Albert Batteux

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Albert Batteux
Albert Batteux (1949).png
Albert Batteux, April 1949
Personal information
Full name Albert Batteux
Date of birth July 2, 1919
Place of birth Reims, France
Date of death February 28, 2003(2003-02-28) (aged 83)
Place of death Meylan, France
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1930–1937 Stade Portelois
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1950 Reims
National team
1948–1949 France 8 (1)
Teams managed
1950–1963 Reims
1955–1962 France
1963–1967 Grenoble
1967–1972 Saint-Étienne
1976–1977 Avignon Foot 84
1979 Nice
1980–1981 Marseille

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Albert Batteux (July 2, 1919 – February 28, 2003) was a French football midfielder and a manager. He is the most successful manager in the history of Ligue 1 having won 9 domestic titles, twice reaching the European Cup final and a third-place finish at the 1958 World Cup.


As a player[edit]

Stade de Reims

As a coach[edit]

Stade de Reims
AS Saint-Étienne

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
First manager
UEFA Euro host country managers
Succeeded by
Spain José Villalonga Llorente