Football : Gasset in the annals of the L1

Football :

The new Bordeaux coach is one of the oldest coaches in the history of the championship.

He had to take his pain patiently but Jean-Louis Gasset became, a fortnight ago, the new coach of Bordeaux.

For his first match at the head of the Girondins, the former assistant to Laurent Blanc at the Blues had to be content with a draw against Nantes (0-0) but now emerges among the oldest coaches to have officiated in the French championship.

At 66 years and 8 months, the Bordeaux technician has only been preceded, since 1970, by Raymond Goethals (71 years and 8 months), Guy Roux (68 years and 10 months), Tomislav Ivic (68 years and 5 months), Vahid Halilodzic (67 years and 9 days) and Stefan Kovacs (66 years and 8 months).

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