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Dedryck

Boyata

Minutes played

90

Pass Accuracy

92%

Touches

83

Assists

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 90
Passes completed 66/72
Touches 83
Assists 0
Goals 0
Shots on target 0
Personal
Position Defender
Date of birth 28 November 1990
Place of birth Uccle, Belgium
Height (ft) 6'02"
Weight (st)
International caps / goals 1 / 0
2013/2014 League Cup
Appearances 5 2
Goals 1 0
Assists 0 0
Passes 93% 95%
Yellow cards 1 0
Red cards 0 0

City on Boyata:

Born in Belgium, Dedryck arrived at the Academy from FC Brussels in the summer of 2007. He gradually established himself as a central defensive linchpin in the side that went on to win the FA Youth Cup a year later, and he has since continued to hone his game alongside the senior squad at Carrington.

Often featuring for City reserves, Dedryck represented his country at Under 21 level before being called to the bench for City's first team at the start of Roberto Mancini's reign as Blues manager.

He looked perfectly at home in his debut at Middlesbrough in the FA Cup third round, and made his Premier League bow as a substitute in the home win over Blackburn Rovers on January 11, 2010. His five starts in 2009-10 included the Carling Cup semi-final derby, and he won the Young Player of the Year award at the end of the campaign.

The following season saw Dedryck make a handful of appearances but his undoubted quality kept him in the frame, and he made his full international debut.

He joined Bolton on a season long-loan on 26 August 2011 and returned to the Blues in the summer of 2012, taking part in the club's pre-season tour of Asia.

On 31 August 2012 he was loaned to FC Twente until Janurary 2013.

Latest tweets:

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  • Big games call for big hearts.

It's matchday! Come on, City!

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  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 297: Take aim.
  • Scott Sinclair has joined Aston Villa on loan with a view to a permanent deal in the summer.

The winger joined City in summer 2012 from Swansea, and after 15 appearances in his debut season Sinclair went on loan to West Brom in the 2013/14 campaign. #mcfc
  • THE LAST TIME: Chelsea edged it at the Bridge back in October 2013. What happens tomorrow? #chelseavcity #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 296: Hang time.
  • Snowy scenes at the CFA this morning! #mcfc
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  • Congrats to Wilfried Bony and Yaya Toure whose Ivory Coast team are in the #afcon2015 Quarter Finals following a 1-0 win over Cameroon tonight. #mcfc
  • REGRAM @samnasri8

Relaxing at home and trying to be back with the team asap 🏊
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 295: Touch down.
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  • Preparations for Saturday's crucial game at Chelsea were kicking into gear at the CFA this morning. #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 293: Call to arms.
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  • No Wembley visit this year for the Blues... #facup #cityvboro #mcfc
  • 20 minutes to go at the Etihad on #facup Fourth Round day! #cityvboro #mcfc
  • Counting down to #facup action at the Etihad! #cityvboro is underway in just over an hour. #mcfc
  • It's the next step on the road to Wembley today as we take on Middlesbrough in the #facup Fourth Round. Can we reach our third final in five seasons? #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 290: Compétences
  • On the way home after a brilliant week #InAbuDhabi. Ready for the #facup tomorrow! #cityvboro #mcfc
  • Craig Bellamy drilled home the only goal as #mcfc beat Boro back in February 2009. What will happen tomorrow? #cityvboro
  • @fernandoreges on the #facup: "I enjoy it a lot because I like that kind of competition - the knockout element of the games." “I think it gives more emotion. Not just for our players but also for the fans." #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 289: Thirsty work
  • Take a look behind the scenes at last night's victory over Hamburg in Al-Ain... #mcfc
  • #TBT: Richard Dunne celebrates his goal against Middlesbrough with Paul Dickov back in October 2006. #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 288: Jo-Jo
  • @ed_dzeko got the all important second goal as #mcfc beat Hamburg 2-0 at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium this evening. Nice work, boys! #cityvhamburg
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