Paris FC

The Paris Football Club (short: PFC, not to be confused with the Paris FC, ​​a rugby club ) is a French football club based in the state capital.

The club colors are sky blue and black. The league team usually plays at the Stade Dejerine, which has a capacity of 2,500 seats; because of the inadequate state of the playing surface, the French Federation, 2006, a move to the Stade Marville of La Courneuve and 2007 the Stade Charléty ( 25,000 spectators ) features.

Owner is Jason Wong; the first team is currently coached by Christophe Taine. (February 2014)

History and name changes

Paris FC was founded only in 1969. Behind this was the intention to resettle top-level football in the capital after the traditional clubs Racing Club and Stade Français were 1964 and 1967 respectively relegated from Division 1 and Red Star was established only in the Parisian countryside long. This new FC was the first year a club without members and without crew; therefore he merged in 1970 with Stade 1904 Saint -Germain- en- Laye ( it was also as a foundation, PSG forth ), and called for one season Paris -Saint -Germain FC, ​​then again PFC. 1978/79 he called himself, again only for a year in Paris at 1 (due to his sponsor, the radio station Europe 1 ).

This was the last time Erstligasaison of the club, who in the race for success and public favor against his " younger stepbrother " PSG had early in the cold. The problem was solved, that the PFC was allowed to begin only in its three Erstligajahren in his time completely rebuilt Parc des Princes ( there in 1979 attendance record with 41,000 visitors in the game against AS Saint- Étienne ), but otherwise had to make do with the dilapidated Stade de la Porte de Montreuil. Due to its temporary closure of the PFC vagabundierte phased literally by the Greater Paris; 1981/82 was the Ligaelf of even a portion of their home games at Troyes 170 km away.

1982/83, the club merged with the Racing Club to Racing Paris I; In 1983 his independent foundation as Paris FC 83 (2000 Paris FC ) undertook in 1997 (Paris FC 98) and 1998 more name changes now and again bears its original name.

League membership

Professional status has owned from 1970 to 1973 and from 1976 to 1984 the PFC. First class (Division 1 since 2002 in Ligue 1 renamed) played the club from 1972 to 1974 and in the season 1978 / 79th Since 1982 he commuted between third and Viertklassigkeit; currently it occurs in the third-class National.


  • French Champion: None, so far best result was in the standings 12 (1972 /73)
  • French Cup Winner: None (but semi-finalist 1980)

Notable people, past and present

French national team

The number of caps for Paris FC and the period of these international operations are given in parentheses

  • Jean Djorkaeff (1, 1972) before 47 more caps for three other clubs
  • Louis Floch (3, 1973) before 13 more matches for another club; 1972/73 also the tenth top scorer of the D1
  • Jean -Paul Rostagni (5, 1972-1973 ) before another 20 internationals for three other clubs


  • Carlos Bianchi, Director of Sport 1998
  • Pierre -Albert Chapuisat 1972 /73 Swiss international
  • François Félix, in 1973/74, eight top scorer of the D1
  • Louis Hon, coaches 1972-1974
  • Roger Lemerre, coach 1979-1981
  • Erich Maas, 1976/77, former German national team
  • Delio Onnis, coaches 1992-1994
  • Mordechai Spiegler, 1972/73, the Israeli national team
  • Jean -Christophe Thouvenel, 1978/79, later national team