André Strappe

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André Strappe
Personal information
Date of birth 23 February 1928
Place of birth Bully-les-Mines, France
Date of death 9 February 2006(2006-02-09) (aged 77)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
0000–1948 ES Bully
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1958 Lille OSC 303 (108)
1958–1961 Le Havre AC 94 (25)
1961–1963 FC Nantes 63 (15)
1963–1964 SC Bastia
National team
1949–1954 France France 23 (4)
Teams managed
1964–1965 SC Bastia
1966–1970 US Tavaux-Damparis
1970–1971 LB Châteauroux[1]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

André Strappe (23 February 1928 in Bully-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais – 9 February 2006) was a French footballer who played striker, and later served as a manager.

During his career, Strappe played for Lille OSC (1948–58), Le Havre AC (1958–61), FC Nantes (1961–63), and SC Bastia (1963). He scored 116 goals in Ligue 1 and won the league tournament in 1954 with Lille. He also won the Coupe de France in 1953 and 1955 with Lille, and again with Le Havre in 1959.

He also played 23 matches and scored 4 goals for France. He participated in the 1954 FIFA World Cup in Switzerland. After retiring from play, he managed Bastia, Tavaux-Damparis, Châteauroux and Le Havre. He died at age 77.

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