André Abegglen

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André Abegglen
Personal information
Full name André Abegglen
Date of birth 7 March 1909
Place of birth Neuchatel, Switzerland
Date of death 8 November 1944(1944-11-08) (aged 35)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1926–1927 Grasshoppers Zürich 10 (4)
1927–1928 Etoile Carouge 13 (6)
1928–1929 Cantonal Neuchâtel 14 (8)
1930–1934 Grasshoppers Zürich 82 (83)
1934–1937 FC Sochaux-Montbéliard 61 (51)
1937–1942 Servette FC 103 (63)
1942–1944 FC La Chaux-de-Fonds 37 (25)
Total 318 (240)
National team
1927–1943 Switzerland 52 (29)
Teams managed
1936 FC Sochaux-Montbéliard
1937–1942 Servette FC
1942–1944 FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

André "Trello" Abegglen (7 March 1909 – 8 November 1944) was a Swiss football forward. He played for Grasshopper Club Zürich, the French club FC Sochaux-Montbéliard and the Swiss national team, for whom he appeared in two World Cups. He is the brother of Max Abegglen and Jean Abegglen, both players of the Swiss national team.

In France, with Sochaux, he was the league champion in 1935 and 1938, and was the top goalscorer of the 1935 tournament, with 30 goals in 28 appearances.[2]

Abbeglen played in the 1934 FIFA World Cup, scoring one goal, and in the 1938 FIFA World Cup, where he scored a hat-trick in the first round replay match against Germany, won by Switzerland 4–2. In total, he scored 29 goals in 52 matches for the Swiss team.

He died in 1944, at the age of just 35.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "André Abegglen". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  2. ^ L'Equipe. "Les joueurs suisses qui ont marqué le Championnat de France" (in French). L'Equipe. Retrieved 13 November 2006. 

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