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Eric Abidal

Born: September 11, 1979 (age 41)

Height: 6' 0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Lyon, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Defender
Eric Abidal
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Career History
Senior2007-2013Barcelona
2013-2014Monaco
Sports Mole has 231 articles about Eric Abidal. Articles 1 to 40:
Barcelona's Lionel Messi shakes hands with Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand after winning the Champions League final
On This Day: Man United lose Champions League final to Barcelona
Coach Pep Guardiola won his second European Cup as a manager in three years after a dominant performance from his side.
May 28, 08:48
Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal pictured in January 2020
On This Day: Eric Abidal supported after liver transplant news
Team-mates, opposition players and fellow athletes wished Eric Abidal the best.
Mar 15, 08:32
Angers full-back Rayan Ait-Nouri pictured in October 2019
Barcelona add Rayan Ait Nouri to list of targets?
Barcelona reportedly identify Angers defender Rayan Ait Nouri as a potential transfer target as the Catalan giants continue to target a new left-back.
Aug 24, 18:51
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Espanyol on July 9, 2020
Report: Juventus to move for Barcelona striker Luis Suarez
A report claims that Luis Suarez could be on his way out of Barcelona this summer, with Italian champions Juventus showing an interest.
Aug 20, 08:50
A shredded Lionel Messi on August 8, 2020
Wednesday's La Liga transfer talk news roundup: Lionel Messi, Malang Sarr, Donny van de Beek
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for La Liga on Wednesday, August 19.
Aug 19, 13:06
An upset Lionel Messi on July 16, 2020
Wednesday's Barcelona transfer talk news roundup: Lionel Messi, Malang Sarr, Donny van de Beek
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Barcelona on Wednesday, August 19.
Aug 19, 10:07
Antoine Griezmann pictured on June 23, 2020
Josep Maria Bartomeu rules out exits for Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann
Ousmane Dembele and Antoine Griezmann will not be sold by Barcelona this summer as part of the club's overhaul, according to president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Aug 19, 09:59
A shredded Lionel Messi on August 8, 2020
Wednesday's Transfer Talk Update: Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, David Luiz
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Aug 19, 07:57
Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal pictured in January 2020
Barcelona sack sporting director Eric Abidal
Barcelona announce the sacking of sporting director Eric Abidal the day after manager Quique Setien faced the axe at Camp Nou.
Aug 18, 23:08
Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman on September 6, 2019
Bartomeu confirms Ronald Koeman in line to become new Barcelona manager
The Holland coach, who played for Barca between 1989 and 1995, has expressed his interest in replacing Quique Setien.
Aug 18, 20:50
Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman before the match against England on March 23, 2018
Ronald Koeman confirms interest in becoming Barcelona's new manager
Quique Setien was sacked as head coach on Monday evening.
Aug 18, 16:53
Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal pictured in January 2020
Barcelona 'decide against sacking sporting director Eric Abidal'
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu reportedly decides against sacking sporting director Eric Abidal in the wake of the club's 8-2 Champions League defeat to Bayern.
Aug 18, 13:45
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Espanyol on July 9, 2020
Barcelona 'to enforce wage cuts on players who refuse to leave this summer'
Barcelona are reportedly looking to offload a number of key players in a major summer overhaul and will threaten those reluctant to leave with pay cuts.
Aug 18, 13:11
Barcelona manager Quique Setien pictured on June 13, 2020
Messi's future and a squad rebuild - the key issues for Barcelona's new boss
Setien's successor has some big tasks in his in-tray.
Aug 18, 12:46
French players refuse to take part in training at the 2010 World Cup after NicolasAnelka is sent home
On this day in 2010: Nicolas Anelka hit by 18-match ban after World Cup row
The striker, with Chelsea at the time, was disciplined for his part in the internal strife.
Aug 17, 08:29
Antoine Griezmann in action for Barcelona on July 8, 2020
All but four Barcelona players 'placed on transfer list'
Barcelona place all but four members of their first-team squad on the transfer list, according to a report.
Aug 16, 19:49
A shredded Lionel Messi on August 8, 2020
Lionel Messi 'considering Barcelona future'
Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi is currently considering his future at Camp Nou, according to a report.
Aug 16, 19:25
Barcelona's Luis Suarez is presented with the player of the month award for December by Eric Abidal on January 28, 2018
Barcelona 'to sack Eric Abidal as part of revamp'
Eric Abidal is set to lose his job as Barcelona's sporting director, with head coach Quique Setien also leaving the club, according to a report.
Aug 15, 23:36
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi pictured on June 19, 2020
Lionel Messi 'still stalling over new Barcelona contract'
Lionel Messi still has no immediate intention of extending his contract with Barcelona after being irked by various off-field issues this year, according to a report.
Jul 6, 09:08
Al Sadd manager Xavi pictured at the Club World Cup in December 2019
Xavi confirms he turned down Barcelona job
Barcelona legend Xavi reveals that he turned down an offer to replace Ernesto Valverde in the Camp Nou dugout in January.
