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Encyclopedia > Florent Malouda
Florent Malouda
Personal information
Full name Florent Malouda
Date of birth June 13, 1980 (1980-06-13) (age 27)
Place of birth    Cayenne, French Guiana, France
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Playing position Left Winger
Club information
Current club Chelsea
Number 15
Youth clubs
ASC Remiré
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1996-2000
2000-2003
2003-2007
2007-
Châteauroux
Guingamp
Lyon
Chelsea
059 0(5)
092 (15)
138 (25)
011 0(1)   
National team2
2004- France 034 0(3)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 17:25, 5 November 2007 (UTC).
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 22:11, 17 October 2007 (UTC).
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Florent Malouda (born June 13, 1980 in Cayenne, French Guiana) is a French professional football player. Malouda plays as a left winger for Chelsea F.C. in the Premier League and the national football team of France. Malouda is a pacy, attacking left winger who can also play as a second striker or behind the front two. is the 164th day of the year (165th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Cayenne is the capital of the French overseas région of French Guiana. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Chelsea Football Club (also known as The Blues or previously The Pensioners) are an English professional football club based in west London. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see List of professional sports leagues. ... First international Belgium 3 - 3 France (Brussels, Belgium; 1 May 1904) Biggest win France 10 - 0 Azerbaijan (Auxerre, France; 6 September 1995) Biggest defeat Denmark 17 - 1 France (London, England; 22 October 1908) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1998 European Championship Appearances 6 (First in...

Contents

Club career

Châteauroux

A street footballer in his teen years, Malouda gradually developed into an impressive football talent, able to penetrate defences with his technical skills and imaginative play. Street footballers in Plymouth UK The term street football encompasses a number of informal varieties of association football (soccer). ...


Malouda soon attracted the interest of scouts from French club Châteauroux and he soon moved to Paris to join the club. Despite the difficulties of living far away from home, Malouda was able to continue his studies and play professional football. Malouda played 57 games for Châteauroux, making his senior debut at the age of 16 in the French Ligue 2. Professional sports scouts are trained talent evaluators who travel extensively for the purposes of watching athletes play their chosen sports and determining whether their set of skills and talents represent what is needed by the scouts organization. ... La Berrichonne de Châteauroux is a French second division football team from Châteauroux, which lost the French Cup final to Paris Saint-Germain in 2004. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Ligue 2 is the second division of French football. ...


Guingamp

Malouda was then signed by top division side Guingamp following Châteauroux's inability to secure a Ligue 1 berth. It was in Guingamp where his talent was showcased in French top-flight football. Under the tutelage of coach Guy Lacombe, Malouda demonstrated his tremendous ability and formed a superb assister and finisher combination with then team-mate Didier Drogba. En Avant Guingamp is a French football club, based in Guingamp. ... Ligue 1 (Première division or Division 1 until 2003, now called Ligue 1 Orange) is the top division of French and Monegasque football, one of two divisions making up the LFP, the other being Ligue 2. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Didier Yves Drogba Tébily (born March 11, 1978 in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast) is a footballer from the Ivory Coast who currently plays for Chelsea FC in the English Premier League. ...


In 92 appearances for Guingamp, Malouda scored 15 goals.


Lyon

Malouda's performances at Guingamp began catching the attention of French giants Olympique Lyonnais who, after claiming their second consecutive title during the 2002-03 season, decided to sign Malouda. In an outstanding Lyon team containing Juninho Pernambucano, Michael Essien, Gregory Coupet, and Mahamadou Diarra, Malouda established himself on the left side of Lyon's attack, forming great link-ups with all of Lyon's strikers. His performances for Lyon finally earned him a much deserved call up to the French national football team. Olympique Lyonnais (popularly known as OL, or simply Lyon) is a French football club based in Lyon. ... Promoted from Ligue 2 , who will play in Ligue 1 season 2003/2004 Toulouse FC : champion of Ligue 2 Le Mans UC 72 : runners-up FC Metz : third place Division 1/Ligue 1 Seasons 1990-91 | 1991-92 | 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 | 1997-98... Antônio Augusto Ribeiro Reis Júnior (born January 30, 1975 in Recife), commonly known as Juninho or Juninho Pernambucano,[1] is a Brazilian football player, who plays as a central midfielder for French club Olympique Lyonnais. ... Michael Essien (born December 3, 1982 in Accra) is a Ghanaian International footballer. ... Grégory Coupet, (born December 31, 1972 in Le Puy-en-Velay) is a football (soccer) player from France. ... Mahamadou Diarra (Arabic: محمدو ديارا) (born May 18, 1981 in Bamako, Mali) is a Malian footballer. ... First International Belgium 3 - 3 France (Brussels, Belgium; 1 May 1904) Largest win France 10 - 0 Azerbaijan (Paris, France; 6 September 1995) Worst defeat Denmark 17 - 1 France (London, England; 19 October 1908) World Cup Appearances 11 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1998 European Championship Appearances 6 (First in...


