Lyon fc

lyon fc

What is the history of Lyon FC?

The club was formed in 1899 as the football section of sports club Lyon Olympique Universitaire. In 1950, the section split from the club and formed the club that exists today. Lyon played their first competitive match in August 1950. The clubs first major honor was winning the 1963–64 edition of the Coupe de France.

Is Lyonnais a French football club?

Olympique Lyonnais is a French professional association football club based in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, playing in Ligue 1, the top level of the French football league system, as of the 2010–11 season. The club was formed in 1899 as the football section of sports club Lyon Olympique Universitaire.

What is the annual income of Lyon FC?

In February 2009, Lyon were rated in the 12th spot in the Deloitte Football Money League, reportedly bringing in an annual revenue of €155.7 million for the 2007–08 season, which ranks among the worlds best football clubs in terms of revenue. In 2016, a Chinese private equity fund acquired 20% stake in Olympique Lyonnais Group for €100 million.

Where is the stadium of Lyon FC?

Lyon hosts its matches at the Groupama OL training Center, a stadium of capacity 1,524 that is situated not far from the larger Parc Olympique Lyonnais where the male teams play. The womens team does host its big matches at the 59,000-seat stadium. The president of the club is Jean-Michel Aulas and the captain of the team is Wendie Renard.

When did Lyon become a football club?

In 1899, Lyon Olympique formed a football section. In the early years of the club, the football section was often overshadowed by local rivals FC Lyon, who won the French championship in both the 1908 and 1909 seasons. Both LOU and FC Lyon also shared rivalries with local clubs CS Terreaux and AS Lyonnaise.

What is the history of the club Olympique Lyonnais?

Olympique Lyonnais was formed under the multisports club Lyon Olympique Universitaire, which was originally formed in 1896 as Racing Club de Lyon. In 1899, Lyon Olympique formed a football section.

Is Lyonnais a French football club?

Olympique Lyonnais is a French professional association football club based in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, playing in Ligue 1, the top level of the French football league system, as of the 2010–11 season. The club was formed in 1899 as the football section of sports club Lyon Olympique Universitaire.

What is the history of Lyon?

Lyon is a city in the south of France. The area has been inhabited since prehistoric times and was one of the most important cities of the Roman Empire, Lugdunum. After the Battle of Lugdunum (197) the city never fully recovered, and Lyon was built out of its ashes becoming a part of the Kingdom of the Burgundians. Lyon Coat of Arms

How much does Olympique Lyon pay per week?

Olympique Lyons wage bill is currently €1,111,731 gross per week. What league does Olympique Lyon play in? Olympique Lyon currently plays in the Ligue 1.

What is the value of Lyon FC?

The club currently operates on the European Stock Exchange under the name OL Groupe, initialled OLG. In April 2008, business magazine Forbes ranked Lyon as the thirteenth most valuable football team in the world. The magazine valued the club at $408 million (€275.6M), excluding debt.

What is the net worth of Lyon?

In April 2008, business magazine Forbes ranked Lyon as the thirteenth most valuable football team in the world. The magazine valued the club at $408 million (€275.6M), excluding debt.

Who is the owner of Lyon Football Club?

Under Mignots helm, Lyon won its third Coupe de France title in 1972–73, beating Nantes 2–1. In June 1987, Lyon was bought by Rhône businessman Jean-Michel Aulas who took control of the club aiming to turn Lyon into an established Ligue 1 side.

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