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Gérard Janvion

Gérard Janvion
Personal information
Full name Gérard Janvion
Date of birth (1953-08-21) 21 August 1953
Place of birth Fort-de-France, Martinique
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position defender
Youth career
1965–1972 CS Case-Pilote
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1983 Saint-Étienne 301 (8)
1985–1989 Paris Saint-Germain 42 (0)
1990–1991 Béziers 39 (1)
National team
1975–1982  France 40 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Gérard Janvion (born 21 August 1953 in Fort-de-France, Martinique) is a retired French international footballer who played defender.


  • Club career 1
  • International career 2
  • Honours 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5

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 2007/2008 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]


External links

  • Career stats – AS Saint-Étienne
  • Gérard Janvion at


  1. ^ a b (French) French Football Federation Profile
  2. ^ Record at FIFA Tournaments – FIFA
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