France Tier 3

Championnat National

League Guide & Facts


  • The third tier of French football

  • 18 teams play each other twice (34 games)

  • League is sorted by 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored; 4) head-to-head goal difference; 5) fair play points

Promotion

  • Top 2 promoted

  • 3rd place qualify for playoff with third from bottom in the league above

Relegation

  • Bottom 4 relegated

Other

  • The match squad must have no more than 3 non-EU players.

  • Players under 16 are not allowed to play.

  • 4th tier of France is active in-game but can only be managed in if you are relegated into it you cannot apply for jobs there

Nations treated as EU

All European Union nations

All European Free Trade Association nations

All African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States nations

Albania

Bosnia & Herzegovina

North Macedonia

Montenegro

Serbia

Switzerland

All nations in Oceania (Excluding New Zealand)

Kyrgyzstan

Turkey

Algeria

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Georgia

Kazakhstan

Morocco

Moldova

Uzbekistan

Russia

Romania

Tunisia

Ukraine



Club Locations


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

All Bordering Countries



*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds

*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save



Football Manager 2021 - French Championnat National

Club Culture


Football Manager 2021 - French Championnat National

Facilities

Avranches

Bastia

Boulogne

Bourg-Péronnas


Cholet

Concarneau

Créteil

FC Annecy


FC Bastia-Borgo

Laval

Le Mans

Orléans


Quevilly-Rouen

Red Star

SC Lyon

Sète


Stade Briochin

Villefranche