Kevin Fickentscher

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Kevin Fickentscher
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-07-06) 6 July 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Nyon, Switzerland
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Sion
Number 18
Youth career
1998–2000 FC Rolle
2000–2004 Lausanne-Sport
2004–2007 Werder Bremen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Werder Bremen II 2 (0)
2008–2009 La Chaux-de-Fonds 27 (0)
2009–2013 Sion II 34 (0)
2009– Sion 6 (0)
2013–2015 Lausanne-Sport (loan) 26 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Switzerland U20 3 (0)
2008–2011 Switzerland U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 June 2015.

Kevin Fickentscher (born 6 July 1988) is a Swiss professional footballer who currently plays for FC Sion.

Career[edit]

Fickentscher was born in Nyon, and initially began his footballing career with local side FC Rolle before a move to the academy of FC Lausanne-Sport in 2000. After a stay of four years, he was picked by German club SV Werder Bremen, where he went on to feature for the under-19 team but did not really break into the reserves, making two appearances for them. This prompted a move back to Switzerland for him as he joined then Swiss Challenge League team FC La Chaux-de-Fonds for the 2008–09 season before moving up to the Swiss Super League with FC Sion the following year. Since joining Sion, Fickentscher has played sparsely for the first team, featuring far more for the reserves. In the summer of 2013 he decided to return to FC Lausanne-Sport in order to get more playing time, signing a contract for two seasons.[1] He signed for Lausanne on a two-year loan, allowing him to return to Sion in 2015 when his main competitor in goal Andris Vaņins was out of contract at the club.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin Fickentscher rejoint le LS". FC Lausanne-Sport (in French). lausanne-sport.ch. 11 June 2013. Archived from the original on 10 October 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kevin Fickentscher attendait d'être No 1 depuis un moment". Le Matin (in French). lematin.ch. 12 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 

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