Red Star F.C.
Red Star Football Club, also known simply as Red Star, is a French association football club founded in Paris in 1897. The club currently play in Ligue 2, as of 2016, Red Star plays its home matches at the Stade Jean-Bouin as their traditional home, Stade Bauer in Saint-Ouen does not meet the necessary requirements of a French second tier stadium. The team is managed by former Sporting Braga assistant coach Rui Almeida, despite the clubs long spell under a semi-pro status, Red Star has a rich history. The club was founded in 1897 under the name Red Star Club Français by French football legend Jules Rimet, Rimet later went on to serve as president of both the French Football Federation and FIFA. The original FIFA World Cup trophy was named in his honour, Red Star is one of the founding members of Ligue 1 and have spent 19 seasons in the first division, the clubs last stint being in 1974–75. In cup competitions, the club has won five Coupe de France titles, Red Star is not a translation, the clubs name in French is Red Star, rather than Étoile Rouge. Red Star Football Club was founded on 21 February 1897 in a Parisian café by Jules Rimet, upon its creation, Rimet installed Jean de Piessac as club president and one of his younger brothers as club secretary. The club was inaugurated on 12 March 1897 after Rimet signed the clubs statutes and sent them to the USFSA. Members of the club were required to pay ₣100 a month to help the club meet its daily quota, Red Star officially joined the USFSA in 1898 and was inserted into the third-tier of the associations football league system. In the clubs infancy, the played in navy blue. However, soon after, Red Star moved to Meudon playing on a terrace overlooking the Seine Valley, midway through the year, de Piessac left his post as club president. Rimet quickly succeeded him and, by 1904, Red Star were playing in the first division of the USFSA league, in 1907, Red Star changed its name to Red Star Amical Club after merging with Amical Football Club. Due to the merger, the club departed Meudon and moved to Grenelle, after three years in Grenelle, the club moved to Saint-Ouen in Seine-Saint-Denis to play in the newly built Stade de Paris. On 25 October 1909, the stadium was inaugurated following a match between Red Star and English club Old Westminsters, the stadium was later renamed to its present name today. With the USFSA becoming disorganised in the early 1900s, Red Star joined the newly created Ligue de Football Association in 1910, in 1912, the club earned its first honour after winning the associations Ligue Nationale. In the same year, the also finished runner-up to Étoile des Deux Lacs in the Trophée de France. In 1919, the French Football Federation was created and months later, from 1920–34, Red Star embarked on a remarkable uprising in which the club won four Coupe de France titles, achieved professional status, and were founding members of the French Division 1. In the ensuing two seasons, Red Star won back-to-back Coupe de France titles, in 1922, the club defeated Stade Rennais UC 2–0 and, in 1923, Red Star beat Cette 4–2 to complete the hat trick
David Bellion is a French professional footballer who currently plays as a forward for Red Star F. C. Born in Paris, his previous clubs include Sunderland, Manchester United, West Ham United, Bellion started his career at Cannes at the age of 14, and earned a move to English side Sunderland in the summer of 2001. In his youth he was an athlete, competing in the 2001 National Indoor Youth Championships he won the 60 metres. Bellion made his Sunderland senior debut at Fulham in August 2001 and his first senior goal was against Aston Villa at the Stadium of Light which gave Sunderland a 1–0 win in September 2002. It was his only Premier League goal for Sunderland, following the goal, Bellion became a first-team regular at Sunderland, although was unable to save them from relegation with the third-lowest Premier League points tally ever. During the 2002-03 season, Sunderland offered a new contract but he rejected to stay at the club. Bellion scored on his Manchester United debut against Celtic on the clubs pre-season American tour and his first competitive goal came at Leeds United in the League Cup, and he scored two goals in the 2003–04 season, against Everton and Tottenham Hotspur, both at Old Trafford. During the season, he made his Champions League debut, coming on as a substitute, despite early-season goals against Norwich City and Bolton Wanderers, the 2004–05 campaign proved frustrating for Bellion as he found himself increasingly frozen out of the first team squad. His season was curtailed in early May when he suffered a fractured fibula against Charlton Reserves, during the 2004–05, Bellion scored his first Champions League goal in a 6–2 win over Fenerbahçe and was involved in the squad for the Community Shield in a 3–1 loss against Arsenal. Bellion spent time on loan at West Ham United at the beginning of the 2005–06 season and he scored on his debut, a League Cup win over Sheffield Wednesday on 20 September 2005. After the match, manager Alan Pardew praised Bellion, believing he could make an impact at the club, however, he didnt and his first team opportunities were limited and he went on to make just ten appearances for the club, mostly as a substitute. He returned to France on 9 January 2006, joining Nice on loan until the end of the season, speaking of his move, Bellion said it was good to be home in France, and he settled quickly at the club. Shortly after his move, Bellion made his debut, coming on as a substitute and receiving a yellow card, Bellion scored in the quarter-final of Coupe de la Ligue in a 2–1 win over Bordeaux on 17 January 2006. The club advanced to the final and then progressed to the final. On 14 February 2006, he scored his first goal, the goal in the match. Toward the end of the season, he scored three goals in three games against Rennes, Ajaccio and Metz, at the end of the season, Bellion signed a permanent deal with the club. After finally leaving Manchester United, Bellion said he had no hard feelings toward the club, in his first permanent season at Nice, Bellions form dropped. He made several errors and misjudgements, and scored eight goals
