Gerard Janvion
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Gerard Janvion

Gérard Janvion
1978 FIFA World Cup - Italy v France - Gérard Janvion.jpg
Janvion playing for France at the 1978 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-08-21) 21 August 1953 (age 67)
Place of birth Fort-de-France, Martinique
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
1965-1972 CS Case-Pilote
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972-1983 Saint-Étienne 301 (8)
1983-1985 Paris Saint-Germain 42 (0)
1985-1987 Béziers 39 (1)
Total 382 (9)
National team
1975-1982 France 40 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Gérard Janvion (born 21 August 1953) is a French former professional footballer who played as a defender. A French international from 1975 to 1982 he made 40 appearances for the France national team. Having started his senior career in 1972 at Saint-Étienne he went on to spend most of playing days there before joining Paris Saint-Germain in 1983. He retired from playing in 1987 after a two-year stint with Béziers.

Club career

Janvion started his career in Martinique with the local side CS Case-Pilote.[1] He played professionally for AS Saint-Étienne, where he competed alongside Michel Platini (1972-83) and Paris Saint-Germain (1983-85) before retiring at AS Béziers.

Janvion was also the manager of Martinique's top level side CS Case-Pilote in the 2007-08 season.

International career

From 1975 to 1982, Janvion earned 40 caps for France.[1] He also participated in two World Cups (1978 and 1982).[2]



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