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About FC Martigues
FC Martigues (Football Club de Martigues) play in the Championnat National, which is the third level of football in France. The club was formed in 1921 and played regional football until the early 1970s when the club gained promotion to the professional Second Division.
The club's greatest achievement was winning promotion to the Ligue 1 in 1993. The club played for three seasons in the top flight, until it was relegated in 1996. A failed attempt to win promotion at once was followed by relegation to the National (third level) in 1998. Two years later the club won promotion back to the Second Division, but only remained at that level for two seasons.
In 2002, the club was relegated to the National again and after another near miss at promotion in 2003, financial problems saw the club go into liquidation and reform in the regional CFA league. They finished 2006–2007 season in National as 14th. They relegated to CFA in 2007–2008 season as 19th.
The club plays at the Stade Francis Turcan (capacity 11,500) and their chief rivals are FC Istres.
Famous players who have played for Martigues include: Stéphane Pounewatchy, Ali Benarbia, Eric Cantona, Éric Di Meco, Noé Pamarot and Tomasz Frankowski.
As of November 2011.
- Ali Benarbia
- Kamel Ghilas
- Foued Kadir
- Tomasz Frankowski
- Eric Cantona
- Eric Chelle
- Rod Fanni
- André-Pierre Gignac
- Yves Herbet
- Christian Mendy
- Tommy De Jong
- René Dambrine :1947–1948
- Robert Costamagna :1948–1951
- Fernand Voisembert :1951–1953
- Alain Molina (footballert) :1953–1955
- René Défossé :1955–1957
- Roger Huart :1957–1962
- Emile Daniel :1962–1965
- Valentin Navarro :1965–1966
- Francis Péri :1966–1967
- Jacques Sucré :1967–1980
- Yves Herbet :1980–1982
- Henri Noël :1982 – December 1984
- Michel Legros :December 1984–1985
- Yves Herbet :1985 – January 1988
- Paul Orsatti :January 1988–1992
- René Exbrayat : 1994 – March 1996
- Patrick Parizon :March 1996 – September 1998
- Yves Herbet and Mahmoud Guendouz: September 1998–1999
- Christian Dalger :1999 – October 1999
- Mahmoud Guendouz: October 1999 – December 2000
- Christian Caminiti :December 2000 – October 2001
- Guy David :October-December 2001
- Baptiste Gentili :December 2001–2002
- Michel Estevan:2002 – January 2003
- Roland Gransart: January 2003-2003
- Franck N'Dioro : 2003 – February 2004
- Michel Estevan : February–November 2004
- Patrice Eyraud : November 2004–2008
- Claude Calabuig : 2008–2010
- Franck Priou : 2010–