Romain Poyet

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Romain Poyet
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Personal information
Date of birth (1980-11-25) 25 November 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Le Coteau, France
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Amiens
Number 28
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 AS Saint-Priest 29 (9)
2002–2003 Auxerre B 27 (3)
2003–2006 Auxerre 20 (0)
2004–2005 Clermont Foot (loan) 37 (10)
2006–2007 Dijon 38 (3)
2008–2012 Brest 89 (13)
2012– SM Caen 31 (4)
2014 Amiens (loan)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:30, 24 September 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Romain Poyet (born 25 November 1980 in Le Coteau, Loire) is a French football striker currently playing for Championnat National side Amiens on loan from SM Caen. He discovered football at age 6.

Career[edit]

Poyet signed his first contract in Roanne, before joining Saint Etienne, where he stayed only one year.[citation needed] After leaving Saint-Etienne, he moved to Roanne, and eventually joined Pomey. Showing fair progress, he was contacted by Saint Priest, which was playing at this point in the Championnat de France amateur.

During a French cup match, he was noticed by a scout of AJ Auxerre, who saw a lot of potential in him. Auxerre eventually signed him. However, during his first years at the club, he had only few opportunities tro play with the first team. Indeed Auxerre was then competing in Ligue 1, far above the level at which Poyet was used to play. Moreover, Djibril Cissé, Auxerre's best player at his position, was performing very well. In 2005, he left for Clermont on loan. Returning to Auxerre in 2005–2006, he scored one goal, but was mostly disappointed by the coach's choices as he only seldom played. He joined Dijon in 2007 and was eventually sold to Brest on a three years contract, plus one optional season if the club would reach Ligue 1. Brest was indeed promoted at the end of the 2009-2010. Poyet played two years in Ligue 1 with Brest. At the end of the 2011-2012 season, he joined SM Caen in Ligue 2.

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