Olympique de Marseille

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Full nameOlympique de Marseille
Nickname(s)Les Phocéens, L'OM, Les Olympiens
Foondit1899; 125 years ago (1899)
GroundStade Vélodrome
Ground Capacity67,186
AwnerFrank McCourt (95%)
Margarita Louis-Dreyfus (5%)[1]
ChairmanPablo Longoria
LeagueLigue 1
2022–23Ligue 1, 3rd o 20
WabsteidClub wabsteid

Olympique de Marseille (French pronunciation: ​[ɔlɛ̃pik də maʁsɛj], locally [ɔlɛ̃ˈpikə də mɑχˈsɛjə]; also known as l'OM IPA: [lo.ɛm], locally [loˈɛmə]) or simply Marseille, is a French association fitbaw club based in Marseille.

Foondit in 1899, the club play in Ligue 1 an hae spent maist o their history in the top tier o French fitbaw. Marseille hae been French champions nine times an hae wan the Coupe de France a record ten times. In 1993, the club became the first an anerly French club tae win the UEFA Champions League. In 1994, Marseille wur relegatit acause o a bribery scandal, luisin their domestic trophy, but no the UEFA Champions League title. In 2010, Marseille became French champions again, unner the stewardship o umwhile club captain Didier Deschamps.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Internaitional competeetions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Domestic competeetions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Marseille players winnin Coupe de la Ligue 2009–10
Marseille players winnin 2011 Trophée des Champions

Defunct Domestic competitions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Footnotes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "L'OM vendu 45 millions d'euros par Margarita Louis-Dreyfus à Frank McCourt" (in French). L'Équipe. 16 September 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  2. Until 2002, when the Ligue 1 was formed, the top tier of French football was known as Division 1.
  3. The trophy was known as Challenge des champions until 1995, and as Trophée des Champions ever since.

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