FC Chalon

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Football Club Chalonnais
Full name Football Club Chalon-sur-Saône
Founded 1926
Ground Stade Léo Lagrange
Ground Capacity 2,300
Chairman Fabrice Jay
Manager Thierry Fayolle et Hervé Monvoisin
League DH Burgundy
2010–11 DH Burgundy, 3rd
Website Club home page

Football Club Chalon-sur-Saône (often referred to as Football Club Chalonnais) is a French football club based in the Commune of Chalon-sur-Saône, in the Saône-et-Loire department of eastern France.

Founded in 1926, the club's traditional colours are blue and yellow. Their home stadium is Stade Léo Lagrange, in Chalon-sur-Saône, which has a capacity of 2,300. They currently play in Division d'Honneur Burgundy, having been relegated from Championnat de France amateur 2 in 2009.The club reached the last 64 of the Coupe de France in 2000–01 and, again, the following year.

League history[edit]

The club joined the Burgundy Division d'Honneur in 1945, which they have won seven times as of 2011. They won promotion to the Championnat de France amateur for the first time in 1957 and were promoted to Division 3 in 1983, where they achieved their highest ever league placing of sixth in 1987.

As of the 2010–2011 season, the club play in the Burgundy regional Division Honneur, at the sixth tier in the French football league system, finishing third in the 2010–2011 season,[1] although it has reached as high as the Championnat de France amateur, the fourth tier, where it played between 1983 and 1988.[2]

Coupe de France[edit]

Chalonnais reached the last 64 of the Coupe de France in 2000-01 and 2001-02.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football - Résultats de DH Bourgogne Saison 2011". Le Championnat de France de Football. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
  2. ^ "F.C. Chalon-sur-Saône". Le Championnat de France de Football. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
  3. ^ "COUPE DE FRANCE Saison 2000 - 2001". French Football Federation. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Pauron, Frédéric (6 October 2001). "France Cup 2000/01". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "COUPE DE FRANCE Saison 2001 - 2002". French Football Federation. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  6. ^ Duret, Sébastien; Pauron, Frédéric (18 May 2002). "France Cup 2001/02". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 

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