Philippe Montanier

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Philippe Montanier
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Personal information
Date of birth (1964-11-15) 15 November 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Vernon, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
France U20 (Head coach)
Youth career
Évreux AC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1990 Caen 55 (0)
1990–1991 Nantes 7 (0)
1991–1994 Caen 73 (0)
1994–1997 Toulouse 87 (0)
1997–1999 Gueugnon 79 (0)
1999–2000 Saint-Étienne 4 (0)
Total 305 (0)
Teams managed
2000–2001 Caen (CEO)
2001 Toulouse (assistant)
2001–2002 Bastia (assistant)
2002–2004 Ivory Coast (assistant)
2004–2009 Boulogne
2009–2011 Valenciennes
2011–2013 Real Sociedad
2013–2016 Rennes
2016–2017 Nottingham Forest
2017– France U20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Philippe Montanier (born 15 November 1964) is French former footballer and manager. Montanier is one of a growing number of managers to have played as a goalkeeper in their earlier career; others include Leonid Slutsky, Walter Zenga and Julen Lopetegui. He is currently the head coach of France U20.[1]

Career[edit]

Montanier played as a goalkeeper for Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 sides, including Caen, Nantes, Toulouse, Gueugnon and Saint-Étienne.

Coaching career[edit]

He managed US Boulogne from 2004 and was named Ligue 2 best manager in 2009.[2] After achieving promotion to Ligue 1, he left Boulogne for Valenciennes FC.[3]

Montanier was offered job as Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad manager. He signed a two-year contract with the club on 4 June 2011.[4]

On 21 May 2013 it was announced that he would not extend his contract at Real Sociedad, and join Stade Rennais at the end of the season.[5]

On 27 June 2016 he was appointed manager of Nottingham Forest, currently playing in the Championship.[6] His first game in charge came on 6 August where his side beat newly promoted Burton Albion F.C. 4-3 at the City Ground.

On 14 January 2017 Montanier was relieved of his duties following a run of 2 points from a possible 21 and only two clean sheets in 30 games.

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of 23 March 2018
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Valenciennes France 30 June 2009 4 June 2011 82 25 29 28 102 100 +2 030.49
Real Sociedad Spain 4 June 2011 30 June 2013 82 32 24 26 126 114 +12 039.02
Rennes France 1 July 2013 20 January 2016 115 40 37 38 138 138 +0 034.78
Nottingham Forest England 27 June 2016 14 January 2017[7] 30 9 6 15 41 53 −12 030.00
France U20 France 1 November 2017 Present 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2 050.00
Total 313 108 97 108 412 408 +4 034.50

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