Eric Abidal

Born: September 11, 1979 (age 38)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Lyon, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Defender
Team: Monaco (no. 22)
Eric Abidal
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Career History
Senior2007-2013Barcelona
2013-Monaco
Sports Mole has 135 articles about Eric Abidal. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: France win inaugural Star Sixes competition in London
France triumph at the Betsafe Star Sixes competition after beating Denmark 2-1 in the final of the at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Jul 16, 22:00
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Eric Abidal: 'AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe not worth £120m'
Eric Abidal insists that while Kylian Mbappe is "a good player", the AS Monaco sensation is simply not worth the £120m certain sides are reportedly willing to pay.
Jun 16, 21:39
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Barcelona hand Eric Abidal ambassadorial role
Barcelona appoint their former defender Eric Abidal, who represented the Spanish outfit for six years, as a club ambassador.
Jun 14, 19:27
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Lyon: 'Alexandre Lacazette allowed to leave'
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas insists that Alexandre Lacazette will be allowed to leave the club at the end of the season.
Feb 7, 17:46
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Eric Abidal: 'Barcelona must keep Pedro'
Eric Abidal believes that Barcelona need to resist the temptation to sell Pedro this summer following reports that Chelsea are interested in him.
Jul 14, 02:20
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Joan Laporta: 'Eric Abidal key to Paul Pogba talks'
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta believes that Eric Abidal could play a key role in their bid to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
Jun 30, 02:44
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Joan Laporta: 'Eric Abidal will be Barcelona's director of football'
Eric Abidal is in line to become the new director of football at Barcelona, presidency candidate Joan Laporta confirms.
Jun 22, 14:20
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Eric Abidal: 'Dani Alves offered me his liver during my cancer battle'
Eric Abidal reveals that his former Barcelona teammate Dani Alves offered his liver for transplant during the retired footballer's cancer battle.
May 6, 10:29
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Eric Abidal mistakes Andy Cole for Dwight Yorke on Twitter
Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal gets Andy Cole mixed up with Dwight Yorke in a Twitter gaffe.
May 6, 00:09
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Eric Abidal: "Paris Saint-Germain have little chance"
Paris Saint-Germain will struggle to overcome Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final, according to former Barca defender Eric Abidal.
Apr 21, 13:37
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Eric Abidal: 'Paris Saint-Germain could be attractive for Lionel Messi'
Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal believes that Paris Saint-Germain would be "an attractive club" for Lionel Messi.
Feb 23, 19:35
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Eric Abidal rejected two roles at Barcelona to accept Olympiacos offer
Eric Abidal reveals that he rejected the chance to take one of two roles at Barcelona before accepting an offer from Olympiacos.
Feb 18, 02:38
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Eric Abidal: 'Lionel Messi will finish career at Barcelona'
Eric Abidal, a former teammate of Lionel Messi, believes that the forward will remain at Barcelona for the remainder of his career.
Jan 14, 08:09
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Eric Abidal to end playing career this weekend
Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal reveals that he will retire from professional football this weekend.
Dec 19, 12:31
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Half-Time Report: Atletico Madrid in control against Olympiacos
Atletico Madrid have a commanding lead against Olympiacos thanks to goals from Raul Garcia and Mario Mandzukic.
Nov 26, 20:33
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Live Commentary: Malmo 2-0 Olympiacos - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Champions League Group A match between Malmo and Olympiacos at the Swedbank Stadion.
Oct 1, 18:45
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Match Analysis: Olympiacos 3-2 Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole dissects the action as Olympiacos beat Atletico Madrid 3-2 in their Champions League Group A opener.
Sep 16, 22:27
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Olympiacos confirm Eric Abidal capture
Eric Abidal completes his move to Olympiacos from Monaco, signing a two-year-deal at the Greek club.
Jul 5, 20:46
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Eric Abidal bound for Olympiacos?
Olympiacos are reportedly closing in on the signing of Monaco's French left-back Eric Abidal.
Jul 5, 11:34
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Ashley Cole considers Barcelona and AC Milan offers?
Ashley Cole is reportedly considering offers from Barcelona and AC Milan following his release from Chelsea.
Jun 19, 09:59
Gerard Pique and pregnant wife Shakira pose topless (4x3 version)
Video: Gerard Pique features in Shakira's 2014 World Cup song
Shakira releases her own 2014 World Cup song 'La La La (Brazil 2014)' with the help of her boyfriend Gerard Pique and numerous football stars.
