Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Player Profile: Hugo Colace

Player Profile: Hugo Colace

Name: Hugo Roberto Colace

Position: Midfielder

Squad Number: 5

Date of Birth: 06/01/84

Height: 5`8'

Career Stats:

Argentinos Juniors: 36 Apps, 0 Goals
Newell's Old Boys: 32 Apps, 1 Goal
Estudiantes: 5 Apps, 0 Goals
Flamengo: 5 Apps, 0 Goals
Barnsley: 49 Apps, 1 Goal

Barnsley Career:

Hugo was signed by Simon Davey from Newell's Old Boys in the summer of 2008 although his international clearance did not come through for a ridiculous 2 months after he was signed, meaning he missed the start of the 08/09 season. He is a defensive midfielder by trade but has natural ability on the ball so he can make some incisive passes too. Hugo was part of the Argentina squad that finished fourth in the 2003 Under 20's World Cup, playing alongside Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez.

When the paper work for Colace's move to Barnsley finally came through, he made his debut in a 1-0 defeat to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road in September, before going on to clock up a total of 35 appearances for the Reds in that campaign.

To date, Hugo has made a total of 49 appearances for the Reds, scoring just once, the winner in the victory over Burnley in the Carling Cup at Oakwell.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:gooderzone
Date:Saturday November 21 2009
Time: 12:36PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Barnsley Articles

Stats: Barnsley v Bristol City

All the stats from Barnsley (2) vs (2) Bristol City, Oakwell, 30/3/18 Att: 12,236

Barnsley's International Quartet

Four Barnsley players have received the call from their countries this month and could be on the international stage in March.

Stats: Barnsley v Millwall

All the stats from Barnsley (0) vs (2) Millwall, Oakwell, 17/3/18 Att: 13,041

Who Makes Giggs' First Welsh Squad?

New Wales manager Ryan Giggs has now announced his first selection since taking the job on.

Barnsley Archived Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Barnsley
Write For Vital Barnsley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bristol City MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Davies0%
Yiadom0%
Jackson0%
Lindsay0%
Fryers0%
Potts0%
Gardner0%
Moncur0%
Isgrove0%
Moore0%
McBurnie0%
Sub - Williams0%
Sub - Hammill0%
Sub - McCarthy0%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures

Vital Football Comment