Hameur Bouazza is an Algerian professional footballer who plays for Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 side Étoile du Sahel. He usually plays as a winger, but can also play on the right. Bouazza has spent most of his career in England, having also played in Turkey, France, Cyprus, Spain. An Algerian international between 2007 and 2013, Bouazza played for his country in two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations,2010 in Angola and 2013 in South Africa, as of May 2015, he has 21 caps and 3 goals. Bouazza was born in Évry, France, where he lived with his parents, two brothers and two sisters. In October 2005, speaking about his life, Bouazza said. I started playing at nine and when I was 15 I got a chance with Auxerre and it did not go well and after a year I returned to Évry. In 2003, at the age of 16, Bouazza moved to England having won a scholarship at Watford following a trial and he made his first team debut as an 88th-minute substitute on 7 February 2004 in a 2–2 with Sunderland at Vicarage Road. A week later, he scored on his debut, a 2–0 home win over Preston North End. He made a total of nine appearances in the 2003–04 season, the following season, he made 28 league and eight cup appearances, scoring three goals. On 6 October 2005, Bouazza was loaned out to League One side Swindon Town, initially for one month and he scored three goals in 15 games for Swindon. Bouazza broke his metatarsal during a Watford home game against Derby County on 4 March 2006, on 21 May 2006, he played in Watfords 3–0 win over Leeds United in the Championship play-off final at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, coming on as a 72nd-minute substitute. He made a total of 100 appearances for The Hornets in four years, on 8 August 2007, Bouazza joined Premier League side Fulham on a four-year deal for an initial fee of £3m. Bouazza started out the season making his debut in a 1–2 defeat to Arsenal on 12 August. However, after just three appearances he dislocated his shoulder in a 1–2 defeat to Middlesbrough on 18 August and he made a total of 22 appearances for Fulham in the 2007–08 season, scoring one goal. On 9 August 2008 he signed for Championship side Charlton Athletic on a season-long loan and he scored his first goal for the Addicks on 23 August in a 4–2 home win over Reading. He made a total of 16 appearances for the Blues, helping them win promotion to the Premier League as runners-up to champions, on 18 August 2009 Bouazza signed for Turkish Süper Lig side Sivasspor. However, his stay in Sivas was short lived, lasting five days
Since retirement, he has presented on TalkSPORT radio and written for both The Times and Irelands Hot Press magazine. He has worked for both Sky Sports in England and TV3 and Today FM in Ireland and he was a winning participant in the fourth season of the Celebrity Bainisteoir reality television series. Cascarino joined Gillingham in 1982 from Crockenhill, and according to Cascarino Gillingham donated tracksuits and he went on to play for Millwall - the club he supported as a boy. Millwall had missed an opportunity to sign Cascarino as a youngster, however, his most successful years were with Olympique de Marseille and Nancy in the French Ligue 1 and Ligue 2, having moved from England in 1994. A testament to his transformation while in French football, Cascarino was known by the nickname Tony Goal throughout France and he retired from playing at the end of the 1999-2000 season, in his 38th year. Cascarino was born in England but represented the Republic of Ireland, qualifying through his adopted Irish grandfather, Michael OMalley, from Westport and he scored nineteen goals in eighty-eight international appearances, and he was for a time Irelands record caps holder. His aerial prowess fitted well with the ball style of the team. Cascarino was a part of the teams that took part in the European Championship in 1988. His last international game came against Turkey in late 1999, as Ireland failed to reach UEFA Euro 2000 and he got into a brawl with a Turkish defender and left the pitch showing the scars of battle. This marked the end of a career which had spanned 14 years at the highest level. Irish citizenship controversy In October 2000, Cascarino was the subject of newspaper headlines when extracts from his upcoming autobiography were published in the Sunday Mirror. In it, he revealed that his mother told him in 1996 that she was adopted, Cascarino said in his autobiography, I didnt qualify for Ireland. The FAIs Chief Executive Bernard OByrne stated that he was shocked by the announcement, Cascarino revealed that Republic of Ireland team mate Andy Townsend had advised him to keep quiet about the situation. Since retiring from football, Cascarino has become a poker player, having appeared in the television series Celebrity Poker Club. He has become something of a figure and was referenced in the song All Your Kayfabe Friends by Welsh band Los Campesinos. Where the singer tells that You asked if Id be anyone from history / Fact or fiction, dead or alive / I said Id be Tony Cascarino, circa 1995. In December 2008 Cascarino was arrested for assaulting and threatening to kill his wife, French-born Virginie. Cascarino divorced his previous wife, mother of two other children Michael and Teddy, after impregnating Virginie, Cascarino joined talkSPORT as a pundit in 2002 and from 2004 he presented the afternoon Drive Time show with Patrick Kinghorn
