Stadium Racing Colmar is a football club located in Colmar, France. They play in the Championnat National 2, the fourth tier of French football.

Colmar
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Full nameStadium Racing Colmar
Nickname(s)Les Verts (The Greens)
Short nameSRC
Founded1919; 103 years ago (1919) as AS Colmar
GroundColmar Stadium
Capacity7,000
PresidentAdel Bouazdi
ManagerJosé Guerra
LeagueNational 2 Group B
2021–22National 3 Group F, 1st of 14 (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Founded in 1919 as AS Colmar, the club is based in Colmar, Alsace, and plays its home matches at the Colmar Stadium in the city. SR Colmar has played one season in the Division 1 (Ligue 1) in 1948–49 and have spent five seasons in the Division 2 (Ligue 2). On 23 January 2010, Colmar defeated professional club Lille in the Coupe de France 10–9 on penalty kicks, giving the club one of its biggest victories to date.[1]

The club was liquidated in November 2016, and was reformed as Stadium Racing Colmar.[2]

Name changesEdit

  • 1919–1920: AS Colmar
  • 1920–1940: Sports Réunis Colmar
  • 1940–1944: SpVgg Kolmar
  • 1945–1962: Sports Réunis Colmar
  • 1962–1963: SR Colmar Wittisheim
  • 1963–1964: AS Colmar
  • 1964–2016: Sports Réunis Colmar
  • 2016–present: Stadium Racing Colmar

StadiumEdit

 
The Colmar Stadium

Owned by the city of Colmar, the Colmar Stadium has been the home of SR Colmar since 2001, succeeding the Stade des Francs. The sports complex at the ground is made up of three football fields, including one of synthetic grass. The main pitch has a surface of natural grass. The stadium has a grandstand with a seating capacity of 1,300; 40 seats are accessible to the handicapped.

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lille falls to Colmar in French Cup shocker Archived 30 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "SR Colmar : les voyants sont au vert" (in French). L'Alsace.fr. 10 July 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.