Sylvain Distin

Born: December 16, 1977 (age 39)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: Bagnolet, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Centre-back/Left-back
Sylvain Distin of Bournemouth in action during a Pre Season Friendly between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Vitality Stadium on July 31, 2015
Career History
Senior1998-1999Tours
2000-2002Paris Saint-Germain
→ 2001-2002Newcastle United (loan)
2002-2007Manchester City
2007-2009Portsmouth
2009-2015Everton
2015-2016Bournemouth
Sports Mole has 261 articles about Sylvain Distin. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester City's Joleon Lescott in action during a friendly match against SuperSport United on July 14, 2013
Joleon Lescott keen on proposed new Premier League transfer rules
Joleon Lescott is in favour of a proposed new plan forbidding Premier League clubs from being able to sign players once the new season is underway.
Aug 15, 20:52
Sylvain Distin #25 of AFC Bournemouth plays in the friendly match against the Philadelphia Union on July 14, 2015
Sylvain Distin one of six players to leave Bournemouth
Veteran centre-back Sylvain Distin will leave Bournemouth when his contract on the south coast expires next month.
May 24, 16:21
Supporters are evacuated from the abandoned Premier League match between Manchester United and Bournemouth on May 15, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews the rearranged Premier League meeting between Manchester United and Bournemouth at Old Trafford.
May 17, 13:12
Louis van Gaal is ready for his close-up during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Bournemouth at Old Trafford.
May 13, 17:41
 A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Goldsands Stadium on December 13, 2014
Preview: Bournemouth vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Bournemouth and West Bromwich Albion at the Vitality Stadium.
May 6, 20:27
Eddie Howe has a nose during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Stoke City on February 13, 2016
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round clash between Bournemouth and Everton at Dean Court.
Feb 19, 13:57
Portsmouth manager Paul Cook during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Portsmouth v Derby County at Fratton Park on August 12, 2015
Paul Cook unconcerned by potential Bournemouth changes
Portsmouth manager Paul Cook insists that it will not make a difference to him if Bournemouth name a weakened side for their FA Cup clash at Fratton Park.
Jan 28, 20:03
Riyad Mahrez misses a penalty during Leicester City's game with Bournemouth on January 2, 2016
Result: Riyad Mahrez misses penalty as Leicester fail to overcome 10-man Bournemouth
Leicester City's winless run is extended to three games as they draw a blank at home to Bournemouth, who had to play over half an hour with 10 men.
Jan 2, 16:51
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates the opening goal scored by Pedro of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Team News: Thibaut Courtois returns for Chelsea
Thibaut Courtois will make his first Chelsea appearance since late August as he replaces Asmir Begovic in goal for Jose Mourinho's side against Bournemouth.
Dec 5, 16:33
Graziano Pelle of Southampton performs a haka style celebration with Southampton sports therapist Graeme Staddon as he scores their second goal as Ronald Koeman manager of Southampton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton a
Match Analysis: Southampton 2-0 Bournemouth
Sports Mole reviews the action from St Mary's as 10-man Southampton curtail Bournemouth's second-half improvement to clinch a 2-0 win.
Nov 1, 18:27
Graziano Pelle of Southampton performs a haka style celebration with Southampton sports therapist Graeme Staddon as he scores their second goal as Ronald Koeman manager of Southampton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton a
Result: Ten-man Southampton overcome Bournemouth to move into seventh
First-half goals from Steven Davis and Graziano Pelle ensure that Southampton claim New Forest derby bragging rights against Bournemouth at St Mary's.
Nov 1, 17:51
Steven Davis of Southampton (8) celebrates with Cedric Soares of Southampton as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and A.F.C. Bournemouth at St Mary's Stadium on November 1, 2015 in Southampton, England
Half-Time Report: Steven Davis, Graziano Pelle put Southampton on their way
A below-par Bournemouth side trail Southampton 2-0 at half time in their Premier League clash at St Mary's.
