Nicolas Savinaud

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Nicolas Savinaud
Personal information
Full name Nicolas Savinaud
Date of birth (1975-11-20) 20 November 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Fontenay-le-Comte, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1991–1995 FC Nantes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2007 FC Nantes 315 (20)
2007–2008 Guingamp 45 (7)
2009 Vannes OC 14 (0)
2009–2011 USJA Carquefou 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nicolas Savinaud (born 20 November 1975) is a retired French footballer who spent most of his career at FC Nantes.

Career[edit]

Born in Fontenay-le-Comte, Vendée, Savinaud began his career in 1991 in the youth teams of FC Nantes. In the season 1995–1996 he was promoted to the first team. He played in the victorious 1999 and 2000 Coupe de France campaigns. He contributed 25 appearances as his side won the 2000–01 French Division 1.[1]

In June 2007, with his contract running out, Savinaud moved to Guingamp as a free agent, where he played until 14 January 2009 when he moved to Vannes OC.[2]

On 9 August 2009, he left club Vannes OC and signed for USJA Carquefou.[3]

Style of play[edit]

Savidnaud was well known for his ability to play in any position on the field, and was called the "homme à tout faire".[4]

Career statistics[edit]

[5]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Season Club League National cup League cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nantes 1995–1996 Ligue 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 1
1996–1997 30 2 0 0 0 0 30 2
1997–1998 31 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 33 2
1998–1999 21 1 5 2 0 0 26 3
1999–2000 28 1 4 0 1 0 5 0 38 1
2000–2001 25 2 4 1 3 1 2 0 34 4
2001–2002 25 2 1 0 2 1 5 0 33 3
2002–2003 29 2 1 0 2 0 32 2
2003–2004 26 1 3 0 3 1 32 2
2004–2005 36 6 3 1 2 0 41 7
2005–2006 28 0 4 0 2 0 34 0
2006–2007 20 0 3 1 0 0 23 1
Total 307 20 28 5 15 3 15 0 365 28
Guingamp 2007–2008 Ligue 2 38 7 3 2 1 1 42 10
2008–2009 7 0 1 0 0 0 8 0
Total 45 7 4 2 1 1 0 0 50 10
Vannes OC 2009 Ligue 2 14 0 0 0 1 0 15 0
Total 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 0
Career total 366 27 32 7 17 4 15 0 430 38

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Nantes

References[edit]

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