Arnold Sowinski

Arnold Sowinski (17 March 1931 – 2 April 2020) was a French footballer who played with RC Lens. He also managed RC Lens on four different occasions.[1]

Arnold Sowinski
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-03-17)17 March 1931
Place of birth Liévin, France
Date of death 2 April 2020(2020-04-02) (aged 89)
Place of death Lens, France
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1966 RC Lens
Teams managed
1969–1978 RC Lens
1979–1981 RC Lens
1988 RC Lens
1989 RC Lens
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Personal lifeEdit

Sowinski was born in France and was of Polish descent.[2]

Sowinski died of COVID-19 during the 2020 pandemic.[3]


  1. ^ "France - Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 31 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-24.
  2. ^ "Les Polonais du RC Lens". 5 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Muere Goyo Benito, histórico defensa del Real Madrid" [Disparition : Arnold Sowinski, ancien entraîneur du RC Lens, est mort]. L'Équipe (in French). 2 April 2020. Retrieved 3 April 2020.

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