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Sylvain Distin

38-Year-Old Defender     Free Agent  


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Back    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  December 16, 1977    Birthplace:  Bagnolet, France
Nationality:  France    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  194 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


Sylvain Distin Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with AFC Bournemouth in July of 2015.

May 13, 2016    Sylvain Distin News

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Distin will not be available for Sunday's match against Manchester United because of a back injury.

Distin was unlikely to play anyway, so his absence shouldn't affect many fantasy decisions.

Sylvain Distin – Season Projections
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Sylvain Distin – Stats
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 Premier AFC Bournemouth 12 9 840 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 19 24 4 1 0 0

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Sylvain Distin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

December 12, 2015

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Distin (illness) returned to the bench but was left unused in the 2-1 glorious victory over Manchester United on Saturday.

The new back four have played very well for the Cherries conceding only once and picking a clean sheet and two wins against the high-profile Chelsea and Man Utd, so it would be interesting to see if Eddie Howie isn't going to keep them until the streak continues or will slot the veteran Distin back in the starting XI for the clash with West Bromich Albion next Saturday.

November 18, 2015

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Manager Eddie Howe expressed his admirations for the professionalism of Distin in a pre-Swansea conference, AFCB reports.

The 37-year-old French is set to make his 450-th Premier League start, should he be selected in the first XI, the most by a non-UK player. He's a key defensive cog for the Cherries but his game doesn't translate into fantasy, unfortunately. He's got no major offensive stats on his tally and Bournemouth are on a bad defensive run with six straight winless Premier League games and no clean sheets in that span.

July 1, 2015

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Distin officially signed with AFC Bournemouth on Wednesday after a free transfer from Everton.

Distin lost his starting job to John Stones last weekend and Everton had little reason to keep him around. He'll be a solid veteran contributor, though a promoted side is usually not a great place to find a good fantasy centerback.

June 22, 2015

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Distin has agreed to a contract with AFC Bournemouth, the BBC reports.

Distin lost his starting job at Everton last season to John Stones, and with his contract out, he needed to find a new club. It's unclear if he can find his younger form, but he should at least be a solid veteran presence in the dressing room and on the field.

May 22, 2015

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Distin could start Sunday against Tottenham if he can overcome an illness, manager Roberto Martinez said.

Distin hasn't featured since Jan. 6, as Phil Jagielka and John Stones have locked up the centerback positions, but Distin could be given an opportunity to play in front of the Goodison Park faithful one final time before leaving the club this summer.

January 7, 2015

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Distin suffered a groin injury during Tuesday's FA Cup match against West Ham and will be assessed ahead of Saturday's match against Everton.

John Stones is likely to get the start if Distin is unable to go, though the matchup against a high-scoring City side isn't a great one from a fantasy perspective.

October 17, 2014

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Distin is set to face Aston Villa this weekend after missing time recently with dead leg, manager Roberto Martinez said Thursday.

Distin has struggled to stay fully fit this season, but with John Stones out for 10 weeks after having ankle surgery, Distin will be thrown back into the mix against an Aston Villa attack that will welcome back Christian Benteke.