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An amateur (French amateur "lover of", from Old French and ultimately from Latin amatorem nom. amator, "lover") is generally considered a person who pursues a particular activity or field of study independently from their source of income.
Aquitaine (Aquitània; Akitania; Poitevin-Saintongeais: Aguiéne), archaic Guyenne/Guienne (Occitan: Guiana) was a traditional region of France, and was an administrative region of France until 1 January 2016.
Association Sportive Nancy-Lorraine (commonly known as AS Nancy-Lorraine, ASNL, or simply Nancy) is a French association football club based in Nancy, Lorraine.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Auvergne (Auvergnat (occitan): Auvèrnhe / Auvèrnha) is a former administrative region of France.
Île-de-France ("Island of France"), also known as the région parisienne ("Parisian Region"), is one of the 18 regions of France and includes the city of Paris.
The baccalauréat, often known in France colloquially as bac, is an academic qualification that French students take after high school.
Brittany (Bretagne; Breizh, pronounced or; Gallo: Bertaèyn, pronounced) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation.
Burgundy (Bourgogne) is a historical territory and a former administrative region of France.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
Castelmaurou is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.
Centre-Val de Loire ("Centre-Loire Valley") is one of the 18 administrative regions of France.
Champagne-Ardenne is a former administrative region of France, located in the northeast of the country, bordering Belgium.
The Championnat de France National (French National Championship), commonly referred to as simply National or Division 3, serves as the third division of the French football league system behind Ligue 1 and Ligue 2.
The Championnat National 2, commonly known as National 2 and formerly known as Championnat de France Amateur (CFA), is a football league competition.
The Championnat National 3, commonly referred to as simply National 3 and formerly known as Championnat de France Amateur 2, is a football league competition.
Châteauroux is the capital of the Indre department in central France and the second-largest town in the province of Berry, after Bourges.
Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state or belonging to a nation.
The Centre Technique National Fernand Sastre (Fernand Sastre National Technical Centre), commonly referred to as INF Clairefontaine ("Institut national du football de Clairefontaine"), INF, or simply Clairefontaine, is the national football centre that specializes in training French football players.
Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.
Saint Martin (Saint-Martin), officially the Collectivity of Saint Martin (Collectivité de Saint-Martin) is an overseas collectivity of France in the West Indies in the Caribbean.
Corsica (Corse; Corsica in Corsican and Italian, pronounced and respectively) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 18 regions of France.
The Coupe Charles Simon, commonly known as the Coupe de France, is the premier knockout cup competition in French football organized by the French Football Federation.
The Coupe de France Féminine (Women's French Cup) is a cup competition, exclusively for French women's football clubs.
The Coupe de la Ligue, known outside France as the French League Cup, is a knockout cup competition in French football organized by the Ligue de Football Professionnel.
The Coupe Gambardella is a French football cup competition held between the under-19s of the French football clubs, organized by the French Football Federation (FFF).
Dijon is a city in eastern:France, capital of the Côte-d'Or département and of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
Easter,Traditional names for the feast in English are "Easter Day", as in the Book of Common Prayer, "Easter Sunday", used by James Ussher and Samuel Pepys and plain "Easter", as in books printed in,, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary 30 AD.
Fernand Sastre (1 October 1923 – 13 June 1998) was a French football official who was President of the French Football Federation from 1972 to 1984.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
Association football is the most popular sport in France, followed by rugby union.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
France Football is a French weekly magazine containing football news from all over the world.
The France national football team (Équipe de France de football) represents France in international football and is controlled by the French Football Federation, also known as FFF, or in Fédération française de football.
The France national youth football team are the national under-20, under-19, under-18, under-17 and under-16 football teams of France and are controlled by the French Football Federation.
The French women's national football team (Équipe de France féminine de football, sometimes shortened as Féminin A) is directed by the French Football Federation (FFF).
French Guiana (pronounced or, Guyane), officially called Guiana (Guyane), is an overseas department and region of France, on the north Atlantic coast of South America in the Guyanas.
French Polynesia (Polynésie française; Pōrīnetia Farāni) is an overseas collectivity of the French Republic; collectivité d'outre-mer de la République française (COM), sometimes unofficially referred to as an overseas country; pays d'outre-mer (POM).
The term French West Indies or French Antilles (Antilles françaises) refers to the seven territories currently under French sovereignty in the Antilles islands of the Caribbean.
Gervais Martel (born 20 November 1954 in Oignies) is a French businessman and president of French football club RC Lens having served in this role since 24 August 1988.
The goalkeeper, often shortened to keeper or goalie, is one of the major positions of association football.
Guadeloupe (Antillean Creole: Gwadloup) is an insular region of France located in the Leeward Islands, part of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
Jacques Rousselot (born 6 December 1949 in Pont-Saint-Vincent) is a French businessman and the president of French football club AS Nancy having served in this role since 1994.
Jean-Pierre Escalettes (born 29 May 1935 in Béziers) is the former president of the French Football Federation having served in the role from 12 February 2005 to 2 July 2010.
Jules Rimet (14 October 1873 – 16 October 1956) was a French football administrator who was the 3rd President of FIFA, serving from 1921 to 1954.
Liévin is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.
Ligue 1, also called Ligue 1 Conforama for sponsorship reasons with Conforama, is a French professional league for men's association football clubs.
Ligue 2, also known as Domino's Ligue 2 due to sponsorship by Domino's Pizza, is a French professional football league.
The Ligue de Football Professionnel (Professional Football League), commonly known as the LFP, is a French governing body that runs the major professional football leagues in France.
Louis Laurent Saha (born 8 August 1978) is a French former professional footballer who played as a forward.
Marseille (Provençal: Marselha), is the second-largest city of France and the largest city of the Provence historical region.
