Le Havre Athletic Club Football Association or Havre Athletic Club, is a French football club based in Le Havre. They currently feature in the French Ligue 1 and have been the French champions thrice in their history.
Le Havre were established in 1872 and are the oldest football and rugly club registered in France. In 1899 they won the first of their three French championships and became the first club outside Paris to become the French champions. At the time, the championship was organized by USFSA.
Le Havre then won the French championship in 1900 and 1913.
Le Havre are famous for their youth academies that has seen the likes of Ibrahim Ba, Jean-Alain Boumsong, Lassana Diarra and Vikash Dhorasoo.
Le Havre play their home matches at the Stade Jules Deschaseaux that can accommodate 16,454 people. They bear the nickname ‘les ciel et marine’, which translates as ‘the sky and navy blues.