Amiens SC

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Amiens
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Full name Amiens Sporting Club
Founded 1901; 113 years ago (1901)
Ground Stade de la Licorne
Ground Capacity 12,097
Chairman Bernard Joannin
Manager Olivier Echouafni
League Championnat National
2012–13 Championnat National, 9th
Website Club home page

Amiens Sporting Club (French pronunciation: ​[amjɛ̃]; commonly referred to as Amiens SC or simply Amiens) is a French association football club based in Amiens. The club was formed in 1901 and currently play in the Championnat National, the third level of French football. The club plays its home matches at the Stade de la Licorne located within the city. Amiens is managed by Olivier Echouafni and captained by defender Stéphane Mangione.

History[edit]

Amiens Athlétic Club (AAC) was set up in 1901 by a group of players from the Association du Lycée d'Amiens, French schoolboy champions in 1902, 1903, and 1904. AAC crushed its very first opponents, Saint-Quentin, 13–0 a few months after its creation. In April 1902, the Comité de Picardie de l'U.S.F.S.A was established by the then-president of the AAC (Henri-Frédéric Petit). AAC dominated the early USFSA league for the first 12 seasons. In 1909, the club got a new ground, at the Henry Daussy Park, allowing an attendance of more than 1,000. In 1933, the club got its first professional section, later abandoned in 1952, before becoming professional again in 1993. Since the early days, AAC has undergone two name changes: In 1961, to Sporting Club d'Amiens, and in 1989, as Amiens Sporting Club. Amiens played in Ligue 2 between 2001-2009.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 7 September, 2013.[1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 France GK Luca Veronèse
3 Republic of the Congo DF Marvin Baudry
5 France MF Yohan Hautcoeur
5 France MF Romain Beynié
7 Senegal FW Dieylani Fall
8 Guinea FW Souleymane Youla
9 France FW Kevin Koubemba
10 France FW Moussa Marega
11 France FW Jonathan Tehoue
12 France MF Mohamed Labhiri
13 France FW Olivier Saha
14 France MF Oumar Pouye
16 France GK Yoann Blin
17 Comoros MF Mohamed Youssouf
18 Ivory Coast DF Hervé Lybohy
No. Position Player
19 France MF Oualid El Hajjam
20 France FW Jean-Bryan Boukaka
21 France MF Cédric Sanches
22 France DF Ernest Seka
23 France MF Nicolas Burel
24 Madagascar MF Johann Paul
24 France DF Pierre Vignaud
25 France DF Jordan Lefort
26 France MF Jordan Pierre Charles
27 France FW Masse M'Baye
28 Nigeria FW Stanley Segarel
30 France GK Clément Diop
33 France DF Gaëtan Bourbier
37 France MF Pierre Slidja

Former notable players[edit]

Below are the notable former players who have represented Amiens and its predecessors in league and international competition since the club's foundation in 1901. To appear in the section below, a player must have played in at least 80 official matches for the club.

For a list of former Amiens players, see Category:Amiens SC players.

Managers[edit]

Honours[edit]

  • Division 3
    • Champions (1): 1978
  • Division d'Honneur (Nord)
    • Champions (4): 1924, 1927, 1957, 1963
  • Division d'Honneur (Picardie)
    • Champions (2): 1920, 1921
  • USFSA League (Picardie)
    • Champions (11): 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914
  • Coupe de France
    • Runners-Up (1): 2001

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