Jean Fernandez

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Jean Fernandez
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Personal information
Full name Jean Fernandez
Date of birth (1954-10-08) 8 October 1954 (age 61)
Place of birth Mostaganem, French Algeria
Club information
Current team
Al-Khor SC (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1975 Béziers 62 (0)
1975–1980 Marseille 165 (1)
1980–1982 Bordeaux 85 (2)
1982–1984 Cannes 59 (1)
Total 371 (4)
Teams managed
1985–1990 Cannes
1990 Nice
1992 Marseille
1993–1994 Al-Nassr
1994–1995 Lille
1995–1996 Al-Nassr
1996–1997 Al-Shabab
1997 Al-Wahda
1998 Al-Nassr
1998–1999 ES Sahel
1999–2002 Sochaux
2002–2005 Metz
2005–2006 Marseille
2006–2011 Auxerre
2011–2013 Nancy
2013-2015 Montpellier
2015– Al-Khor SC

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

Jean Fernandez (born 8 October 1954)[1] is a football manager, who was most recently the manager of French side Montpellier HSC. He has previously managed FC Metz and Marseille, where French national team star Franck Ribéry saw him as a mentor. He managed AJ Auxerre for five years, and was named as France's manager of the year in the 2009/10 season after guiding Auxerre into the UEFA Champions League. He managed Nancy for the 2011 season and half of the 2012 season. Jean Fernandez resigned from his position with Nancy before the end of the 2013 season on 10 January 2013. He became the new Montpellier manager on July 1, 2013, but departed on 5 December that year after a run of seven games without a win.

Fernandez was born in Mostaganem, French Algeria. He competed for France at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[2]


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  2. ^ "Jean Fernandez Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 October 2009.