Armand Penverne

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Armand Penverne
Personal information
Full name Armand Penverne
Date of birth (1926-11-26)26 November 1926
Place of birth Pont-Scorff, France
Date of death 27 February 2012(2012-02-27) (aged 85)
Place of death Marseille, France
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1959 Reims 333 (33)
1959–1960 Red Star Saint-Ouen
1960–1962 Limoges Foot 87
National team
1952–1959 France 39 (2)
Teams managed
1962 Marseille
1963–1964 ES La Ciotat
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Armand Penverne (26 November 1926 – 27 February 2012) was a French international defender and coach. He played the majority of his professional career for the club Stade de Reims winning four French championships and appearing in one European Cup final. After retiring as a player, Penverne severed as coach of Olympique de Marseille from July to December 1962 before becoming the technical director of the local club La Ciotat during the 1963–64 season. On 28 February 2012, he died at the age of 85.[1]


  • French championship winner: 1949, 1953, 1955, 1958 (and runner-up 1947 and 1954, in addition three times third and fourth the D1; only 1956 only 10th place for Reims)
  • Coupe de France winner: 1950, 1958
  • French Supercup (Trophée des Champions) winner: 1955, 1958
  • European Cup finalist in 1956
  • Latin Cup winner: 1953 (and finalist 1955)
  • 39 caps for France, including seven times as captain.


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