The highlights of Malouda's career at Lyon were a man of the match display against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League and his 10 goals which led Lyon to their sixth consecutive Ligue 1 title, both during the 2006-07 season. In sport, a man of the match or player of the game or man of the series award is given to the outstanding player in a particular match or series. ... Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish sports club most widely known for its professional football team based in Madrid. ... The locations of the 20 teams participating in Ligue 1 season 2006-07 Le Championnat 2006-07 will be the 69th edition since its establishment. ...


He also won the Ligue 1 Player of the Year that season, succeeding team-mate Juninho, Lille's Abdul Kader Keïta, Toulouse's Johan Elmander and Lens' Seydou Keïta to the accolade.[1] Lille Olympique Sporting Club is a French football club. ... Personal information Full name Abdul Kader Keïta Date of birth August 6, 1981 ) Place of birth Abidjan, Côte dIvoire Height 1. ... Toulouse Football Club is a French football team playing in the city of Toulouse, Haute-Garonne. ... Johan Elmander [juːan É›lmÉ‘ndÉ›r] (born May 27, 1981 in AlingsÃ¥s, Sweden) is a Swedish football player, who plays as a forward for French club Toulouse FC in the Ligue 1 championship. ... Racing Club de Lens is a French football club which plays in the northern city of Lens, in the Pas-de-Calais département. ... Seydou Keita (born January 16, 1980 in Bamako) is a Malian football midfielder. ...


Malouda made public his wish to leave Lyon at the end of the 2006-07 season, with both Chelsea and Real Madrid showing interest in the winger.[2] On June 29, 2007, Malouda told Lyon based newspaper Le Progres that he has his heart set on a move to Chelsea, confirming that Chelsea had lodged a 17m bid for him.[3][4] Malouda later repeated this comment in an interview with the Daily Star.[5] On July 5, 2007, Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon told Sky Sports News that Chelsea had been in discussions with Lyon regarding Malouda's transfer and were hoping to tie up the deal before Chelsea's pre-season tour in the USA.[6] The locations of the 20 teams participating in Ligue 1 season 2006-07 Le Championnat 2006-07 will be the 69th edition since its establishment. ... Chelsea Football Club (also known as The Blues or previously The Pensioners) are an English professional football club based in west London. ... Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish sports club most widely known for its professional football team based in Madrid. ... is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... This article is about the French city. ... For other uses, see Euro (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Peter Kenyon (born 1954) is the chief executive of Chelsea Football Club, of the FA Premier League in England, and probably the highest profile sports executive in the United Kingdom. ... Sky Sports is the brand name for a group of 9 channels. ...


Chelsea

On July 8, 2007, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas announced that Lyon had accepted an undisclosed bid, rumoured to be around 20,000,000/£13,500,000, from Chelsea for Malouda.[7] Chelsea later officially revealed that Malouda would be travelling to London on July 9 for a medical and to discuss personal terms. Malouda had looked set to join Liverpool until the Premiership rivals Chelsea interviened, and the oppourtunity to play for Liverpool faded. At 7pm on the same day, Malouda officially signed a three-year contract with the club.[8] He was handed the number 15 shirt. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho described Malouda as a mature and proven player who was up to the challenge of adapting to the fast pace of English football, and hinted that Malouda would be fielded in tandem with Dutch winger Arjen Robben. is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ... For other uses, see Euro (disambiguation). ... GBP redirects here. ... Chelsea Football Club (also known as The Blues or previously The Pensioners) are an English professional football club based in west London. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Arjen Robben (born January 23, 1984 in Bedum) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as a winger for Real Madrid. ...


