Ligue 1

Ligue 1
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[edit] Background Information

The Ligue 1 is the highest division of French football and was founded in 1932. The League has been dominated recently by Lyon, who have won it 7 times in the past 8 years. The most successful team in the leagues history is A.S. Saint-Etienne who hold the record for most league wins, with 10.

[edit] Recent Winners

2010 - Marseille

2009 - Bordeaux

2008 - Lyon

2007 - Lyon

2006 - Lyon

2005 - Lyon

2004 - Lyon

2003 - Lyon

2002 - Lyon

2001 - Nantes

2000 - Monaco

1999 - Bordeaux

[edit] League Information

1. There are 20 teams in Ligue 1 at all times.

2. The first round of matches is in August, and the last is in May.

3. There are 38 games played, each team playing together twice. Once at home, and once away.

4. There are 3 points awarded for a win, 1 for a draw, and 0 for a loss.

5. At the end of the season, positions are decided in this order- points, goal difference, goals scored then head to head record

6. The 3 teams at the bottom of the league in May are relegated.

7. The team who accumulate the most points, or a better goal difference come May, are declared champions.

8. You can name 7 subs during match day, with 3 allowed to be used.

9. Maximum of 4 Non-EU players in the squad.

10. The top 3 teams in the league qualify for the champions league

[edit] The Teams

The 20 teams who are currently in Ligue 1 are:


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