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Edmond Delfour

Personal information
Full nameMaurice Edmond Delfour
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6.5 in)
Playing positionMidfielder

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Maurice Edmond Delfour (1 November 1907, Ris-Orangis, Essonne 19 December 1990) was a French international footballer who played midfielder and manager. He was born in Ris-Orangis

He played for Viry-Châtillon, Draveil, Juvisy, Stade Français (1928 29), RC Paris (1929 37), RC Roubaix (1937 39), FC Rouen (1939 45) and Red Star Olympique (1945 46). He won two French national tournaments in 1936 and 1940 and one Coupe de France in 1936.

For France national football team he got 41 caps and participated at three edition of FIFA World Cup in 1930, 1934 and 1938, being one of five players to have appeared in all three of the pre-war World Cups.

When he retired from playing football, he started his manager career in Belgium, with KAA La Gantoise, Union Saint-Gilloise, Cercle Brugge and FC Liège. After being a manager in Belgium for many years, he returned to France, and coached teams as Stade Français, Le Havre AC, SC Bastia and US Corte. He also had a spell with Club Sportif de Hammam-Lif. He died in 1990, at the age of 83.

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