In his first game for Chelsea, a pre-season friendly against Mexican side Club América, Malouda scored the equaliser and set up John Terry for the winning goal as Chelsea went on to win 2-1. An exhibition game is a sporting event in which there is no gain or loss from whether the competitors are victorious are not in any competition. ... Club América, most commonly known as just América, is a professional Mexican football club playing in the Primera División. ... For other persons named John Terry, see John Terry (disambiguation). ...


Malouda made his competitive debut for Chelsea against Manchester United in the 2007 FA Community Shield on August 5, 2007, despite Chelsea going on to lose, he scored in what was an impressive display. Manchester Uniteds emblem Manchester United F.C. (often abbreviated to Man United or just Man U, pronounced man-yoo) is an English football club based at Old Trafford in Greater Manchester. ... The 2007 FA Community Shield is a football match that will be played on 5 August 2007 between 2006-07 Barclays Premier League champions Manchester United and 2006-07 FA Cup winners Chelsea. ... is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Malouda started against Birmingham City F.C. on August 12 on the left-wing, a position previously adopted by Arjen Robben and Joe Cole. Malouda scored Chelsea's second goal in a 3-2 victory, before being replaced by Steve Sidwell in the 83rd minute. Birmingham City (BCFC) is one of Birminghams two professional soccer teams (the other is Aston Villa F.C.). Originally known as The Small Heath Alliance, they became in 1905 and Birmingham City F.C. in 1945. ... is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Arjen Robben (born January 23, 1984 in Bedum) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as a winger for Real Madrid. ... Joseph Joe John Cole (born 8 November 1981 in Romford, East London) is a professional footballer who plays for Chelsea of the English Premier League and the England national team. ... Steven James Sidwell (born 14 December 1982 in Wandsworth, London) is a professional footballer for Chelsea in the English Premier League. ...


On August 19, Malouda won a dubious penalty decision from referee Rob Styles in a Premier League game against Liverpool. Replays of the incident indicated Malouda had backed into the Liverpool defender after trying to leave the ball for the unmarked Drogba. The penalty kick was given and Frank Lampard scored.[9]. Referee Rob Styles has since been dropped from the next weekend Premier League games as a result of this incident and some other contentious decisions during the game. [10] He scored against Schalke 04 in his first Champions League game for Chelsea squeezing the ball through keeper Manuel Neuer's legs after turning his marker Rafinha. Robert Styles (born 21 April 1964[1]) is an English football referee from Waterlooville, Hampshire, who officiates in the FA Premier League. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see List of professional sports leagues. ...


Following the departure of Arjen Robben to Real Madrid, Malouda is Chelsea's most natural left-sided midfielder and continues to impress.


International career

Malouda made his debut for the French national football team on November 17, 2004 in a match against Poland. He then became a regular for his country, earning a call up to the 23-man squad named by coach Raymond Domenech for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. His first goal for France arrived on May 31, 2005 against Hungary. First International Belgium 3 - 3 France (Brussels, Belgium; 1 May 1904) Largest win France 10 - 0 Azerbaijan (Paris, France; 6 September 1995) Worst defeat Denmark 17 - 1 France (London, England; 19 October 1908) World Cup Appearances 11 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1998 European Championship Appearances 6 (First in... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Raymond Domenech (born January 24, 1952 in Lyon) is a former French football player and the current manager of the French national team. ... 2006 World Cup redirects here. ... is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


After playing almost throughout France's qualifying campaign for the World Cup, Malouda went on to start and star for France in Germany. He was an important figure in France's success in the World Cup, eventually losing on penalties to Italy in the final. He won a penalty for France in the final which was converted by Zinédine Zidane. To date, Malouda has scored three goals while earning 30 caps for the French national team. Bonaventure Kalou of the Ivory Coast takes a penalty against Dragoslav Jevrić of S&M during the 2006 World Cup. ... Zinédine Yazid Zidane (born June 23, 1972, in Marseille, France), nicknamed Zizou, is a French football player for Real Madrid and France, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the world. ...


