Yohan Cabaye


Yohan Cabaye is a French international footballer who plays for English club Newcastle United in the Premier League and the French national team. He plays as a box-to-box midfielder and is described as a player who possesses "excellent vision, great ball control", and "provides technical quality". Cabaye is also known for his penalty-taking ability. Cabaye began his football career playing for hometown club Tourcoing FC at the age of five.… Read More

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    Yahoo News - Dec 31, 2015
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Yohan Cabaye.


1986 Birth Born on January 14, 1986.


1998 12 Years Old In July 1998, he signed youth papers with Lille and was inserted into the club's academy.
2003 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Cabaye developed quickly in the club's academy and, by the 2003–04 season, was playing on the club's reserve team in the Championnat de France amateur, the fourth level of French football. … Read More
Cabaye began his football career playing for hometown club Tourcoing FC at the age of six. After seven years developing in the club's youth academy, he joined professional club Lille. Cabaye spent six years in the club's youth academy before making his professional debut in the 2004–05 season helping Lille win the 2004 UEFA Intertoto Cup. … Read More
…  At under-19 level, he played on the team that won the 2005 European Under-19 Football Championship. … Read More


Cabaye struggled with ankle injuries in the 2006–07 campaign featuring in only five league matches in the first three months of the season.
2007 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Cabaye consistently appeared with the team in the league and Champions League before suffering a relapse of his previous ankle injury in a league match against Le Mans in March 2007. … Read More
Cabaye had arguably one of the best seasons of his career in the 2009–10 season. … Read More
On 13 February 2010, Cabaye assisted on two goals in 3–1 win against Boulogne. … Read More
In April 2011, Cabaye provided three assists in three league matches against Caen, Bordeaux, and Arles-Avignon. … Read More
2012 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On 6 April 2012, Cabaye assisted on both team goals, scored by Papiss Cissé, in Newcastle's 2–0 victory over Swansea City. … Read More
In November, it was announced that Cabaye needed groin surgery and would be out until February 2013.
On 29 January 2014, Newcastle accepted a £19 million offer for Cabaye from French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain. … Read More
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