FRENCH LIGUE 1 TABLES, SCHEDULES, STATS, STADIUMS AND OTHER INFORMATION
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ABOUT FRENCH LEAGUE
French league is one of the top national leagues which is held in France, and it is ranked fifth in Europe. Ligue 1 is a French professional league for men’s association football clubs, which is contested by 20 clubs and operates on a system of promotion and relegation from and to Ligue 2. The 20 participating clubs play against each other in home and away games, resulting in 38 for each team during a season. Since the 1994-95 season, three points are received for a win; for a draw, one point is received. Most points during a season was collected by Paris Saint-Germain in the 2015-2016 season (96).
Ligue 1,officially known as Ligue 1 Uber Eats for sponsorship reasons, Administrated by the Ligue de Football Professionnel. Seasons run from August to May. Clubs play two matches against each of the other teams in the league, one home and one away totalling to 38 matches over the course of the season. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays. Ligue 1 has been the name of the top division in French football league since 2002, before that it was called Division 1. The league in its original form was first inaugurated in 1932, two years after professionalism in French football became legal. The first season of the professional league was played in 1932 and included 20 teams (at this certain season the league was called National), the same number of teams that are included in Ligue 1 today. The current champions are Lille, who won in the 2020–21 season. The league has been won on multiple occasions by foreign-based club AS Monaco, the presence of which within the league makes it a cross-border competition. As of 2021, Ligue 1 is one of the top national leagues, ranked fifth in Europe, behind England’s Premier League, Spain’s La Liga, Italy’s Serie A and Germany’s Bundesliga.
|Organising body||Ligue de football professionnel (LFP)|
|Founded||1930; 91 years ago (officially) 2002 (as Ligue 1)|
|Number of teams||20|
|Most championships||Saint Etienne (10 titles)|
|Top goal scorer||Mickaellandreau (618)|
FRENCH LEAUE STATS
Statistics of all French clubs that have won the Ligue 1 more than once, concerning the period 1932-2020 (the league was not active 1939-1945 due to the WWII), excluding the amateur era.
|Olympique de Marseille||9|
The remaining France champions during the professional era are Lens, FC Rouen, RC Strasbourg, AJ Auxerre and Montpellier HSC with one title each.In the 1992-1993 seasons no title was awarded. Marseilles got their title revoked due to a bribery scandal. If the amateur era (1893-1929) is included, Marseille would still have one extra title.