FC Istres

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FC Istres
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Basic data
Surname Football Club Istres
Ouest Provence
Seat Istres , France
founding 1920
president Francis Collado
Website www.fcistres.com
First soccer team
Head coach Lionel Charbonnier
Venue Stade Parsemain
Places 17,000
league Regional 1
2013/14 19th place ( Ligue 2 )

The Football Club Istres Ouest Provence is a French football club from the city of Istres , in the Bouches-du-Rhône department between Marseille and Arles and therefore in the Provence region.

It was founded in 1920 as Section Sportive Istréenne . The club carried this name until 1969, when it was called Istres Sports and in 1990 it adopted its current name. The club colors are purple and black; the league team plays in the Stade Parsemain in Fos-sur-Mer , which has a capacity of 17,000 seats.

The club's president is Henry Cremades; the first team has been coached by Lionel Charbonnier since April 2010 . (As of August 2014)

League affiliation

Istres has only had professional status since 1993. First-class ( Division 1 , renamed Ligue 1 since 2002 ), the club only played in the 2004/05 season. In the 2009/10 season, Istres returned to Ligue 2 before relegation in 2014.

Known players past and present


  • Thierry Berthou / Collectif: Dictionnaire historique des clubs de football français. Pages de Foot, Créteil 1999 - Volume 1 (A-Mo) ISBN 2-913146-01-5 , Volume 2 (Mu-W) ISBN 2-913146-02-3

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