USL Dunkerque

USL Dunkerque (French: Union Sportive du Littoral de Dunkerque) is a French football club based in the commune of Dunkirk.

For the 2020–21 season, the club play in Ligue 2. Their kit colours are white and blue, and they play their home matches at the Stade Marcel-Tribut.


The club was founded in 1909 and have never played in a higher division than Ligue 2. They have once made it to the semi-finals of the Coupe de France, in 1929, and the quarter finals four times in 1930, 1937, 1968 and 1971.

The club is linked with and has had ties with Dartford FC of Kent, England.

The club were promoted to Ligue 2 again in 2020, when the 2019–20 Championnat National season ended prematurely, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dunkerque were second in the table at the time, and were promoted by the FFF executive committee.

Name changes

  • 1909–1919: Stade Dunkerquois
  • 1919–1927: Union Sportive Dunkerque-Malo
  • 1927–1934: Union Racing Dunkerque-Malo
  • 1934–1954: Olympique Dunkerquois
  • 1954–1987: Union Sportive de Dunkerque
  • 1987–present: Union Sportive du Littoral de Dunkerque

This page also has a version in other languages:  Дюнкерк (russian)

USL Dunkerque