May 4, 20:18
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 25, 2020
Sergio Aguero expects Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is sure that Argentina teammate and close friend Lionel Messi will stay at Barcelona despite falling out with members of the board.
Apr 30, 11:39
Ed Woodward watches on during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on May 5, 2019
Saturday's Transfer Talk Update: Timo Werner, Dani Ceballos, Bukayo Saka
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Apr 25, 07:57
Timo Werner in action for RB Leipzig in the Europa League on May 8, 2018
Barcelona 'hold positive Timo Werner meeting'
Barcelona representatives met with the father of RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner in March to discuss a potential move to Camp Nou, according to a report.
Apr 24, 14:36
Geoffrey Kondogbia pictured ahead of a Champions League match for Valencia in November 2019
Friday's Transfer Talk Update: Geoffrey Kondogbia, Jan Vertonghen, Yannick Bolasie
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Apr 10, 07:57
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 25, 2020
Lionel Messi 'has two options on table if he leaves Barcelona'
Lionel Messi reportedly has 'two options on the table' if he decides to leave Barcelona in the future.
Apr 9, 19:24
Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman on September 6, 2019
Ronald Koeman reveals Barcelona exit clause delayed until 2021
Ronald Koeman's Barcelona exit clause is delayed until 2021 as a result of the postponement of the European Championships due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Mar 18, 14:51
Timo Werner celebrates scoring for RB Leipzig on February 19, 2020
Barcelona 'scouting RB Leipzig trio Werner, Upamecano, Angelino'
Barcelona are reportedly scouting RB Leipzig's Timo Werner, Dayot Upamecano and Angelino following their impressive performances for Julian Nagelsmann's side this season.
Mar 14, 18:44
Manchester United's Paul Pogba in action with Crystal Palace's Luka Milivojevic in the Premier League on August 24, 2019
Friday's Transfer Talk Update: Paul Pogba, Moussa Dembele, Odion Ighalo
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Feb 21, 06:57
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their fifth goal on January 30, 2020
Lionel Messi reiterates commitment to Barcelona following exit rumours
The Argentinian admits Barca need to improve to challenge for the Champions League.
Feb 20, 16:57
Chelsea's Marcos Alonso reacts on November 5, 2019
Thursday's Transfer Talk Update: Marcos Alonso, Kai Havertz
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Feb 20, 06:57
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their fifth goal on January 30, 2020
Los Angeles Galaxy 'launch Lionel Messi enquiry'
MLS outfit Los Angeles Galaxy reportedly recently enquired over the availability of Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi.
Feb 19, 18:56
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal on January 19, 2020
Preview: Barcelona vs. Getafe - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Barcelona and Getafe, including team news and predicted lineups.
Feb 13, 11:37
Barcelona manager Quique Setien pictured in January 2020
Quique Setien admits Barcelona still "missing things" after Real Betis win
Real Madrid's comprehensive win at Osasuna earlier on Sunday had ratcheted up the pressure on Barca.
Feb 10, 06:50
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 25, 2020
Emmanuel Petit: 'Lionel Messi would struggle in Premier League'
Former midfielder Emmanuel Petit claims that Barcelona forward Lionel Messi would struggle to replicate his usual form in the Premier League.
Feb 9, 18:40
Barcelona manager Quique Setien pictured in January 2020
Sunday's Transfer Talk Update: Andres Iniesta, Luis Suarez, Jack Graelish
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Feb 9, 06:57
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 25, 2020
Eric Abidal casts doubt over future of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi
Sporting director Eric Abidal suggests that it will not be easy for Barcelona to renew the contract of Lionel Messi.
Feb 8, 18:24
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts on February 2, 2020
Saturday's Transfer Talk Update: Cristiano Ronaldo, Herbert Hainer, Adama Traore
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Feb 8, 06:57
Barcelona's Jordi Alba celebrates scoring their fourth goal
Jordi Alba accuses Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal of "throwing shit"
Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba joins Lionel Messi in publicly criticising the club's sporting director Eric Abidal following comments about Ernesto Valverde's sacking.
Feb 7, 23:53
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their fifth goal on January 30, 2020
Lionel Messi 'intends to stay at Barcelona'
Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi reportedly has no intention of leaving the club despite the recent public fallout with sporting director Eric Abidal.
Feb 7, 20:51
Barcelona manager Quique Setien pictured in January 2020
Preview: Real Betis vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
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Feb 7, 15:18

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JapanJapan124521
ChinaChina115824
United StatesUnited States1011930
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia78520
AustraliaAustralia61916
Great BritainGreat Britain56516
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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

CYCLING
· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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