Association de la Jeunesse Auxerroise, popularly known as AJ Auxerre, is a French football club based in the town of Auxerre in Burgundy. They currently feature in the French Ligue 1.
AJ Auxerre were established in 1905 and have spent more of their history enduring trophyless seasons. But since the the 1990s the club has observed a sharp upturn in their fortunes.
AJ Auxerre won the French Cup in the 1994-1995 season and in the 1995-1996 season accomplished the Ligue 1 and French Cup double. They again won the French Cup in 2003 and 2005.
Indeed Auxerre have been praised both in France and in Europe for settling in so well in top flight football in spite of haling from a small town.
AJ Auxerre play their home matches at the Stade l’Abbe-Deschamps that can accommodate 23,467 spectators. They bear the nickname AJA.
Some of the club’s achievements include:-1 Ligue 1 Championship-4 French Cups