Stade Marcel-Verchère

Stade Marcel-Verchère is rugby union stadium located in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain. It is the home ground of Union Sportive Bressane, promoted to Rugby Pro D2 (the second level of French club rugby) for the 2013–14 season. It has a capacity of 11,400.[1] Moreover, the team of Football Bourg-en-Bresse Péronnas 01 playing in this stadium and evolve in Championnat National.[2]

Stade Marcel-Verchère
Stade Verchère Terrain.JPG
LocationBourg-en-Bresse, Ain, France
Coordinates46°12′36″N 5°14′14″E / 46.21000°N 5.23722°E / 46.21000; 5.23722Coordinates: 46°12′36″N 5°14′14″E / 46.21000°N 5.23722°E / 46.21000; 5.23722
OwnerTown of Bourg-en-Bresse
Capacity11,400
SurfaceAirFibr (hybrid grass)
Tenants
Union Sportive Bressane
Bourg Peronnas

The stadium is named in memory of Marcel Verchère, a Bressane player who died following a violent tackle during a match against Oyonnax on 24 September 1937.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Capacite Stade Marcel Verchère" (in French). US Bressane. Retrieved 18 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Stade Marcel Verchère" (in French). fbbp01.
  3. ^ "Le Stade Marcel Verchère" (in French). US Bressane. Retrieved 18 June 2013.