List of French second division champions
The winner also earns promotion to the first division Ligue 1, as do the second-place and third-place finisher. Ligue 2 was inaugurated in the 1933–34 season under the authority of the French Football Federation. Following World War II, the league assumed its identity under the Ligue de Football Professionnel.
Ligue 2 Champions
- In Bold are the teams who won the Championship play–offs.
- In 1948–49, 1. FC Saarbrücken won the division under the name FC Sarrebruck, but as a German team, their points were ignored in the final standings.
Performances by club