This article is about the women's association football team. For the men's association football club, see
Olympique Lyonnais Féminin ( French pronunciation: ; commonly referred to as [ɔlɛ̃pik ljɔnɛ] Olympique Lyon, Lyon, or simply OL) is a French women's football club based in Lyon. It is the most successful club in the history of Division 1 Féminine with fourteen league titles. The club has been the female section of Olympique Lyonnais since 2004. Lyon currently play in the Division 1 Féminine and are the defending champions, having won the league for ten consecutive seasons.
The club was formed as the women's section of
in 1970. In 2004, the women's club became the women's section of Olympique Lyonnais. Since joining Lyon, the women's section has won the FC Lyon Division 1 Féminine ten times and seven Coupe de France titles . Lyon reached the semi-finals of the 2007–08 edition of the UEFA Women's Cup and, during the 2009–10 season, reached the final of the inaugural edition of the UEFA Women's Champions League losing to German club Turbine Potsdam 7–6 on penalties.  In the following season, Lyon finally captured the UEFA Women's Champions League defeating its nemesis Turbine Potsdam 2–0 in the 2011 final. It successfully defended its title in 2012, defeating  FFC Frankfurt in the final.
Lyon hosts its matches at the Plaine des Jeux de
Gerland, a 2,200-capacity stadium that is situated not far from the Stade de Gerland, where the male sections plays. The women's team does host its "big" matches at the 43,051-seat stadium. The president of the club is Jean-Michel Aulas and the captain of the team is Wendie Renard. According to the UEFA women's coefficient, Lyon are the highest-ranked club in UEFA. 
Players [ edit ]
Current squad [ edit ]
As of 21 September 2016  Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Former notable players [ edit ]
Honours [ edit ]
Official [ edit ]
Winners (14): 1990–91, 1992–93, 1994–95, 1997–98, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
Winners (8): 2003, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Winners (3): 2010–11, 2011–12, 2015–16
Runners-Up (2): 2009–10, 2012–13
Invitational [ edit ]
Winners (1): 2012
Winners (1): 2014
List of seasons [ edit ]
Top scorers in
bold were also the top scorers in the Division 1 Féminine that season.
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