The Rapid Demise of Lyon and Hubert Fournier


Just like pulling off a plaster, Jean-Michel Aulas waited for the unexpected moment to call time on Hubert Fournier’s reign as manager of Olympique Lyonnais. Everyone knew it was coming, but to officially announce the decision on Christmas Eve is classic, no-nonsense Aulas. The announcement was followed up with the news that Fournier’s assistant, Bruno Genesio will take charge of […]

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The Renaissance of Rafael: Lyon’s Swashbuckling Full-Back


It’s the 12th of September 2015.  Lyon are playing Lille at the Gerland and struggling to break down the well-organised visitors. As the minutes tick away the home fans are becoming increasingly restless. Can the deadlock be broken? Can someone nick the points for Les Gones? Come the 65th minute Hubert Fournier decides to make a change. The fourth official […]

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