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Vincent in 1978
|Date of birth||(1930-11-29)29 November 1930|
|Place of birth||Labeuvrière, France|
|Date of death||13 August 2013(2013-08-13) (aged 82)|
|Place of death||Saint-Nazaire, France|
|Playing position||Left winger|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Jean Vincent (29 November 1930 – 13 August 2013) was a French international footballer and manager.
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.
- Lille OSC (1950–1956) – Ligue 1 champion in 1954; Coupe de France winner in 1953 and 1955
- Stade Reims (1956–1964) – Ligue 1 champion in 1958, 1960 and 1962; Coupe de France winner in 1958
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.
- SM Caen
- FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
- SC Bastia
- FC Lorient
- FC Nantes – Ligue 1 champion in 1977 and 1980; Coupe de France winner in 1979
- Cameroon national football team – coach at the 1982 FIFA World Cup
- Stade Rennes
- WAC Casablanca
- Tunisia national football team
Vincent died on 13 August 2013 at the age of 82.
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