FC Girondins de Bordeaux

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Full name Football Club des
Girondins de Bordeaux
Nickname(s) FCGB[1]
Les Girondins (The Girondins)[2]
Le club au scapulaire (The Club with the V-Shape)[3]
Les marine et blanc (The Navy-and-Whites)[4]
Foondit 1881; 138 years ago (1881)
Ground Matmut Atlantique,
Bordeaux, Fraunce
Ground Capacity 41,458
Chairman Stéphane Martin
Manager Gus Poyet
League Ligue 1
2017–18 Ligue 1, 6t
Wabsteid Club wabsteid
Current saison

Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux (French pronunciation: ​[ʒirɔ̃dɛ̃ də bɔʁdo]; commonly referred tae as Girondins de Bordeaux or simply Bordeaux) is a French association fitbaw club based in the ceety o Bordeaux. The club play in Ligue 1 the nou, the first diveesion o French fitbaw, an wan its last Ligue 1 teetle in the 2008–09 saison.

Bordeaux wis foondit in 1881 as a multi-sports club an is ane o the maist sonsie fitbaw clubs in Fraunce. The club haes wan sax Ligue 1 teetles, whilk is the jynt fowert-maist in its history. Bordeaux hae wan fower Coupe de France teetles, three Coupe de la Ligue teetles, an three Trophée des champions. The club haes the honour o haein appeared in the maist finals in the Coupe de la Ligue, appearin in sax o the 16 finals contestit. Bordeaux plays its hame gemmes at the Stade Chaban Delmas, named efter the umwhile mayor o Bordeaux, Jacques Chaban-Delmas. The facility wis umwhile kent as the Parc Lescure an seats 34,362. The club is in negotiations the nou tae big a new stadium, that will seat 42,000. The ceety o Bordeaux is leetit as a steid for UEFA Euro 2016 in the Fraunce's host organisation.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Un nouveau stade pour le FCGB" (in French). Football.fr. 8 January 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  2. "Live Bordeaux Monaco". Le Figaro (in French). France. 23 May 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  3. "Les derniers pas de Chamakh" (in French). Europe 1. 1 February 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  4. "Pele reve de Bordeaux" (in French). L'Equipe. 23 May 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2010.