Gael Givet

Position: Defender
Born: October 9, 1981 (age 32)
Hometown: Arles, France
Height: 5'11''
Nationality: French
Blackburn's Gael Givet in action against Everton on August 27, 2011
Gael Givet leaves Blackburn Rovers
Gael Givet leaves Blackburn Rovers to join French club Arles-Avignon.
Aug 30, 18:19
Gael Givet
Gael Givet seeking contract payoff from Blackburn Rovers?
Blackburn Rovers centre-back Gael Givet is reported to be in talks with Serie A side Livorno.
Jul 25, 02:54
Gael Givet
Gary Bowyer "unaware" of Gael Givet rumours
Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer says that he knows nothing of reports linking Gael Givet with Livorno.
Jul 17, 14:58
Watford's Troy Deeney is congratulated by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Birmingham on February 16, 2013
Result: Watford rally to thrash Blackburn Rovers
Four second-half goals give Watford a 4-0 win over Blackburn Rovers.
Apr 20, 16:58
Tony Mowbray on the touchline on October 30, 2012
Team News: Tony Mowbray makes two changes for Middlesbrough
Tony Mowbray and Henning Berg both make changes as Middlesbrough take on Blackburn Rovers at the Riverside.
Dec 26, 14:40
Gael Givet
Gael Givet eyes France return
Gael Givet reveals that he is considering returning to France when his contract with Blackburn Rovers expires.
Dec 24, 12:50
Wes Thomas rises highest to give Blackpool the lead over Blackburn on December 15, 2012
Result: Blackpool ease past Blackburn Rovers
Goals from Wes Thomas and Kirk Broadfoot gave Blackpool a 2-0 win over Blackburn Rovers in the Championship.
Dec 15, 17:12
Wes Thomas rises highest to give Blackpool the lead over Blackburn on December 15, 2012
Half-Time Report: Wes Thomas heads Blackpool ahead
Wes Thomas's header gives Blackpool a 1-0 half-time lead over Blackburn Rovers in the Championship.
Dec 15, 15:56
Ewood Park
Preview: Blackburn Rovers vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's clash between Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers at Ewood Park.
Nov 26, 23:32
Blackpool manager Ian Holloway
Team News: Crystal Palace name unchanged lineup
Crystal Palace name an unchanged lineup for their first match in the Ian Holloway era, while opponents Blackburn make four changes.
Nov 3, 14:54
Nuno Gomes
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers travel to Nottingham Forest tomorrow evening for a Championship encounter. Here, Sports Mole previews the match between the two former Premier League sides.
Oct 2, 15:28
Lukas Jutkiewicz
Live Commentary: Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Middlesbrough - as it happened
Sports Mole's live commentary of the Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and Middlesbrough at Ewood Park.
Sep 21, 19:22
Ruben Rochina
Result: Leeds United 3-3 Blackburn Rovers
Ruben Rochina scores an 84th-minute backheel for Blackburn Rovers to deny Leeds United all three points at Elland Road.
Sep 1, 16:57
Ewood Park
Shebby Singh admits Blackburn Rovers may lose stars
Blackburn Rovers director of football Shebby Singh concedes that the club is likely to lose some its star players this summer, but he is confident that the squad's younger players can fill any gaps left in the side.
Jun 23, 00:33
Steve Kean
Result: Blackburn Rovers 0-1 Wigan Athletic
Blackburn are relegated from the Premier League after losing 1-0 to Wigan, who secure their own saftey with victory at Ewood Park.
May 7, 21:57
Gael Givet
Gael Givet suffers health scare?
Gael Givet suffers a reported health scare, delaying the restart of Blackburn's match with Wigan at Ewood Park.
May 7, 21:14
Nikica Jelavic
Sports Mole's Team of the Week
As the Premier League title race takes another dramatic twist on a goal-heavy weekend, Sports Mole selects its Team of the Week.
Apr 23, 00:08
Steve Kean
Four Blackburn Rovers players were carrying injuries
Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean reveals that two players were carrying knocks and two required pain-killing injections during their 2-0 win over Norwich City.
