Towards a Ligue 2 with 19 clubs?


In recent days, French football has only seen the descent into hell of FC Sochaux-Montbéliard. In deficit (about 8 M€), the Doubiste club saw the DNCG confirm the demotion of the club to National 1. Terrible news which could even get worse if the Sochaliens file for bankruptcy. In this context, Ligue 2 will suffer significant consequences. The relegation of Sochaux recorded, the question of the repechage arises. For The TeamBernard Joannin, president of Ligue 2, spoke about such a upheaval.

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It’s pretty clear. If Sochaux starts the next season in National, Annecy, subject to the agreement of the board of directors of the LFP and the executive committee of the FFF, may be drafted. On the other hand, if Sochaux files for bankruptcy, which we all do not want, then Ligue 2 in 2023-2024 will be made up of 19 teams. This is what the clubs had voted in majority in addition to the passage of the L2 to 18 clubs in 2024-2025. I also had the president of Annecy this (Wednesday) morning to inform him of these two options“. However, let’s hope for the Sochaliens that the bankruptcy filing will be avoided, so that they can still evolve in National 1.

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