May 23, 13:57
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Monaco's Eric Abidal quashes rumours of a cancer relapse
Monaco full-back Eric Abidal rubbishes rumours that he has suffered a cancer relapse.
Mar 28, 13:28
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Team News: Dimitar Berbatov starts for Monaco
Dimitar Berbatov is handed his first Monaco start in his side's home match against Sochaux in Ligue 1.
Mar 8, 18:23
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Carlos Puyol's top five Barcelona moments
Sports Mole picks out five memorable moments in the career of Barcelona centre-back Carlos Puyol.
Mar 5, 16:55
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Former Barcelona star Eric Abidal rushed to hospital with infection
Former Barcelona player and current Monaco defender Eric Abidal is rushed to hospital after taking "outdated medicine"
Mar 5, 14:12
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Team News: No Dimitar Berbatov for Monaco
Dimitar Berbatov remains on the bench for Monaco against Bastia in Ligue 1, despite his extra-time winner against Nice on Wednesday.
Feb 15, 15:14
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Monaco captain Eric Abidal sets sights on Champions League
Monaco captain Eric Abidal insists that his side have proven that they are capable of competing with Paris Saint-Germain.
Feb 10, 21:29
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Result: Monaco, Paris Saint-Germain cancel each other out
Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain share the points in their Ligue 1 clash this evening.
Feb 9, 21:58
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Half-Time Report: Javier Pastore header gives Paris Saint-Germain the lead
Javier Pastore's early goal gives Paris Saint-Germain the lead against Monaco in their vital Ligue 1 clash this evening.
Feb 9, 20:50
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Eric Abidal wants Victor Valdes reunion at AS Monaco
Eric Abidal tells Victor Valdes, his former teammate at Barcelona, to join him at AS Monaco when his deal ends at Camp Nou.
Jan 13, 11:45
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Result: Montpellier HSC, AS Monaco share points
Montpellier come from a goal down to share a 1-1 draw with AS Monaco.
Jan 10, 21:22
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AS Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri bemoans bad luck
Claudio Ranieri believes that AS Monaco were unlucky to lose last night's Ligue 1 clash at home to Valenciennes.
Dec 21, 19:08
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Result: Valenciennes stun Monaco
Valenciennes hold on to clinch a 2-1 win over AS Monaco in Ligue 1.
Dec 20, 21:28
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Report: AS Monaco make contact with Manchester City over Vincent Kompany transfer
AS Monaco have allegedly been in talks with Manchester City over the potential signing of Vincent Kompany in January.
Dec 10, 10:00
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Olivier Giroud, Samir Nasri, Loic Remy dropped by France?
Didier Deschamps will reportedly make five changes to his France side ahead of their clash with Ukraine on Tuesday.
Nov 18, 20:16
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Claudio Ranieri hails Eric Abidal leadership in AS Monaco project
Claudio Ranieri says that Eric Abidal epitomises the spirit he wants at AS Monaco in order to become one of the giants of French football.
Nov 12, 18:38
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Team News: Claudio Ranieri brings nine players back
Claudio Ranieri recalls nine of his first-team regulars for Monaco's clash with Lille.
Nov 3, 19:18
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Team News: Paul Pogba starts for France against Finland
Young Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is selected for France in their World Cup qualifying match against Finland this evening.
Oct 15, 19:29
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Eric Abidal: 'Second still the aim for France'
Eric Abidal admits that France's aim for World Cup qualifying Group I was always the playoffs.
Oct 9, 12:47
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Eric Abidal: Dropping Karim Benzema will not solve anything
France defender Eric Abidal believes that dropping Karim Benzema will not help solve the striker's current confidence issue at international level.
Oct 8, 01:45

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG27223281196269
2MonacoMonaco27176467293857
3Marseille27168356292756
4Lyon27148557332450
5Montpellier HSCMontpellier2791262421339
6NantesNantes27116102728-139
7Rennes27115113435-138
8Bordeaux27106113235-336
9Nice27106113238-636
10GuingampGuingamp2798102835-735
11Dijon27105123852-1435
12Saint-EtienneSt Etienne2797112841-1334
13Caen2795132032-1232
14StrasbourgStrasbourg2787123247-1531
15AmiensAmiens2785142330-729
16Angers27610112940-1128
17Toulouse2777132536-1128
18Troyes2784152436-1228
19Lille2776142643-1727
20Metz2754182549-2419
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