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Olympique Lyonnais Football


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GOALKEEPERS NATIONALITY FOOT AGE
Anthony Racioppi Switzerland Right 22
Anton Ciprian Tătărușanu Romania Both 34
Anthony Lopes Portugal Left 30
MIDFIELDERS NATIONALITY FOOT AGE
Camilo Reijers de Olivera Brazil - 21
Jean Lucas de Souza Oliveira Brazil Right 22
Thiago Mendes Brazil - 28
Houssem Aouar France Right 22
Bruno Guimarães Rodriguez Moura Brazil Right 23
Maxence Caqueret France Right 20
Jeff Reine-Adelaide France Right 22
Martin Terrier France Right 23
Lucas Tousart France Right 23
ATTACKERS NATIONALITY FOOT AGE
Mathis Ryan Cherki France Right 17
Amine Gouiri France Right 20
Boubacar Fofana France Both 22
Karl Brillant Toko Ekambi Cameroon Right 28
Bertrand Isidore Traoré Burkina Faso Left 25
Memphis Depay Netherlands Right 26
Moussa Dembele France Right 24
Maxwel Cornet Côte d'Ivoire Right 24
DEFENDERS NATIONALITY FOOT AGE
Kenny Tete Netherlands Right 25
Youssouf Koné Mali Left 25
Fernando Marçal Brazil Left 31
Joachim Andersen Denmark Right 24
Marcelo Antônio Guedes Filho Brazil Right 33
Léo Dubois France Right 26
Melvin Bard France Left 20
Jason Denayer Belgium Right 25
Pierre Kalulu Kyatengwa France Right 20
Oumar Solet France - 20
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa France Right 31
Rafael Da Silva Brazil Right 30
Sinaly Diomande Côte d'Ivoire - 19
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Lyon FC History


Olympique Lyonnais is a professional football club based in Lyon, France. The club is also known as Lyon and have been nicknamed “Les Gones”, which means “The Kids”. Lyon plays in Ligue 1, the top division of Football football and is one of the most popular clubs in France. It have won the Ligue 1 for consecutive 7 years from 2002 and set a national record.


Lyon FC was founded in 1950 by Dr. Albert Trillat and other members of the club. It was initially formed under the Lyon Olympique Universitaire in the 1890s, but due to internal issues and disagreements, some members decided to form their own club and Olympique Lyonnais was born. 



Lyon FC Logo



Lyon’s logo consists of its name “Olympique Lyonnais” and the bottom half consists of the initials OL. It is outlined in gold and a lion is also featured in the logo. The lion represents the city of Lyon and it is present in both its flag and coat of arms. The primary colours of the club, red, blue and white, are represented in the logo. 


Lyon FC Ownership


Lyon is owned by French businessman Jean-Michel Aulas. He bought the club back in 1987 when the club was in serious crisis and paid off its debts. He is the president of the club and he made Lyon one of the richest clubs in the world. 


Jean-Michel Aulas transformed the club and under his leadership, Lyon won 7 consecutive league titles which is astonishing record for a Club like Lyon FC. They also appeared in the champions league for 11 times. Aulas owns 80% stake in Lyon and the remaining 20% stake was sold to IDG Capital for €100m in 2016.



Lyon FC Stadium - Parc Olympique Lyonnais



Olympique de Marseille v Club Atletico de Madrid - UEFA Europa League Final



Parc Olympique Lyonnais or Groupama Stadium is the new stadium for Lyon since 2016. It is located in Décines-Charpieu, Rhône, France and has a sitting capacity of 59,186 seats. Before Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon FC played in Stade de Gerland and since 1950 and it has been a historical venue for the Les Gones.



Lyon FC Manager - Sylvinho



FC Internazionale Training Session



Sylvinho is the manager of Lyon and he took charge in May 2019. The former Brazilian played as a left back in his days and is a two times UEFA Champions League winner. Before joining Lyon, Sylvinho had been an assistant manager of Cruzeiro, Inter Milan and Brazil national team. 



Lyon FC Trophies



Lyon FC Ligue 1 Titles (7)



S. NOLyon FC Ligue 1 TitlesRunner - Ups
12001-02Lens
22002-03Monaco
32003-04Paris Saint Germain
42004-05Leille
52005-06Bordeaux
62006-07Marseille
72007-08Bordeaux



Lyon FC Coupe de France Titles (5)



S. NOLyon FC Coupa De France TitlesRunner - Ups
11963-64Bordeaux
21966-67Sochaux
31972-73Nantes
42007-08Paris Saint Germain
52011-12US Quevilly


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