Espérance Sportive Troyes Aube Champagne is a French association football club, based in Troyes. It was founded in 1986. It is the third professional club from Troyes in history, after ASTS and TAF. The club was promoted three times to the Ligue 1, at first 1999, then in 2005 and in 2012. They won the Intertoto Cup in 2001 after beating Newcastle United on the away goals rule after the score was 4–4 on aggregate. They currently play in Ligue 2.