Football Club Libourne

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Libourne
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Full name Football Club Libourne
Nickname(s) The Pinguins
Founded 1935; 79 years ago (1935)
Ground Stade Jean-Antoine Moueix,
Libourne
Ground Capacity 8,000
Chairman Bernard Laydis
Manager Thierry Oleksiak
League DH Ligue d'Aquitaine
2012–13 DSR Ligue d'Aquitaine, Champions

Football Club Libourne, formerly known as AS Libourne or Libourne Saint-Seurin-sur-L'Isle, are a French football team from the town of Libourne in Aquitaine. They currently play in the DH Ligue d'Aquitaine (sixth tier of French football).[1]

History[edit]

The club was founded by Georges Kany in 1935 as Football Club Libourne. The club then became omnisports in 1966 and thus changed its name to Association Sportive Libournaise or simply AS Libourne. Nearly three decades later, in 1998, the club merged with AS Saint-Seurin and became Football Club de Libourne Saint-Seurin-sur-L'Isle. However, in October 2009, this merger was undone: AS Libourne returned to its old name (Football Club Libourne) and AS Saint-Seurin disappeared.[1]

The club, nicknamed the penguins, were promoted to Ligue 2 from Championnat National after the 2005–2006 season, but relegation followed after finishing 19th in 2007–2008. The downfall continued and as of the 2013–14 season the club is playing in the DH Ligue d'Aquitaine (sixth tier of French football) after being champions of the DSR Ligue d'Aquitaine (seventh tier) in 2013.[1]

Name changes[edit]

  • Football Club Libourne (1935–1966)
  • Association Sportive Libournaise or AS Libourne (1966–1998)
  • Football Club de Libourne Saint-Seurin-sur-L'Isle (1998–2009)
  • Football Club Libourne (since 2009)

Current squad[edit]

As of November 2009.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
France GK Mesut Boz
France GK Jean-Baptiste Daguet
Benin GK Yoann Djidonou
Morocco DF Ahmed Berkouch
Morocco DF Fouad Dahmoume
France DF Mathieu Didion
France DF Daby Gueye
France DF Giany Joinville
Morocco DF Mounir Soufiani
France DF Terence Pinto
France MF Farid Boughidah
France MF Johann Chapron
France MF Matthieu Chemin
France MF Abdelhakim Elouaari
France MF Nicolas Julian
France MF Sébastien Ligoule
France MF Jérôme Martin
France FW Simon Adoue
France FW Benjamin Dubois
France FW Romain Dupuy
Kenya FW Colin Dalgarno
France FW Soufiane El Ahouje
Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Junior Moukoko

Former coaches[edit]

Stéphane Ziani

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Historique et Stades". Football Club Libourne. 6 June 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2013.