FouillenArmand FOUILLEN

Presentation

Retired
FRANCE FRANCE
BornJan 17, 1933
Lorient, FRANCE
DeadJun 17, 2024 (91 years old)
Size1.75 m
PositionForward
Arrival(s)
Red StarRed Star1960
Departure(s)
CherbourgCherbourg1961
Career
LorientLorient
Saint-ÉtienneSaint-Étienne
ValenciennesValenciennes
ToulouseToulouse
Red StarRed Star
RennesRennes
CherbourgCherbourg
Developed at the CEP in Lorient, Armand Fouillen began his professional career with AS Saint-Etienne in 1956. Whilst a player for "Les Verts", striker Fouillen would win a French League winners' medal in 1956/1957, albeit he played very little part in the campaign. He still managed to notch four goals in ten league appearances in the First Division. Between 1957 and 1960, he would have spells with three different clubs: Valenciennes, Toulouse, and Red Star, where he would end up 3rd top scorer of the Second Division with 22 goals. With these presentable statistics, he was picked up by Rennes in 1960. But his route to the starting line-up was made difficult by the competition from Mahi and Faivre. In the end, he only made 15 appearances in Red and Black, scoring two goals in that time. After a single season with Rennes, he left Brittany to sign for Cherbourg in the Second Division, where he would end his professional playing days three years later. He then went into football management with Brest, starting as Assistant Manager between 1964 and 1973, then as First Team Manager until 1976. After a break of several years, he would return there as Assistant Manager, between 1991 and 1993.