LB Châteauroux

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La Berrichonne
Full name La Berrichonne de Châteauroux
Nickname(s) La Berri
Founded 1883; 134 years ago (1883)
Ground Stade Gaston Petit,
Ground Capacity 17,173
Chairman Patrick Le Seyec
Manager Jean-Luc Vasseur
League Ligue 2
2016–17 Championnat National 1st (promoted)
Website Club home page

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 Championnat National, the third 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 Michel Estevan who took over for the 2016-2017 season. Châteauroux's kit manufacturer is Nike.



Current squad[edit]

As of 31 January 2017.[1]

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

No. Position Player
1 France GK Louis Souchaud
3 Cameroon DF Yannick M'Boné
4 France DF Richard-Quentin Samnick
6 France DF Guillaume Dequaire
7 France FW Oumare Tounkara
8 France MF Sofiane Khadda
9 Burkina Faso MF Souleymane Sawadogo
10 France FW Adil Lebrun
11 France FW Theoson Siebatcheu
12 France DF Nama Fofana
14 Chad MF Sanaa Altama
15 France FW Kévin Goba
16 France GK Rémi Pillot
17 France MF Kévin das Neves
No. Position Player
18 Mali MF Abdoulaye Coulibaly
19 Senegal MF Opa Sangante
20 France MF Alexandre Raineau
21 France DF Judicaël Crillon
22 France MF Kamel Chergui
23 France MF Maxime Blanc
24 Togo FW Razak Boukari
25 France DF Aldo Angoula
26 France MF Laurent Héloïse
27 France DF Cheick Traoré
29 France MF Mehdi Merghem
France GK Johann Dorangeon
Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Wamba Vuka Lulendo

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
France DF Calvin Mangan (on loan to Romorantin)

Notable players[edit]

See Category:LB Châteauroux players



  1. ^ "Le groupe" (in French). Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "France – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". Archived from the original on 31 May 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2007. 

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