SC Bastia play their home games wearing an all blue home kit with white trim and their away kit usually is white with blue trim. The club have never won the Ligue 1 title but they have won the Ligue 2 on two occasions in 1968 and 2012. The club have had several world class players to play for the side including Alex Song, Mickael Landreau, Michael Essien, Antar Yahia, Claude Papi and Charles Orlanducci.
SC Bastia is a French club based on the island of Corsica, in the South-east of France, which was founded in 1905. Currently, the club plays in Ligue 2, after being relegated from the top division in the 2004/05 season. The 2004/05 season saw Bastia gain just 41 points from 38 league matches, finishing the season with a goal deficit of 16 goals and ranking in the 19th position. Currently the team sits in a mid-table position in Ligue 2, with no realistic chance of re-gaining promotion this year as the end of the campaign fast approaches.
Bastia complete their 2016/17 kit collection after Kappa unveil all-new away and third shirts for the french club. Already seeing Bastia unveil their latest home shirt which incorporates a chest bar to encase a shield of Corsica crest, Kappa have followed up by revealing the club's away and third [...]
French Ligue 1 club SC Bastia unveil their latest home shirt ready for the 2016/17 season. After a mid-table finish within French football's elite last term, SC Bastia look towards higher Ligue 1 places next term wearing a newly styled home shirt created by manufacturers Kappa [...]
Bastia are nicknamed Les Bleus after their traditional blue colours. The team plays its home matches at 12000-capacity Stade Armand Cesari. The stadium was opened in 1932. A disaster took place in 1992 when one of the terraces collapsed, causing the unfortunate death of 18 supporters and sending more than 2000 severely injured fans to hospital.
SC Bastia are managed by ex-Marseille and ex-France player Bernard Casoni. The 30-times-capped ex-defender took over the club in 2005, with the sole aim of steering Bastia back to Ligue 1 and restoring some pride to the Corsican island. Until today, he hasn't succeeded in doing this. The club has enjoyed some truly memorable successes in the past. They were UEFA Cup finalists in 1978 (eventually losing 3-0 on aggregate against PSV), won the Intertoto Cup in 1997 and the Coupe de France in 1981. Some notable players that played for Bastia in the past were Pascal Chimbonda (2003-05, currently at Tottenham) and Michael Essien (2000-03, currently a Chelsea player).