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Yverdon-Sport FC

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Full nameYverdon-Sport Football Club
Founded1897; 127 years ago (1897)
GroundStade Municipal
Capacity6,600 (1,000 seated)
ChairmanJeffrey Saunders
ManagerAlessandro Mangiarratti
LeagueSwiss Super League
2023–24Swiss Super League, 9th of 12
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Yverdon-Sport FC is a Swiss football club based in Yverdon-les-Bains that competes in the Swiss Super League, the top tier of Swiss football, after being promoted from the second-tier Swiss Challenge League in the 2022–23 season. The club plays its home matches at the Stade Municipal.


Chart of Yverdon-Sport table positions in the Swiss football league system

On 23 May 2023, Yverdon-Sport secured promotion to the Super League, after drawing against FC Aarau 1–1, thus returning to top tier for the first time since 2005–06.[1] It would be their only fourth time playing in the first division, following promotions in 1993, 1995, and 2005. Only in 1996 did they manage to remain in the top flight, as such this will be their fifth season in the highest Swiss football league.[2] Three days later, Yverdon-Sport were crowned champions of the 2022–23 Swiss Challenge League after defeating FC Wil 2–0 on the last matchday.



Yverdon-Sport began season 2023–24 at the Stade de la Maladière in Neuchatel while two months of important reconstruction work was carried out at Stade Municipal.



Current squad

As of 12 July, 2024.[3]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF Benin BEN Mohamed Tijani
5 MF Bolivia BOL Boris Céspedes (3rd captain)
6 DF France FRA William Le Pogam (captain)
7 MF Guinea-Bissau GNB Mauro Rodrigues
11 FW Spain ESP Kevin Carlos
12 DF Algeria ALG Haithem Loucif
14 FW Switzerland SUI Johan Kury
16 GK Switzerland SUI Maxime Rouiller
17 MF Switzerland SUI Ricardo Alves
19 FW Switzerland SUI Yannick Cotter
21 FW France FRA Hugo Komano
22 GK Switzerland SUI Kevin Martin
23 DF Norway NOR Niklas Gunnarsson
24 DF France FRA Jason Gnakpa
No. Pos. Nation Player
25 DF Portugal POR Christian Marques
26 MF Brazil BRA Silva
27 FW Germany GER Varol Tasar
28 MF France FRA Moussa Baradji
32 DF Switzerland SUI Anthony Sauthier (vice-captain)
37 MF France FRA Fodé Sylla (on loan from Lens)
40 GK France FRA Paul Bernardoni
41 DF Ivory Coast CIV Samba Koné (on loan from Stella Club)
42 MF Norway NOR Magnus Grødem
44 MF Serbia SRB Vladan Vidaković
70 MF Switzerland SUI Dion Kacuri (on loan from Basel)
71 DF Democratic Republic of the Congo COD Breston Malula
81 FW Algeria ALG Aymen Mahious
97 MF Croatia CRO Mihael Klepač

Out on loan


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

No. Pos. Nation Player
No. Pos. Nation Player

Coaching staff


For the 2023–24 season.

Position Staff
Manager Switzerland Alessandro Mangiarratti
Assistant Manager Italy Francesco Pargalia
Goalkeeper Coach Switzerland Cédric Meunier
Fitness Coach Switzerland Marc Troussier
Head of The Medical Department Switzerland Gauthier Pelletier
Intendant Switzerland Jean-Luc Salmier
Switzerland Jacques Moulin
Masseur Switzerland Mathieu Delacroix
Switzerland Étienne Poulain
Team Manager Switzerland Gérald Mercier

Notable former players



  1. ^ "Yverdon Sport FC feiert seinen vierten Aufstieg ins Oberhaus". Swiss Football League. 23 May 2023.
  2. ^ "Eine 5. Saison im Oberhaus als Lohn für Yverdon". SRF. 23 May 2023.
  3. ^ "Yverdon squad" (in German). Swiss Challenge League. Retrieved 1 March 2023.