World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Louis Pilot

Article Id: WHEBN0006680194
Reproduction Date:

Title: Louis Pilot  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Colette Flesch, Kim Kirchen, 1970–71 European Cup, 1964 European Nations' Cup qualifying, Pilot (surname)
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Louis Pilot

Louis Pilot
Personal information
Full name Louis Pilot
Date of birth (1940-11-11) 11 November 1940
Place of birth Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1953–1957 CS Fola Esch
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1961 CS Fola Esch
1961–1972 Standard Liège 264 (36)
1972–1975 Royal Antwerp FC 125 (8)
1975–1978 R. Jet Bruxelles
National team
1959–1971 Luxembourg 49 (7)
Teams managed
1978–1984 Luxembourg
1984–1985 Standard Liège
1985-1988 Etzella Ettelbruck
1990 Etzella Ettelbruck

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

† Appearances (goals)

Louis Pilot (born 11 November 1940 in Esch-sur-Alzette) is a former Luxembourgian football player and manager.

In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's jubilee, he was selected by the Luxembourg Football Federation as the country's Golden Player - the greatest player of the last 50 years.[1]

Contents

  • Playing career 1
  • Manager career 2
  • Honours (as a player) 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Playing career

Pilot started his footballing career at his home town club CS Fola Esch, before signing for Belgian team Standard Liège at the age of 20. He went on to play 337 times for Standard, winning 4 Belgian league titles and 2 Belgian cups and then moved onto Royal Antwerp and Racing Jet. Pilot also represented the national team, winning 49 caps between 1959 and 1971, scoring seven goals in this time.[2] He played in 14 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[3]

He retired from playing football in 1978.

Manager career

Later that year, Pilot returned to Luxembourg and became the national team coach on April 12, leading his nation in this capacity until 1984, when he became the head coach at the club where he had enjoyed his most successful playing period, Standard Liège. He lasted only one season at Standard, before returning to Luxembourg and taking up similar roles at Etzella Ettelbruck[4] and FC Avenir Beggen, before assuming a less active role in football.

Honours (as a player)

1963, 1969, 1970,1971
1966, 1967
1966, 1970, 1971, 1972
1968, 1969

References

  1. ^ Golden Players take centre stage - UEFA
  2. ^ Appearances for Luxembourg National Team - RSSSF
  3. ^ Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA
  4. ^ http://www.fc-etzella.lu/le-club/historique

External links

  • Bio - Profootball.lu (German)
  • Standard stats - Standard Liege
  • Luxembourg's Golden Player - UEFA
  • Louis Pilot at National-Football-Teams.com
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.