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|Organising body||French Football Federation|
|Replaced by||Championnat National 3|
|Other club(s) from||Monaco|
|Number of teams||112|
|Level on pyramid||4|
|Promotion to||Division 3|
|Relegation to||Division d'Honneur|
|Domestic cup(s)||Coupe de France|
|International cup(s)||Cup Winners' Cup (via cup)|
The French Division 4 was the fourth tier in the French football pyramid from 1978 to 1993. Above it were the Division 1, Division 2, and Division 3. Although it was succeeded by the Championnat National 3, the Championnat National 2 became the new fourth division.
Before the introduction of the Division 4, the Division d'Honneur of regional leagues was the fourth tier in France. Against the advice of these regional divisions, the French Football Federation introduced the D4 in 1978.
In 1993, the Championnat National 3 replaced the Division 4. However, the Championnat National 2 became the new fourth tier in the French football league system.
The Division 4 followed the same system of being an "open" league as the Division 3, mixing together amateur clubs and reserve sides of professional clubs. The 112 teams were split into 8 geographic groups of 14 teams. At the end of the season, the best team from each respective group was promoted to the Division 3. The champion of each regional Division d'Honneur was promoted to the D4, while the bottom three of each group in the D4 were relegated.
To determine a winner of the league, the Division 4 involved a play-off phase at the end of the season, in which the 8 group winners participated. A group stage with 2 groups of 4 teams was followed by a final to crown a winner.
In attendance numbers, the league attracted an average of 400 to 500 people a match. These average numbers were brought down by the little attendance figures at home matches of reserve sides of professional clubs.
|Team||Winners||Runners-up||Years won||Years runner-up|
|INF Vichy B||1||1983–84|
|RC Strasbourg B||1||1987–88|
- Second reserve side of Auxerre.
- Championnat de France Division 4, SFF, 1993
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