René Marsiglia

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René Marsiglia
Personal information
Full name René Marsiglia
Date of birth (1959-09-17) September 17, 1959 (age 60)
Place of birth Aubagne, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Playing position Former Defender, now manager
Club information
Current team
Nîmes Olympique (manager)
Youth career
1968–1972 Aubagne
1972–1975 Caillols
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1976 Caillols ? (?)
1976–1978 Boulogne 33 (0)
1978–1983 Lille 148 (4)
1983–1985 Lens 83 (1)
1985–1987 Toulon 67 (2)
1987–1994 Nice 185 (5)
1994–1995 Amiens 29 (0)
Teams managed
1998–2000 Amiens
2001–2002 Cannes
2002–2003 Alès
2003–2004 Cannes
2010–2011 Nice (assistant)
2011–2012 Nice
2012–2013 Dubai Club
2013–2014 Nîmes Olympique

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

René Marsiglia (born 17 September 1959 in Aubagne, France) is a former football defender and most recently the manager of Nîmes Olympique.

Marsiglia was named head coach of Nice on 15 November 2011. Before that he was assistant coach at the club.[1] He was sacked on 21 May 2012, despite having saved Nice from relegation that year.

On 26 June 2012, Marsiglia was named head coach of the UAE side Dubai Club.[2] On the 16th of June, 2013, Marsiglia, owner Budar el Mutar,Omar al-Hasawi of Nottingham Forest and Christian d'Jour of Nantes signed a deal, which will see the instigation of a tri-club co-operation, with players from Nantes in France, Nottingham Forest in England and Dubai Club participate in a formal season swap agreement with their development players. As part of the deal a joint fund and academy will be set up in Dubai, and all three clubs are set to join the UAE football league in season 2014-2015, with the team's planned name being "Dubai 3", the crest will be made up of the three teams' regional crests.

On the 26th of December 2013, he becames the new coach of Nîmes Olympique in replacement of Victor Zvunka .[3]


  1. "Marsiglia remplace Roy" (in French). L'Equipe. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2011. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Dubai sign a contract with French coach Rene Marselgelea". UAE Pro-League committee official site. 26 June 2012. Retrieved 26 June 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Marsiglia nouvel entraîneur" (in French). L'Equipe. 26 December 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2013. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>