David Ginola

Date of birth25 January 1967
Place of birthGassin
NationalityFrench
Weight74 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionMidfielder

With all the style associated with his native St Tropez and the physique to match, David took Tyne side by storm. Tall and elegant, his performances on the United left wing contributed to bringing a stunning level of exciting football to St James' Park.

Easily the most talented player of his generation, David finally moved to Villa Park after protracted on-off transfer negotiations with Spurs at the end of the 1999-2000 season. He suffered a torrid time at Villa having several very public arguments with manager John Gregory. He was only used sparingly and When Graham Taylor was appointed as the new manager of Villa in February 2002 he was allowed to leave for Everton on a free transfer.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Toulon
Racing FC 92
Brest
Paris St Germain 06 Jul 1995
Newcastle United 06 Jul 1995 18 Jul 1997
Tottenham Hotspur 18 Jul 1997 30 Jul 2000
Aston Villa 30 Jul 2000 08 Feb 2002
Everton 08 Feb 2002 30 Jun 2002

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1995-96 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1995-96 Newcastle United League Cup 4
1995-96 Newcastle United Premier League 34
5
6
1996-97 Newcastle United FA Charity Shield 1
1996-97 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1996-97 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1996-97 Newcastle United Premier League 20
4
1
4
1996-97 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 6
1
1
1996-97 Rest of the World Representative 1
1997-98 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 3
1
1997-98 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 3
2
1
1997-98 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 34
6
7
1998-99 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 6
3
1998-99 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 8
1
1
1998-99 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 30
3
9
1999-00 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 2
1
1999-00 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 2
1
1999-00 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 36
3
3
1999-00 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Cup 2
1
2000-01 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
2000-01 Aston Villa Premier League 14
13
3
7
2001-02 Aston Villa League Cup 1
1
2001-02 Aston Villa Premier League
5
1
2001-02 Aston Villa UEFA Cup 1
1
1
2001-02 Aston Villa UEFA Intertoto Cup 2
2
2
1
2001-02 Everton FA Cup 2
2001-02 Everton Premier League 2
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Aug 1995 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 3-0 Premier League
22 Aug 1995 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
27 Aug 1995 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
30 Aug 1995 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 1-0 Premier League
09 Sep 1995 Southampton v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
16 Sep 1995 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 3-1 Premier League
19 Sep 1995 Bristol City v Newcastle United W 0-5 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
24 Sep 1995 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 2-0 Premier League
01 Oct 1995 Everton v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
14 Oct 1995 Queens Park Rangers v Newcastle United W 2-3 Premier League
21 Oct 1995 Newcastle United v Wimbledon W 6-1 Premier League
25 Oct 1995 Stoke City v Newcastle United W 0-4 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 1995 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
04 Nov 1995 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 2-1 Premier League
08 Nov 1995 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 Premier League
18 Nov 1995 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
25 Nov 1995 Newcastle United v Leeds United W 2-1 Premier League
29 Nov 1995 Liverpool v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1995 Wimbledon v Newcastle United D 3-3 Premier League
09 Dec 1995 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
16 Dec 1995 Newcastle United v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
23 Dec 1995 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 Premier League
27 Dec 1995 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
02 Jan 1996 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 2-0 Premier League
07 Jan 1996 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1996 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup Quarter-final
14 Jan 1996 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
17 Jan 1996 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 2-2 (2-4) FA Cup 3rd round replay
20 Jan 1996 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 Premier League
24 Feb 1996 Manchester City v Newcastle United D 3-3 Premier League
04 Mar 1996 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
18 Mar 1996 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 3-0 Premier League
23 Mar 1996 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
03 Apr 1996 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 4-3 Premier League
06 Apr 1996 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 Premier League
08 Apr 1996 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
14 Apr 1996 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
17 Apr 1996 Newcastle United v Southampton W 1-0 Premier League
