Richard Dutruel

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Richard Dutruel
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Personal information
Full name Richard Philippe Dutruel
Date of birth (1972-12-24) 24 December 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Thonon-les-Bains, France
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
CS Thonon
Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1996 Paris Saint-Germain 10 (0)
1993–1995 Caen (loan) 68 (0)
1996–2000 Celta 128 (0)
2000–2002 Barcelona 15 (0)
2002–2003 Alavés 33 (0)
2003–2005 Strasbourg 24 (0)
Total 278 (0)
National team
2000 France 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Richard Philippe Dutruel (born 24 December 1972) is a French retired professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Football career[edit]

Dutruel was born in Thonon-les-Bains, Haute-Savoie. During his career he represented Paris Saint-Germain FC, SM Caen, Celta de Vigo (his most successful period, also appearing in the UEFA Cup), FC Barcelona – during his two seasons he played backup to youngster Pepe Reina in his first year, only being third-choice afterwards[1][2]Deportivo Alavés[3] and RC Strasbourg, retiring in June 2005 at nearly 33.

On 4 October 2000, Dutruel gained his sole cap for France, coming on as a substitute in a 1–1 friendly match with Cameroon.[4]


  1. ^ "Rexach prescinde de Reina ante la Gramanet y Dutruel será titular" [Rexach leaves Reina out against Gramanet and Dutruel will start]. El País (in Spanish). 26 April 2001. Retrieved 6 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Vuelve Dutruel después de casi medio año" [Dutruel returns after nearly half a year]. Diario AS (in Spanish). 10 November 2001. Retrieved 6 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Dutruel quits Barça for Alavés". 4 July 2002. Retrieved 6 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "A t-on déjà vu un coq manger un lion?" [Have you ever seen a cock eat a lion?] (in French). Afrik Foot. 6 October 2000. Retrieved 12 January 2017. 

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