Yoan Gouffran is a French footballer who currently plays for Newcastle United in the Barclays Premier League. On 20 May 2007, Gouffran was awarded French Ligue 2 Player of the Season after a successful season with SM Caen which saw the club promoted to the Ligue 1. The 21-year-old was named Ligue 2 Player of the Year as he helped Caen seal promotion to the top flight of French football. Gouffran opted to stay in Ligue 1, signing a four-year contract with Girondins de Bordeaux. The transfer fee was priced at€6.5 million and he officially joined the club on 30 June 2008. He scored his first league goal for Bordeaux on 29 April 2009 in a key match against Rennes, which Bordeaux won 3–2. Gouffran finished with Bordeaux half way through the 2012/13 season with 8 goals in 20 games. He joined with Newcastle United on 23 January 2013 on a four-and-a-half year contract.
Gouffran is a France U-21 international. He took part in the 2006 U-21 Championships in Portugal. He made 22 appearances for the U-21s, recording three goals.
Liverpool and Everton stars feature in the Premier League’s unsung heroes
There are a lot of players operating in the league who don’t get the praise they deserve from the wider football community. Every football supporter knows their own club inside out and will know some of their players are underrated by fans of other clubs. I’ll be looking at five players who I consider to […]The post Liverpool And Everton Stars Feature In The Premier League’s Unsung Heroes appeared first on SoccerSouls.
Tottenham 0-1 Newcastle: Pardew’s 4-4-2 presses intelligently, Tim Krul takes care of the rest
After all the early season experiments, Alan Pardew seems finally to have settled his team into a stable defencive shape, as the Magpies beat a threatening looking Tottenham at White Hart Lane. Spurs were again coming from a midweek game against Sheriff, but AVB started both Eriksen and Sigurdsson who has started the game on … Continue reading »
After a hectic dash from work I found myself on a packed train heading to Toonland in the hope of witnessing another cup shock for the mighty whites. Last season saw Premier League Southampton, Everton and Spurs all fall to Leeds United in the cup so w...