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La Berrichonne de Châteauroux (French pronunciation: ​[lɑ beʁiʃɔn də ʃatoʁu]; commonly referred to as La Berrichonne or simply Châteauroux) is a French association football club based in Châteauroux. The football team is a part of a sports club that consists of several other sports and was founded in 1883. The team currently plays in Ligue 2, the second division of French football. The club has played only one season in Ligue 1; the 1997–98 season.

LB Châteauroux
Full nameLa Berrichonne de Châteauroux
Nickname(s)La Berri
La Berrichonne
Founded1883; 136 years ago (1883)
GroundStade Gaston Petit,
ChairmanThierry Schoen
ManagerNicolas Usaï
LeagueLigue 2
2018–19Ligue 2, 11th
WebsiteClub website

In 2004, Châteauroux reached the final of the 2003–04 Coupe de France. The team was defeated 1–0 by Paris Saint-Germain, but still qualified for the following season's UEFA Cup because Paris Saint-Germain finished second in the first division. Châteauroux lost in the first round to Belgian club Club Brugge.

Châteauroux plays its home fixtures at the 17,173 capacity Stade Gaston Petit in front of crowds averaging between 6,000–7,000. Visitors are directed to one end of the Credit Agricole stand. The team strip is a deep red and blue with a vertical striped shirt and blue shorts. The club president was Michel Denisot and is currently Patrick Le Seyec. The current Manager is Nicolas Usaï who took over during the 2018–19 season. Châteauroux's kit manufacturer is Nike.

Chateauroux is one of the mainstays in Ligue 2 and have played a total of 39 seasons in the division which is 2 years short of the record amount of seasons played in Ligue 2 which is currently held by Racing Besançon and AS Cannes with 41 seasons. [1]




Current squadEdit

As of 21 July 2019.[2]

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

No. Position Player
2   DF Moussa Soumaré
3   DF Yannick M'Boné
5   DF Sékou Condé
6   MF Abdoulaye Sissako
7   FW Andrew Jung
8   MF Valentin Vanbaleghem
9   FW Cheick Fantamady Diarra
10   FW Guevin Tormin
11   FW Razak Boukari
12   DF Nama Fofana
14   MF Sidy Sarr
16   GK Rémi Pillot
17   MF Issa Marega
No. Position Player
18   MF Fallou Niang
19   MF Opa Sanganté
20   DF Alexandre Raineau
21   DF Christopher Operi
22   FW Philippe Paulin Keny
23   FW Haissem Hassan
24   DF Chaker Alhadhur
26   MF Brian Chevreuil
27   MF Léo Leroy
28   DF Jérémy Cordoval
29   FW Lamine Ghezali (on loan from St-Étienne)
30   GK Wilfried Bedfian

Reserve teamEdit

As of 18 March 2019[3]

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

No. Position Player
  GK Ismaël Lacroix
  GK Florent Rizzolo
  DF Durell Bilendo
  DF Mbemba Sylla
  DF Axel Dudoit
  DF Jules Youbicier
  DF Jardel Seco Gomes
  DF Junior Nga Ze
  DF François Mendy
  MF Lucas Triki
No. Position Player
  MF Yannick Padilla
  MF Ayoub Ezzaytouni
  MF Moïse Traoré
  MF Esteban Gonçalves
  FW Dorian Bounab
  FW Lucas Placide
  FW Ilyas Chouaref
  FW Bryan Adinany
  FW Baptiste Canelhas
  FW Nihad Chamoueni

Notable playersEdit

See Category:LB Châteauroux players



  1. ^
  2. ^ "Le groupe" (in French). Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  3. ^ "National 3" (in French). LB Châteauroux. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  4. ^ "France – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". Archived from the original on 31 May 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2007.
  5. ^ "Châteauroux : Nicolas Usaï, nouvel entraîneur (off.)" (in French). 24 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

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