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Alexandre Barthe (born 5 March 1986) is a French former footballer who played as a defender.

Alexandre Barthe
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Barthe with Litex Lovech in 2009
Personal information
Full name Alexandre Jean-Luc Barthe
Date of birth (1986-03-05) 5 March 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Avignon, France
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
Saint-Étienne
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Saint-Étienne B 42 (2)
2006–2008 Rodez AF 70 (7)
2008–2011 Litex Lovech 72 (5)
2011–2015 Ludogorets Razgrad 73 (8)
2015–2016 Grasshoppers 11 (0)
2017 Universitatea Craiova 15 (0)
2017–2018 CSKA Sofia 16 (1)
Total 299 (23)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 August 2019

CareerEdit

Barthe started his club career with Saint-Étienne, representing however only its B-team. In 2006, he joined Rodez AF and helped the team to gain promotion to Championnat National during a 2006–07 season.

Litex LovechEdit

On 11 July 2008, Barthe signed a four-year contract with Bulgarian side Litex Lovech after impressing during a short trial period.[1] He made his debut in a 3–0 away win over Slavia Sofia on 9 August, playing full 90 minutes.[2] During his three years at Lovech Stadium, he scored 5 goals in 72 matches in the league. Barthe collected a host of honours in his Litex career, as a two consecutive A Group titles, the Bulgarian Cup and the Bulgarian Supercup.

Ludogorets RazgradEdit

On 30 July 2011, Barthe joined Ludogorets Razgrad, signing a two-year contract.[3] During the 2011–12 A PFG season, he formed a partnership with Ľubomír Guldan in the centre of defence and became an established first team player. In his first full season playing for Ludogorets, Barthe made 29 appearances in the A Group and ended the season winning his third consecutive league medal in Bulgaria and first with Ludogorets.l

On 13 January 2013, Barthe signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him at Ludogorets until 2015.[4]

On 13 March 2014, Barthe suffered a severe injury in a game against Valencia of the Europa League.[5] He was out for two months and made his return to the pitch in Ludogorets's away match at Levski Sofia on 11 May. At the end of the season, Barthe became the first foreign player to win five consecutive A PFG titles, as Ludogorets clinched their third championship in a row.[6] He won a 6th title in succession in mid May 2015.

Grasshopper Club ZürichEdit

On 12 June 2015, Barthe signed a three-year contract with the Swiss record champion Grasshopper Club Zürich.

CSKA SofiaEdit

On 1 September 2017, Barthe signed with Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia.[7]

On 8 September 2017, Barthe made his debut for CSKA Sofia in 3 - 0 home win against Vereya (Stara Zagora), making an appearance in the 85-th minute, replacing Nikolay Bodurov. He left the club at the end of the 2017–18 season.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 22 August 2019[9][10][11]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Saint-Étienne B 2003–04 1 0 1 0
2004–05 12 0 12 0
2005–06 29 2 29 2
Total 42 2 42 2
Rodez AF 2006–07 33 6 4 2 37 8
2007–08 37 1 1 0 38 1
Total 70 7 5 2 75 9
Litex Lovech 2008–09 24 0 5 0 4 0 33 0
2009–10 27 2 0 0 2 0 29 2
2010–11 21 3 2 0 4 0 27 3
Total 72 5 7 0 10 0 89 5
Ludogorets Razgrad 2011–12 29 3 3 0 32 3
2012–13 14 3 2 0 2 0 18 3
2013–14 17 0 3 1 9 0 29 1
2014–15 13 2 5 1 2 0 20 3
Total 73 8 13 2 13 0 99 10
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2015–16 11 0 0 0 11 0
2016−17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
CS Universitatea Craiova 2016−17 9 0 1 0 10 0
2017−18 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Total 15 0 1 0 0 0 16 0
CSKA Sofia 2017–18 16 1 4 0 20 1
Total 16 1 4 0 0 0 20 1
Career Total 299 23 30 4 23 0 352 27

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Барт подписа с Литекс за 4 години" (in Bulgarian). topsport.bg. 11 July 2008.
  2. ^ "Славия 0–3 Литекс" (in Bulgarian). sporta.bg. 9 August 2008.
  3. ^ "Alexandre Barthe enrolled in Ludogorets". ludogorets.com. 30 July 2011. Archived from the original on 26 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Александър Барт преподписа с Лудогорец" (in Bulgarian). gong.bg. 13 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Удар по Лудогорец! Барт с тежка контузия" (in Bulgarian). blitz.bg. 15 March 2014.
  6. ^ Феноменът Барт (Sportal.bg, May 9, 2014) (in Bulgarian)
  7. ^ "Шесткратен шампион подписа с ЦСКА" (in Bulgarian). cska.bg. 1 September 2017.
  8. ^ "ЦСКА се раздели с петима футболисти" (in Bulgarian). cska.bg. 7 June 2018.
  9. ^ a b Alexandre Barthe at Soccerway
  10. ^ a b Alexandre Barthe at FootballDatabase.eu
  11. ^ "Alexandre Barthe profile". anciensverts. Retrieved 22 August 2019.

External linksEdit