Paris Saint Germain FC
Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, better known simply as PSG, is a French football club based in the city of Paris. PSG current feature in the French Ligue 1 and are recognized as one of the heavyweights of French football. PSG have alays played in the French top flight.
The club was founded in 1904 with the name “Stade Saint Germain” and the current name appeared in August 1970 after Paris FC and Stade Saint-Germain were merged. They played in the second division in France in the 1970-1971 season and were promoted to the first division after winning the second division title.
PSG have played in the French first division ever since. They won their first major title in 1982 when they won the Coipe de France and won the Ligue 1 championship in 1986. They would win the league title again in 1994 and won their first and so far only European trophy when they emerged victorious in the 1996 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.
In recent years though PSG have often stuttered and just managed to escape relegation at the end of the 2007-2008 season when they could finisg only 16th in the table.
Paris Saint-German play their home matches at the Parc des Princes in Paris, a stadium that can hold 46,480 people. They bear the nickname PSG.
Ligue 1 Championnat de France Champions : 1986, 1994 Coupe de France Winners : 1982, 1983, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2004, 2006 Coupe de la Ligue Winners : 1995, 1998, 2008 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Winners : 1996 UEFA Intertoto Cup Winners : 2001 Trophée des Champions Winners : 1995, 1998 Ligue 2 Champions : 1971
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