Sylvain Marveaux is a French football player who currently plays for English club Newcastle United in the Premier League. He began his career at local club AS Ménimur at age six. He competed for the club at varous youth levels before joining Vannes OC. He trained at Pôle Espoirs Football de Ploufragan, after which he joined the youth academy of Stade Rennais. Marveaux spent four years in the club's academy before earning a call up to the club's Championnat de France amateur team for the 2005–06 season. Marveaux made his professional debut on 5 August 2006. The 2009–10 season, saw Marveaux's best season to date. He scored his first goal of the season on 13 September 2009 in a 1–0 win against Saint-Étienne. Marveaux finished his campaign with 8 total appearances and 12 goals.
On 18 June 2011, Marveaux agreed and signed a five-year deal with Premier League club Newcastle United. He made his first competitive start in the Football League Cup second round in an away win at Scunthorpe United. He scored his first goal for Newcastle in a 1-1 UEFA Europa League draw with C.S. Marítimo on 22 November 2012. Marveaux is a formerFrench under-21 international having earned caps with the team from 2006–2008. He has an older brother- Joris Marveaux, who currently plays for the club Montpellier.