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Football Club de Martigues, known as FC Martigues, is a French professional football club that play in the Championnat de France amateur, which is the fourth level of football in France. The club was founded in 1921 and played regional football until the early 1970s when the club gained promotion to the professional Second Division.

FC Martigues
FC Martigues logo
Full name Football Club de Martigues
Founded 1921; 96 years ago (1921)
Ground Stade Francis Turcan, Martigues
Ground Capacity 11,500
Chairman Vincent Caserta
Manager Franck N'Dioro
League CFA, Group D
2015–16 CFA, Group C, 7th

The club's greatest achievement was winning promotion to the First Division in 1993. The club played for three seasons in the top flight, until it was relegated down to Ligue 2 in 1996. A failed attempt to win promotion at once was followed by relegation to the Championnat National (third level) in 1998. Two years later the club won promotion back to Second Division, but only remained at that level for two seasons.

In 2002, the club was relegated again and after another near miss at promotion in 2003, financial problems saw the club go into liquidation and reform in the regional CFA league. They finished the 2006–2007 season in the Championnat National as 14th. They relegated to CFA in 2007–2008 season as 19th in the Championnat National.

The club plays at the Stade Francis Turcan (capacity 11,500) in Martigues and their principal rivals are FC Istres.

Famous players who have played for FC Martigues include: Stéphane Pounewatchy, Ali Benarbia, Eric Cantona, Éric Di Meco, Noé Pamarot and Tomasz Frankowski.


Current squadEdit

As of 16 May 2015.

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

No. Position Player
  GK Samir Kouakbi
  GK Benjamin Guibert
  GK Florian Delassus
  DF Djawad Dridi
  DF Nasser Daineche
  DF Nordine Assami
  DF Yanis Youcef
  DF Alexandre Leparmentier
  DF Amor Kehiha
  DF Daouda Ba
  MF Mehdi Messaoudi
  MF Lucas Lettig
No. Position Player
  MF Anthony Sichi
  MF Jérémy Posteraro
  MF Victor Elissalt
  MF Ahmed Yahiaoui
  MF Jordan Douhet
  MF Yanis Akeb-Daoud
  FW Jean-Michel Orsattoni
  FW David Ledy
  FW Rolamellah Nouar
  FW Imed Bouzazi
  FW Alexandre Garcia

Notable playersEdit




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