Gérald Cid

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Gérald Cid
Personal information
Full name Gérald Cid
Date of birth (1983-02-17) 17 February 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Talence, Gironde, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
1999–2001 Bordeaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2007 Bordeaux 19 (2)
2005–2006 Istres (loan) 24 (0)
2007–2008 Bolton Wanderers 7 (0)
2008–2010 Nice 42 (0)
Total 92 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gérald Cid (born 17 February 1983) is a retired French footballer. He was primarily a centre back, who last played for OGC Nice.[1]


Cid was born in Talence, Gironde. he joined Bolton from Girondins de Bordeaux in July 2007, having spent 8 years with the French club.[2]

After a number of shaky performances he was christened 'the hapless Gerald Cid' by Bolton Evening News journalist Gordon Sharrock.

On 13 January 2008, it was announced that he had left Bolton Wanderers by mutual consent. He returned to France, joining Ligue 1 side Nice, on a three-and-a-half-year deal.[3][4]

On 16 July 2010, Cid announced his retirement on the OGC Nice website.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gérald Cid : « Je raccroche les crampons »
  2. ^ Cid Excited About Move – BWFC Official Site
  3. ^ Cid Leaves Reebok – The Bolton News
  4. ^ Cid leaves – Bolton Wanderers Football Club official website

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