Cyril Jeunechamp

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Cyril Jeunechamp
Personal information
Date of birth (1975-12-18) 18 December 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Nîmes, France
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Right back / midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1997 Nîmes 39 (6)
1997–2001 Auxerre 113 (4)
2001–2002 Bastia 44 (1)
2002–2007 Rennes 138 (5)
2007–2009 Nice 41 (0)
2009–2013 Montpellier 91 (0)
2014–2015 Istres 31 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:13, 8 March 2015 (UTC).

Cyril Jeunechamp (born 18 December 1975 in Nîmes) is a French former footballer who last played for Istres.


Cyril Jeunechamp began his career at hometown club Nîmes Olympique, later playing for AJ Auxerre and Bastia when they made their way to the finals of the French Cup. In 2003, he joined Rennes, staying there for four years before moving to Côte d'Azur based side OGC Nice in 2007, he will left the club on 30 June 2009. On 18 June 2009 Montpellier HSC have signed the wingback/midfielder Cyril Jeunechamp on a free transfer until June 2012. For the first time in the club's history, on 20 May 2012, he wins the Ligue 1 title for Montpellier HSC over Paris Saint Germain [1] ...

In December 2012, Jeunechamp was banned from football for a year for punching a journalist in the face following a Ligue 1 match against Valenciennes FC. The defender was unhappy with an article the reporter had written. At the age of 37, Jeunechamp faces the prospect of having played his last Ligue 1 game for the club. He plans to appeal the suspension.


  1. ^ "Montpellier wins French title for first time". Sports Illustrated (in French). 20 May 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 

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