LB Châteauroux

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La Berrichonne
Full nameLa Berrichonne de Châteauroux
Nickname(s)La Berri
Founded1883; 135 years ago (1883)
GroundStade Gaston Petit,
ChairmanThierry Schoen
ManagerNicolas Usaï
LeagueLigue 2
WebsiteClub website

La Berrichonne de Châteauroux (French pronunciation: ​[lɑ beʁiʃɔn də ʃatoʁu]; commonly referred to as La Berrichonne or simply Châteauroux) is a French association football club based in Châteauroux. The football team is a part of a sports club that consists of several other sports and was founded in 1883. The team currently plays in Ligue 2, the second division of French football. The club has played only one season in Ligue 1; the 1997–98 season.

In 2004, Châteauroux reached the final of the 2003–04 Coupe de France. The team was defeated 1–0 by Paris Saint-Germain, but still qualified for the following season's UEFA Cup because Paris Saint-Germain finished second in the first division. Châteauroux lost in the first round to Belgian club Club Brugge.

Châteauroux plays its home fixtures at the 17,173 capacity Stade Gaston Petit in front of crowds averaging between 6,000–7,000. Visitors are directed to one end of the Credit Agricole stand. The team strip is a deep red and blue with a vertical striped shirt and blue shorts. The club president was Michel Denisot and is currently Patrick Le Seyec. The current Manager is Nicolas Usaï who took over during the 2018–19 season. Châteauroux's kit manufacturer is Nike.

Chateauroux is one of the mainstays in Ligue 2 and have played a total of 38 seasons in the division which is 3 years short of the record amount of seasons played in Ligue 2 which is currently held by Racing Besançon and AS Cannes with 41 seasons. [1]



Current squad[edit]

As of 5 September 2018.[2]

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

No. Position Player
1 Venezuela GK José Contreras (on loan from Deportivo Táchira)
2 France DF Moussa Soumaré
3 Cameroon DF Yannick M'Boné
5 France DF Grégory Bourillon
6 France MF Abdoulaye Sissako
7 France FW Oumare Tounkara
8 France DF Valentin Vanbaleghem
9 Mali FW Cheick Fantamady Diarra
10 France MF Jérémy Livolant (on loan from Guingamp)
11 Togo FW Razak Boukari
12 France DF Nama Fofana
13 France FW Christophe Mandanne
14 France FW Arthur Yamga (on loan from Pescara)
No. Position Player
15 France FW Kévin Goba
16 France GK Rémi Pillot
17 Guinea DF Sékou Condé
18 Senegal MF Fallou Niang
19 Senegal MF Opa Sanganté
20 France MF Alexandre Raineau
21 Ivory Coast MF Christopher Operi
23 France FW Haissem Hassan
25 France DF Aldo Angoula
26 Haiti MF Brian Chevreuil
28 France MF Maxime Barthelmé
29 France MF Mehdi Merghem

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Senegal MF Sidy Sarr (on loan to Lorient)

Notable players[edit]

See Category:LB Châteauroux players



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  2. ^ "Le groupe" (in French). Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  3. ^ "France – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". Archived from the original on 31 May 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2007.
  4. ^ "Châteauroux : Nicolas Usaï, nouvel entraîneur (off.)" (in French). 24 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

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