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Union Sportive Granville, commonly referred to as US Granville or simply Granville, is a French football club based in Granville in the Lower Normandy region.

US Granville
US Granville logo.png
Full nameL'Union Sportive Granville
Founded1918
GroundStade Louis Dior,
Granville
Capacity800
ChairmanDominique Gortari
Fabrice Clement
ManagerJohan Gallon
LeagueNational 2 Group B
2018–19National 2 Group C, 10th

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1918 and currently plays in the Championnat de France amateur 2, the fifth division of French football, after most recently achieving promotion from the Division d'Honneur in the 2013–14 season.[1] Granville share a partnership with nearby professional club SM Caen.[2]

In season 2015–16 they had a fantastic run in the Coupe de France, eventually losing in the quarter finals:

Round H/A Opponent (Tier) Score
Round 1 N/A Bye N/A
Round 2 N/A Bye N/A
Round 3 A Etoile S Thury Harcourt (10) 0-8
Round 4 H AF Virois (6) 3-1 (AET)
Round 5 A US Ouviere Normande Mondeville (6) 0-1 (AET)
Round 6 A AS Cherbourg Football (6) 1-3
Round 7 H SU Dives (6) 2-0
Round 8 A AF Saint-Nazaire (6) 0-2
Round of 64 H Stade Lavallois (2) 2-1
Round of 32 H Sarreguemines FC (5) 3-1
Round of 16 H Bourg-Péronnas (2) 1-0 (AET)
Quarterfinals H Olympique de Marseille (1) 0-1


In 2018, Granville beat Girondins de Bordeaux 2-1 in extra time, on 32e of Coupe de France.

Current squadEdit

As of 9 June 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 Jérémy Aymes
  GK Clément Daoudou
  DF Anthony Barbier
  DF Abel Behma
  DF Yoan Benyahya
  DF Ismaël Gace
  DF Hugo Connan
  DF Sorin Cucu
  DF Jean-Jacques Pierre
  MF Madigoundo Diakite
No. Position Player
  MF Jonathan Beaulieu
  MF Jordan Blondel
  MF Ablaye Yare Faye
  MF Johan Lebouteiller
  MF Rodrigue Serin
  MF Robin Theault
  MF Tony Theault
  FW David Fernandes
  FW Mevludin Cuskic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MAIS QUI ES-TU, GRANVILLE ?". Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Le club". Union Sportive Granville. Archived from the original on 25 July 2010. Retrieved 3 August 2010.
  3. ^ "L'Effectif National 2" (in French). US Granville. Retrieved 8 February 2018.

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