Dorian Dervite made 75 appearances for Charlton Athletic between 2012 and 2014.
The Frenchman was brought over to the Tottenham Hotspur academy in 2006 from Lille’s. He spent four seasons at White Hart Lane but made only one appearance in the League Cup, before being sold on to Villarreal in 2010.
In Spain, Dervite was only a feature for their B team and after a further two years there, he returned to England to join Charlton Athletic on a two-year deal.
He proved to be a prominent feature for the first-team in two Championship seasons for Charlton. He was forceful 6’3 defender who had a lot of pace for a player of that height, and possessed a good amount of technical ability too.
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After a two-year spell at Charlton he found himself at Bolton Wanderers. Bolton were on a downward trajectory and in four seasons there he made 99 appearances, and was relegated from the Championship, and promoted from League One the following.
In 2018 he called an end to his spell in England, and joined Belgian side Charleroi as a free agent.
The now 31-year-old would make just the one league appearance for Charleroi, joining Dutch side NAC Breda on-loan last year, before signing permanently for Cypriot side Doxa Katokopias in the summer.
So far this season, Dervite has made 20 appearances in the Cypriot First Division, scoring one goal. As a young player, Dervite represented France from U16 all the way to U21.
He was expected to go onto much bigger things than he has done, but remains a good player, and is today enjoying a calm and prominent spell out in Cyprus.