Ex-France forward Paille dies aged 52
Former France international forward Stephane Paille, once a teammate of Eric Cantona, has died at the age of 52 following a “devastating illness”, press in the city of Lyon announced on Tuesday.
Newspaper Le Progres reported Paille had died in a Lyon hospital on Tuesday morning.
Paille won eight caps for France in the late 1980s in a career that started at Sochaux and then took him to Montpellier where he played alongside Cantona.
He also had a spell at Lyon in a well-travelled career that took in stints in Portugal and Switzerland and ended in Scotland with Hearts.AFP
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