Olympique Lyonnais fixtures
Lyon, one of the most important and iconic in French football are ready to start their challenge for domestic and European glory. You can buy and sell Olympique Lyonnais tickets here today at StubHub. The club from France's 'second city' pipped rivals Olympique de Marseille to the final Champions League place, joining PSG and Monaco as one of the three French teams to have qualified for Europe's stellar club competition. It seems like a long time since Lyon used to dominate the French league (they won the Ligue 1 an incredible seven years in a row), in fact, the club has not won the Ligue 1 title since 2008. Since then, the title has been shared between Marseille, Monaco, Lille, Montpellier and current French champions Paris Saint Germain. With French manager Bruno Généiso at the helm, Olympique Lyonnais and their fans will be desperate to end the trophy with some serious silverware. So, cheer on 'The Kids' at their epic Groupama Stadium, get your Lyon tickets here today at StubHub.
Olympique Lyonnais history
Olympique Lyon, or simply OL, are one of the most recognizable sides in both French and European football. Founded in 1899, the club was nationally established in 1950. Despite having a long history, the club from Lyon didn't achieve any notable success until the 21st century. Olympique Lyonnais then exploded onto the scene, winning their first Ligue 1 title in 2002 and setting a national record by winning seven consecutive titles. Lyon has also won seven Trophée des Champions (another record) and five Coupe de France titles.
In 2016 Olympique Lyonnais moved into their new stadium the Groupama Stadium or, more commonly known as, Parc Olympique Lyonnais. This brand new 59,186-seater stadium replaced their previous stadium the Stade de Gerland. Since the new Lyon stadium was built not only has it hosted several important Ligue 1 matches, it was the venue for the 2018 Europa League final and also several matches in the 2016 European football championships. With OL tickets you could be inside this wonderful, modern football stadium. Don't miss out!
Olympique Lyonnais players
There have been some legendary players to play for Lyon over the years. Some of the best Olympique Lyonnais players, past and present, include Michael Essien, Karim Benzema, Alexandre Lacazettem, Florent Malouda and Brazilian legend Juninho. The record appearance holder for OL is Serge Chiesa, a French attacking midfielder who made 541 appearances for the French side. The record Lyon goalscorer is Fleury Di Nallo, nicknamed The Little Prince of Gerland, he scored 182 goals for the club in 413 appearances. Cheer on the team and buy Lyon FC tickets now!