The club participated in Ligue 1 , Coupe de France , Coupe de la Ligue and the UEFA Europa League . The two last victories at the Stade Vélodrome against Roubaix (6–0) and Metz (6–3) were important, as Aznar and Robin's returned in spring. The arrival of Vasconcellos made the defence stronger, whereas former goalkeeper Laurent Di Lorto shone with Sochaux and France. Marcel Leclerc was forced to leave the club on 19 July 1972. Olympique Marseille » Squad 2015/2016. For the first championship, Division 1 was divided into two pools. Sampaoli takes over OM - "Was told Marseille is a passion", PSG talent Soumaïla Coulibaly to join BVB - ACL injury no obstacle, Sampaoli to take over at Olympique Marseille - Joins from Atlético Mineiro. In the Coupe de France, l'OM lost in five matches to Club français, winning the second match that was cancelled due to the disqualification of Marseille striker Vernicke. 13 39.4 %, National team players: In 2017, Monaco won the French football 's top flight by eight points. In 1904, Olympique de Marseille won the first Championnat du Littoral, involving opposing teams from Marseille and its suburbs, and took part in the final rounds of the 11th French championship. , In the 2019–20 Ligue 1 season, Marseille finished second after the season was ended early due to the coronavirus pandemic, thus qualifying for the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2013–14.. At that time, the word "football" applied to rugby, and people used the word "Association" (which would be soccer in North America) for football. Lucas Perrin. On 12 April 1986, Bernard Tapie became president, thanks to Marseille mayor Gaston Defferre, and promptly built the greatest team seen France up to that point. The 2016â17 Toulouse FC season is the 47th professional season of the club since its creation in 1970. However, this rivalry appears only in the 1990s, where it is promoted by the respective owners of PSG - Canal+, the TV channel which broadcast the League 1 football matches - and Olympique de Marseile - Bernard Tapie, also owner of the sports company Adidas -, for obvious marketing reasons. 6, Stadium: President: M. Dard The sacking came on the eve of the club's Coupe de France semi-final fixture. Aznar scored 45 goals in 30 matches, plus 11 in cup games, for a record of 56 goals in 38 matches. Directed by : Kad Merad Produced by : Eskwad, LGM Cinéma SAS Genre: Fiction - Runtime: 1 h 39 min French release: 16/03/2016 Production year: â¦ Olympique de Marseille (French pronunciation: [ɔlɛ̃pik də maʁsɛj], locally [ɔlɛ̃ˈpikə də maχˈsɛjə]; Occitan: Olimpic de Marselha, pronounced [ulimˈpi de maʀˈsejɔ]), also known as OM (IPA: [o.ɛm], locally [oˈɛmə]) or simply Marseille, is a French professional football club based in Marseille.  With PSG being located in the north in the French capital and Marseille located along the Mediterranean coast, the rivalry is often referred to as "the North versus the South." However, the club retained the Coupe de la Ligue for the third year running, beating Lyon 1–0 in the Final. Following completion in August 2014, the final capacity increased to 67,000 ahead of France's hosting of UEFA Euro 2016. The highlight of the club's history is winning the new format Champions League in 1993. Known as Sporting Club, US Phocéenne and Football Club de Marseille in the first five years after its foundation, the club adopted the name Olympique de Marseille in 1899 in honour of the anniversary of Marseille's founding by Greeks from Phocaea some 25 centuries earlier, with the name Olympique, coming from ancient Olympic Games.. In 1993, coach Raymond Goethals led the team to become the first and only French club to win the UEFA Champions League, also the first one with this new naming, defeating AC Milan 1–0 in the final. Honorary presidents: Paul Le Cesne et Fernand Bouisson They are the only French club to win the UEFA Champions League, in 1993.. Where did Monaco's Cup winning 2016/17 side end up? Bielsa was the club's first Argentine coach and the first coach to lead the team into the renovated Velodrome, which opened in August with a fixture against Montpellier. In 1997, Marseille was purchased by Franco-Swiss businessman Robert Louis-Dreyfus.  Then followed an era of crisis, with Marseille only winning a Coupe de France in 1976 and being relegated to the second division, where they played with a bunch of young local players: the Minots who allowed the team to return to First division in 1984. In 2010, Marseille won its first Ligue 1 title in 18 years under the management of former club captain Didier Deschamps.  Within the next few days, McCourt appointed Jacques-Henri Eyraud as the club's president, Rudi Garcia as the manager of the club's first team and Andoni Zubizarreta as director of sport. Marseille lost the game 1–0, and Bielsa shocked the footballing world with his unexpected decision, citing a lack of trust with the club's management, who he said had reneged on a previously agreed contract extension. Squad of Olympique Marseille Filter by season 20/21 19/20 18/19 17/18 16/17 15/16 14/15 13/14 12/13 11/12 10/11 09/10 08/09 07/08 06/07 05/06 04/05 03/04 02/03 01/02 00/01 99/00 98/99 97/98 96/97 95/96 94/95 93/94 92/93 91/92 90/91 89/90 88/89 87/88 86/87 85/86 84/85 83/84 82/83 81/82 80/81 79/80 78/79 77/78 76/77 75/76 74/75 73/74 72/73 71/72 70/71 69/70 68/69 67/68 66/67 62/63 58/59 â¦ Hence, the squad list includes only the principal nationality of each player; several non-European players on the squad have dual citizenship with an EU country. His first signings were Karl-Heinz Forster and Alain Giresse, who were bought after the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Managerless Marseille claim much-needed win. This triumph, however, was followed by a decade of decline. On 27 July 2011, Marseille won the 2011 Trophée des Champions title by beating Lille 5–4 at Stade de Tanger in Morocco. Revivez les meilleurs moments de Olympique de Marseille - FC Lorient (2-0) en vidéo. In the summer of 2016, Marseille once more sold off a number of key players to meet financial obligations and to