Hugo Lloris the hero for Lyon as they lift the Trophee des Champions

Lyon lifted the first cup of the season with a penalty shoot-out win over the French Champions Montpellier after the Trophee des Champions finished 2-2 in New York City. After Alexandre Lacazette missed a gilt edged chance to win the game late on it was goalkeeper Hugo Lloris who stepped up to be the hero saving two penalties as Lyon […]

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Destination Angleterre for Lloris?

Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has drawn interest from a number of clubs this summer.  In previous years, links to the French number one may have been brushed off but this year is different.  With Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas looking to balance the books at the club after years of overspending, this may be the year Hugo Lloris finally departs. Lloris […]

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“There’s only one Juninho!” – Juninho Pernambucano

Lyon Juninho

When discussing Lyon’s successes in the 2000s, it is difficult not to mention the talents of Brazilian midfielder Antônio Augusto Ribeiro Reis Junior, better known as Juninho Pernambucano.  The midfielder certainly played a big part in the successes of the club, participating in eight seasons with the French giants and winning the league title in seven of those seasons.  Overall […]

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