ES Wasquehal

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ES Wasquehal
Full name Entente Sportive de Wasquehal
Nickname(s) ESW, les Wasquehaliennes
Founded 1924; 90 years ago (1924)
Ground Stadium Lille Metropole - Terrain n°1,
Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Ground Capacity 500
Chairman Gérard Vignoble
Manager Reynald De Baets and Fernando Da Cruz
League CFA2 Groupe A
2007-08 17th CFA (Relegated)

Entente Sportive de Wasquehal (ES Wasquehal) is a French football club based in Wasquehal.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1924 as L'Union Sportive de Wasquehal and became known as ES Wasquehal in 1945 after a merger with L'Association Sportif Wasquehal.

Recent years[edit]

The team currently plays in the Championnat de France Amateurs 2 after their relegation from the CFA in 2008. The team enjoyed their best period playing in Ligue 2 between 1998 and 2003 after becoming a professional club in 1997.

Stadium[edit]

The team plays home matches at a minor pitch at the Stadium Lille Metropole in Villeneuve-d'Ascq. In recent years they played at the main stadium but following their relegation from the French National League local rivals Lille OSC have been left as the sole tenants.

Achievements[edit]

  • France Division 3 runner-up 1997
  • France Division 4 champion 1995
  • France DH North champion 1988
  • France League 2, 2001 - 13th position (all-time league high)

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