Maurice Bunyan

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Maurice Bunyan
Personal information
Full name Maurice Taylor Bunyan
Date of birth (1894-10-14)14 October 1894
Place of birth England
Date of death December 1967 (aged 73)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1909–1923 Racing Club de Bruxelles 158 (150)
1923–1926 Stade Français ? (?)
Teams managed
1945–1947 Bordeaux
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Maurice Taylor Bunyan (14 October 1894 – December 1967) was an English association football player and manager active throughout Europe.


Playing career[edit]

Bunyan played as a striker in Belgium for Racing Club de Bruxelles and in France for Stade Français. He was the topscorer of the Belgian First Division in 1912 and 1914.[1] He also competed for Great Britain at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

Bunyan managed French side Bordeaux between 1945 and 1947.[3] Following his coaching experience, Bunyan wrote a book in French named Le football simplifié, with the help of Jules Rimet.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Bunyan's father was Charles Bunyan, Sr. and his brother was Charles Bunyan, Jr.


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  2. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (September 2013). "Maurice Bunyan, Jr. Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics. Sports Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  3. ^ "France – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
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