Christopher Routis

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Christopher Routis
Personal information
Full name Christopher Pascal Routis[1]
Date of birth (1990-03-03) 3 March 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Bordeaux, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Youth career
0000—2010 Servette
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Servette 87 (5)
2014–2016 Bradford City 29 (2)
2016–2018 Ross County 56 (5)
2018– Servette 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:49, 18 October 2018 (UTC)

Christopher Pascal Routis (born 3 March 1990) is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Servette.[2] Routis has previously played for Bradford City and Ross County.

Career[edit]

Servette[edit]

Born in Bordeaux, Routis started his career at Swiss club Servette, playing for them between 2010 and 2014.[2]

Routis made his Servette debut on 7 November 2010, in a 3–1 Challenge League home victory against Yverdon Sport FC.[3] The following season, Routis scored his first goal for Servette in their first game back in the Swiss Super League, a 1–2 home defeat against FC Thun on 17 July 2011.[4]

Bradford City[edit]

On 8 August 2014, it was announced that Routis would sign for Bradford City on a one-year contract.[5] On 2 September 2014, he made his Bradford debut in the Football League Trophy in a 1–0 defeat against Oldham Athletic.[6] He made his league debut two weeks later against Milton Keynes Dons.[7] He made his home debut on 27 September in a 1–1 draw against Port Vale.[8] He scored his first goal for the club on 21 October 2014, scoring in a 2–2 draw against Bristol City.[9] He scored his second goal for the club in a 2–2 draw against Fleetwood Town on 21 March 2015.[10] During his initial season with the club he played in a number of positions, including in midfield.[11] He also adjusted to a language barrier.[12] He signed a new one-year deal with the club in May 2015 after they exercised an option in his contract.[13][14]

Ross County[edit]

Routis signed for Scottish Premiership club Ross County in May 2016.[15] He left the club in May 2018, after they had been relegated from the Premiership.[16]

Servette (2nd spell)[edit]

Routis returned to Servette after being released by Ross County in the summer of 2018.[17]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 18 October 2018 [2]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Servette 2010–11[18] Swiss Challenge League 12 1 1 0 2[a] 0 15 1
2011–12[19] Swiss Super League 31 3 1 0 32 3
2012–13[20] 22 0 0 0 0 0 22 0
2013–14[21] Swiss Challenge League 22 1 1 0 23 1
Total 87 5 3 0 2 0 92 5
Bradford City 2014–15[22] League One 18 2 3 0 1 0 1[b] 0 23 2
2015–16[23] 11 0 3 0 1 0 1[b] 0 16 0
Total 29 2 6 0 2 0 2 0 39 2
Ross County 2016–17[24] Scottish Premiership 30 3 1 2 3 0 34 5
2017–18[25] 26 2 1 0 5 0 32 2
Total 56 5 2 2 8 0 0 0 66 7
Servette 2018–19 Swiss Challenge League 9 1 2 1 0 0 11 2
Career total 181 13 13 3 10 0 4 0 208 16
  1. ^ Appearances in the Swiss Super League play-offs
  2. ^ a b Appearances in the Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Football League Limited: Club list of registered players as at 16th May 2015" (PDF). The Football League. 16 May 2015. p. 40. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d Christopher Routis at Soccerway. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.servettefc.ch/fr/saison/game.php?schedule_id=924
  4. ^ http://www.servettefc.ch/fr/saison/game.php?schedule_id=1098
  5. ^ "Bradford City sign Filipe Morais and Christopher Routis". BBC Sport. 8 August 2014. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/28932691
  7. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/29120702
  8. ^ http://www.bradfordcityfc.co.uk/fixtures-results/match-report/index.aspx?MatchId=3734022
  9. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/29608430
  10. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/31882615
  11. ^ Simon Parker (12 May 2015). "Frenchman plots new Rout if Bradford City keep the faith". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  12. ^ Simon Parker (28 April 2015). "Mind your language: Bantams ace Routis happy to be an Englishman abroad back home in Bordeaux". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  13. ^ "CITY EXERCISE ROUTIS OPTION". Bradford City A.F.C. 15 May 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  14. ^ Simon Parker (15 May 2015). "Dolan released by Bradford City but Routis stays". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  15. ^ "Ross County bring in four new signings on free transfers". BBC Sport. BBC. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  16. ^ "Starting from scratch as Ross County rebuild begins". Press & Journal. 16 May 2018. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  17. ^ "Le Servette FC annonce l'arrivée de Christopher Routis au club". Servette FC. 29 June 2018. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  18. ^ "Games played by Christopher Routis in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  19. ^ "Games played by Christopher Routis in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  20. ^ "Games played by Christopher Routis in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  21. ^ "Games played by Christopher Routis in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  22. ^ "Games played by Christopher Routis in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  23. ^ "Games played by Christopher Routis in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  24. ^ "Games played by Christopher Routis in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  25. ^ "Games played by Christopher Routis in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.

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