Valenciennes FC


Valenciennes Football Club is a French football club based in Valenciennes. The club was founded in 1913 and currently plays in Ligue 2, the second division of French football. Valenciennes plays its home games at the recently built Stade du Hainaut located in the city.



Valenciennes won Ligue 2 in 1972 and 2006. With this win, the club forced promotion to Ligue 1 (the highest division in France).