Nicolas Douchez

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Nicolas Douchez
Nicolas Douchez (RC Lens).jpg
Douchez with RC Lens in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-04-22) 22 April 1980 (age 38)
Place of birth Rosny-sous-Bois, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Red Star
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2003 Le Havre 1 (0)
2003–2005 Châteauroux 27 (0)
2005–2008 Toulouse 99 (0)
2008–2011 Rennes 129 (0)
2011–2016 Paris Saint-Germain 43 (0)
2016–2018 Lens 46 (0)
2018– Red Star 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:25, 4 August 2018 (UTC)

Nicolas Douchez (born 22 April 1980) is a French footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for French club Red Star F.C..

Club career[edit]

Toulouse[edit]

In 2005, Douchez signed for Toulouse FC. He played 86 league games for the club before signing with Rennes.

Rennes[edit]

Douchez signed for the club in 2008 where he spent over three years with the club playing over 100 league games.

Paris Saint-Germain[edit]

In 2011 Douchez signed for Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer from Rennes. He was given the number 1 jersey for the upcoming season. Although he was initially expected to be the starter, this changed following the arrival of new club management, which recruited Salvatore Sirigu, who instead became the team's starting goalkeeper. Douchez played in the club's 2–1 victory over Lyon in the 2014 Coupe de la Ligue Final on 19 April 2014.[1] After the arrival of Kevin Trapp, Douchez became third goalkeeper.

Lens[edit]

In July 2016, free agent Douchez signed a three-year contract with Ligue 2 side RC Lens.[2]

Red Star[edit]

In July 2018, Douchez signed for Red Star F.C., newly promoted to Ligue 2.[3]

International career[edit]

On 1 October 2009, Douchez was called up to France manager Raymond Domenech's 23-man squad for 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Faroe Islands and Austria.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Douchez raising the Coupe de la Ligue 2014 trophy
As of 3 August 2018[5]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Châteauroux 2003–04 Ligue 2 26 0 1 0 0 0 27 0
Total 26 0 1 0 0 0 27 0
Toulouse 2004–05 Ligue 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005–06 14 0 3 0 0 0 17 0
2006–07 36 0 4 0 0 0 40 0
2007–08 36 0 1 0 7 0 44 0
Total 86 0 8 0 7 0 101 0
Rennes 2008–09 Ligue 1 37 0 7 0 6 0 50 0
2009–10 37 0 4 0 0 0 41 0
2010–11 37 0 1 0 0 0 38 0
Total 111 0 12 0 6 0 129 0
Paris Saint-Germain 2011–12 Ligue 1 0 0 3 0 7 0 10 0
2012–13 4 0 6 0 0 0 10 0
2013–14 1 0 5 0 0 0 6 0
2014–15 5 0 10 0 0 0 15 0
2015–16 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 11 0 25 0 7 0 43 0
Lens 2016–17 Ligue 2 38 0 0 0 38 0
2017–18 8 0 0 0 8 0
Total 46 0 0 0 0 0 46 0
Career total 280 0 46 0 20 0 346 0

Honours[edit]

Paris Saint-Germain

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paris St-Germain v Lyon as it happened". BBC Sport. 19 April 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nicolas Douchez (PSG) signe à Lens". L'Équipe (in French). 8 July 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Ligue 2 : Nicolas Douchez au Red Star, c'est fait !". leparisien.fr (in French). 2018-07-21. Retrieved 2018-07-22. 
  4. ^ "Goalkeeper Douchez called up, Gourcuff drops out". espnfc.com. 1 October 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Nicolas DOUCHEZ - Football : la fiche de Nicolas DOUCHEZ (Lens)". L'Equipe (in French). Retrieved 28 September 2016. 

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