Key Stats

The Girondins' greatest achievements

The Girondins have been at the summit of French football for almost a century, racking up no end of records along the way. Our club is one of the true institutions of French sport, with a domestic record which speaks for itself as well as a long history of European adventures stretching back to the 1960s.

Key Statistics

Ligue 1*

  • 66 seasons
  • 2440 matches / 1047 victories / 664 draws / 729 defeats
  • 3623 goals scored / 2640 goals against

European Cups*

  • 36 participations
  • 222 matches played / 108 victories / 47 draws / 67 defeats
  • 308 goals scored / 249 goals against


Key Player

Alain Giresse (1970-1986)

Top goalscorer in the Club's history: 158 goals
Record-holder for most appearances: 519 games played



Bordeaux's Records


Most clean sheets kept by a goalkeeper in a season
13 matches, Gaétan Huard [1992-93] - 1176 minutes of football

Fewest goals conceded at home in a season
5 goals [1989-90].

Highest number of draws in a season
20 [2004/05].

Most matches played by an outfield player
Alain Giresse with 586 [inc. 519 with Bordeaux] between 1970 and 1988.

Number of matches and seasons in Ligue 1
Third place behind Sochaux and Marseille: 2440*.


Number of consecutive victories in Ligue 1
French record for consecutive league wins: 14.

Number of victories in Ligue 1
Second behind Marseille in the all-time table: 1047*.


Number of goals scored in Ligue 1
Fourth most prolific team in history, behind Marseille, St-Etienne and Sochaux: 3623*

 *as of 1st July 2019