Nathan Ake

Born: February 18, 1995 (age 21)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: The Hague, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Defender
Team: Watford (no. 16) on loan from Chelsea
Nathan Ake of Watford during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 17, 2015 in Watford, England.
Career History
Youth2007-2011Feyenoord
2011-2012Chelsea
Senior2012-Chelsea
→ 2015Reading (loan)
→ 2015-Watford (loan)
Sports Mole has 90 articles about Nathan Ake. Articles 1 to 40:
Crystal Palace's English manager Alan Pardew watches his players during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at Selhurst Park in south London on November 28, 2015
Result: Crystal Palace beat Watford to make FA Cup final
Crystal Palace overcome fellow Premier League side Watford to reach the final of the 2016 FA Cup, where they will meet Manchester United.
17:55
Saido Berahino sees his penalty saved by Heurelho Gomes during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Watford on April 16, 2016
Result: Heurelho Gomes saves two penalties to give Watford win over West Brom
Watford end a six-game winless run as Heurelho Gomes saves two penalties to help his team earn a 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 16, 16:52
Quique Flores looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford on March 2, 2016
Team News: Four changes for Watford against West Bromwich Albion
Watford make four changes as they travel to take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.
Apr 16, 14:11
Gareth Barry celebrates scoring during the game between Everton and Swansea on January 24, 2016
Team News: Gareth Barry back for Everton
Gareth Barry returns to the Everton starting XI for their trip to Watford.
Apr 9, 14:05
Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford on April 2, 2016
Result: Arsenal cruise past Watford to close gap on top two
Arsenal close the gap on Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League title race with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Watford at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 2, 16:51
Nathan Ake of Watford during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 17, 2015 in Watford, England.
Report: Watford plot permanent move to take Nathan Ake from Chelsea
Watford reportedly set their sights on signing Chelsea loanee Nathan Ake permanently from their fellow Premier League outfit this summer.
Mar 22, 12:03
Riyad Mahrez celebrates finding the opener during the Premier League game between Watford and Leicester City on March 5, 2016
Result: Riyad Mahrez nets as Leicester City beat Watford
Leicester City move five points clear at the top of the Premier League table following a 1-0 win at Watford in Saturday's late kickoff.
Mar 5, 19:23
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City scores his team's second goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford at The King Power Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Preview: Watford vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's evening Premier League kickoff as Watford host leaders Leicester City at Vicarage Road.
Mar 3, 15:37
Quique Flores manager of Watford gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on October 31, 2015
Team News: Four changes for Watford
Watford make four changes for Saturday's league clash with Bournemouth.
Feb 27, 14:15
Troy Deeney celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Watford on February 13, 2016
Result: No win in nine for Crystal Palace as Troy Deeney double earns Watford win
Crystal Palace's winless Premier League run is extended to nine games as Troy Deeney nets a match-winning brace for Watford at Selhurst Park.
Feb 13, 16:56
Chelsea's English defender John Terry reacts at the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on October 3, 2015. Southampton won the game 3-1.
Team News: John Terry starts for Chelsea
John Terry starts for Chelsea away at Watford a matter of days after claiming that he will leave the club in the summer.
Feb 3, 18:48
Jack Cork of Swansea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Team News: Jack Cork comes in for Swansea City
Jack Cork replaces Modou Barrow in the Swansea City side for their home clash against Watford.
Jan 18, 19:03
Steve McClaren manager of Newcastle United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Watford at St James' Park on September 19, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Preview: Watford vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole provides the lowdown ahead of the all-Premier League FA Cup third-round tie between Watford and Newcastle United.
Jan 8, 16:46
Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores hugs Odion Ighalo after the 3-0 win over Liverpool on December 20, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Watford and Manchester City at Vicarage Road.
Dec 31, 15:58
Son Heung-Min celebrates scoring the winner for Spurs against Watford on December 28, 2015
Result: Son Heung-Min snatches late win for Tottenham Hotspur at 10-man Watford
Son Heung-Min scores an 89th-minute winner to snatch all three points for Tottenham Hotspur against 10-man Watford in the Premier League.
Dec 28, 16:52
Spurs' Harry Kane and Watford's Miguel Britos on December 28, 2015
Live Commentary: Watford 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Tottenham Hotspur's last-gasp Premier League win over Watford with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Dec 28, 14:30
Tom Carroll celebrates scoring his first goal for Spurs against Norwich on December 26, 2015
Team News: Mauricio Pochettino starts Tom Carroll for Watford trip
Mauricio Pochettino rewards Tom Carroll with a place in the Spurs starting lineup for the trip to Watford.
Dec 28, 14:13
Eden Hazard of Chelsea reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Chelsea at Britannia Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Team News: Eden Hazard only on Chelsea bench
Eden Hazard is only deemed fit enough to make the Chelsea bench for their Premier League clash with Watford at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 26, 14:04
Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink on December 23, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the Boxing Day clash in the Premier League between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 24, 13:05
Liverpool's Hungarian goalkeeper Adam Bogdan gestures during the English League Cup football match between Liverpool and Carlisle United at Anfield in Liverpool, England on September 23, 2015.
Liverpool sent "safe hands" snapchat before Watford defeat
Liverpool sent out a snapchat of Adam Bogdan warming up ahead of the 3-0 defeat to Watford declaring that he was "safe hands".
Dec 20, 18:55
Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring Watford's third as Liverpool's ginger keeper Adam Bogdan lies dejected on December 20, 2015
Adam Bogdan: 'Liverpool Premier League debut got off to a nightmare start'
Liverpool goalkeeper Adam Bogdan admits that his Premier League debut for the club got off to a "nightmare" start when he conceded after just three minutes.
