Dirk Kuyt Craig Bellamy Ryan Babel Fabio Aurelio
Alberto Aquilani Charlie Adam Maxi Rodriguez
Nathan Eccleston David Amoo Stephen Darby
Fernando Torres Raul Meireles David Ngog
Paul Konchesky Christian Poulsen Emiliano Insua Philipp Degen
Thomas Ince Milan Jovanovic Sotirios Kyrgiakos
Javier Mascherano Yossi Benayoun Andriy Voronin Andrea Dossena
Charles Itandje Damien Plessis Lauri Dalla Valle
Nicolas Anelka Gary McAllister Christian Ziege Nick Barmby
Stephen Wright Jari Litmanen Pegguy Arphexad Bernard Diomede
Vegard Heggem Markus Babbel Emile Heskey Abel Xavier
Vladimir Smicer Mauricio Pellegrino El-Hadji Diouf Alou Diarra
Igor Biscan Gregory Vignal Richie Partridge Paul Harrison
Jon Otsemobor Mark Smyth Antonio Nunez Milan Baros
John Welsh Josemi Fernando Morientes Zak Whitbread
Bruno Cheyrou Neil Mellor Robbie Fowler Jerzy Dudek
Daniele Padelli Craig Bellamy Mark Gonzalez
Chris Kirkland Paul Jones Gabriel Paletta Darren Potter
David Raven Djibril Cisse Bolo Zenden Stephen Warnock
Jan Kromkamp Momo Sissoko John Arne Riise Harry Kewell
Anthony Le Tallec Peter Crouch Danny Guthrie Robbie Keane
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Thursday, October 11, 2007


Gregory Vignal : Defender (2000-2005)
Date of Birth: 19/07/1981
Birthplace: Montpellier
1st team games: 20
1st team goals: 0
Other clubs: Montpellier, Rennes, Bastia, Espanyol, Rangers
International caps while with Liverpool: European Championship winner with French U-18 team
International goals while with Liverpool: -
Honours with Liverpool: FA Cup 2001, UEFA Cup 2001, UEFA Super Cup 2001

Left back Gregory Vignal spent the entire 2004/05 season on loan at Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers and won a championship medal, before leaving Anfield in the summer of 2005 to join Premiership side Portsmouth.

Vignal was a regular in pre-season for Liverpool ahead of the 2003/04 season but was then shipped out to Rennes where he had an unhappy loan spell.

Vignal made his breakthrough at Liverpool during the treble campaign of 2000/01 when he looked an outstanding prospect, but for one reason or another things haven't gone as planned since then for Gregory. He has three winners medals from his time with the club as he was an unused substitute in the FA Cup, UEFA Cup and UEFA Super Cup victories in 2001.

The beginning of the end for Vignal at Anfield came after a broken foot ruled him out for most of the 2001/2002 season, and then unable to break back into the first team, ended the 2002-2003 season on a three-month loan with French side Bastia. Vignal also spent the whole of the 2003/04 season on a season long loan at Spanish La Liga strugglers Espanyol.

Vignal made his Reds debut in the FA Cup 3rd Round win over Rotherham United at Anfield in January 2000, after arriving at the club earlier in the season from Montpellier.

He came to Anfield with good pedigree having enjoyed international success during the summer of 2000 when he helped the French under-18 team to victory in the European Youth Championships in Germany.

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