Philippe Violeau (born 19 September 1970) is a French former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. He played exclusively in France, where he won both the national championship and the Coupe de France three times, as well as the Trophée des Champions twice and the Coupe de la Ligue once.
|Full name||Philippe Violeau|
|Date of birth||19 September 1970|
|Place of birth||Niort, France|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Defensive midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He was president of amateur side La Roche VF from February 2019 until June 2020.
Violeau was born in Niort, Deux-Sèvres. He started playing in the 1988–89 season, with his hometown club Chamois Niortais in the French second division. In 1993, Violeau moved to top-league AJ Auxerre, where he won the 1995–96 French Division 1, and in 1997, he was transferred to Olympique Lyonnais where he played for six seasons. In 2003, Violeau returned to Auxerre, where he retired after the 2005–06 season.
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- "Philippe Violeau – Player Profile". Eurosport. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
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- Philippe Violeau – French league stats at LFP (also available in French)
- "L'ancien Lyonnais Philippe Violeau élu président de La Roche VF" (in French). footamateur.fr. 25 February 2019.
- "National 3. Après un an de présidence, Philippe Violeau quitte la Roche VF" (in French). footamateur.fr. 25 June 2020.
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