Former players


Fabrice Catherine
Aurélien Hérisson
Andreas Isaksson
Patrice Luzi
Florent Petit
Simon Pouplin
Christophe Revault


Lucien Aubey
Carlos Bocanegra
Guillaume Borne
Grégory Bourillon
Amadou Coulibaly
Elderson Uwa Echiejile
Erik Edman
Rod Fanni
Jacques Faty
Petter Hansson
Maxime Le Marchand
Gilbert Manier
John Mensah
Mario Melchiot
Prince Oniangue
Abdeslam Ouaddou
Jean-Joël Perrier-Doumbé
Yoann Pivaty
Alain Rochat
Laszlo Sepsi
Arthur Sorin
Djimi Traoré


Cédric Barbosa
Bruno Cheyrou
Étienne Didot
Papakouli Diop
Yoann Gourcuff
Junichi Inamoto
Cyril Jeunechamp
Kim Källström
Felix Katongo
Stéphane Mbia
Arnold Mvuemba
Jimmy Nirlo
Olivier Sorlin


Ismaël Bangoura
Jimmy Briand
Julian Esteban
Alexander Frei
Asamoah Gyan
Youssouf Hadji
Yohann Lasimant
Damien Le Tallec
Hicham M’Laab
Olivier Monterrubio
Benjamin Moukandjo
Daniel Moreira
Stéphane N’Guéma
Mickaël Pagis
Moussa Sow
Olivier Thomert
John Utaka
Sylvain Wiltord

Staff technique

André Amitrano
Laszlo Bölöni
Landry Chauvin
Guy Lacombe
Christophe Lollichon
Alain Ravera
Philippe Redon
Joaquim Rolao Preto
Christian Schmidt
Michel Sorin























Derniers articles de la rubrique

24 July 2011
The broken fate of Saliou Lassissi

Flashback. For the fans under twenty years old, the name of Saliou Lassissi can cause some circumspection, before understanding his story. A player with a golden future in front of him, until a nasty injury caused him to disappear from the surface of the footballing world. Lassissi, the story of an Ivorian international with a true talent, huge charisma and outspokenness, who always defended his personal interest, even if it meant jeopardising his professional career. A look at a neglected player, who could have had a totally different career if it hadn’t been for that injury.

7 March 2011
William Stanger : “A true feeling of invincibility”

Interview. A Gambardella Cup winner in 2003, William Stanger had a peculiar career since then, with a notable spell in Scotland, at Glasgow Rangers. He looks back at his footballer’s journey for Stade Rennais Online.

6 October 2010
News of the Former Rennes Players

Doubles for four former Rennes striker, Landry Chauvin on the Ligue 2 podium, Damien Le Tallec on his way back, thirteenth goal for Sébastien Le Toux with sights on a MVP title, Frédéric Piquionne on top form… Overview of a very prolific week for the former Rennes players.

17 August 2010
Twelve former Rennes players without a club

Two weeks before the end of the summer transfer window, twelve former Stade Rennais players remain unemployed, and live in uncertainty towards the future of their professional career. All those free players have got one common goal: Find a new challenge.

1 January 2005
Jean-Luc Ribar

Trained in AS Saint-Étienne, Jean-Luc Ribar becomes professional when « Les Verts » suffers from the consequences of the « black cashbox » case. However, the relegation of ASSE in second division is for him the occasion to obtain more play time. He become quickly a pillar of the team in midfield and contributes to the accession in D1. In 1987, he finally leaves Saint- Étienne for Lille, but his adventure is quite short, since one year later, he moves for Brittany and signs for Quimper, which plays in D2. There, again, he only stays one year in Finistère and is recruited by a more ambitious club: Stade Rennes. The team managed by Raymond Keruzoré is trying to access to D1 and will achieve this with Ribar as a regular player in midfield. He becomes irremovable in Rennes’ organization and stays there during the two years in D1 (1990-1991 and 1991-1992) and the two next years in D2. After the accession of the club in D1 in 1994, he unfortunately has to stop his career because of a major injury. For his reconversion, he manages a sport shop, first in Rennes and then in Roanne, his birth place, before finally managing a cleaning firm.

1 January 2005
André Amitrano

Goalkeepers' trainer, former goalkeeper himself, André Amitrano has joined Stade Rennais in November 2007, to replace Christophe Lollichon gone to Chelsea. Amitrano who met Pierre Dréossi when he was playing for AS Cannes has made all his career on the Côte d'Azur with only a break in Guingamp where he followed Alain Ravera. When he arrived for the second time in Britanny, he took in charge of the goalkeepers of Rennes' professional team. In June 2009, he followed Guy Lacombe to Monaco.

1 January 2005
Papakouli Diop

Papakouli Diop, 20 year-old young Senegalese, arrived in Brittany in 2004 after playing a few years in his native country. Endowed with strong athletic potential and technical skills, Diop made Landry Chauvin and his reserve team happy during a few years before joining the professional squad in 2006. After his debut with the first team during the first round of Ligue 1, Papakouli is finally sent out on loan to Tours FC, in Ligue 2, to gain more top level playtime. Not really used at the start of the season, then badly injured, he made an average season with his new club. Stade Rennais then decided not to extend his contract and let him go free after the 2006-2007 season. The young Senegalese player then decided to stay in Tours, and 6 months later left for Spain.

1 January 2005
1 January 2005

Although Laszlo Bölöni has accomplished most of his career as a player in Romania (he even won a Champion’s league with Steaua Bucharest), it is in France that he spent most of his coach career (first for Nancy, then for Stade Rennais). Before joining the “Red & Blacks”, he was in charge of the Romanian national team (2000). One year later, he became the head coach of Sporting Portugal with which he was champion and winner of the national cup in the same year (2002). As the head coach for Rennes, Laszlo Bölöni has led the club to a UEFA cup qualification with a fourth place in the French League 1 (2004-2005).

1 January 2005

Former player for AS Vitré, Landry Chauvin has been the coach for Stade Rennais reserve team for a long period of time. He had the best players of Rennes’ academy under his command, loads of them becoming professional later. Appointed assistant-coach of the professional team in June 2007, he has chosen to leave the club in December the same year, after the appointment of Guy Lacombe as the head coach of the first team.