René Gardien

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René Gardien
Personal information
Date of birth (1928-02-10)February 10, 1928
Place of birth Chambéry (Savoie), France
Date of death February 1, 2006(2006-02-01) (aged 77)
Playing position Left wing, Manager
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947-1959 Sochaux
1959-1960 Lille
1960-1961 Besançon
National team
1953 France 2 (2)
Teams managed
1969-1970 FC Grenoble
1970-1973 Lille
1974-1983 Montluçon
January 1989-1990 Clermont
1993-1996 Ol. Grenoble Isère
1996-1997 Villefranche
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

René Gardien is a former French footballer born 10 February 1928 in Chambéry (Savoie), died 1 February 2006 . He played as an attacker at FC Sochaux and was remarkably efficient, he scored 122 league goals.

Playing career[edit]

Managerial career[edit]

Honours[edit]

  • International in 1953 (2 caps and 2 goals)
  • Coupe de France finalist in 1959 (with FC Sochaux)
  • 122 league goals in Division 1 and 27 goals in Division 2.

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