Apr 21, 22:38
Steve Kean
Steve Kean denies "mischievous" rumours
Steve Kean furiously denies internet rumours that he has clashed with Paul Robinson and Steven Nzonzi this week, saying they have had "a tremendous week".
Apr 21, 02:22
Gael Givet
Gael Givet: I did not refuse to play
Blackburn Rovers defender Gael Givet denies suggestions that he refused to play against Swansea City at the weekend.
Apr 18, 02:16
Gael Givet
Blackburn Rovers to hold Gael Givet talks
Blackburn Rovers will hold final talks with defender Gael Givet in the coming week, according to reports.
Apr 17, 00:20
Gael Givet
Steve Kean: Gael Givet "not in right frame of mind"
Blackburn boss manager Steve Kean reveals that he asked Gael Givet to play in their 3-0 defeat to Swansea but the defender was "not in the right frame of mind".
Apr 14, 19:06
Gael Givet
Gael Givet set for Blackburn Rovers exit
Gale Givet is reportedly eager to leave Blackburn Rovers at the end of the season.
Apr 13, 00:24
Roy Hodgson
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Blackburn Rovers
West Bromwich Albion boss Roy Hodgson still has a host of absentees ahead of the fixture with Blackburn Rovers.
Apr 6, 11:34
Steve Kean
Preview: Blackburn Rovers vs. Manchester United
Victory for Manchester United at Blackburn Rovers this evening will open up a five-point advantage at the top of the Premier League table. Here, Sports Mole examines their chances of taking all three points against their hosts.
Apr 2, 12:12
Steve Kean
Steve Kean: Muamba brought back Gael Givet memories
Steve Kean says that Fabrice Muamba's cardiac arrest brought back memories of Gael Givet's heart scare.
Mar 20, 07:10
Grant Hanley
Eric Black hails Blackburn Rovers defenders
Eric Black hails Blackburn's defenders ahead of their trip to Manchester City.
Feb 25, 16:36
Steve Kean
Preview: Blackburn Rovers vs. Queens Park Rangers
Blackburn Rovers host fellow strugglers QPR on Saturday as both sides look to distance themselves from the relegation zone.
Feb 9, 19:23
Steve Kean
Steve Kean: 'Red card changed the game'
Blackburn boss Steve Kean admits his side struggled once they were reduced to ten men in their 7-1 loss to Arsenal on Saturday afternoon.
Feb 4, 21:48
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
In Pictures: Arsenal 7-1 Blackburn Rovers
Pictures from Arsenal's victory over Blackburn at the Emirates Stadium.
Feb 4, 16:20
Kenny Dalglish
Boxing Day Preview: Liverpool vs. Blackburn Rovers
Steve Kean's bottom-of-the-table Blackburn Rovers will be travelling to Liverpool without the services of five defenders.
Dec 24, 18:07
Steve Kean
Steve Kean "very confident" of staying
Blackburn manager Steve Kean insists that he will be in charge by the time the January transfer window opens.
Dec 20, 23:05
Gael Givet, Javier Hernandez
Gael Givet to have heart surgery this week
Blackburn's Gael Givet will undergo surgery on Thursday to correct a heart problem.
Dec 19, 01:14
Gael Givet, Javier Hernandez
Gael Givet facing heart operation
Steve Kean reveals that French defender Gael Givet may require heart surgery.
Dec 17, 13:54
Gael Givet, Javier Hernandez
Gael Givet substituted with heart problem
A high heart rate forced Blackburn Rovers defender Gael Givet to be substituted earlier today.
Dec 11, 17:20
Gael Givet
Steve Kean hails Gael Givet
Steve Kean hails Gael Givet as a "warrior" after the Blackburn defender's extra-time winner against Newcastle in the Carling Cup.
Oct 27, 09:03
Gael Givet
Result: Blackburn Rovers 4-3 Newcastle United
Centre-back Gael Givet scores deep into extra-time to send Blackburn Rovers through to the quarter-finals of the Carling Cup.
Oct 26, 22:42
Jamie Mackie
In Pictures: Queens Park Rangers 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
Pictures from QPR's 1-1 draw with Blackburn at Loftus Road.
Oct 15, 19:37
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