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Jean Thissen (born 21 April 1946) is a retired Belgian international footballer. At the club level, he played for Standard Liège and Anderlecht. He also played internationally for the Belgium national football team in the 1970 FIFA World Cup and the 1972 UEFA European Football Championship.

Jean Thissen
Jean Thissen (1968).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-04-21) 21 April 1946 (age 73)
Place of birth Ensival, Belgium
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1974 Standard de Liège
1974–1979 R.S.C. Anderlecht
National team
1968–1977 Belgium 34 (0)
Teams managed
1988–1990 Beira-Mar
1991 Servette FC
1992 R.U. Saint-Gilloise
1992–1994 Gabon
1994–1995 Raja Casablanca
1996–1998 Stade Tunisien
2000 Standard de Liège
2004–2005 R.E. Virton
2007–2008 MC Alger
2009 Togo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thissen coached Beira-Mar,[1][2] Servette FC, R.U. Saint-Gilloise, Gabon, Standard de Liège, MC Alger and Togo.


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