Calvin Zola

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Calvin Zola-Makongo, born on December 31, 1984, is a Congolese former professional footballer who played as a forward. He started his career at Newcastle United and went on to play for Tranmere Rovers, Crewe Alexandra, Burton Albion, and Aberdeen. Zola joined Tranmere Rovers in July 2004 on a two-year contract, which was later extended until June 2009. His time at Tranmere Rovers marked an important period in his career before moving on to other clubs. Zola retired from professional football on July 1, 2015, after his last club, Stevenage, released him due to injury.

Debut: Peterborough (2004-08-07)

Season Starts Goals Assists Headers Free Kicks Penalties Yellow Cards Red Cards
2004 10 (9) 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
2005 15 (6) 4 0 0 0 0 2 1
2006 15 (16) 5 0 0 0 0 2 0
2007 22 (12) 5 0 0 0 0 2 0
TOTAL 62 (43) 18 0 0 0 0 6 2
Season In/Out Fee
Newcastle United Free Transfer
Crewe Alexandra £200,000
Season Competition Start/Sub Opposition Goals Subbed By/For
2004 League Start Peterborough (2004-08-07) 0
2004 League Sub Hartlepool (2004-08-10) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Sub Chesterfield (2004-08-14) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Sub Doncaster (2004-08-21) 0 Chris Dagnall
2004 Carling Cup 2004 Start Shrewsbury (2004-08-24) 1 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Start Sheff Wed (2004-08-27) 1 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Start Stockport (2004-08-30) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Start Barnsley (2004-09-11) 0
2004 League Start Oldham (2004-09-14) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 Carling Cup 2004 Sub Portsmouth (2004-09-21) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Start Torquay (2004-09-25) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Sub Luton (2004-10-02) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Sub Bradford (2004-10-16) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 League Sub Huddersfield (2004-10-19) 0 Iain Hume
2004 League Sub Colchester (2004-10-23) 1 Chris Dagnall
2004 League Sub Brentford (2004-10-30) 0 Chris Dagnall
2004 Football League Trop 2004 Start Port Vale (2004-11-02) 1 David Beresford
2004 League Start Swindon (2004-11-06) 0 Eugene Dadi
2004 FA Cup Start Peterborough (2004-11-13) 0
2005 League Start Swansea (2005-08-06) 0
2005 League Start Bristol C (2005-10-15) 0 Theodore Whitmore
2005 League Sub Colchester (2005-10-22) 0 Chris Greenacre
2005 League Sub MK Dons (2005-11-12) 0 Delroy Facey
2005 League Sub Scunthorpe (2005-11-19) 0 Delroy Facey
2005 League Sub Swansea (2005-11-26) 0 Delroy Facey
2005 League Start Brentford (2005-12-17) 1 Sam Aiston
2005 League Sub Yeovil (2005-12-28) 1 Steven Jennings
2005 League Start Port Vale (2005-12-31) 0
2005 League Start Rotherham (2006-01-02) 1 Steven Jennings
2005 League Start Bournemouth (2006-01-07) 0 Delroy Facey
2005 League Start Hartlepool (2006-01-14) 0 Delroy Facey
2005 League Start Southend (2006-01-21) 0 Sam Aiston
2005 League Start Huddersfield (2006-02-03) 0
2005 League Sub Oldham (2006-02-25) 0 Steven O'Leary
2005 League Start Swindon (2006-03-07) 0 Delroy Facey
2005 League Start Chesterfield (2006-03-11) 0 Delroy Facey
2005 League Start Walsall (2006-03-17) 0
2005 League Start Yeovil (2006-03-25) 0 Delroy Facey
2005 League Start Port Vale (2006-03-31) 1 Steve Davies
2005 League Start Rotherham (2006-04-08) 0 Danny Harrison
2006 League Sub Oldham (2006-08-05) 0 Gareth Taylor
2006 League Sub Cheltenham (2006-08-08) 0 Robbie Stockdale
