Maurice Bunyan

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Maurice Bunyan
Personal information
Full name Maurice Taylor Bunyan
Date of birth (1893-11-11)11 November 1893
Place of birth England
Date of death December 1967 (aged 74)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1909–1923 Racing Club de Bruxelles 158 (150)
1923–1926 Stade Français ? (?)
Teams managed
1945–1947 Bordeaux

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

† Appearances (Goals).

Maurice Taylor Bunyan (11 November 1893 – December 1967) was an English association football player and manager active throughout Europe.


Playing career[edit]

Bunyan played as a striker in Belgium for Racing Club de Bruxelles (where he scored 150 goals in 158 matches[1] and in France for Stade Français. He was the topscorer of the Belgian First Division in 1912 and 1914.[2] He also competed for Great Britain at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[3]

Managerial career[edit]

Bunyan managed French side Bordeaux between 1945 and 1947.[4] Following his coaching experience, Bunyan wrote a book in French named Le football simplifié, with the help of Jules Rimet.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Bunyan's father was Charles Bunyan, Sr. and his brother was Charles Bunyan, Jr.