Tag: Ligue 1


Lyon’s home venue retains Groupama name

Lyon Groupama Arena extends naming rights

Groupama – the French insurance major – has renewed on an agreement as regards naming rights to the home arena of Ligue 1 French professional football club Olympique Lyonnais. The naming contract for Lyon has been extended for two years. The amount of the contract has not been disclosed as... » Read more


France extends 5,000-fans limit in stadia

France with spectator limit Aug 2020

French Prime Minister Jean Castex has stated that the French Government will maintain a 5,000-spectator limit in sports stadiums until October 30th at the earliest. The limit had been due to expire on August 31st, but Castex announced the two-month extension in response to a recent spike in... » Read more


PSG gets go ahead for next-gen training center

PSG Training Facility

French soccer champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have been granted environmental and building permits to develop a new next-generation training center that could set the Ligue 1 club back a reported €250 million, according to media reports. The development, which is earmarked for the Poissy... » Read more


FC Metz stadium starts major facelift work

FC Metz stadium

French football team FC Metz, which was recently promoted back to Ligue 1, has started demolition of its Stade Saint-Symphorien home ground as the first phase towards the venue’s extensive renovation, according to media reports. Metz finished first in Ligue 2 during the 2018-19 season to... » Read more


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