Martinique is an insular region of France located in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of and a population of 385,551 inhabitants as of January 2013.
Mayotte (Mayotte,; Shimaore: Maore,; Mahori) is an insular department and region of France officially named the Department of Mayotte (French: Département de Mayotte).
Méditerranée was a department of the First French Empire in present-day Italy.
Midi-Pyrénées (Occitan: Miègjorn-Pirenèus or Mieidia-Pirenèus; Mediodía-Pirineos) is a former administrative region of France.
Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco (Principauté de Monaco), is a sovereign city-state, country and microstate on the French Riviera in Western Europe.
The National Union of Professional Footballers (French language, Union nationale des footballeurs professionnels, UNFP) is an association founded on 16 November 1961 by two football players (Eugène N'Jo Léa, Just Fontaine) and a jurist (Jacques Bertrand).
New Caledonia (Nouvelle-Calédonie)Previously known officially as the "Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies" (Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances), then simply as the "Territory of New Caledonia" (French: Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie), the official French name is now only Nouvelle-Calédonie (Organic Law of 19 March 1999, article 222 IV — see). The French courts often continue to use the appellation Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie.
Nicolas Sébastien Anelka (born 14 March 1979) is a French football manager and former player who played as a forward.
Noël Le Graët (born December 25, 1941 in Bourbriac, Côtes-d'Armor) is a French businessman, politician and football official.
Nord-Pas-de-Calais (is a former administrative region of France. Since 1 January 2016, it is part of the new region Hauts-de-France. It consisted of the departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais. Nord-Pas-de-Calais borders the English Channel (west), the North Sea (northwest), Belgium (north and east) and Picardy (south). The majority of the region was once part of the historical (Southern) Netherlands, but gradually became part of France between 1477 and 1678, particularly during the reign of king Louis XIV. The historical French provinces that preceded Nord-Pas-de-Calais are Artois, French Flanders, French Hainaut and (partially) Picardy. These provincial designations are still frequently used by the inhabitants. With its 330.8 people per km2 on just over 12,414 km2, it is a densely populated region, having some 4.1 million inhabitants, 7% of France's total population, making it the fourth most populous region in the country, 83% of whom live in urban communities. Its administrative centre and largest city is Lille. The second largest city is Calais, which serves as a major continental economic/transportation hub with Dover of Great Britain away; this makes Nord-Pas-de-Calais the closest continental European connection to the Great Britain. Other major towns include Valenciennes, Lens, Douai, Béthune, Dunkirk, Maubeuge, Boulogne, Arras, Cambrai and Saint-Omer. Numerous films, like Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
Overseas France (France d'outre-mer) consists of all the French-administerd territories outside the European continent.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Pays de la Loire (Broioù al Liger, meaning Loire Country) is one of the 18 regions of France.
Le Centre Technique National Henri Guérin (Henri Guérin National Technical Centre), commonly referred to as PEF Ploufragan, is the regional association football centre and is one of the nine élite academies of France; only the best players from the Brittany région train there.
Pôle Espoirs Fédéral de Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire, commonly referred to as PEF Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire, is the regional association football centre and is one of the nine élite academies of France.
Ploufragan is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany in northwestern France.
The president is a common title for the head of state in most republics.
A professional is a member of a profession or any person who earns their living from a specified professional activity.
Rambouillet is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.
Réunion (La Réunion,; previously Île Bourbon) is an island and region of France in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius.
Racing Club de Lens (commonly referred to as RC Lens or simply Lens) is a French football club based in the northern city of Lens in the Pas-de-Calais department.
In association football, the referee is the person responsible for enforcing the Laws of the Game during the course of a match.
France is divided into 18 administrative regions (région), including 13 metropolitan regions and 5 overseas regions.
Reims (also spelled Rheims), a city in the Grand Est region of France, lies east-northeast of Paris.
Saint Barthélemy, officially the Territorial collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy (Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Barthélemy), called Ouanalao by the indigenous people, is an overseas collectivity of France in the West Indies.
Saint Pierre and Miquelon, officially the Overseas Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Collectivité d'Outre-mer de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon), is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France, situated in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean near the Newfoundland and Labrador province of Canada.
Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
Secretary is a title often used in organizations to indicate a person having a certain amount of authority, power, or importance in the organization.
A semi-professional athlete is one for whom sport is not a full-time occupation.
Talence is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.
Thierry Daniel Henry (born 17 August 1977) is a French professional football coach and former player.
A treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury of an organization.
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA; Union des Associations Européennes de Football; Vereinigung Europäischer Fußballverbände) is the administrative body for association football in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia.
Union des sociétés françaises de sports athlétiques (USFSA) is a former French sports governing body.
A vice president (in British English: vice-president for governments and director for businesses) is an officer in government or business who is below a president (managing director) in rank.
Vichy (Vichèi in Occitan) is a city in the Allier department of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France, in the historic province of Bourbonnais.
A voluntary group or union (also sometimes called a voluntary organization, common-interest association,Prins HEL et al. (2010).. Cengage Learning. association, or society) is a group of individuals who enter into an agreement, usually as volunteers, to form a body (or organization) to accomplish a purpose.
Wallis and Futuna, officially the Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands (Wallis-et-Futuna or Territoire des îles Wallis-et-Futuna, Fakauvea and Fakafutuna: Uvea mo Futuna), is a French island collectivity in the South Pacific between Tuvalu to the northwest, Fiji to the southwest, Tonga to the southeast, Samoa to the east, and Tokelau to the northeast.
William Éric Gallas (born 17 August 1977) is a French retired footballer who played as a defender.
The 1912 Summer Olympics (Swedish: Olympiska sommarspelen 1912), officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Stockholm, Sweden, between 5 May and 22 July 1912.