International goals

Florent Malouda: International Goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. May 31, 2005 Stade Municipal Saint-Symphorien, Metz, France Flag of Hungary Hungary 2-0 2-0 Friendly match
2. May 27, 2006 Stade de France, Saint Denis, France Flag of Mexico Mexico 1-0 1-0 Friendly match
3. September 2, 2006 Boris Paichadze Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia Flag of Georgia (country) Georgia 0-1 0-3 EURO 2008 qualifying

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Career statistics

All-Time Club Performance
Club Season Domestic League Domestic Cups[11] Continental games[12] Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Lyon 06-07 35 10 5 0 7 2 47 12
05-06 31 6 9 0 40 6
04-05 37 5 10 3 47 8
03-04 35 4 10 0 45 4
Total 138 25 5 0 36 5 179 30
Guingamp 02-03 37 10 37 10
01-02 32 4 32 4
00-01 23 1 23 1
Total 92 15 92 15
Châteauroux 99-00 28 2 28 2
98-99 28 3 28 3
97-98 1 0 1 0
96-97 2 0 2 0
Total 59 5 59 5
Career Totals 289 45 5 0 36 5 330 50
Last updated July 1, 2007

Olympique Lyonnais (popularly known as OL, or simply Lyon) is a French football club based in Lyon. ... En Avant Guingamp is a French football club, based in Guingamp. ... La Berrichonne de Châteauroux is a French second division football team from Châteauroux, which lost the French Cup final to Paris Saint-Germain in 2004. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Honours

2003–2004, 2004–2005, 2005–2006, 2006–2007
2004, 2005, 2006

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Ligue 1 (Première division or Division 1 until 2003, now called Ligue 1 Orange) is the top division of French and Monegasque football, one of two divisions making up the LFP, the other being Ligue 2. ... This is the Ligue 1 (top French football division) season of 2003/2004 20 participating clubs AC Ajaccio AJ Auxerre SC Bastia Girondins de Bordeaux En Avant de Guingamp Le Mans Union Club 72 RC Lens Lille OSC Olympique Lyonnais Olympique de Marseille FC Metz AS Monaco Montpellier Hérault... The 2004/2005 season of Ligue 1 was a very close-run battle. ... Participating teams ... The locations of the 20 teams participating in Ligue 1 season 2006-07 Le Championnat 2006-07 will be the 69th edition since its establishment. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Le Trophée des Champions, the Champions Trophy is a cup organised by the French Football Federation, a match between the winners of the French Championship and the winners of the Coupe de France (French Cup) Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | French football competitions ... Le Trophée des Champions, the Champions Trophy is a cup organised by the French Football Federation, a match between the winners of the French Championship and the winners of the Coupe de France (French Cup) Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | French football competitions ... Le Trophée des Champions, the Champions Trophy is a cup organised by the French Football Federation, a match between the winners of the French Championship and the winners of the Coupe de France (French Cup) Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | French football competitions ... Le Trophée des Champions, the Champions Trophy is a cup organised by the French Football Federation, a match between the winners of the French Championship and the winners of the Coupe de France (French Cup) Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | French football competitions ...

References

  1. ^ French Ligue 1 Player of the Year
  2. ^ Prem pair make Malouda contact
  3. ^ Malouda set on Blues switch
  4. ^ Malouda keen on Chelsea move
  5. ^ Malouda 'certain' of Blues move
  6. ^ Chelsea confident on Malouda
  7. ^ Malouda poised for Chelsea
  8. ^ Malouda flies to US today after deal completed
  9. ^ Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea. BBC Sport. Retrieved on 2007–08-20.
  10. ^ Referee Styles dropped over error. BBC Sport. Retrieved on 2007–08-20.
  11. ^ Counts for appearances and goals during the Coupe de la Ligue and Coupe de France
  12. ^ Counts for apareances and goals at the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup and UEFA Intertoto Cup.

The Coupe de la Ligue, the French League Cup is an elimination cup competition. ... ... European Cup redirects here. ... The UEFA Cup (also known as European Cup 3, CE3 or C3) is a football competition for European club teams, organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). ... The UEFA Intertoto Cup, also abbreviated as UI Cup is a summer football competition for European clubs that have not qualified for one of the two major UEFA competitions, the Champions League and the UEFA Cup. ...

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