Stanley Rous

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Sir

Stanley Rous
CBE
Stanley Rous.jpg
6th President of FIFA
In office
28 September 1961 – 8 May 1974
Preceded byArthur Drewry
Succeeded byJoão Havelange
Personal details
Born
Stanley Ford Rous

(1895-04-25)25 April 1895
Mutford, East Suffolk, England
Died(1986-07-18)18 July 1986 (aged 91)
Paddington, London, England
NationalityEnglish
Spouse(s)Adrienne Gacon (died 1950)
OccupationReferee and Football Administrator

Sir Stanley Ford Rous, CBE (25 April 1895 – 18 July 1986) was the 6th President of FIFA from 1961 to 1974.[1] He was also secretary of the Football Association from 1934 to 1962 and was an international referee.

References[change | change source]

  1. Honorary President of FIFA, 1974: FIFA.com website.