Alex Dupont is confirmed dead at the age of 66.
Alex was best known as a French football player and manager (Dunkerque).
Alex Dupont
Personal information
Full nameAlex Dupont
Date of birth(1954-06-30)30 June 1954[1]
Place of birthDunkirk, France
Date of death1 August 2020(2020-08-01) (aged 66)
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Playing position(s)Midfielder
Youth career
1964–1972Dunkerque
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1972–1975Dunkerque
1975–1979Hazebrouck
1979–1983Dunkerque
Teams managed
1984–1985Dunkerque
1990–1996Dunkerque
1997Charleville
1997–1998Boulogne
1998–2000Gueugnon
2000–2001Sedan
2002–2003Qatar (assistant)
2004Laval
2004–2006Amiens
2006–2007United Arab Emirates (assistant)
2007–2008Gueugnon
2009–2012Brest
2012Ajaccio
2013–2016Brest
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Alex Dupont (30 June 1954 - 1 August 2020) was a French football manager and former player.
Career
Dupont played as a midfielder for Dunkerque and Hazebrouck.
Coaching career
He coached Dunkerque, Charleville, Boulogne, Gueugnon, with whom he won the Coupe de la Ligue in 2000, Sedan, Laval, Amiens. He managed Brest since 2009, when he took over Gérald Baticle,
On 26 April 2012, French top-flight strugglers Brest sacked him, just five games before the end of the season..
On 22 June 2012, Dupont was named as head coach of Ligue 1 side AC Ajaccio. He was sacked by Ajaccio on 17 December 2012.
He returned to manage Brest in 2013. At the end of the 2015–16 season, his expiring contract with the Ligue 2 side was not renewed.
He died on 1 August 2020.
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