Gérard Janvion

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Gérard Janvion
1978 FIFA World Cup - Italy v France - Gérard Janvion.jpg
Gérard Janvion, 1978 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Gérard Janvion
Date of birth (1953-08-21) 21 August 1953 (age 63)
Place of birth Fort-de-France, Martinique
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position defender
Youth career
1965–1972 CS Case-Pilote
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1983 Saint-Étienne 301 (8)
1983–1985 Paris Saint-Germain 42 (0)
1985–1987 Béziers 39 (1)
National team
1975–1982  France 40 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gérard Janvion (born 21 August 1953 in Fort-de-France, Martinique) is a retired French international footballer who played defender.

Club career[edit]

Janvion started his career in Martinique with the local side CS Case-Pilote.[1] He played professionally for AS Saint-Étienne, where he competed alongside Michel Platini (1972–83) and Paris Saint-Germain (1983–85) before retiring at AS Béziers.

Janvion was also the manager of Martinique's top level side CS Case-Pilote in the 2007–08 season.

International career[edit]

From 1975 to 1982, Janvion earned 40 caps for France.[1] He also participated in two World Cups (1978 and 1982).[2]


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