C.S. Visé

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Visé
CS Visé.jpg
Full name Cercle Sportif Visé
Nickname(s) Les Oies (English: The Geese)
Founded 1924
Dissolved 28 October 2014
Ground Stade de la Cité de l'Oie
Ground Capacity 5,400[1]
Manager Terry Fenwick
League Belgian Third Division
2013–14 Belgian Second Division, 18th (relegated)

Cercle Sportif Visé was a Belgian football club from the city of Visé in the province of Liège. The club played its home matches at Stade de la Cité de l'Oie in Visé. They were nicknamed Les Oies (the geese), after the city of Visé nickname. On 28 October 2014, the club was declared bankrupt.[2]

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1924 as C.S. Visétois and received the matricule number 369 from the Belgian Football Association. Their first spell in national football was in 1948–49, and their remained at this level for two consecutive seasons. Starting from the 1960s, the club will play several seasons in the Belgian Promotion again, each decade until the 1990s. In 1996, they finally reach the third division, by winning their series in promotion (serie C). In July 1994, they achieved their best result in the Belgian Cup by reaching the round of 32, to lose to rivals Standard Liège. In 1998, they promote to the second division via the promotion playoff. They played two consecutive seasons at this level, then were relegated, to come back the next year in the second division, this time for 4 consecutive seasons. They were promoted to second division in the 2009–10 season.

On 13 May 2014, the club was taken over by "English and Belgian Investors" and immediately appointed former Charlton.F.C and Millwall.F.C Head of Recruitment Steve Davies Director of Football and Terry Fenwick as the club's new manager.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CS Visé". Soccerwiki. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Le CS Visé déclaré en faillite". dhnet.be (in French). 28 October 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.cs-vise.be/editorial/article.php3?id_article=12 CS Visé Press Release

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