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FC Girondins de Bordeaux

FC Girondins de Bordeaux
Bordeaux celebrate winning the French title and Coupe de la Ligue in 2009 ©AFP

FC Girondins de Bordeaux

Formed: 1881
Nicknames: Les Marine et Blanc (The Navy and Whites), Les Hommes au Scapulaire (The Men in V necks)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup: (1996)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
• League title: 6 (2009)
• French Cup: 3 (1987)
• League Cup: 3 (2009)

History
• Founded in 1881, Bordeaux are the second oldest club in France behind Le Havre AC, though they did not contest their first professional match until 1937, taking on Toulouse FC in the inaugural Derby de la Garonne.

• A maiden French Cup triumph followed four years later, quickly breaking their league duck in 1949/50 as Les Girondins became the first French side to claim the championship a season after being promoted.

• That proved Bordeaux's last silverware for 34 years and it took the arrival of Claude Bez as chairman in 1978 to end the trophy drought. The ambitious accountant brought Aimé Jacquet in to coach the side in 1980 and oversaw three Ligue 1 titles in addition to a run to the European Champion Clubs' Cup semi-finals in 1984/85.

• The Bez era ended abruptly with an enforced relegation in 1991, though in 1995/96 the club bounced back and became the only side to reach the UEFA Cup final after entering via the UEFA Intertoto Cup. The likes of Zinédine Zidane, Christophe Dugarry and Bixente Lizarazu went down 5-1 on aggregate to FC Bayern München in the showpiece.

• Champions in 1998/99, Les Girondins faded at the start of the new century before slowly working their way back. The decision to appoint the untested Laurent Blanc as coach in 2007 proved a rewarding one as the former French international took the club to second in Ligue 1 in his first season before ending the seven-year reign of Olympique Lyonnais the following year.

Club records
Most league appearances: Alain Giresse (519)
Most league goals: Alain Giresse (158)
Record victory: FC Girondins de Bordeaux 10-0 Stade Français FC (Première Division, 4 September 1965)
Record defeat: AS Monaco FC 9-0 FC Girondins de Bordeaux (Première Division, 18 January 1986)

* Last updated on 3 August 2010

Last updated: 03/08/10 18.19CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 31/08/2014 02:00 CET
MontpellierMontpellier0-1BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux4-1MonacoMonaco
NiceNice1-3BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux14:00BastiaBastia
GuingampGuingamp20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00ÉvianÉvian
St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00RennesRennes
ReimsReims20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00CaenCaen
ParisParis20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00ToulouseToulouse
LensLens20:00BordeauxBordeaux
MarseilleMarseille20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00LOSCLOSC
MetzMetz20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00LorientLorient
NantesNantes20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00LyonLyon
MonacoMonaco20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00NiceNice
BastiaBastia20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00GuingampGuingamp
ÉvianÉvian20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne
RennesRennes20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00ReimsReims
CaenCaen20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00ParisParis
ToulouseToulouse20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00LensLens
BordeauxBordeaux20:00MarseilleMarseille
LOSCLOSC20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00MetzMetz
LorientLorient20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00NantesNantes
LyonLyon20:00BordeauxBordeaux
BordeauxBordeaux20:00MontpellierMontpellier

Trophy cabinet

  • UEFA Intertoto Cup

    Titles
    1

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    17/09/2002, Bordeaux 5-0 Púchov, Bordeaux
    28/09/1993, Bordeaux 5-0 Bohemians, Bordeaux
    29/09/1982, Bordeaux 5-0 Jena, Bordeaux
  • Biggest defeat:
    16/03/1999, Parma 6-0 Bordeaux, Parma
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  7
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  19
  • Appearances in UEFA Intertoto Cup:  1
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 70
    Ulrich Ramé (  FRA)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 15
    Christophe Dugarry (  FRA)
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