FC Antibes

The Football Club Antibes Juan -les-Pins is a French football club based in Antibes, a town on the Côte d' Azur in the French department of Alpes- Maritimes; Juan -les -Pins, a fashionable seaside resort, is a district of Antibes.

Founded in 1912 as the club Olympique d' Antibes. He wore this name until 1933, he was called FC Antibes, was renamed in 1940 in Olympique d' Antibes Juan -les-Pins and took in 1966, after a merger with Espérance d' Antibes and U.S. anti Boise, its present name.

The club colors are blue and white; league team plays at the Stade du Fort Carré, which has a capacity of 4,000 seats. During the Football World Cup 1938 here the quarterfinals Sweden was fought against Cuba ( 8-0 ), at that time, the stadium had a capacity of about 23,000 spectators. (August 2006)

League membership

Professional status has owned from 1932 to 1947 Antibes. First class (Division 1 since 2002 in Ligue 1 renamed) played the club from 1932 to 1940 He is one of the 20 founding members of the French professional league, in their very first season, he was qualified as the winner of the southern group actually for the final of the French championship. ; However, it turned out that Olympique player of the SC Fives had tried to bribe, therefore, took his place of second-placed local rivals, the AS Cannes in the final. In the 2013/14 season Antibes occurs in the sechstklassigen Division d'Honneur.


  • French Champion: None, so far best placement Rank 1 in group B (1932 /33)
  • French Cup Winners: None so far

Major players in the past and present

  • Karl climate - the Austrians was in September 1932, the first-ever scorer in the Division 1 at all
  • Fernando Giudicelli (1936 /37), Brazilian World Cup participants from 1930
  • Vilmos Kohut (1939 /40)
  • Károly Kovács (1932-1934)
  • Laurent Robuschi coached the first team a total of 25 years ( from 1968 to 1975 as player-coach, then until 1993 as coach )
  • Joseph Rodriguez - Olympiques only French national team in 1932 he played twice and scored a hit also
  • Alexandre Villa Plane - but there he was no longer a national player