fulham v Manchester United L 3-0 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 Belgium International Friendly 1
2008-09 Belgium Kirin Cup
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
29 May 2009 Belgium v Chile D 1-1 Kirin Cup
31 May 2009 Japan v Belgium L 4-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.