02 May 1996 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
05 May 1996 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 Premier League
11 Aug 1996 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 4-0 FA Charity Shield
17 Aug 1996 Everton v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
21 Aug 1996 Newcastle United v Wimbledon W 2-0 Premier League
24 Aug 1996 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 Premier League
04 Sep 1996 Sunderland v Newcastle United W 1-2 Premier League
07 Sep 1996 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United W 1-2 Premier League
10 Sep 1996 Newcastle United v Halmstads BK W 4-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
14 Sep 1996 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 Premier League
21 Sep 1996 Leeds United v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
30 Sep 1996 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 4-3 Premier League
15 Oct 1996 Ferencváros v Newcastle United L 3-2 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
20 Oct 1996 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 5-0 Premier League
23 Oct 1996 Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
26 Oct 1996 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
29 Oct 1996 Newcastle United v Ferencváros W 4-0
Agg: 6-3
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
03 Nov 1996 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 3-1 Premier League
16 Nov 1996 Newcastle United v West Ham United D 1-1 Premier League
19 Nov 1996 Metz v Newcastle United D 1-1 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
23 Nov 1996 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
27 Nov 1996 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Cup 4th round
30 Nov 1996 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 1-2 Premier League
03 Dec 1996 Newcastle United v Metz W 2-0
Agg: 3-1
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
09 Dec 1996 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
17 Dec 1996 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
23 Dec 1996 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
15 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
26 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 1997 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 4-3 Premier League
01 Mar 1997 Newcastle United v Southampton L 0-1 Premier League
04 Mar 1997 Newcastle United v AS Monaco L 0-1 UEFA Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
10 Mar 1997 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 4-3 Premier League
15 Mar 1997 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 4-0 Premier League
18 Mar 1997 AS Monaco v Newcastle United L 3-0
Agg: 4-0
UEFA Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
23 Mar 1997 Wimbledon v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
05 Apr 1997 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 1-1 Premier League
16 Apr 1997 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 3-1 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1986-87 France Toulon Under-21 3
1
1
1987-88 France Toulon Under-21 4
5
1988-89 France UEFA Under-21 1
1990-91 France B International 1
1
1990-91 France UEFA European Championship
1
1991-92 France B International 1
1992-93 France FIFA World Cup 3
1992-93 France International Friendly 1
1993-94 France FIFA World Cup 1
1
1
1993-94 France International Friendly 2
1993-94 France Kirin Japan Cup 2
1
1994-95 France International Friendly 1
1994-95 France UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
1995-96 France UEFA European Championship 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Jun 1987 France v USSR D 1-1 Toulon Under-21
09 Jun 1987 France v Morocco D 0-0 Toulon Under-21
11 Jun 1987 France v England W 2-0 Toulon Under-21
14 Jun 1987 France v Bulgaria L 1-1 (8-9) Toulon Under-21
02 Jun 1988 France v Switzerland W 4-0 Toulon Under-21 Group B
04 Jun 1988 France v Cameroon W 3-0 Toulon Under-21 Group B
06 Jun 1988 France v Bulgaria W 4-1 Toulon Under-21 Group B
12 Jun 1988 France v England W 4-2 Toulon Under-21 Final
27 Sep 1988 France v Norway W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 5
10 Oct 1990 France v Tunisia W 4-0 B INTER
17 Nov 1990 Albania v France W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
18 Feb 1992 England v France L 3-0 B INTER
26 Aug 1992 France v Brazil L 0-2 International Friendly
09 Sep 1992 Bulgaria v France L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
17 Feb 1993 Israel v France W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Group 6
28 Apr 1993 France v Sweden W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
13 Oct 1993 France v Israel L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Group 6
17 Nov 1993 France v Bulgaria L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group 6
16 Feb 1994 Italy v France W 0-1 International Friendly
22 Mar 1994 France v Chile W 3-1 International Friendly
26 May 1994 Australia v France W 0-1 KIRIN JAPAN CUP
29 May 1994 Japan v France W 1-4 KIRIN JAPAN CUP
17 Aug 1994 France v Czech Republic D 2-2 International Friendly
07 Sep 1994 Slovakia v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
29 Mar 1995 Israel v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
26 Apr 1995 France v Slovakia W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
16 Aug 1995 France v Poland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
06 Sep 1995 France v Azerbaijan W 10-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.