Union Sportive Gravelines Football

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USG Gravelines Logo.png
Full name Union Sportive Gravelinoise Football
Nickname(s) Bleu et Blanc
Founded December 30, 1941; 76 years ago (1941-12-30)
Ground Stade des Huttes
Gravelines, France
Capacity 1,500
President Christian Duhamel
Head coach Lec Dunez
League R2 – Hauts-de-France
Website Club website

Union Sportive Gravelines Football is a French association football team founded in 1941. They are based in Gravelines, Nord. Their home stadium is the Stade des Huttes in the town. Playing it R2 – Hauts-de-France.


1987-1993: Breakthrough to the gates of professional football[edit]

From 1942 to 1987, the Gravelines only makes trips between Division d'Honneur and Division d'Honneur Regional. In 1988, the Gravelines missed the rise in 4th Division and did the same in 1989. The Gravelines won the first title in its history by winning the DH championship in 1990. The following year, the USG continued his series winning the CFA. In 1992, the club just missed the rise in Ligue 2. In 1993, in mid-season, the Gravelines was still in good position to reach the top division, the club even managing until 32 Finale Coupe de France.

1993-2008: The fall and the rapid return to Division d'Honneur[edit]

Between the Gravelines at Stade Lavallois, the 32nd Finale Coupe de France, lost with a score of 3 goals to 1, marking the beginning of the descent into the underworld of the club, especially in parallel, the mayor of Gravelines, Albert Denvers, decided to lower subsidies club, which made from the majority of players of the Gravelines. The club then finished his penultimate season in National then went on with a last place in CFA in 1994, synonymous with relegation in CFA2. In 1995, the Gravelines Division d'Honneur went down by finishing second last in CFA2 and remained 13 years. The club missed the rise in 2002, but ended up winning the Division d'Honneur championship in 2008 and ascended to the CFA2.

Since 2008: From Survival in CFA2 return in Division d'Honneur[edit]

From 2008 to 2010, the Gravelines fought for the rise in the CFA, but since 2010, the club rather fight to maintain in CFA2. Following confirmation of Le Mans administrative demotion in CFA, Gravelines finally fished[1] for the 2013-2014 season CFA2 in his capacity as the 11th best 8 groups of the division. At the end of the 2013-2014 season, the Gravelines finished in last place synonymous with relegation to Division d'Honneur for the 2014-2015 season.


  • Championnat de France Amateur (1)
    • Group A Champion : 1991
  • Championnat de Division d'Honneur du Nord-Pas-de-Calais (2)
    • Champion : 1990, 2008
    • Vice-champion : 1988, 1989, 2002

Players and staff[edit]

As of 15 March 2016.

Current squad[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 GK Bertrand Bossu
France GK Romain Bruneau
France GK Alexis Magnier
France DF Léo Berthe
Morocco DF Fouad El Attaria
France DF Benjamin Gheerardyn
France DF Alexandre Gobert
France DF Pascal Lemaire
Mali DF Djoumin Sangaré
France DF Olivier Sborgni
France MF Romain Blérard
France MF Karim Bentaleb
France MF Maxime Canoen
No. Position Player
France MF Adrien Desruelle
France MF Clément Lavie
France MF Romain Lavie
France MF Morgan Leducq
France MF Thibault Lemaître
France MF Ali Massaki
France MF Samir Moulay
France MF Marvin Théry
France MF Alexandre Vereecque
France FW Brahim Chadili
France FW Sébastien Dorizon
Senegal FW Ahmad Fall
France FW Kévin Lapouge


Coaching staff
Head coach Ludovic Pollet
Assistant coach Olivier VandeVorde
Goalkeeper coach Ruben Vandewalle
Head athletic trainer Stéphane Le Deist


External links[edit]