2006 League Sub Doncaster (2006-08-12) 0 Chris Greenacre
2006 Carling Cup 2006 Sub Hull (2006-08-22) 0 Chris Shuker
2006 League Start Northampton (2006-09-16) 1
2006 League Start Nottm Forest (2006-09-23) 0 Chris Greenacre
2006 League Start Huddersfield (2006-09-26) 1
2006 League Start Bradford (2006-09-30) 0
2006 League Sub Blackpool (2006-11-24) 0 Steve Davies
2006 FA Cup Sub Peterborough (2006-12-02) 0 Kevin Ellison
2006 League Start Scunthorpe (2006-12-05) 0
2006 League Sub Brentford (2006-12-09) 0 Chris Greenacre
2006 League Sub Gillingham (2006-12-23) 0 Robbie Stockdale
2006 League Sub Huddersfield (2006-12-26) 0 Steve Davies
2006 League Sub Northampton (2007-01-06) 0 Chris Greenacre
2006 League Start Bristol C (2007-01-13) 0
2006 League Start Crewe (2007-01-16) 0 Chris Greenacre
2006 League Start Bradford (2007-01-19) 0 Chris Greenacre
2006 League Sub Gillingham (2007-01-26) 0 Steve Davies
2006 League Sub Cheltenham (2007-02-20) 0 Carl Tremarco
2006 League Start Leyton Orient (2007-02-24) 0
2006 League Sub Chesterfield (2007-03-02) 0 Gareth Taylor
2006 League Sub Swansea (2007-03-10) 0 Shane Cansdell-Sherriff
2006 League Sub Bournemouth (2007-03-24) 0 John Mullin
2006 League Sub Carlisle (2007-03-30) 0 John Mullin
2006 League Start Blackpool (2007-04-07) 2
2006 League Start Brighton (2007-04-09) 0
2006 League Start Millwall (2007-04-14) 1
2006 League Start Scunthorpe (2007-04-21) 0
2006 League Start Crewe (2007-04-28) 0 Chris Greenacre
2006 League Start Brentford (2007-05-05) 0 Chris Greenacre
2007 League Start Leeds (2007-08-11) 0
2007 Carling Cup 2007 Start Stockport (2007-08-14) 0
2007 League Start Gillingham (2007-08-18) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 League Start Carlisle (2007-09-08) 0 Craig Curran
2007 League Sub Southend (2007-10-06) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 League Start Walsall (2007-10-12) 0 Craig Curran
2007 League Sub Swindon (2007-10-20) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 FA Cup Sub Chesterfield (2007-11-10) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 League Sub Swansea (2007-11-24) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 FA Cup Start Bradford (2007-12-01) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 League Start Hartlepool (2007-12-04) 0
2007 League Start Bournemouth (2007-12-08) 1
2007 League Start Port Vale (2007-12-15) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 League Start Carlisle (2007-12-26) 0 Craig Curran
2007 League Start Cheltenham (2007-12-29) 1
2007 League Start Crewe (2008-01-01) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 FA Cup Start Hereford. (2008-01-05) 0 Mike Jones
2007 League Start Leyton Orient (2008-01-08) 0
2007 League Sub Bristol R (2008-01-11) 0 Gareth Taylor
2007 FA Cup Start Hereford. (2008-01-16) 0
2007 League Start Millwall (2008-01-19) 0 Craig Curran
2007 League Start Yeovil (2008-01-26) 1
2007 League Start Gillingham (2008-01-29) 1
2007 League Start Leeds (2008-02-02) 0
2007 League Start Leyton Orient (2008-02-09) 1
2007 League Start Brighton (2008-02-12) 0 Chris Greenacre
2007 League Sub Bristol R (2008-02-23) 0 Ian Thomas-Moore
2007 League Sub Doncaster (2008-03-01) 0 Jennison Myrie-Williams
2007 League Start Oldham (2008-03-08) 0 Chris Greenacre
2007 League Sub Swansea (2008-03-11) 0 John Mullin
2007 League Sub Hartlepool (2008-03-15) 0 Chris Shuker
2007 League Sub Bournemouth (2008-03-24) 0 Jennison Myrie-Williams
2007 League Sub Swindon (2008-03-28) 0 Jennison Myrie-Williams
2007 League Sub Walsall (2008-04-05) 0 Chris Greenacre