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Valentin Roberge

Born: June 9, 1987 (age 34)

Height: 6' 0.5" (185cm)
Weight: 11st 7lb (73kg)

Hometown: Montreuil, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Centre-back
Maritimo's Valentin Roberge challenges for the ball with Newcastle's Haris Vuckic during a Europa League match on September 20, 2012
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Career History
Senior2013-2016Sunderland
→ 2014-2015Reims (loan)
Sports Mole has 34 articles about Valentin Roberge. Articles 1 to 34:
Ronald Koeman shouts orders during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Ronald Koeman: 'Lack of confidence clear to see in Everton side'
Everton manager Ronald Koeman says that his side's lack of confidence cost them against Apollon Limassol, with the 2-2 draw 'feeling more like a defeat'.
Sep 28, 22:51
Ronald Koeman watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Result: Hector Yuste header sees Everton held to draw at home to Apollon Limassol
Everton concede late on as Ronald Koeman's side are held to a frustrating 2-2 draw against visitors Apollon Limassol in Group E of the Europa League at Goodison Park.
Sep 28, 21:57
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: Caen record back-to-back wins with 4-1 victory over travelling Reims
Caen record back-to-back wins in Ligue 1 with a resounding 4-1 victory over Reims, thanks to goals from Sloan Privat, Alaeddine Yahia and Bengali-Fode Koita.
Jan 17, 20:51
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
Sunderland's Valentin Roberge completes Reims loan switch
Valentin Roberge joins Reims on a season-long loan from Sunderland, having failed to make an impact at the Stadium of Light since joining the club 12 months ago.
Sep 1, 19:12
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
Sunderland defender Valentin Roberge to be shown door if replacement is found?
Valentin Roberge will reportedly be allowed to leave Sunderland if Gus Poyet can find a replacement before the window shuts.
Aug 30, 09:02
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
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet angered by Neil Swarbrick's refereeing at West Brom
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet says that he is "disappointed" with the refereeing of Neil Swarbrick in their Premier League draw with West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 16, 19:35
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
Alan Irvine concedes "soft penalty" decision
West Bromwich Albion boss Alan Irvine concedes that the Baggies were fortunate to be awarded a "soft penalty" in their 2-2 draw with Sunderland.
Aug 16, 18:43
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: West Bromwich Albion, Sunderland play out entertaining draw
West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland play out an entertaining 2-2 draw in today's Premier League opener at The Hawthorns.
Aug 16, 16:58
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
Half-Time Report: West Bromwich Albion, Sunderland level
West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland are level at after 45 minutes at The Hawthorns, with Saido Berahino's penalty cancelling out Lee Cattermole's opener.
Aug 16, 15:52
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
Team News: West Bromwich Albion record signing Brown Ideye on bench
West Bromwich Albion record signing Brown Ideye is on the bench for their opening Premier League clash of the season against Sunderland at The Hawthorns.
Aug 16, 14:16
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
Valentin Roberge not seeking Sunderland departure
Sunderland centre-back Valentin Roberge insists that he does not want to leave the Premier League club this summer.
Aug 5, 17:39
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: Sunderland play out goalless draw in Portugal
Sunderland hold Portuguese side Vitoria de Setubal to a bore draw in their preparations for the new Premier League season.
Aug 2, 22:23
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
Gus Poyet: "It's difficult to analyse" Kidderminster Harriers win
Gus Poyet claims that it "is difficult to analyse" his Sunderland side's win against Kindderminster Harriers in the FA Cup.
Jan 25, 18:54
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
Preview: Sunderland vs. Kidderminster Harriers
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup fourth-round clash between League Cup finalists Sunderland and Conference outfit Kidderminster Harriers at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 23, 17:28
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
Match Analysis: Sunderland 0-1 Aston Villa
Sports Mole takes a look at the main talking points from Aston Villa's 1-0 win against Sunderland.
Jan 1, 17:49
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
Mid-season report: Sunderland
Sports Mole looks back at the first four-and-a-half months of what has been a troubled season for Sunderland.
Jan 1, 00:53
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
Match Analysis: Everton 0-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a look back over Sunderland's 1-0 victory away at Everton.
Dec 26, 17:15
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
Team News: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney starts at Sunderland
Wayne Rooney recovers from a shin injury and is included in Manchester United's starting XI for this evening's Premier League clash at Sunderland.
Oct 5, 16:58
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: Sunderland through after Peterborough United win
Emanuele Giacherini and Valentin Roberge score as Sunderland progress to the fourth round of the League Cup.
Sep 24, 21:48
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
Team News: Pablo Osvaldo starts on the bench for Southampton against Sunderland
Mauricio Pochettino starts with the same team that beat West Bromwich Albion for today's match against Sunderland.
Aug 24, 14:15
Sunderland's Wes Brown is congratulated by team mates after scoring against Spurs during the Barclays Asia Trophy on July 24, 2013
Wes Brown ready to fight for Sunderland place
Wes Brown says that he is happy to fight for his place in the Sunderland team after returning from injury.
Jul 30, 08:57
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio smiles prior to kick off in the match against Stoke on May 6, 2013
Assessing Sunderland's new signings
Sports Mole reflects on the performances put in by seven of Sunderland's new signings against Tottenham Hotspur.
Jul 24, 16:45
Italy's Emanuele Giaccherini in action during Euro 2012 on June 14, 2012
In profile: Emanuele Giaccherini
Having become Sunderland's ninth signing of the summer, Sports Mole takes a closer look at Emanuele Giaccherini.
Jul 16, 16:20
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio smiles prior to kick off in the match against Stoke on May 6, 2013
Vito Mannone hails Paolo Di Canio impact at Sunderland
Vito Mannone says that Paolo Di Canio has had a "positive" impact since taking over at Sunderland.
Jul 15, 08:33
Tom Huddleston
Sunderland agree £5m Tom Huddlestone fee
Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur reach a £5m agreement for England international Tom Huddlestone.
Jul 13, 05:33
Maritimo's Valentin Roberge challenges for the ball with Newcastle's Haris Vuckic during a Europa League match on September 20, 2012
Valentin Roberge intends to learn English
Valentin Roberge expresses his determination to learn English following his move to Sunderland.
Jul 6, 16:30
Watford's Matej Vydra celebrates scoring his second goal against Leicester City during the Championship Play Off match on May 12, 2013
Five players Sunderland should sign?
Sports Mole has done some scouting for Sunderland and here are five players that we feel would improve the Black Cats.
Jun 29, 12:23
The Stadium of Light
Agent: 'Sunderland make offer for Lucas Orban'
Argentine defender Lucas Orban is considering an offer from Sunderland, according to his agent.
Jun 18, 22:15
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
El-Hadji Ba joins Sunderland on three-year deal
Sunderland sign El-Hadji Ba on a free transfer from Ligue 2 side Le Havre on a three-year deal.
Jun 12, 20:29
The Stadium of Light
Sunderland sign trio on free transfers
Sunderland confirm that the trio of Modibo Diakite, Cabral and Valentin Roberge will join the club on free transfers in July.
Jun 11, 23:20
The Stadium of Light
Roberto de Fanti becomes Sunderland's director of football
Sunderland name Roberto de Fanti as their new director of football, while Valentino Angeloni also comes in as chief scout.
Jun 10, 19:15
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio smiles prior to kick off in the match against Stoke on May 6, 2013
Paolo Di Canio eyes swoop for Modibo Diakite?
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio will reportedly swoop for Lazio defender Modibo Diakite at the end of the season when his contract expires.
May 19, 05:12
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
Report: Sunderland to sign Valentin Roberge
Sunderland reportedly agree a deal to sign Maritimo defender Valentin Roberge in the summer.
May 2, 01:36
Shola Ameobi
Result: Maritimo 0-0 Newcastle United
Newcastle United start their Europa League campaign with a 0-0 draw against Maritimo in Portugal.
Sep 20, 19:56

