US Orléans

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US Orléans Loiret Football
US Orléans logo.svg
Full name Union Sportive Orléans Loiret Football
Founded 1976; 42 years ago (1976)
Ground Stade de la Source,
Ground Capacity 7,533
Manager Didier Ollé-Nicolle
League Ligue 2
2016–17 Ligue 2, 18th
Website Club website

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.


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.


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


Current squad[edit]

As of 10 October 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 France DF Cédric Cambon
4 France DF Gabriel Mutombo (on loan from Angers)
5 France DF Adrien Monfray
6 France MF Maxime D'Arpino (on loan from Lyon)
7 France FW Gaëtan Perrin (on loan from Lyon)
8 France DF Matthieu Chemin
10 Algeria MF Karim Ziani (captain)
11 France MF Oumar Camara
12 Senegal MF Ousmane Cissokho
14 Senegal FW Yannick Gomis
15 France FW Issiaka Bamba
No. Position Player
17 France MF Pierre Bouby
19 France FW Ferris N'Goma
20 France MF Matthieu Ligoule
21 Tunisia MF Mohamed Ben Othman
22 France DF Gauthier Pinaud
23 France DF Steve Furtado
25 France DF Edson Seidou
26 France FW Hicham Benkaïd
27 Guadeloupe FW Livio Nabab
28 France MF Denis-Will Poha (on loan from Rennes)
29 Morocco FW Amine Talal
30 France GK Gauthier Gallon

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.



  1. ^ "Équipe première". Retrieved 1 July 2017. 

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