Jean Snella

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Jean Snella
Personal information
Full name Jean Snella
Date of birth 9 December 1914
Place of birth Dortmund-Mengede, German Empire
Date of death 20 November 1979(1979-11-20) (aged 64)
Place of death Metz, France
Playing position Midfielder, Manager
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934–1938 Lille
1938–1940 Saint-Étienne
1942–1945 Saint-Étienne
Teams managed
1946–1948 Lorient
1948–1950 AS Saint-Etienne amateur team
1950–1959 AS Saint-Etienne
1958 France assistant coach
1959–1963 Servette FC
1963–1967 AS Saint-Etienne
1966 France
1967–1971 Servette FC
1971–1974 Nice
1975–1977 NA Hussein Dey
1979 Metz
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jean Snella (9 December 1914 – 20 November 1979) was a French association football midfielder and a manager. He mostly coached AS Saint-Etienne. He also coached France national football team along with José Arribas after the FIFA World Cup 1966.

In 1940, he was made Prisoner of War in Évreux by the Wehrmacht but managed to escape in 1942.


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