US Orléans

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US Orléans logo.svg
Full nameUnion Sportive Orléans Loiret Football
Founded1976; 43 years ago (1976)
GroundStade de la Source,
ManagerDidier Ollé-Nicolle
LeagueLigue 2
2017–18Ligue 2, 12th
WebsiteClub 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 4 March 2019[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
2 France DF Rédha Fresneau
3 France DF Cédric Cambon
4 France DF Gabriel Mutombo
5 France DF Adrien Monfray
6 France MF Maxime D'Arpino
7 France FW Gaëtan Perrin
8 Senegal FW Ousmane Cissokho
9 France FW Anthony Le Tallec
10 Algeria MF Karim Ziani (captain)
11 France FW Jordan Tell (on loan from Rennes)
14 Mali FW Adama Traoré (on loan from Metz)
16 France GK Alexis Sevestre
17 France MF Pierre Bouby
No. Position Player
18 France DF Quentin Lecoeuche (on loan from Lorient)
20 Republic of the Congo MF Durel Avounou (on loan from Caen)
22 France DF Gauthier Pinaud
23 France DF Steve Furtado
24 France MF Yohan Demoncy
25 France FW Fahd El Khoumisti
26 France FW Hicham Benkaïd
27 Martinique MF Thomas Ephestion
28 Senegal MF Joseph Lopy
29 Morocco MF Amine Talal
30 France GK Gauthier Gallon
31 France DF Paul Mbelek Nouga
32 France DF Esteban Hari

Reserve team[edit]

As of 18 March 2019[2]

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

No. Position Player
-- France GK Ludovic Le Pennec
-- France GK Adrien Jobelot
-- France DF Elvy Passy
-- France DF Gaoussou Diarra
-- France DF AYanis Le Bris
-- France DF Redha Fresneau
-- Mauritania DF Abdoulkader Thiam
-- France DF Joris Moutachy
-- France DF Paul Nouga
-- France MF Pierre Bourillon
No. Position Player
-- France MF Hermann Esmel
-- France MF Jimmy Esteve
-- Republic of the Congo MF Fulgency Kimbembé
-- France MF Victor Boron
-- France MF Esteban Hari
-- France FW Lucas Leroux
-- France FW Mathieu Desmarres
-- France FW Régis Djoman
-- France FW Alban Dupa
-- France FW Aurélien Scheidler

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". US Orléans Official Site. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  2. ^ "EQUIPE NATIONAL 3" (in French). US Orléans.

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