It was founded on October 6, 1901 as the Amiens Athletic Club; 1961 to 1989 he was called Sporting Club d' Amiens and since then he bears his current name. The club colors are white and black; league team plays at the Stade de la Licorne, which has a capacity of 12,097 seats.
Club president is Bernard Joannin; the first team is coached since the end of September 2013 by Olivier Echouafni, which replaced after a false start the team Francis De Taddeo. (As of September 2013)
In the professional field Amiens was active from 1933 to 1952 and again since 1993. First class (Division 1 since 2002 in Ligue 1 renamed) the club played only during the unofficial war championships from 1941 until 1943.
- French Champion: None so far (but participants in the final round of the national championship FFF 1927)
- French Cup Winners: None so far (but Finalist 2001)
Major players in the past and present
- Célestin Delmer
- Roger Grava
- Ernest Libérati
- Paul Nicolas
- Amadou Rabihou
- Bakaye Traoré
- Urbain Wallet