Ludovic Roy

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Ludovic Roy
Personal information
Full name Ludovic Roy
Date of birth (1977-08-18) 18 August 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Tours, France
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 St Mirren 122 (0)
2002 St Johnstone (loan) 2 (0)
2003–2005 Ayr United 57 (0)
2005–2006 Livingston 6 (0)
2006–2009 Dundee 37 (0)
2009–2010 Queen of the South 4 (0)
2010–2011 Cowdenbeath 6 (0)
2011–2012 Raith Rovers 0 (0)
2012–2013 Partick Thistle 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2011.

Ludovic Roy (born 18 August 1977) is a French former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Roy spent his entire professional career in Scotland, most notably having started at St Mirren. He is now a businessman, having entered the personal fitness industry with his company QT Fitness.

Club career[edit]

Early days[edit]

Roy spent his youth career in his native France with La Berrichonne de Châteauroux.

St Mirren[edit]

Roy arrived in Scotland at the start of the 1998–99 season, joining St Mirren from La Berrichonne de Châteauroux in France. Roy was a member of the squad that won promotion to the SPL at the end of season 1999–2000.

During 2002 Roy had a short loan spell at St Johnstone where he made 2 league appearances before returning to Love Street for the start of season 2002–03.

Roy stayed with St Mirren for 5 seasons and in total made 122 league appearances.

Ayr United[edit]

Roy signed for Ayr United at the start of the 2003–04 season and spent 2 seasons with the Somerset Park club and in total made 57 league appearances.


Roy signed for Livingston at the start of the 2005–06 season. Roy only made 6 league appearances in his one season at Almondvale.


Roy signed for Dundee at the start of the 2006–07 season and made his first appearance for the club in a pre-season friendly at Forfar Athletic.

However, he suffered a rib injury in his first competitive match on the opening day of the season against Partick Thistle and missed the early part of the campaign as a consequence. Roy failed to have his contract renewed when it expired at the end of the 2008–09 season.

Roy made 37 league appearances for the Dens Park club during his 3 seasons at Dundee.

Queen of the South[edit]

Roy was signed by Gordon Chisholm for Dumfries club Queen of the South on 29 May 2009 for the start of the 2009–10 season. Roy signed a one-year contract with the Palmerston club.[1]

In competition with David Hutton for the goalkeeper's jersey, Roy made 7 appearances for Queens (in league and cup) before picking up a hip injury on 26 September 2009.[2]

After a lengthy hip injury lay-off, Roy appeared as an unused substitute goalkeeper for Queens on 6 April 2010 at Victoria Park, Dingwall for the match versus Ross County, as cover for Scott Fox. The match ended in a 1–1 draw.[3]

Roy was released by Queens at the end of the 2009–10 season.[4]

Raith Rovers[edit]

At the start of November 2011 Roy went on a trial to Raith Rovers and was included in the squad as a substitute in all their matches since then until 1 December 2011 when he signed a contract with the club.[5]

In January 2012 his contract expired and he left the club.

International career[edit]

Roy has represented France at U-15, 16, 17 and 18 levels.


  1. ^ "Two new signings today". Archived from the original on 13 August 2009. Retrieved 29 May 2009. 
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  3. ^ "Ross County 1–1 Queen o' South". BBC News. 6 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Retained List". 3 May 2010. Archived from the original on 7 May 2010. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Keeper Signs". 1 December 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2011. [permanent dead link]

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