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Aristote Nsiala



Date of birth



193 cm




Congo DR

‘Toto’ signed from Hartlepool in January 2017, the 6”4 Congolese international can play either centre back or right back.

He played his youth football with Everton though he never made a first team appearance for the Toffees despite featuring regularly for the reserves from 2009 onwards.

Whilst at Everton he enjoyed spells on loan at Macclesfield Town and Accrington Stanley, before eventually signing for Stanley in January 2012.

He made 20 appearances for them until January 2013 when he was released and went travelling around the world, which eventually saw him begin playing for Vietnamese club TDCS Dong Thap.

After a short period in Vietnam he returned to the UK and signed for non-league Southport in January 2014.

After impressing for Southport he was signed by Grimsby Town for the start of the 2014/15 season – where he met gaffer Paul Hurst.

After two successful seasons at Grimsby, which saw him play 95 games, he earnt himself a move to League Two Hartlepool for the start of the 2016/17 season.

He featured 25 times for Hartlepool in the first half of the season before Town’s gaffer snapped him up in January 2016 for an undisclosed fee when he signed a two and a half year deal.