|Full name||Cédric Mickael Avinel|
|Date of birth||11 September 1986|
|Place of birth||Paris, France|
|Height||6 ft 1.5 in (1.87 m)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2007||→ Stafford Rangers (loan)||8||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:47, 22 January 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:05, 6 May 2010 (UTC)
Créteil and Watford
Avinel began his career at Créteil. He joined Watford in January 2007, signing an eighteen-month contract. He made his debut on 5 May 2007 against Reading at the Madejski Stadium. He was replaced at half-time by Adrian Mariappa. He went on to make two League Cup appearances for Watford in the 2007–08 season.
Loan to Stafford Rangers
On 14 September 2007, Avinel joined Stafford Rangers on a month-long loan, making eight appearances.
Avinel signed with Gueugnon in January 2009. He played 40 league matches and scored one goal for the club before leaving in the summer of 2010.