Philippe Montanier

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Philippe Montanier
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Personal information
Date of birth (1964-11-15) 15 November 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth Vernon, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Rennes (manager)
Youth career
Évreux AC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1990 Caen 55 (0)
1990–1991 Nantes 7 (0)
1991–1994 Caen 73 (0)
1994–1997 Toulouse 87 (0)
1997–1999 Gueugnon 79 (0)
1999–2000 Saint-Étienne 4 (0)
Total 305 (0)
Teams managed
2004–2009 Boulogne
2009–2011 Valenciennes
2011–2013 Real Sociedad
2013– Rennes
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Philippe Montanier (born 15 November 1964) is French former footballer and football manager, who is the current manager of Rennes.


Montanier played as a goalkeeper for Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 sides, including Caen, Nantes, Toulouse, Gueugnon and Saint-Étienne.

Coaching career[edit]

He managed US Boulogne from 2004 and was named Ligue 2 best manager in 2009.[1] After achieving promotion to Ligue 1, he left Boulogne for Valenciennes FC.[2]

Montanier was offered job as Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad manager. He signed a two-year contract with the club on 4 June 2011.[3]

On 21 May 2013 it was announced that he would not extend his contract at Real Sociedad, and join Stade Rennais at the end of the season.[4]


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