Rémy Vercoutre

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Rémy Vercoutre
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Vercoutre in 2012
Personal information
Full name Rémy Vercoutre
Date of birth (1980-06-26) June 26, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Grande-Synthe, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Caen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2002 Montpellier 36 (0)
2002–2014 Lyon 78 (0)
2004–2005 Strasbourg (loan) 5 (0)
2014– Caen 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rémy Vercoutre (French pronunciation: ​[ʁemi vɛʁkutχ], born 26 June 1980 in Grande-Synthe) is a French football goalkeeper currently playing for Caen.

Career[edit]

Vercoutre previously played for Montpellier before moving to Lyon in 2002. In 2004, he joined the RC Strasbourg on loan, but only managed to play 8 games for them before returning to Lyon.

Due to Coupet's injury for the 2007 portion of the Ligue 1 season, Vercoutre became Lyon's first choice keeper and played in every game until Coupet's return. During that time, he made a crucial penalty save in the Champions League against Stuttgart which helped Lyon progress to the Last 16. Vercoutre has now been relegated back to the second choice, however not after leaving the impression that he is a good keeper capable of handling Champions League pressure.

After the departure of Hugo Lloris to Tottenham Hotspur in August 2012, Vercoutre became the first choice goalkeeper for Lyon. At the end of the 2012-13 season, Vercoutre lost the first-choice place to Anthony Lopes.

In June 2014, Vercoutre left Lyon twelve years after his arrival, and signed a two-year contract with Ligue 1 newly promoted Caen.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Féret et Vercoutre au SMC !" (in French). smcaen.fr. 16 June 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 

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