Dec 20, 16:15
Nathan Ake celebrates scoring Watford's opener against Liverpool on December 20, 2015
Jurgen Klopp: 'First goal should not have stood'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes that referee Mark Clattenburg should not have allowed the first goal in his side's 3-0 defeat to Watford to stand.
Dec 20, 15:59
Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring Watford's second against Liverpool on December 20, 2015
Result: Watford one point off top four with win over Liverpool
Odion Ighalo scores twice as Watford thump Liverpool 3-0 to move within a point of the Premier League's top four.
Dec 20, 15:23
Nathan Ake celebrates scoring Watford's opener against Liverpool on December 20, 2015
Live Commentary: Watford 3-0 Liverpool - as it happened
Relive Watford's memorable 3-0 victory over Liverpool at Vicarage Road as a brace from Odion Ighalo helps the Hornets to a fourth straight win.
Dec 20, 12:30
Scott Sinclair of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
Team News: Two changes for Aston Villa against Watford
Aston Villa make two changes to their side for the visit of Watford to Villa Park.
Nov 28, 14:01
Remi Garde, Manager of Aston Villa gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on November 8, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as bottom-placed Aston Villa welcome the visit of Watford to Villa Park.
Nov 26, 16:58
Memphis Depay of Manchester United celebrates his team's 3-0 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Team News: Memphis Depay starts in attack for Manchester United
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal selects Memphis Depay in attack for his side's Premier League match at Watford.
Nov 21, 11:52
Odion Ighalo of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on October 31, 2015
Result: Odion Ighalo gives Watford win over 10-man West Ham United
Odion Ighalo scores twice as Watford record back-to-back Premier League wins with a 2-0 victory over West Ham United, while James Collins receives a second-half red card.
Oct 31, 17:04
Adrian of West Ham United is challenged by Odion Ighalo of Watford during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on October 31, 2015
Half-Time Report: Odion Ighalo goal gives Watford lead over West Ham United
Odion Ighalo's sixth goal of the season gives Watford a 1-0 lead over West Ham United in their Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Oct 31, 15:49
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Watford at Britannia Stadium on October 24, 2015
Live Commentary: Stoke City vs. Watford - as it happened
Relive all the action as Troy Deeney and Almen Abdi fire Watford to a 2-0 win at Stoke City in the Premier League with Sports Mole's text commentary.
Oct 24, 13:59
Raheem Sterling of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's fourth and hat trick goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the best 11 players from the ninth round of Premier League encounters.
Oct 20, 10:04
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal (C) celebrates with Hector Bellerin (L) and Olivier Giroud (R) as he scores their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 17, 2015 in Watford, England.
Match Analysis: Watford 0-3 Arsenal
Sports Mole reviews the action from Vicarage Road as Arsenal spring to life in the second half to smash Watford 3-0.
Oct 17, 20:06
Glenn Murray of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on April 6, 2015
Team News: Bournemouth make two changes, Nathan Ake starts for Watford
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe makes two changes for his side's clash with Watford, as Glenn Murray replaces the injured Callum Wilson, and Josh King replaces Lee Tomlin.
Oct 3, 14:14
Nathan Ake of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013
Nathan Ake does not regret Chelsea move
Nathan Ake insists that he does not regret his decision to sign for Chelsea in 2011.
Sep 30, 15:17
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: Sam Matterface's say on transfer deadline day
Sports Mole columnist and talkSPORT commentator Sam Matterface airs his views on how some of the Premier League clubs fared on transfer deadline day.
Sep 2, 10:50
Marnick Vermijl of Preston North End celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup second round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Half-Time Report: Preston North End ahead against Watford through Marnick Vermijl strike
Preston North End lead Premier League side Watford 1-0 at the break courtesy of a goal from Marnick Vermijl at Deepdale.
Aug 25, 20:34
Quique Flores, Head Coach of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between St Albans City and Watford at Clarence Park on July 8, 2015
Team News: Watford boss Quique Flores hands debuts to three players
Watford boss Quique Flores hands debuts to Nathan Ake, Giedrius Arlauskis and Miguel Britos in his side's Capital One Cup clash against Preston North End.
Aug 25, 19:38
Quique Flores, Head Coach of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between St Albans City and Watford at Clarence Park on July 8, 2015
Watford expect more signings
Quique Flores insists that Watford will "probably" make more signings this summer, adding to the 12 they have already made.
Aug 25, 05:13
Almen Abdi, Odion Ighalo, Ikechi Anya, Troy Deeney and Daniel Pudil of Watford celebration the Goal 0:2 during the pre-season friendly match between SC Paderborn and Watford FC at Benteler Arena on July 19, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Watford and Southampton at Vicarage Road.
Aug 21, 17:15
Nathan Ake of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013
Watford complete Nathan Ake loan signing after defender signs new Chelsea deal
Watford complete the signing of Chelsea defender Nathan Ake on loan until the end of the season.
Aug 14, 17:07
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leicester CityLeicester352210363333076
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs341911464253968
3Manchester CityMan City35197966343264
4Arsenal351810758342464
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd34178942301259
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham341414657431456
7Liverpool341510958451355
8Southampton351591149371254
9Chelsea341211115346747
10Stoke CityStoke35138143751-1447
11Everton34914115348541
12Watford34118153340-741
13Bournemouth35118164261-1941
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom341010143142-1140
15Swansea CitySwansea351010153449-1540
16Crystal Palace35109163645-939
17Sunderland34710173957-1831
18Norwich CityNorwich3487193560-2531
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3579193864-2630
RAston Villa3537252569-4416