Jean-Yves M'voto

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Jean-Yves M'voto
Jean-Yves M'voto 21-07-2012 1.jpg
M'voto playing for Oldham Athletic in 2012
Personal information
Full name Jean-Yves M'voto Owono
Date of birth (1988-09-06) 6 September 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Barnsley
Number 15
Youth career
1999–2003 USM Carrières sur Seine
2003–2005 Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Paris Saint-Germain 0 (0)
2008–2011 Sunderland 0 (0)
2009–2010 Southend United (loan) 17 (1)
2010–2011 Oldham Athletic (loan) 27 (2)
2011–2013 Oldham Athletic 78 (5)
2013– Barnsley 56 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 August 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Jean-Yves M'voto Owono (born 6 September 1988) is a French footballer who plays as a defender for Barnsley.

Club career[edit]

M'voto joined Sunderland on a 3 12-year contract for an undisclosed fee on 15 January 2008.[1] On 7 August 2009, M'voto signed a six-month loan with Southend United.[2]

On 12 January 2010, M'voto extended his loan with Southend until the end of the season.

On 5 August 2010 he, along with team mate Oumare Tounkara, joined Oldham Athletic on a season-long loan.[3] He scored his first Oldham goal on 30 October 2010 in a 4–2 victory over Plymouth Argyle.[4] After being virtually ever present for the team he injured his ankle and Oldham cancelled the remainder of his loan in January 2011.[5] However, on 18 March 2011, after regaining full fitness, Oldham Athletic re-signed the defender on loan from Sunderland until the end of the season.[6] On 7 April Sunderland announced that he was amongst eight players to be released at the end of the season.[7]

On 30 June 2011, Oldham Athletic announced that M'voto had signed a two-year contract with the club, despite interest from other clubs.[8]

M'voto signed a two-year contract with Championship club Barnsley on 23 July 2013.[9]

International career[edit]

M'Voto is a former France Under-19 international.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 3 February 2013
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sunderland
2009–10[11]
Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010–11[12]
Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southend United (loan)
2009–10[13]
League One 17 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 19 1
Oldham Athletic (loan)
2010–11[14]
League One 27 2 1 0 1 0 1[a] 0 30 2
Oldham Athletic
2011–12[15]
League One 36 1 3 0 1 0 4[a] 0 44 1
2012–13[16] League One 26 1 3 0 1 1 1[a] 0 31 2
Total 89 4 7 0 3 1 6 0 105 5
Career totals 106 5 7 0 5 1 6 0 124 6
  1. ^ a b c Appearances in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frenchman Mvoto joins Sunderland". BBC Sport. 2008-01-15. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  2. ^ "Mvoto loaned to Shrimpers". Sky Sports. 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Pair head out on loan". SAFC.com. 2010-08-05. Retrieved 2010-08-05. 
  4. ^ "Oldham 4-2 Plymouth". BBC Sport. 30 October 2010. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Oldham 4-2 Plymouth". Oldham Athletic AFC. 13 January 2011. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "M'Voto back at Latics". Oldham Athletic AFC. 18 March 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Sunderland to release eight". Sunderland AFC. 7 April 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  8. ^ "Oldham Athletic secure defender Jean Yves Mvoto". BBC Sport. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Barnsley beat Doncaster to defender Jean-Yves M'Voto". BBC Sport. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  10. ^ "Paul Dickov hopes Mvoto will return to Oldham Athletic". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 5 May 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  11. ^ "Sunderland 2009/2010 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Sunderland 2010/2011 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  13. ^ "Southend 2009/2010 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "Oldham 2010/2011 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "Jean-Yves M'voto Football Stats Season 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  16. ^ "Oldham 2012/2013 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2013-02-02. 

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