Marseille History, Ownership, Squad Members, Support Staff, and Honors

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Olympique de Marseille, too known as OM or essentially Marseille, is a French proficient football club based in Marseille in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Established in 1899, the club plays in Ligue 1 and has gone through most of their history within the top level of French football. The club has won ten official league titles (nine times in Ligue 1), ten Coupes de France and three Coupes de la Ligue. In 1993, coach Raymond Goethals has driven the group to end up the first and only French club to win the UEFA Champions League, overcoming AC Milan 1–0 in the last. In 2010, Marseille won its first Ligue 1 title in 18 years under the overseeing of previous club captain Didier Deschamps.

History

Olympique de Marseille was established as an Omnisports club in 1892 by René Dufaure de Montmirail, a French sports official. Known as Sporting Club, US Phocéenne and Football Club de Marseille within the first five years after its establishment, the club received the title Olympique de Marseille in 1899 in respect of the anniversary of Marseille’s establishing by Greeks from Phocaea a few 25 centuries prior, with the title Olympique, coming from old Olympic Games

In the beginning, rugby union was the foremost critical group sport of the club, the witticism Droit au but coming from rugby. Partnered with the Union des Sociétés Françaises de Sports Athlétiques (USFSA) since 1898, it was only in 1902, much appreciated to English and German individuals, that football started to be played by Olympique de Marseille. Wealthier and superior composed than other football groups of Marseille, Olympique de Marseille, then playing at the Stade de l’Huveaune, took the authority within the city. In 1904, Olympique de Marseille won the first Championnat du Littoral, involving restricting groups from Marseille and its suburbs, and took portion within the last rounds of the 11th French championship. At that time, the word “football” connected to rugby, and individuals used the word “Affiliation”  for football.

Ownership

Frank McCourt owns the club Olympique De Marseille,  On 29 August 2016, it was announced that American businessman Frank McCourt had agreed to buy the club from Margarita Louis-Dreyfus.

Coaching Staff

Name Position Age
André Villas-Boas Manager 42
Ricardo Carvalho Assistant Manager 41
Wil Coort Goalkeeping Manager 51
José Mário Rocha Conditioning Coach 57
José Mário Rocha Conditioning Coach 41
Sam Dorin Video Analyst 31

 

Medical Staff

Name Position Age
Joel Coste Club Doctor

 

Scouting

Name Position Age
Francois Brisson Scout 61
Roland Gransart Scout 66
Narcís Julià Scout 56

 

Management

Name Position Age
Jacques-Henri Eyraud President 51
Andoni Zubizarreta Director of Sport 58
Albert Valentín Sporting Director 58
Basile Boli Spots Co-ordinator 53

 

Squad

Name Position Age
Steve Mandanda Goalkeeper 30
Yohann Pelé Goalkeeper 16
Ahmadou Dia Goalkeeper 40
Simon Ngapandouetnbu Goalkeeper 1
Boubacar Kamara Defender 4
Duje Caleta-Car Defender 15
Álvaro González Defender 3
Lucas Perrin Defender 32
Jordan Amavi Defender 18
Hiroki Sakai Defender 2
Bouna Sarr Defender 17
Abdallah Ali Mohamed Defender 31
Kevin Strootman Midfielder 12
Grégory Sertic Midfielder 22
Alexandre Phliponeau Midfielder 34
Morgan Sanson Midfielder 8
Valentin Rongier Midfielder 21
Maxime López Midfielder 27
Saîf-Eddine Khaoui Midfielder 24
Florian Chabrolle Midfielder 29
Dimitri Payet Forward 10
Nemanja Radonjic Forward 7
Marley Aké Forward 36
Florian Thauvin Forward 26
Isaac Lihadji Forward 28
Darío Benedetto Forward 9
Valère Germain Forward 28

 

Honours Domestic competitions

  • French Championship / Ligue 1
    • Winners (10): 1928–29, 1936–37, 1947–48, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1992–93, 2009–10
    • Runners-up(12): 1919, 1937–38, 1938–39, 1969–70, 1974–75, 1986–87, 1993–94, 1998–99, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13
  • Ligue 2
    • Winners (1): 1994–95
    • Runners-up(2): 1965–66, 1995–96
  • Coupe de France
    • Winners (10): 1923–24, 1925–26, 1926–27, 1934–35, 1937–38, 1942–43, 1968–69, 1971–72, 1975–76, 1988–89
    • Runners-up(9): 1933–34, 1939–40, 1953–54, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1990–91, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2015–16
  • Coupe de la Ligue
    • Winners (3): 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12
  • Trophée des Champions
    • Winners (3): 1971, 2010, 2011
    • Runners-up(2): 1969, 1972
  • Coupe Charles Drago
    • Winners (1): 1957

International competitions

  • European Cup/UEFA Champions League
    • Winners (1): 1992–93
    • Runners-up(1): 1990–91
  • UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
    • Runners-up(3): 1998–99, 2003–04, 2017–18
  • UEFA Intertoto Cup
    • Winners (1): 2005

 


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