FC Martigues

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FC Martigues
FC Martigues logo
Full name Football Club de Martigues
Founded 1921; 95 years ago (1921)
Ground Stade Francis Turcan, Martigues
Ground Capacity 11,500
Manager Jean-Luc Vannuchi
League CFA, Group C
2012–13 CFA, Group C, 4th

FC Martigues (Football Club de Martigues) play in the Championnat de France amateur, which is the fourth level of football in France. The club was formed in 1921 and played regional football until the early 1970s when the club gained promotion to the professional Second Division.

The club's greatest achievement was winning promotion to the French First Division in 1993. The club played for three seasons in the top flight, until it was relegated in 1996. A failed attempt to win promotion at once was followed by relegation to the National (third level) in 1998. Two years later the club won promotion back to the Second Division, but only remained at that level for two seasons.

In 2002, the club was relegated to the National again and after another near miss at promotion in 2003, financial problems saw the club go into liquidation and reform in the regional CFA league. They finished 2006–2007 season in National as 14th. They relegated to CFA in 2007–2008 season as 19th.

The club plays at the Stade Francis Turcan (capacity 11,500) and their chief rivals are FC Istres.

Famous players who have played for Martigues include: Stéphane Pounewatchy, Ali Benarbia, Eric Cantona, Éric Di Meco, Noé Pamarot and Tomasz Frankowski.

Current squad[edit]

As of 16 May 2015.

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 Samir Kouakbi
France GK Benjamin Guibert
France GK Florian Delassus
France DF Djawad Dridi
Algeria DF Nasser Daineche
France DF Nordine Assami
France DF Yanis Youcef
France DF Alexandre Leparmentier
France DF Amor Kehiha
Senegal DF Daouda Ba
France MF Mehdi Messaoudi
France MF Lucas Lettig
No. Position Player
France MF Anthony Sichi
France MF Jérémy Posteraro
France MF Victor Elissalt
France MF Ahmed Yahiaoui
France MF Jordan Douhet
France MF Yanis Akeb-Daoud
France FW Jean-Michel Orsattoni
France FW David Ledy
Algeria FW Rolamellah Nouar
France FW Imed Bouzazi
France FW Alexandre Garcia

Notable players[edit]




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