USL Dunkerque

USL Dunkerque (French: Union Sportive du Littoral de Dunkerque) is a French football club based in the commune of Dunkirk.

USL Dunkerque
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Full nameUnion Sportive du Littoral de Dunkerque
Nickname(s)Les Maritimes[1][2] (The Seasiders)
Founded1909; 112 years ago (1909)
GroundStade Marcel-Tribut
Capacity4,200
ChairmanJean-Pierre Scouarnec
ManagerRomain Revelli
LeagueLigue 2
2020–21Ligue 2, 16th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

For the 2020–21 season, the club play in Ligue 2. Their kit colours are white and blue, and they play their home matches at the Stade Marcel-Tribut.

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1909 and have never played in a higher division than Ligue 2. They have once made it to the semi-finals of the Coupe de France, in 1929, and the quarter finals four times in 1930, 1937, 1968 and 1971.

The club is linked with and has had ties with Dartford FC of Kent, England.

The club were promoted to Ligue 2 again in 2020, when the 2019–20 Championnat National season ended prematurely, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dunkerque were second in the table at the time, and were promoted by the FFF executive committee.[3]

Name changesEdit

  • 1909–1919: Stade Dunkerquois
  • 1919–1927: Union Sportive Dunkerque-Malo
  • 1927–1934: Union Racing Dunkerque-Malo
  • 1934–1954: Olympique Dunkerquois
  • 1954–1987: Union Sportive de Dunkerque
  • 1987–present: Union Sportive du Littoral de Dunkerque

HonoursEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 6 September 2021.[4][5]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   FRA Jérémy Vachoux
2 DF   FRA Emeric Dudouit
3 DF   FRA Loïc Kouagba
4 DF   FRA Thomas Vannoye
5 DF   CMR Jovanie Tchouatcha
6 DF   FRA Jérémy Huysman
7 FW   BEN Désiré Segbé Azankpo
8 MF   FRA Redouane Kerrouche
9 FW   FRA Kévin Rocheteau
10 MF   FRA Dimitri Boudaud
11 FW   LAO Billy Ketkeophomphone
12 FW   FRA Mohamed Ouadah
15 DF   FRA Alioune Ba
16 GK   FRA Dorian Salhi
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 MF   FRA Bilal Brahimi
18 FW   FRA Malik Tchokounté
19 MF   HAI Leverton Pierre
20 MF   FRA Mario-Jason Kikonda
21 MF   FRA Nicolas Bruneel
22 DF   FRA Driss Trichard
23 DF   FRA David Kabamba
24 FW   FRA Marco Majouga
25 DF   CIV Samuel Yohou
27 DF   FRA Adon Gomis
28 DF   FRA Demba Thiam
30 GK   FRA Axel Maraval (captain)
34 FW   FRA Manuel Semedo
37 DF   FRA Théo Loridan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nos Maritimes s'imposent à Béziers et restent leaders !". 23 January 2020.
  2. ^ "USL Dunkerque : La résurrection d'une institution". 5 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Le COMEX valide les montées de Pau et Dunkerque" (in French). foot-national.com. 11 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Ligue 2 - USL Dunkerque" (in French). usldunkerque.com. Retrieved 21 July 2021.
  5. ^ "US du Littoral de Dunkerque - Squad". soccerway. Retrieved 14 February 2020.