Yoann Axel Cyriac Arquin is a French-born Martiniquais professional footballer who plays as a centre forward for Mansfield Town. Former Hereford United striker Guy Ipoua, recommended Arquin to the club in the summer of 2011 and after enjoying a successful trial, Arquin scored his first goal for Hereford on 9 August, in a first round League Cup victory against Brentford. Over the rest of the season he scored 7 more times, however his efforts were not enough to prevent Herefords relegation on the final day of the season to the Football Conference. People have compared Arquin to former Hereford striker Mathieu Manset, who left the club in January 2011, after leaving Hereford in the summer, Arquin became Notts Countys 8th signing in preparation for the 2012–13 season on 11 July 2012. He signed a contract, with the option of an extra 12 months. He scored his first goal in the 2–2 friendly against rivals Nottingham Forest on 7 August 2012 and he made his competitive debut for Notts County in the Capital One League Cup game against Bradford City. In his league debut Arquin scored to make it 2–0 against Crewe, Arquin made his return to league action against Shrewsbury Town where his superb run set up Lee Hughes to score the winning goal. He then scored a brace in a 3–0 win over Portsmouth, Arquin scored his fourth goal for the club against Coventry with a fine curling effort to put his team 2–0 up. After going over 5 games without a goal, Arquin finally scored his goal for the club in a 3–1 win over Colchester after he headed in from a corner. He finished the 2012–13 season as Notts Countys top goalscorer picking up the Golden Boot award at the end of season ceremony, Arquin also picked up the goal of the season award for his stunning volley against Rotherham United. Arquin scored his first goal of the 2013–14 season in a 4–2 defeat to Peterborough United, in the next game against Walsall, he came off the bench and headed in Alan Sheehans cross to equalise the scores. The match finished 1–1 and secured Notts Countys first point of the season, on 27 August 2013, he scored a header against Liverpool in a 4–2 defeat at Anfield in the League Cup. On 15 January 2014, Arquin joined Scottish club Ross County on a 1-year contract and he scored a goal on his debut in a home match against Dundee United on 18 January 2014, in what was a 3–0 win for the hosts. Arquin left Ross County when his contract expired on 2 January 2015, on 14 January 2015, Arquin signed for St Mirren until the end of season 2014–15. Arquin left Saints on 29 May 2015 after a spell with the club, making 12 appearances. On 22 July 2015, Arquin signed a contract for Turkish club 1461 Trabzon who play in the TFF First League. On 27 July 2016, Arquin signed a rest-of the-season contract for Swedish club Syrianska FC who play in Superettan, Arquin returned to English football in December 2016, joining Mansfield Town. As of match played 7 June 2016, martinique score listed first, score column indicates score after each Arquin goal
Aleksandr Viktorovich Bubnov is a former Russian footballer and a coach. After a short career as a coach, he has become a radio, television. He earned 34 caps and scored 1 goal for the USSR national football team, russiaTeam biography Aleksandr Viktorovich Bubnov - International Appearances
Bedi Bastien Buval is a Martiniquais professional footballer who plays as a striker for German club FC Carl Zeiss Jena. In November 2006, he returned to his country and signed for FC Red Star Saint-Ouen in the Championnat National. In July 2007, Buval agreed to a contract with Danish Superliga club Randers FC. Buval signed with Panthrakikos F. C. in Greece on 30 July 2009, on 13 January of the following year, he moved to fellow Superleague side Panionios FC, scoring only three goals combined during the season and suffering relegation with the former. In the 2010 summer, Buval changed clubs – and countries – again and he was released on 3 July 2011. On 16 September 2011, after a trial, Buval signed for two years with C. D. He was awarded the Primeira Ligas SJPF Player of the Month award for the month of December, after scoring against Vitória de Setúbal, leiria, and finished the season as club top scorer but the team was eventually relegated just one year after promoting. On 23 July 2012, Buval joined Göztepe S. K. in Turkey on a three-year contract, on 31 January of the following year, however, he changed teams and countries once again, signing for Denmarks Vejle Boldklub Kolding until the end of the campaign. In the following years, in succession, Buval represented Académica de Coimbra, F. C. Paços de Ferreira. Olhanense and Flamurtari Vlorë, agreeing to a contract with the latter on 28 January 2015 for a reported €11,000 per month. He left on 17 October, claiming he was not being paid by the club, in February 2016, Buval joined FC Carl Zeiss Jena in the German Regionalliga Nordost. Buval chose to represent Martinique internationally and he scored in his debut on 16 November 2014, helping to a 2–0 group stage win over Antigua and Barbuda for that years Caribbean Cup. Scores and results list Martiniques goal tally first, Bedi Buval at 90minut. pl Bedi Buval at TheFinalBall. com Bedi Buval at ForaDeJogo Bedi Buval at National-Football-Teams. com Bedi Buval at Soccerway