Nov 1, 16:47
Harry Kane (L) of Tottenham Hotspur celeberates scoring his team's fifth and hat trick goal with his team mate Toby Alderweireld (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on October 2
Match Analysis: Bournemouth 1-5 Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole dissects the action following Tottenham Hotspur's 5-1 triumph over Bournemouth at Dean Court.
Oct 25, 16:42
Sylvain Distin #25 of AFC Bournemouth plays in the friendly match against the Philadelphia Union on July 14, 2015
Sylvain Distin: Bournemouth's 'spin the wheel' more daunting than Man City
Sylvain Distin reveals that he is more daunted by Bournemouth's 'spin the wheel' disciplinary system than by facing Manchester City on Saturday.
Oct 17, 06:00
Mame Biram Diouf (L) of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mate Jonathan Walters (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Britannia Stadium on September 26, 2015
Result: Mame Biram Diouf goal seals first Stoke City win of season
Mame Biram Diouf heads a late winner as Stoke City edge past Bournemouth with a 2-1 win at the Britannia Stadium.
Sep 26, 17:06
Marc Wilson of Stoke City celebrates his team's second goall by Jonathan Walters (not pictured) during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City at Britannia Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom.
Preview: Stoke City vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews all of the Premier League action as Stoke City prepare to welcome visiting Bournemouth to the Britannia Stadium.
Sep 24, 17:52
Eddie Howe Manager of Bournemouth looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe content with defensive options
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe claims that his side have plenty of quality in defence, despite losing a number of players to injury.
Sep 24, 10:29
Eddie Howe Manager of Bournemouth looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Eddie Howe: Sylvain Distin is the "ultimate professional"
Manager Eddie Howe hails Sylvain Distin's professsionalism after Bournemouth's 2-0 win over Sunderland.
Sep 19, 18:20
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe looks on during a Pre Season Friendly between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Vitality Stadium on July 31, 2015
Team News: Bournemouth make five changes
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe makes five changes to his team for their Premier League match with Sunderland at Vitality Stadium.
Sep 19, 14:03
Federico Fazio in action for Tottenham Hotspur on December 3, 2014
Report: Everton bid for Federico Fazio
Tottenham Hotspur defender Federico Fazio could join Everton for £5m this summer, according to reports.
Aug 25, 22:08
Eddie Howe manager of Bournemouth applauds during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Anfield on August 17, 2015
Team News: Eleven changes for Bournemouth
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has named an entirely new XI for their visit to Hartlepool United in the second round of the League Cup.
Aug 25, 19:42
A general view inside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on April 26, 2015
Report: Everton agree fee for Ramiro Funes Mori
River Plate defender Ramiro Funes Mori is on the verge of a £5m switch to Everton, according to newspaper reports.
Aug 18, 23:02
A general view inside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on April 26, 2015
Everton in talks for River Plate star Ramiro Funes Mori
Everton are in talks with River Plate over a possible deal for defender Ramiro Funes Mori, according to a report.
Aug 15, 14:09
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on August 9, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole looks ahead to the first-ever Premier League meeting between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield.
Aug 14, 18:04
Rudy Gestede (C) of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates Gabriel Agbonlahor (L) and Carlos Sanchez (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Aston Villa at Vitality Stadium on August 8,
Match Analysis: Bournemouth 0-1 Aston Villa
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Aston Villa's 1-0 victory over Bournemouth on the opening day of the 2015-16 Premier League season.
Aug 8, 17:39
AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe looks on prior to the Pre Season Friendly match between Salisbury City v AFC Bournemouth at the Raymond McEnhill Stadium on July 21, 2015
Team News: Joshua King makes Bournemouth debut against Aston Villa
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe hands striker Joshua King his debut for the Cherries in their Premier League opener against Aston Villa at Dean Court.
Aug 8, 14:12
Louis van Gaal the manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Premier League in numbers: Matchday 1 preview
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Premier League fixtures, with the aid of a selection of statistics from each game taking place.
