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Albert Batteux (2 July 1919 – 28 February 2003) was a French football midfielder and a manager. He is the most successful manager in the history of Ligue 1 having won eight domestic titles, twice reaching the European Cup final and a third-place finish at the 1958 World Cup.

Albert Batteux
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Albert Batteux as France player, in April 1949
Personal information
Full name Albert Batteux
Date of birth (1919-07-02) 2 July 1919 (age 99)
Place of birth Reims, France
Date of death 28 February 2003(2003-02-28) (aged 83)
Place of death Meylan, France
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1930–1937 Stade Portelois
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1950 Reims
National team
1948–1949 France 8 (1)
Teams managed
1950–1963 Reims
1955–1962 France
1963–1967 Grenoble
1967–1972 Saint-Étienne
1976–1977 Avignon Foot 84
1979 Nice
1980–1981 Marseille
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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