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André Strappe

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André Strappe (23 February 1928 in Bully-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais 9 February 2006) was a French footballer who played striker, and later served as a manager.

During his career, Strappe played for Lille OSC (1948 58), Le Havre AC (1958 61), FC Nantes (1961 63), and SC Bastia (1963). He scored 116 goals in Ligue 1 and won the league tournament in 1954 with Lille. He also won the Coupe de France in 1953 and 1955 with Lille, and again with Le Havre in 1959.

He also played 23 matches and scored 4 goals for France. He participated in the 1954 FIFA World Cup in Switzerland. After retiring from play, he managed Bastia, Tavaux-Damparis, Châteauroux and Le Havre. He died at age 77.


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