AS Monaco History
Association Sportive de Monaco football club, commonly known as AS Monaco, is a professional football club based in Monaco. AS Monaco plays in Ligue 1, the top tier of French football and is one of the most successful clubs names in France.
In 1919, 5 different clubs merged together to form AS Monaco. Monaco was invited by France Football Federation in 1933 to join their league. After a string of bad performances, it entered the second division of French football in 1948 and then promoted to the First Division in 1953.
AS Monaco Records
AS Monaco is the joint 3rd most successful team in Ligue 1 along with Paris Saint-Germain, both of them winning 8 titles each. Monaco holds the record for the most consecutive wins in Ligue 1. They won 16 consecutive games between 2016 and 2017 and also holds the record of 0 home losses in 4 seasons.
AS Monaco Manager - Leonardo Jardim
Leonardo Jardim is the manager of AS Monaco. This is his second spell with the club, the first was between 2014 to 2018. He was fired during the 2018-19 season but was reappointed in the same season after poor performances by his successor Thierry Henry.
Under Jardim’s management, Monaco won the Ligue 1 in the 2016-17 season, for the first time in 17 years and also reached the semifinals of the Champions League.
AS Monaco Stadium - Stade Louis II
Monaco had 2 football stadiums in its entire history. They played in the original Stade Louis II until 1985 and then moved to the new seaside located Stade Louis II. AS Monaco Stadium is located in Fontvieille, Monaco and has a capacity of 18,523 seats. Stade Louis ll was named after Louis II, former prince of Monaco.
AS Monaco Logo
Monaco’s current logo consists of a Shield with “AS Monaco FC” written on it. The top part of the logo is a golden crown which represents the club’s royal association. The interior of the shield consists of red and white stripes which represents the club’s traditional colours. AS Monaco logo has always remained the same, but the previous versions had initials “ASM” or “ASM FC” written on it instead of the current “AS Monaco FC”.
AS Monaco Owner
Ekaterina Rybolovleva is the actual owner of AS Monaco with 66.67% stake. Dmitry Rybolovlev, a Russian billionaire and Ekaterina Rybolovleva’s father, bought the 66.67% of the club in 2011 via a trust in her Daughter’s name. He also serves as the president of the club. The remaining 33.7% stake is owned by the House of Grimaldi, the ruling family of Monaco.
AS Monaco Nicknames
AS Monaco is simply known as Monaco all over the world. AS Monaco came to be known as “Les Monégasques” because of the Monégasque dialect, the local Ligurian dialect of Monaco. The traditional red and white shirts gave them the name “Les Rouges et Blancs”.
AS Monaco Trophies
AS Monaco Ligue 1 Titles (8)
|S. NO||AS Monaco Ligue 1 Titles||Runner - Ups|
|4||1981-81||Saint - Etienne|
|6||1996-97||Paris Saint Germain|
|7||1999-2000||Paris Saint Germain|
|8||2016-17||Paris Saint Germain|
AS Monaco Coupe de France Titles (5)
|S. NO||AS Monaco Coupa De France Titles||Runner - Ups|
|1||1959-60||Saint - Etienne|
|4||1984-85||Paris Saint Germain|