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Jimmy Briand

Jimmy Briand

Clubs: Stade Rennais FC, Olympique Lyonnais

• Started out at US Ivry before joining the Clairefontaine centre of excellence, following a spell at CSF Brétigny, and moved to Rennes in 2001, making his debut aged 17 as a substitute against Paris Saint-Germain FC (0-0) in May 2003.

• Scored his first goal against Football Croix-de-Savoie 74 (2-0) in the French Cup the following season and established himself in the side in 2005/06, making 29 Ligue 1 appearances.

• Played for France Under-21s between February 2005 and October 2006, appearing in the 2006 UEFA European Under-21 Championship semi-final versus the Netherlands (2-3); made his senior debut on 11 October 2008 in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Romania (2-2).

• Had scored eight league goals in 2008/09 when he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while training with France in March of that season, an injury which sidelined him for seven months.

• Signed for Lyon in a €6m deal in June 2010 and became a mainstay of Claude Puel's side, featuring regularly on the wing, playing in every UEFA Champions League group match and scoring against SL Benfica (2-0) on 20 October 2010.

Last updated: 27/01/11 12.16CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 06/07/2015 12:35 CET
14.09.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover2-0HamburgHamburg200
20.09.2014German BundesligaPaderbornPaderborn2-0HannoverHannover1300
24.09.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-0KölnKöln5400
27.09.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart1-0HannoverHannover100
18.10.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover0-3MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
25.10.2014German BundesligaDortmundDortmund0-1HannoverHannover9000
28.10.2014German DFB CupSecond roundAalenAalen2-0HannoverHannover9000
01.11.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-0FrankfurtFrankfurt16200
01.11.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-0FrankfurtFrankfurt16200
07.11.2014German BundesligaHerthaHertha0-2HannoverHannover9010
22.11.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-3LeverkusenLeverkusen9000
29.11.2014German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim4-3HannoverHannover7501
06.12.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-3WolfsburgWolfsburg6801
13.12.2014German BundesligaBremenBremen3-3HannoverHannover9000
16.12.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover2-0AugsburgAugsburg9000
21.12.2014German BundesligaFreiburgFreiburg2-2HannoverHannover9000
31.01.2015German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke1-0HannoverHannover9000
03.02.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-1MainzMainz7210
07.02.2015German BundesligaHamburgHamburg2-1HannoverHannover9000
15.02.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-2PaderbornPaderborn6500
21.02.2015German BundesligaKölnKöln1-1HannoverHannover9000
28.02.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-1StuttgartStuttgart8400
07.03.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-3BayernBayern6801
15.03.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach2-0HannoverHannover9000
21.03.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover2-3DortmundDortmund7200
04.04.2015German BundesligaFrankfurtFrankfurt2-2HannoverHannover6800
10.04.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-1HerthaHertha5800
02.05.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg2-2HannoverHannover4510
09.05.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-1BremenBremen8601
16.05.2015German BundesligaAugsburgAugsburg1-2HannoverHannover8302
23.05.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover2-1FreiburgFreiburg9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Jimmy Briand
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 02/08/1985 (29)
  • Country: France

  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    15/09/05: Rennes 3-1 Osasuna
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Qualifying round)
    14/10/01: France 2-1 Greece

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

France U-21134
France U-1931
France MERI40
France U-1741

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 27/02/2015 11:45 CET
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