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Christophe Galtier (born 28 August 1966) is a French former football defender who has managed Lille in Ligue 1 since 2017.[1]

Christophe Galtier
Christophe Galtier (03-08-2011).jpg
Galtier in 2011
Personal information
Date of birth (1966-08-28) 28 August 1966 (age 52)
Place of birth Marseille, France
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Lille (manager)
Youth career
Marseille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1987 Marseille 52 (0)
1987–1990 Lille 93 (0)
1990–1993 Toulouse 82 (0)
1993–1994 Angers 33 (1)
1994–1995 Nîmes 21 (0)
1995–1997 Marseille 62 (0)
1997–1998 Monza 24 (0)
1998–1999 Liaoning
Total 367 (1)
Teams managed
1999–2001 Marseille (assistant)
2000 Marseille (interim)
2001–2002 Aris (assistant)
2002–2004 Bastia (assistant)
2004 Bastia (interim)
2004 Al Ain (assistant)
2005 Portsmouth (assistant)
2006–2007 Sochaux (assistant)
2007–2008 Lyon (assistant)
2008–2009 Saint-Étienne (assistant)
2009–2017 Saint-Étienne
2017– Lille
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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Club careerEdit

Galtier spent most of his playing career in France before ending his career with stints in Italy and China.

Managerial careerEdit

1999-2009Edit

From 1999 to 2004, Galtier was assistant coach at Marseille, Aris and Bastia. From 2004 to 2009, he worked as Alain Perrin's assistant coach at Al Ain, Portsmouth, Sochaux, Lyon and Saint-Étienne.[2]

Saint-ÉtienneEdit

In December 2009, Galtier was appointed the head coach of Saint-Étienne.[3]

On 9 May 2017, Galtier announced he would be leaving Saint-Étienne at the end of the season upon the expiration of his contract.[4] He remains the longest serving Ligue 1 manager, having taken the reins for eight years.[5]

Managerial statisticsEdit

As of 24 May 2019
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team Nat From To Record Ref
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Saint-Étienne   15 December 2009 20 May 2017 361 148 108 105 459 368 +91 041.00 [6]
Lille   29 December 2017 Present 63 30 13 20 100 78 +22 047.62 [7]
Total 424 178 121 125 559 446 +113 041.98

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Christophe Galtier prend les commandes
  2. ^ Sochaux: Galtier avec Perrin, Sport 365 Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ http://www.foot01.com/equipe/st-etienne/richard-tardy-le-vrai-faux-entraineur-des-verts,48509
  4. ^ "Christophe Galtier quitte l'AS Saint-Etienne".
  5. ^ "Christophe Galtier is Ligue 1's longest serving manager. But it's now time to go".
  6. ^ "AS Saint-Étienne: Matches". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Lille OSC: Matches". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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