Aug 8, 12:25
 A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Goldsands Stadium on December 13, 2014
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League fixture between Bournemouth and Aston Villa at the Vitality Stadium.
Aug 6, 18:44
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and AFC Bournemouh at The Amex Stadium on January 01, 2014
Eddie Howe to be "ruthless" with Bournemouth decision making
Eddie Howe insists that he will be ruthless if needed when it comes to making tough decisions for Bournemouth in the Premier League this season.
Aug 6, 12:10
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and AFC Bournemouh at The Amex Stadium on January 01, 2014
Premier League 2015-16 season preview: Bournemouth
Sports Mole looks ahead to Bournemouth's first ever season as a Premier League club as they prepare for the 2015-16 campaign.
Aug 5, 11:00
Sylvain Distin #25 of AFC Bournemouth plays in the friendly match against the Philadelphia Union on July 14, 2015
Sylvain Distin "excited" by Bournemouth challenge
Sylvain Distin says that he feels "very comfortable" with his decision to join Premier League new boys Bournemouth.
Aug 3, 22:42
Harry Cornick of Bournemouth is challenged by Scott Malone of Cardiff City during a Pre Season Friendly between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Vitality Stadium on July 31, 2015
Result: Cardiff City edge Bournemouth in five-goal thriller
Cardiff City come from a goal down to secure a 3-2 win over Bournemouth in a pre-season friendly at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Jul 31, 21:38
AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe looks on prior to the Pre Season Friendly match between Salisbury City v AFC Bournemouth at the Raymond McEnhill Stadium on July 21, 2015
Eddie Howe looking to "beef up" Bournemouth squad
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe hints that he is still looking for more new faces to "beef up" his squad ahead of the new Premier League season.
Jul 28, 22:28
John Stones in action for Everton on September 21, 2014
Sylvain Distin: 'John Stones destined for big club'
Sylvain Distin claims that former Everton teammate John Stones is destined to join a "big club" amid speculation linking him with Chelsea.
Jul 28, 12:17
Virgil Van Dijk of Celtic Glasgow reacts during the Pre Season Friendly between SK Rapid Wien and Celtic Glasgow at Gerhard-Hanappi-Stadium on July 6, 2014
Report: Everton ready to bid £10m for Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk
Everton will make a £10m bid for Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk, according to reports.
Jul 27, 23:59
AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe looks on prior to the Pre Season Friendly match between Salisbury City v AFC Bournemouth at the Raymond McEnhill Stadium on July 21, 2015
Eddie Howe seeking further new signings at Bournemouth
Eddie Howe admits that trying to recruit players within Bournemouth's budget is proving to be a "never-ending battle".
Jul 27, 17:49
Jonny Evans of Manchester United shows his frustration during the Capital One Cup Second Round match against MK Dons on August 26, 2014
Everton's Roberto Martinez rules out move for Manchester United's Jonny Evans
Everton manager Roberto Martinez rejects reports that the club are considering an £8m move for Manchester United defender Jonny Evans.
Jul 17, 09:50
Filippo Costa of Italy U20 in action during the international friendly match between Italy U20 and Qatar U20 on February 25, 2015
Chievo loan Filippo Costa to Bournemouth
Serie A side Chievo announce that young defender Filippo Costa has joined Bournemouth on a season-long loan.
Jul 11, 13:31
Scott Dann in action for Crystal Palace on July 23, 2014
Report: Everton make opening offer for Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann
Everton reportedly make an £8m bid for Crystal Palace centre-back Scott Dann.
Jul 8, 04:53
Angelo Ogbonna of Juventus FC during the pre-season friendly match between Indonesia Selection All Star Team and Juventus FC at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium on August 6, 2014
Report: Everton plan to fight West Ham United for Angelo Ogbonna deal
Juventus centre-back Angelo Ogbonna is reportedly a summer transfer target for Everton.
Jul 7, 02:33



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