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Union Royale Namur
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Full name Union Royale Namur
Nickname(s) Les Merles (the Blackbirds)
Founded 1905
Ground Stade communal de Namur
Ground Capacity 3,500
Chairman Belgium Bertrand Lebrun
Manager Belgium Pascal Bairamjan
League Belgian Fourth Division
2015–16 Belgian Fourth Division, 6th (promoted)
Website Club home page

Union Royale Namur is a Belgian football club from the city of Namur. It currently plays in the fourth national division. The media simply refer to them as "Les merles".


Stade communal de Namur (City of Namur Stadium). Capacity : about 3 500 (700 seats).



Updated 29 December 2015[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 Belgium GK Louis Ponlot
24 Belgium GK Yohan Prévot
34 Belgium GK Maxime Pignolet
93 Belgium DF Johan Bombart
13 Belgium DF Loic Thomas
22 Belgium DF Xavier Toussaint (cap)
12 Belgium DF Ronny Bukasa
5 Belgium DF Nicolas Keyen
France DF Daby Gueye
2 Belgium DF Amin Hadim
20 Cameroon DF Claude Mobitang
10 Belgium MF Quentin Becker
France MF Houssem Chemali
Belgium MF Andy Devroye
No. Position Player
Belgium MF Francesco Garcia
Belgium MF Soulimen Ghaddari
Belgium MF Angelo Polizzi
17 Belgium MF Frederick Rosmolen
8 Belgium MF Simon Sias
Belgium MF Jessim Tadjenant
Belgium MF Boubacar Zansumba
11 France FW Thomas Izerghouf
9 Belgium FW Laurice Simon
Belgium FW Yasin El Badri
Belgium Nouredine Boujabout
Belgium Mourade Mignon
Belgium Mickaël Keil

Retired numbers[edit]

3 – Belgium Michel Soulier, defender (1967–77)


Head Coach

  • Belgium Pascal Bairamjan

Assistant Coaches

  • Belgium Vincent Pingaut
  • Belgium Damien Pierard

Goalkeeper Coach

  • Belgium Sébastien Cousin