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Georges Boulogne (1 July 1917 – 23 August 1999) was a French football player and manager, better known for his stint as France national football team manager. He was born in Haillicourt.

Georges Boulogne
Personal information
Date of birth (1917-07-01)1 July 1917
Place of birth Haillicourt, France
Date of death 23 August 1999(1999-08-23) (aged 82)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
AC Amboise
CO Saint-Dizier
Teams managed
1948–1950 CO Saint-Dizier
Racing Club de Gand
R.C.S. Verviétois
CA Vitry
1955 Mulhouse
1969–1973 France
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He played amateur football for AC Amboise and CO Saint-Dizier, where he started his coaching career.

He then left France for Belgium, where he coached Racing Club de Gand and R.C.S. Verviétois.[1] He came back to France and managed CA Vitry and Mulhouse.

He entered the FFF in 1958 as instructeur national (coaching professor) and became the national team's coach in 1969.[2]

He gave his name to the city stadium of Amboise.[3]

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ [1] Archived 29 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Delanöe, Régis (1 July 2017). "Georges Boulogne, le chef instructeur du football français". So Foot (in French). Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Stade Georges Boulogne (Amboise)". France.stades.free.fr. Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011.

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