Lille History, Ownership, Squad members, Support Staff and Honors

Lille, also known as LOSC, is a French association Football club. They participate in the Ligue 1 and Cope de France


Lille was formed 75 years ago on 23rd September 1944 when two clubs Olympique and SC Fives united due to their weak conditions as a result of the World War.

The club, in its first decade, won two league titles and reached second place for four consecutive seasons.

The club suffered a major setback, when it was relegated for the first time in 1956, due to lack of facilities and resources. The club was saved by some young leaders such as Max pommerolle who came and gave new inputs to the club.

In 2001, the club entered its first UEFA Competition. In the prestigious Champions League, they reached up to the 16th round.

Club Ownership

The Ligue 1 Club is currently in the hands of Spanish businessman, entrepreneur and investor Gerard Lopez. In October 2016, he entered into talks with the club president Michel Seydoux who handed him the club eventually.

Gerard also serves as the president of the club. The club has changed its home ground three times since its origin. Currently, the Stade Pierre-Mauroy serves as the home ground of the club. The stadium is located in Lille which can hold 50,186 spectators.

The current net worth of the club is 223.60 Million Euros.


Name Position Age
Christophe Galtier Head Coach 53
Thierry Oleksiak Assistant Coach 58
Franck Manteaux Goalkeeping Coach 54
Nicolas Anelka Youth Coach  40


Name  Position Jersey No.
L. Rémy Forward 9
Timothy Weah Forward 22
Victor Osimhen Forward 7
L. Araújo Forward 11
J. Bamba Forward 14
Y. Yazici  Midfielder 12
J. Ikoné Midfielder 10
B. André Midfielder 21



Midfielder 8
R. Sanches


Midfielder 18
T. Maia Midfielder 20
   B. Soumaré Midfielder 24
Gabriel Magalhães Defender 4
Adama Soumaoro Defender 5
T. Djaló Defender 2
  José Fonte Defender 6
S. Agouzoul Defender 3
Domagoj Bradaric Defender 29
Reinildo Mandava Defender 28
Z. Celik Defender 17
J. Pied Defender 26
Léo Jardim GoalKeeper 1
Mike Maignan GoalKeeper 16



The club holds

  • 3 Ligue 1 titles
  • 6 Coupe de France titles


The Club holds

  • 1 UEFA Intertoto Cup title


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