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"I'm not going to the funeral, I'll only go to mine": Guy Roux, 83, remains close to an AJA back in L1

2022-08-11T05:20:39.063Z

The promoted Auxerre, crushed 4-1 in Lille during the 1st day, welcomes Angers (3 p.m.) this Sunday. After ten years of absence, the party pr



"The word

octogenarian

was abolished in Burgundy five years ago..." Like everyone else, Guy Roux is aging, but he is humourous.

At 83, he is still sure-footed, full of brains, still a lot of spirit and an intact passion for the world around him, as well as for football.

At the helm of the team from 1961 to 2005, the historic coach of AJ Auxerre will have lived long enough to see it return to Ligue 1, thanks to the play-off won against Saint-Étienne on May 29, after ten seasons in Ligue 2.

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Source: leparis

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