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Friday's key events


ATHLETICS
· The athletics schedule begins, with 100m sprinter Dina Asher-Smith among the names in action on the opening day. The men's 10,000m final concludes the action, with Team GB's Sam Atkin and Marc Scott taking part in the absence of 2012 and 2016 champion Sir Mo Farah (1am-2.30pm)

ROWING
· Victoria Thornley is Team GB's representative in the women's single sculls final (1.33am)
· Great Britain will be going for gold in the men's eight final (2.25am)

SWIMMING
· Team GB duo Molly Renshaw and Abbie Wood take part in the women's 200m breaststroke final, but new Olympic record-holder Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa is the hot favourite (2.41am)
· Luke Greenbank has very realistic ambitions of picking up a medal in the men's 200m backstroke final (2.50am)
· There is also British representation in the women's 100m freestyle final, although any medal for Anna Hopkin would be a surprise (2.59am)
· With one gold and one silver already under his belt at these Games, Duncan Scott goes again in the men's 200m individual medley final (3.16am)

TRAMPOLINE
· Bryony Page will be looking to repeat her 2016 heroics in the women's event (5am-7.30pm)

CANOE SLALOM
· Bradley Forbes-Cryans will be looking to emulate Rio gold medallist Joe Clarke in the men's kayak event (6am-9am)

FOOTBALL
· The women's tournament enters the quarter-finals, with Great Britain facing Australia at the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium (10am)

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