Ligue 1 records

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The following is a list of records attained in French Football Ligue 1 since the league foundation in 1932.

Club[edit]

  • Most titles: Saint-Étienne, 10
  • Most consecutive titles: Lyon (2002–2008), 7
  • Longest unbeaten record within a single season: Nantes, 32 matches (1994–1995)
  • Longest unbeaten home record: Nantes, 92 matches, between May 15, 1976 and April 7, 1981
  • Most wins in a season: 26 for Reims (1959–60), AS Monaco (1960–61), Nantes (1965–66, 1979–80) for a 20-team league; 25 for Saint-Étienne (1969–70) for an 18-team league
  • Most home victories in a season: 19 for Saint-Étienne (1974–75)
  • Most away victories in a season: 12 for Saint-Étienne (1969–70) Lyon (2005–2006) and Marseille (1971–72 and 2008–09)
  • Fewest losses in a season: 1 for Nantes (1994–95)
  • Most seasons in top-flight: Sochaux, 57 seasons
  • Most consecutive seasons in top-flight: Nantes, 44 seasons (1963–2007)
  • Highest-scoring season: 1946–47 (1,344 goals, average: 3.51 per match) for a 20-team league; 1948–49 (1,138 goals, average: 3.71 per match) for an 18-team league
  • Highest-scoring team in a season: 1959–60 RC Paris, 118 goals, in 20-team format; 1948–49 Lille, 102 goals, in 18-team format
  • Best defense in a season: 1991–92 Marseille, 21 goals conceded
  • Best goal difference in a season: 1959–60 Reims, +63, 20-team format; 1948–49 Lille, +62, 18-team format
  • Biggest win: 12–1, Sochaux v. Valenciennes, 1935–36
  • Season with most yellow cards: 2002–03 (1,654)
  • Season with most red cards: 2002–2003 (131)
  • Most red cards in a season : 1998–99 Bastia, 2002–03 PSG, and 2003–04 Lens, 13
  • Most matches for a coach : Guy Roux, Auxerre (1961–2000,2001–2005) 890 matches
  • Highest overall attendance : 8,086,774 in 2004–2005 (20 clubs)
  • Highest average attendance : 23,154 per match in 2000–2001 (18 clubs)
  • Highest daily attendance for a single game day : 281,000, Day 33, 1997–1998 (28,100 per match)
  • Highest single attendance : 77,840, LilleLyon, 2007–2008 (Match played at the Stade de France)[1]
  • Most draws in the season : 2004–05 Bordeaux, 20

Players[edit]

Ten Players With Most Appearances[2]
Player Period Club[3] Games
1 Mickaël Landreau 1997– Nantes, Paris, Lille, Bastia 604
2 Jean-Luc Ettori 1975–1994 AS Monaco 602
3 Dominique Dropsy 1972–1989 Valenciennes, Strasbourg, Bordeaux 596
4 Dominique Baratelli 1967–1985 Ajaccio, Nice, Paris Saint-Germain 593
5 Alain Giresse 1970–1988 Bordeaux 586
6 Sylvain Kastendeuch 1982–2001 Metz 577
7 Patrick Battiston 1973–1991 Bordeaux 558
8 Jacky Novi 1964–1980 Marseille 545
9 Roger Marche 1944–1962 Stade Reims 542
10 Jean-Paul Bertrand-Demanes 1969–1988 Nantes 532
- Henri Michel 1966–1982 Nantes 532

Ten Highest Goalscorers[4]
Player Period Club[5] Goals
1 Delio Onnis 1971–1986 AS Monaco 299 (Ø 0,66)
2 Bernard Lacombe 1969–1987 Lyon, Bordeaux 255 (Ø 0,51)
3 Hervé Revelli 1965–1978 Saint-Étienne 216 (Ø 0,55)
4 Thadée Cisowski 1947–1961 Paris 206 (Ø 0,72)
5 Roger Piantoni 1950–1966 Stade Reims 203 (Ø 0,52)
6 Roger Courtois 1932–1956 Sochaux 193
7 Joseph Ujlaki 1947–1964 Paris 189 (Ø 0,43)
8 Fleury Di Nallo 1960–1975 Lyon 187 (Ø 0,44)
9 Carlos Bianchi 1973–1980 Stade Reims 179 (Ø 0,81)
- Gunnar Andersson 1950–1960 Marseille 179 (Ø 0,77)

Other records[edit]

Juninho, among others, holds the record of most Ligue 1 titles for a player with 7

Transfers[edit]

References[edit]