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François Clerc
Personal information
Full name François Clerc
Date of birth April 18, 1983 (1983-04-18) (age 26)
Place of birth    Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current club Olympique Lyon
Number 2
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
2001-
2004-2005
2004-2005
Lyon
Toulouse B (loan)
Toulouse (loan)
137 (8)
22 (1)
07 (0)   
National team2
2006– France 13 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of January 10 2009.
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of June 17 2008.
* Appearances (Goals)

François Clerc (born April 18, 1983 in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain) is a French footballer who plays right back for Olympique Lyonnais.

He joined the reigning Lyon as a youth player, but spent the 2004-05 season on loan at Toulouse FC before playing a league game for Lyon. Upon his return in 2005, Clerc broke into the first team and made 19 appearances in the domestic league and in Europe.

He was a member of the France U-21 team that participated in the European Under-21 Football Championship finals in 2006, making two appearances.

He received a shock call-up (although he would not feature in the match) to the French national team for their March 2008 friendly against Slovenia. He earned his first cap for France in the 5-0 win against Faroe Islands on 11 October 2006. He then went on to take part in several matches as a substitute for Willy Sagnol, and was a starter in several games after Sagnol injured his knee in 2007. France coach Raymond Domenech seems undecided about who will succeed Sagnol at the right-back position, and he has also started Bacary Sagna and Lassana Diarra.

Clerc now battles with Anthony Réveillère for the right-back spot at Lyon, although Clerc has also filled in on occasion as a right sided midfielder/winger in the team's 4-3-3 formation, with limited success.

He scored his first Ligue 1 goal for Lyon on December 2, 2007 against Strasbourg.

He was banned for 4 matches because of an improper transfer agreement to Olympique de Marseille.[1]

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