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Jean Vincent
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Full name Jean Vincent
Date of birth November 29, 1930 (1930-11-29) (age 79)
Place of birth    Labeuvrière, France
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Auchel
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1950-1956
1956-1964
Lille OSC
Stade de Reims
155 (50)
267 (68)   
National team
1953-1961 France France 46 (22)
Teams managed
1964-1967
1967-November 1970
March-November 1971
1971-1976
1976-April 1982
1982
1982-1984
1985-1986
1986-1987
SM Caen
FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
SC Bastia
FC Lorient
FC Nantes
Cameroon
Stade Rennais UC
WAC Casablanca
Tunisia

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Jean Vincent (born 29 November 1930) is a former French football player and manager.

Playing career

Playing primarily at outside-left, Vincent enjoyed a highly successful career at club and international level, winning numerous titles and a run to the semi-finals of the 1958 World Cup.

He earned 46 caps and scored 22 goals for the France national football team, and played and scored in the 1954 FIFA World Cup, the 1958 FIFA World Cup, and the 1960 European Football Championship.

Coaching career

Vincent enjoyed considerable success as a coach at Nantes, taking them to two league championships. Appointed Cameroon's coach for the 1982 World Cup, with a side containing Thomas Nkono and Roger Milla, Cameroon performed admirably and drew all three games, missing out on a place in a second round only on goals scored.

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