Patrick Revelli

Patrick Revelli ( born June 22, 1951 in Mimet, Bouches -du -Rhône ) is a French former football player and coach.

Club career

The striker started his career at AS Saint- Étienne, who was famous for the fact to give young talent a chance and also in his five- year older brother Hervé played. The coach fox Verts ( the ASSE is often referred to in France as the Greens), Albert Batteux, Patrick Revelli built carefully into the Erstligaelf one - the first time in the season 1969/70, as Saint- Étienne champion and cup winner was, in just a single point game. From 1971 /72 outside right then but belonged to the starting eleven, and he was not only an efficient edge donor, but even also a goal threat, notably 1971-1974 and 1976/77 a year, he managed a double-digit number of hits, and in 1973/74 - have now been former teammate Robert Herbin become his coach - he brought it with 16 Torerfolgen even a front place in the list of league scorers. He contributed as a preparer and enforcer of the many titles that his club mid-1970 won ( three championships and three cup successes, of which 1974 and 1975 were two doubles ). Already at 22 he was also the first time called into the national team.

Revelli was considered a player who could especially to drive his teammates when there was the team in seemingly hopeless situation: as happened in the quarter- final of the European Champions' Cup 1974/75, when he claimed a 0-2 in the first leg at Dynamo Kiev in the Stade Geoffroy Guichard his teammate Dominique Rocheteau shortly before the end of the edge of the decisive 3-0 win against Blokhin & Co. served. And when Saint- Étienne in the French Cup semi-final in 1977 against FC Nantes after a leg -0: fought a song, and participation in a European competition 3 before a home crowd at his last chance, he was the one who scored the early 1-0 and thus laid the foundation to a 5-1 win and put finals. In the final of the European Cup 1975/76 against FC Bayern Munich him such a reversal, however, was not granted.

In 1978, Patrick Revelli an offer from Premier League rivals FC Sochaux, where he directed behind the most prolific attackers Genghini, Stopyra and Zimako; with Jacques Zimako he had 1977/78 still played together with the Greens. He scored in the four years in the Franche -Comté still 27 league goals, but except for one runner (1979 /80) and reaching the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup (1981 ), he could not increase his collection of titles. In 1982, he finished his career as a professional player.


  • Association Sportive de Saint- Étienne (1968-1978)
  • FC Sochaux- Montbéliard (1978-1982)

National players

Between November 1973 and February 1977 denied Revelli five A- international matches for France, the last of them in the 1-0 win against Germany. He succeeded for the Bleus a hit (1976 against Poland). In two of the five games he played with his brother Hervé; in four international matches, he was a substitute.

Life after playing career

After completing a training coach Patrick Revelli worked at Saint- Etienne's second team in Feurs and in U17 Qatar; as a second professional foothold, he began working at Adidas. In the meantime (2007) he returned to "his" Verts, for which he has worked in financial management.


  • French Football Champion: 1970 (only one season game), 1974, 1975, 1976, Saint- Étienne
  • French Cup Winners: 1974, 1975, 1977, Saint- Étienne
  • Erstligaeinsätze 362 and 101 goals, including 226/74 for Saint- Étienne and 136/27 for Sochaux
  • Finalist in the European Cup of Champions 1975/76 with Saint- Étienne
  • Semi-finalist in the UEFA Cup 1980/81 with Sochaux
  • A total of 36 European games with seven goals, including 26 /4 Saint -Étienne and 10 /3 for Sochaux
  • 5 missions in the A- national team, a hit