clear its wage bill ahead of an impending takeover. In the summer of 2016, Marseille once more sold off a number of key players to meet financial obligations and to clear its wage bill ahead of an impending takeover. PSG and Marseille are the only French clubs to have won European trophies (besides Lyon), PSG having won the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1996 and Marseille won the UEFA Champions League in 1993 (Lyon having won the UEFA intertoto cup in 1997), and they were the two dominant forces before the emergence of Lyon at the beginning of the 21st century. That triumph was the first time ever for a French club and it made Didier Deschamps and Fabien Barthez the youngest captain and goalkeeper, respectively, to capture the title. Tapie signed a large number of highly regarded players over the next few years in his pursuit of the European Cup, such as Jean-Pierre Papin, Chris Waddle, Klaus Allofs, Enzo Francescoli, Abedi Pele, Didier Deschamps, Basile Boli, Marcel Desailly, Rudi Völler, Tony Cascarino and Eric Cantona as well as appointing high-profile coaches like Franz Beckenbauer, Gérard Gili and Raymond Goethals. Please add the homepage on which the squad is supposed to be embedded. Marseille then became the first team to win back-to-back Coupe de la Ligue successes when they won the 2011 edition by beating Montpellier 1–0 on 23 April. Steve Mandanda, the club's long-serving captain ended eight years at the club and moved to Crystal Palace, Nicolas N'Koulou moved to Lyon, while striker Michy Batshuayi was sold to Chelsea for a club record €40 million. At first, rugby union was the most important team sport of the club, the motto Droit au but coming from rugby. He was replaced on an interim basis by José Anigo. Christopher Rocchia. â¦ Basile Boli scored the only goal against Italy's Milan in the final held in Munich's Olympic Stadium. In the bottom image Batshuayi is pictured wearing the official 2016/17 training wear, which is available to pre-order now. ... City player since 2016-17. Elie Baup took over, leading the club to a surprising second-place finish in the 2012–13 season despite selling multiple key players, including Loïc Rémy, César Azpilicueta and Stéphane Mbia. As with the Virage Nord, the South Curve is controlled by supporter's associations with the Commando Ultras 1984 and the South Winners dominating the central section and Amis de l'OM and Club Central des Supporteurs filling the remaining sections of the stand.  Another close call to glory was in the Coupe de France final against Sochaux in May 2007. Marseille was runner-up in the Coupe de France (Nice won 2–1) in 1954 and the Coupe Drago in 1957 to (Lens which won 3–1). In 2011, Marseille lost the Ligue 1 championship title but qualified for the UEFA Champions League for the fifth time in a row, a club record. The club's motto, "Droit au but", dates from the days when the club's main sport was rugby, under the name "Football Club de Marseille". From 1959 to 1965, the team played in the second division, except during the 1962–63 season, finishing 20th out of 20 in the first division. Check out the Olympique Marseille 2016-17 Third kit by adidas, worn in the 2016-17 Ligue 1 season. Like all the game's major rivalries, the antipathy between PSG and Marseille extends outside the pitch. June 2015 saw three key players leave the club—André-Pierre Gignac and André Ayew left the club for Tigres UANL and Swansea City, respectively, after their contracts expired, while Dimitri Payet left to join West Ham United for a €15 million transfer fee. In the summer of 2012, Deschamps resigned, and later took on the France job. Olympique de Marseille was founded as an omnisport club in 1892 by René Dufaure de Montmirail, a French sports official. Marseille 2010-2016 FIFA 16 Ultimate Team Squad by futheaduser-669597 - join the discussion or make a squad of your own! The stadium again underwent redevelopment in time for the 1998 World Cup and was transformed into an immense ground composed of two Curva ends (Virage Nord and Virage Sud – North Curve and South Curve) which house the supporters groups as well as the main stand, Jean Bouin, and the imposing Ganay stand. Marseille returned to the top flight in 1996 with backing from Adidas's CEO Robert Louis-Dreyfus. The French clásico has a historical, cultural and social importance that makes it more than just a football game, pitching capital against province, and the traditional wealth and high culture of Paris against the industrial and cosmopolitan traditions of Marseille. The term Classique is modelled on El Clásico, contested between Barcelona and Real Madrid. The following players received the Ballon d'Or award whilst playing for Olympique de Marseille: Two other former Ballon d'Or winners were hired by Olympique de Marseille: George Weah played for Marseille in 2000–01 after winning the Ballon d'Or in 1995 and Franz Beckenbauer coached the team for 6 months in 1990. Two Marseille fan leaders in court for attack on training ground. The first period of Olympique de Marseille's domination of the French League started in the early 1970s under Marcel Leclerc's presidency (1965–1972). Marseille announced on 2 May 2014 an agreement with Marcelo Bielsa, who took the managerial hotseat. Marseille traditionally play in an all-white kit with sky blue detailing. The President was a stubborn man, and he threatened the league to withdraw his professional team from Ligue 1 because the federation refused to accept three foreign players per team (Leclerc wanted to acquire the Hungarian star Zoltán Varga but he had already the maximum number of two foreigners in his team). Checkout team and player details. Marseille returned to the Champions League, spending close to €40 million on the likes of Dimitri Payet, Florian Thauvin and Giannelli Imbula. Despite an indifferent club form, OM lost to eventual finalists Bayern Munich, and slumped to an overall tenth-place finish in Ligue 1. Find Marseille results and fixtures , Marseille team stats: squad, top scorers, yellow and red cards, goals scoring stats, current form.