Bourges 18

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Bourges 18
Full name Bourges 18
Nickname(s) Dix-Huit
Founded 1966; 48 years ago (1966)
Ground Stade Jacques Rimbault,
Bourges
Ground Capacity 8,000
League CFA 2

Bourges 18 is a French football club based in Bourges. In the summer of 2008, FC Bourges, which spent eleven seasons in Ligue 2, merged with Bourges-Asnières 18 football club and became Bourges 18, and currently plays in the Championnat de France Amateurs 2. The club's colours are red and blue.

History[edit]

  • 1966 : Foyer Saint-François Bourges and Racing Club de Bourges were amalgamated to form FC Bourges.
  • 1970-1994 : The club played intermittently in Ligue 2
  • 1994-1998 : The club played in the French Division Three, Championnat National but went bankrupt in January 1998, and was henceforth known as FC Bourges 18
  • 2005 : after another bankruptcy, the club changed its name to Bourges Football Olympique Club
  • 2006 : The club is renamed once more and becomes Bourges Football
  • 2008 : Bourges Football and Bourges Asnières 18 amalgamate to become Bourges 18.

Honours[edit]

Managers[edit]

  • 1993-1994 Alain Michel/Bobby Brown
  • 1994-1998 Bobby Brown
  • 1998-2002 Jean Gomez/Pavle Vostanic
  • 2002-2004 Pavle Vostanic
  • 2004-2005 Pascal Dupuis
  • 2005-2008 Laurent Di Bernardo
  • 2008-2009 Stéphane Drici


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