Alex Dupont (born 30 June 1954) is a French football manager and former player

Alex Dupont
Personal information
Full name Alex Dupont
Date of birth (1954-06-30) 30 June 1954 (age 65)[1]
Place of birth Dunkirk, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1964–1972 Dunkerque
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1975 Dunkerque
1975–1979 Hazebrouck
1979–1983 Dunkerque
Teams managed
1984–1985 Dunkerque
1990–1996 Dunkerque
1997 Charleville
1997–1998 Boulogne
1998–2000 Gueugnon
2000–2001 Sedan
2002–2003 Qatar (assistant)
2004 Laval
2004–2006 Amiens
2006–2007 United Arab Emirates (assistant)
2007–2008 Gueugnon
2009–2012 Brest
2012 Ajaccio
2013–2016 Brest
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Dupont played as a midfielder for Dunkerque and Hazebrouck.[3][4]

Coaching careerEdit

He coached Dunkerque, Charleville, Boulogne, Gueugnon, with whom he won the Coupe de la Ligue in 2000,[5] Sedan, Laval, Amiens.[6] He managed Brest since 2009, when he took over Gérald Baticle,[7][8]

On 26 April 2012, French top-flight strugglers Brest sacked him, just five games before the end of the season..[9]

On 22 June 2012, Dupont was named as head coach of Ligue 1 side AC Ajaccio.[10] He was sacked by Ajaccio on 17 December 2012.[11]

He returned to manage Brest in 2013. At the end of the 2015–16 season, his expiring contract with the Ligue 2 side was not renewed.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=uFYmAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA87#v=onepage&q&f=false
  2. ^ Alex Dupont at FootballDatabase.eu
  3. ^ a b "Football: le Dunkerquois Alex Dupont finit l'aventure brestoise et se projette vers une sélection africaine (1/2)" (in French). La Voix du Nord. 14 April 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.footmercato.net/Alex-Dupont-7227_j.html
  5. ^ "FC Gueugnon - Paris Saint-Germain (2-0) - Saison 1999/2000 - Coupe de la Ligue BKT". LFP (in French). Retrieved 9 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 April 2008. Retrieved 17 April 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 May 2009. Retrieved 2 August 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ http://www.leparisien.fr/sports/football/brest-alex-dupont-remplace-gerald-baticle-comme-entraineur-06-05-2009-504137.php
  9. ^ Struggling Brest sack coach Dupont Fifa.com
  10. ^ Dupont appointed Ajaccio coach Fifa.com
  11. ^ Ajaccio sack Dupont Fifa.com