FC Girondins de Bordeaux

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Full name Football Club des
Girondins de Bordeaux
Elk-name(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; 133 years ago (1881)
Grund Stade Chaban Delmas,
(capacity: 34,462)
Chairman Jean-Louis Triaud
Manager Willy Sagnol
League Ligue 1
2012–13 Ligue 1, 7t
Wabsteid Club hame page
Home colours
Away colours
Current season

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 fitbaa club based in the ceety o Bordeaux. The club currently play in Ligue 1, the first diveesion o French fitbaa, 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 successful fitbaa clubs in Fraunce. The club haes wan sax Ligue 1 teetles, which is the jynt fowert-maist in its history. Bordeaux hae an aa wan fower Coupe de France teetles, three Coupe de la Ligue teetles, an three Trophée des champions. The club haes the honour o havin appeared in the maist finals in the Coupe de la Ligue, havin appeared in sax o the 16 finals contestit. Bordeaux plays its home gemmes at the Stade Chaban Delmas, named efter the umwhile mayor o Bordeaux, Jacques Chaban-Delmas. The facility wis previously kent as the Parc Lescure an seats 34,362. The club is currently in negotiations tae big a new stadium, which will seat 42,000. The ceety o Bordeaux is leetit as a steid for UEFA Euro 2016 in the Fraunce's bid tae host.

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.