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Olympique Lyonnais Trivia

Can you answer these questions about Olympique Lyonnais?
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What is Lyon’s nickname, translating into English as “The Kids”?
Les Gones
What is the name of Lyon’s current stadium?
Groupama Stadium
At which stadium did Lyon play from 1950 until 2015?
Stade de Gerland
Who is the current head coach of Lyon?
Laurent Blanc
Who is the captain of Lyon?
Alexandre Lacazette
Which Frenchman holds the record for most Lyon appearances with 541?
Serge Chiesa
Which Frenchman is Lyon’s all-time record goalscorer with 182?
Fleury Di Nallo
Who is Lyon’s record signing, arriving from Angers for £22.5m in 2019?
Jeff Reine-Adélaïde
Who is Lyon’s record sale, joining Tottenham Hotspur for £55.45m in 2019?
Tanguy Ndombele
With which club does Lyon contest the Derby Rhône-Alpes?
Saint-Étienne
Who was Lyon manager as they won the 2001/02 Ligue 1 title, the first in the club’s history?
Jacques Santini
Who is the only Lyon manager to win the league and cup double?
Alain Perrin
What is the name of the Brazilian midfielder, who played for Lyon from 2001 until 2009 and was renowned for his knuckleball free kicks?
Juninho Pernambucano
In the 2007/08 season, which native Lyonnais was the Ligue 1 Player of the Year and Top Scorer, as the club secured its seventh-consecutive league title?
Karim Benzema
Which other native Lyonnais left the club to join Arsenal for £46.5m in 2017, before returning on a free transfer five years later?
Alexandre Lacazette
1 Comments
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Level 68
Nov 7, 2023
Another cool quiz !

Blanc was sacked last September, their current coach is Fabio Grosso.

I would suggest "Juninho" as a type-in (in France he is known as this single name), "Gerland" for Stade de Gerland, and "ASSE" for Saint-Etienne as well.

Derby Rhône-Alpes is heated, but is not relevant for a few years as Saint-Etienne fell into Ligue 2. A more heated derby these days is the "Choc des Olympiques", or "Olympico", with Marseille. To the point that OL buses on away matches at the Vélodrome are routinely welcomed with stone-throwing, which is an absolute shame (two weeks ago, coach Grosso was injured in the face due to shattered glass !!!)

But due to the very bad fit of Lyon in Ligue 1 this season (not a single victory to this date), the recurring joke is that the Rhône-Alpes derby will reappear either in Ligue 2 or in relegation playoffs 😅