Sporting Club de Bastia is a French football club based in Bastia on the island of Corsica.
The club was founded in 1905; after a merger (1962 ) he was called to 1987 Sporting Club Bastia Étoile (SEC). The club colors are white and blue. He plays at the Stade Armand Césari, better known as Stade Furiani, which has a capacity of 11,460 spectators ( now only seats) has. 1992 was the scene of the drama of Furiani (for more details see here). The stadium was expanded in the 2010/11 season with a new building of the opposite stand.
President, Pierre -Marie Geronimi, the league team is coached by Frédéric Hantz since the summer of 2010. (August 2013)
First class ( Division 1, known since 2002 Ligue 1) played Bastia 1968-1986, 1994-2005 and since 2012; for the 2010/11 season the club was relegated from the sporty Ligue 2 in the National. The danger of being demoted for economic reasons, even in the fourth division, was ultimately averted; The association thus played the season but in the third division and returned at the end as a master in the Ligue 2 back. The second division saw him rise to the walkover in the Ligue 1
- French Champion: none, so far best finish rank 3 (1976 /77)
- French Cup Winners: 1981 ( and finalist 1972, 2002)
- Intertoto Cup Winners: 1997
- Finalist in the UEFA Cup: 1978
Well-known former players
- Jean -François Larios
- Rachid Mekhloufi
- Abdelkrim Merry ( " Krimau " )
- Roger Milla
- Frédéric Née