Gaël Clichy

  • Date of birth : 26/07/1985
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : France France
 
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Gaël Clichy

Gaël Clichy

Clubs: AS Cannes, Arsenal FC, Manchester City FC

• Born in Toulouse, Clichy started out in the French third tier with AS Cannes, the club that launched the careers of Zinédine Zidane and Patrick Vieira, before joining Arsenal FC shortly after his 18th birthday.

• Made 12 league appearances in his first season, 2003/04, becoming the youngest player to earn a Premier League winners' medal as the Gunners went through the whole campaign undefeated.

• Remained as deputy left-back to Ashley Cole over the next two seasons but both were injured for most of 2005/06 as Arsenal reached the UEFA Champions League final, for which Clichy was a non-playing substitute.

• Became first-choice left-back after Cole's move to Chelsea FC, making 27 Premier League appearances in 2006/07 and all 38 in 2007/08; also figured prominently in the UEFA Champions League as Arsenal won through to the quarter-finals in 2007/08 and 2009/10 and the semi-finals in 2008/09.

• A French youth and Under-21 international, the full-back received his first senior cap on 10 September 2008 in an important FIFA World Cup qualifier at home to Serbia.

• Made one further appearance in the campaign − against Austria in October 2009 − as well as a solitary outing at the finals in Les Bleus' last group game, but was a regular for the start of UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying, and started three of France's four games at UEFA EURO 2012.

• Ended his eight-year stay at Arsenal with a move to Manchester City in July 2011 and made 28 appearances as the Citizens won the English top flight for the first time since 1968.

• Became first choice left-back for France at UEFA EURO 2012, starting their final three games in the run to the quarter-finals.  

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: runner-up 2006

Last updated: 21/08/13 14.49CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 25/05/2016 02:02 CET
25.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageJuventusJuventus1-0Man. CityMan. City9000
01.12.2015English League CupQuarter-finalsMan. CityMan. City4-1HullHull9000
08.12.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. CityMan. City4-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach8100
12.12.2015English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City2-1SwanseaSwansea9000
06.01.2016English League CupSemi-finalsEvertonEverton2-1Man. CityMan. City9000
09.01.2016English FA CupThird roundNorwichNorwich0-3Man. CityMan. City2000
13.01.2016English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City0-0EvertonEverton9000
16.01.2016English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City4-0Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace3800
27.01.2016English League CupSemi-finalsMan. CityMan. City3-1EvertonEverton9000
30.01.2016English FA CupFourth roundAston VillaAston Villa0-4Man. CityMan. City8100
02.02.2016English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-1Man. CityMan. City9000
14.02.2016English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City1-2TottenhamTottenham7501
24.02.2016UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16Dynamo KyivDynamo Kyiv1-3Man. CityMan. City9000
28.02.2016English League CupFinalLiverpoolLiverpool1-1
(1-3(p))
Man. CityMan. City12000
02.03.2016English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool3-0Man. CityMan. City7400
05.03.2016English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City4-0Aston VillaAston Villa9000
12.03.2016English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-0Man. CityMan. City9000
15.03.2016UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16Man. CityMan. City0-0Dynamo KyivDynamo Kyiv9000
20.03.2016English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City0-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
02.04.2016English Premier LeagueBournemouthBournemouth0-4Man. CityMan. City9000
06.04.2016UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsParisParis2-2Man. CityMan. City9000
09.04.2016English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City2-1West BromWest Brom100
12.04.2016UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsMan. CityMan. City1-0ParisParis9000
26.04.2016UEFA Champions LeagueSemi-finalsMan. CityMan. City0-0Real MadridReal Madrid9000
04.05.2016UEFA Champions LeagueSemi-finalsReal MadridReal Madrid1-0Man. CityMan. City9000
08.05.2016English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City2-2ArsenalArsenal9000
15.05.2016English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea1-1Man. CityMan. City9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Gaël Clichy
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 26/07/1985 (30)
  • Country: France
  • Squad number: 22
  • Club: Man. City ( ENG)

  • Height: 176cm
  • Weight: 65kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Round of 16)
    24/02/04: Celta 2-3 Arsenal
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Qualifying round)
    14/10/01: France 2-1 Greece

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
France70
France U-2150
France U-1930
France U-1760
Total210

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Arsenal480
Man. City260
Total740
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Man. City30
Total30
Last updated: 05/05/2016 01:06 CET