William Rémy

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William Rémy
William Rémy DFCO 2013.JPG
Personal information
Full name William Rémy
Date of birth (1991-04-04) 4 April 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Courbevoie, France
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Dijon
Youth career
2001–2003 Saint Michel Sports
2003–2004 Linas Montlhery
2004–2008 Lens
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Lens 17 (1)
2010–2011 Créteil (loan) 21 (1)
2012– Dijon
National team
2007–2008 France U17 13 (1)
2008–2009 France U18 11 (0)
2010 France U19 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

William Rémy (born 4 April 1991 in Courbevoie) is a French footballer who currently plays for Ligue 2 club Dijon FCO. He plays as a central defender and is a French youth international having starred for the under-17, under-18, and under-19 teams.

Football career[edit]

Rémy has been playing with the Pas-de-Calais-based club since 2002. He made his professional football debut on 13 October 2008 in a Ligue 2 match against Guingamp coming on as a substitute playing 8 minutes.[1][2] Rémy also appeared in RC Lens's upset loss to Championnat de France amateur 2 side and lesser rivals Arras Football in the Coupe de France. He came on as a substitute in the 81st minute and played the entire extra time session before watching his club bow out 4–2 on penalties.[3]

Remy had a trial at Newcastle United F.C. along with Darnel Situ. Both Remy and Situ scored in their debut for the reserves in a 5-0 victory over Gateshead.

After a four-year with Lens, Rémy moved to the Ligue 2 side Dijon FCO on a three-year contract.

International career[edit]

Rémy is a France youth international. He was a part of the France U-17 squad that finished runner-ups at the 2008 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship. In a group stage match against Spain, he scored on a spectacular volley off a corner kick.[4] The goal gave France a 3–2 lead, though Spain would later score and the match would end in a draw. He is currently playing on the France U-18 squad.

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