L'Amicale Française

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L'Amicale Française was a former Mexican football team that played in the Primera Fuerza prior to the professionalization and development of the Mexican first division. The club was established in 1915.

L'Amicale Française
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Full nameL'Amicale Française
Founded1911
Dissolved1924
GroundParque Asturias , Mexico City
Capacity25,000
LeagueDefunct

HistoryEdit

L'Amicale Française was founded in 1919 by the French migrates that lived in Mexico City.The club was not allowed to participate in the league till the 1914/1915 tournament. The club only participated that in that tournament playing 10 games with a record of 2 wins, 3 draws, 5 losses scaring 10 goals and allowing 10 finishing in 5 place with 7 points. The club fell apart because many players return to France to defend their homeland. Emilio Spittalier former player and co founder of the club who had originally migrate d to Mexico in 1910 return after fighting in France and help revive the club. The club played one more tournament in 1920–21 In the Campeonato del Centenario tournament to celebrated the 100 year Independence anniversary. The club would reach the semifinals where they lost to Asturias F.C. 5–3 matches played on September 16 and 18. The club would struggle for a few years till 1924 when the club was dissolve many of the French player transfer to rivals clubs México FC and Germania FV.

Primera FuerzaEdit

Year Pos GP W T L GS GA PTS
1914–15 10 2 3 5 6 10 13 7

From 19014–15[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1914 STATS – All time Standings list from 1902". Archived from the original on 2015-04-02.
  • Juan Cid y Mulet: Libro de Oro del Fútbol Mexicano (Mexiko Stadt: B. Costa Amica, 1961), S. 88f

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