Sasha Opinel

Date of birth09 April 1977
Place of birthBourg St Maurice
NationalityFrench
Weight76 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Opinel had an unfortunate start to the 2000-01 campaign for Raith Rovers, receiving red cards in his first two games. He then played a handful of games before falling out of favour.

In December, he came to Plymouth on trial and made a single appearance in the LDV Vans Trophy Second Round game at Bristol Rovers playing as a defender.

He was released and, after impressing in a trial for Bournemouth reserves against Leyton Orient, he was signed up by Os boss Tommy Taylor.

Quickly nicknamed 'Slasher' at Brisbane Road, he featured fairly regularly in the closing weeks of the campaign.

However, despite scoring with a 25-yard screamer against Cardiff City, he was released in the summer.

He is a right-sided defender or midfield player.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Lille OSC 01 Jul 1998 01 Jul 1999
Gazélec Ajaccio 01 Jul 1999 27 Dec 1999
Stockport County 01 Oct 1999 01 Nov 1999 T
Raith Rovers 27 Dec 1999 08 Dec 2000
Notts County 03 Oct 2000 10 Oct 2000 T
Plymouth Argyle 19 Dec 2000 19 Jan 2001
AFC Bournemouth 02 Jan 2001 13 Feb 2001 T
Leyton Orient 15 Feb 2001 30 Jun 2001
Billericay Town 01 Nov 2001 26 Jul 2003
Farnborough Town 26 Jul 2003 14 Jan 2005
Crawley Town 14 Jan 2005 30 Jun 2006
Gravesend and Northfleet 04 Jul 2006 02 May 2007
Ebbsfleet United 02 May 2007

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Leyton Orient League Division 3 9
2
1
2
2000-01 Plymouth Argyle LDV Vans Trophy 1
1
2000-01 Raith Rovers Scottish Division 1 6
1
2
1
2000-01 Raith Rovers Scottish League Cup 1
1
2003-04 Farnborough Town FA Cup 1
2005-06 Crawley Town LDV Vans Trophy 1
2008-09 Ebbsfleet United FA Cup 1


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
17 Feb 2001 Leyton Orient v Kidderminster Harriers D 0-0 League Division 3
24 Feb 2001 Lincoln City v Leyton Orient W 2-3 League Division 3
03 Mar 2001 Leyton Orient v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-2 League Division 3
06 Mar 2001 Cardiff City v Leyton Orient D 1-1 League Division 3
13 Mar 2001 Carlisle United v Leyton Orient L 1-0 League Division 3
17 Mar 2001 Shrewsbury Town v Leyton Orient D 1-1 League Division 3
20 Mar 2001 Leyton Orient v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division 3
24 Mar 2001 Leyton Orient v York City D 1-1 League Division 3
31 Mar 2001 Darlington v Leyton Orient D 1-1 League Division 3
10 Apr 2001 Leyton Orient v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Division 3
28 Apr 2001 Leyton Orient v Cheltenham Town D 0-0 League Division 3


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