US Orléans

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US Orléans Loiret Football
US Orléans logo.svg
Full name Union Sportive Orléans Loiret Football
Founded 1976; 41 years ago (1976)
Ground Stade de la Source,
Orléans
Ground Capacity 6,863
Manager Didier Ollé-Nicolle
League Ligue 2
2016–17 Ligue 2, 18th
Website Club home page

Union Sportive Orléans Loiret Football (pronounced: [juːnjən spɔrtɪv ɔʁleɑ̃]; commonly referred to as US Orléans or simply Orléans) is a French association football club based in Orléans. The club was founded in 1976 and currently play in Ligue 2 after earning promotion from the Championnat National. Orléans plays its home matches at the Stade de la Source located within the city.

History[edit]

The club was originally called Arago Sport Orléanais and founded as the football section of a general sports club in the city. In 1976, the club adopted its current name and turned professional in 1980. The club is based at the modern 5,000 capacity all-seated Stade de la Source. The club's record attendance was 11,680 against AS Monaco in 1989 and its colours are red and yellow.

Honours[edit]

Winners (1): 2013–14
Winners (1): 2009–10 (Group D)
Runners-up (1): 1980

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 24 January 2017.[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 France GK Thomas Renault
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Joël Sami
4 France MF Mickaël Barreto
7 France DF Adrien Pagerie
9 France FW Romain Armand
11 France FW Kévin Dupuis
13 Tunisia FW Khaled Ayari
14 Senegal MF Yannick Gomis
15 Comoros DF Benjaloud Youssouf
16 Mali GK Oumar Sissoko
17 France MF Pierre Bouby
No. Position Player
18 Central African Republic DF Manassé Enza-Yamissi
19 France FW Ferris N'Goma
20 France MF Matthieu Ligoule (captain)
21 Algeria MF Karim Ziani
22 France DF Gauthier Pinaud
23 France MF Farid Beziouen
25 France DF Edson Seidou
26 Algeria DF Essaïd Belkalem
27 Guadeloupe FW Livio Nabab
28 France DF Matthieu Chemin
30 France GK Sébastien Mpeck-Makendi
France FW Hicham Benkaid

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
France MF Oumar Camara (on loan to CA Bastia)

Notable players[edit]

Below are the notable former players who have represented Orléans in league and international competition since the club's foundation in 1976. To appear in the section below, a player must have played in at least 80 official matches for the club or have represented their respective national team during their stint at the club or after the player's departure.

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Équipe première". usofoot.com. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 

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