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Association Football Clubs Tubize, also known as AFC Tubize is a Belgian football club located in the city of Tubize.
Ablie Jallow (born 14 November 1998) is a Gambian professional footballer who plays for French club Metz, as a winger.
Athletic Club Sparta Praha, commonly known as Sparta Prague, is a Czech football club based in Prague.
Ahn Jung-hwan (Hangul: 안정환; Hanja:; or; born 27 January 1976 in Paju, Gyeonggi) is a South Korean former football player and television personality.
Albert Cartier, born 22 November 1960, is a former professional footballer and current manager for Gazélec Ajaccio.
André Rey (born 22 January 1948 in Strasbourg) is a French retired professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
The away goals rule is a method of breaking ties in association football and other sports when teams play each other twice, once at each team's home ground.
Émile Rummelhardt was a French professional footballer and manager.
Émile Veinante (12 June 1907 in Metz – 18 November 1983 in Dury, Somme) was a French footballer and coach.
Elisa Hendrik "Beb" Bakhuys (16 April 1909 – 7 July 1982) was a Dutch football player and manager.
Benoît Pierre David Assou-Ekotto (born 24 March 1984) is a professional footballer who plays as a left back for Ligue 1 club Metz.
Bernard Zénier (born August 21, 1957 in Giraumont, Meurthe-et-Moselle) is a French former professional football (soccer) player.
Carlos Miguel Ribeiro Dias (born 26 February 1993), known as Cafú, is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Polish club Legia Warsaw on loan from FC Metz as a defensive midfielder.
The team captain of an association football team, sometimes known as the skipper, is a team member chosen to be the on-pitch leader of the team: it is often one of the older or more experienced members of the squad, or a player that can heavily influence a game.
The Championnat de France National (French National Championship), commonly referred to as simply National or Division 3, serves as the third division of the French football league system behind Ligue 1 and Ligue 2.
Chris Philipps (born 8 March 1994) is a Luxembourgian international footballer who plays for Polish club Legia Warsaw, as a defender.
Christophe Marichez (born 12 December 1974 in Hazebrouck) is a French football goalkeeper.
Saint Clement of Metz (Clemens de Metiae; Clément de Metz) is venerated as the first Bishop of Metz.
The Coupe Charles Simon, commonly known as the Coupe de France, is the premier knockout cup competition in French football organized by the French Football Federation.
The Coupe de la Ligue, known outside France as the French League Cup, is a knockout cup competition in French football organized by the Ligue de Football Professionnel.
The Cross of Lorraine (Croix de Lorraine) is a heraldic two-barred cross, consisting of a vertical line crossed by two shorter horizontal bars.
Daniel Gygax (born 28 August 1981) is a retired Swiss football midfielder, who last played for Zug 94 of the 1. Liga.
Danijel Milićević (born 5 January 1986) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Belgian First Division A club Eupen and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.
Daniel "Danny" Edouward Boffin (born 10 July 1965) is a Belgian retired footballer who played as a left winger and current football coach.
Désiré Koranyi (28 January 1914 – 9 January 1981), a.k.a. Dezsõ Korányi or Dezsõ Kronenberger, was a Hungarian-French football player.
In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.
Dominique Bijotat (born 3 January 1961 in Chassignolles, Indre) is a former professional football midfielder from France, who obtained eight international caps (no goals) for the French national team during the 1980s.
Dylan Lempereur (born 24 October 1998) is a French footballer who plays as a centre-back for French Ligue 1 club FC Metz.
Sportgemeinschaft Dynamo Dresden e.V., commonly known as SG Dynamo Dresden or Dynamo Dresden, is a German association football club, based in Dresden, Saxony.
is a Japanese footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for French club Metz and for the Japan national team.
Elie Rous, or Ely Rous (10 September 1909 – ?) was an English, Dictionnaire historique des clubs de football français (Racing), Pages de Foot 1999 football manager, active primarily in France.
Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor (born 26 February 1984) is a Togolese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish club İstanbul Başakşehir.
Emmanuel Rivière (born 3 March 1990) is a French professional footballer who plays for Ligue 1 club Metz.
Eric Black (born 1 October 1963 in Bellshill, Lanarkshire) is a Scottish professional football player and coach.
Serigne Fallou Diagne (born 14 August 1989) is a Senegalese football defender.
Farid Boulaya (born 25 February 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Spanish club Girona FC.
Faryd Camilo Mondragón Alí (born 21 June 1971) is a retired Colombian footballer who last played as a goalkeeper for Deportivo Cali in the Colombian First Division.
Futbol Club Barcelona, commonly known as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça, is a professional football club based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
FC Tirol Innsbruck was an Austrian association football club from Innsbruck, Tyrol which existed between 1993 and 2002, when bankruptcy was declared.
Florent Mollet (born 19 November 1991) is a French professional footballer who plays for FC Metz as an attacking midfielder.
Association football is the most popular sport in France, followed by rugby union.
Franck Henry Pierre Ribéry (born 7 April 1983) is a French professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich.
Franck Eddy Signorino (born 19 September 1981) is a French footballer who plays as a left back.
Frédéric Hantz (born 30 May 1966 in Rodez, France) is a French football former midfielder and current manager of Metz in the Ligue 1.
Frédéric Meyrieu (born 9 February 1968 in La Seyne-sur-Mer, Var) is a retired French football player.
The French football league system is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in France and Monaco, and includes one Spanish side.
The Gauliga Südwest/Mainhessen was the highest football league in the German state of Hesse,the Bavarian province of Palatinate, the Saarland and some parts of the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau from 1933 to 1941.
Gauthier Hein (born 7 August 1996) is a French footballer who plays for Tours FC, on loan from Metz.
Georges Constant Mandjeck (born 9 December 1988) is a Cameroonian football midfielder who plays for Metz on loan from AC Sparta Prague.
Georges Zvunka (George Zvuncă; born 5 March 1937 in Le Ban-Saint-Martin, Moselle) is a retired French football player and manager.
Gerónimo Gastón Poblete (born 2 January 1993) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Ligue 1 side Metz.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Gilbert Gress (born 17 December 1941 in Strasbourg) is a French football coach and a former football player.
Girona Futbol Club, S.A.D. is a professional football club based in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Grégory Proment (born 10 December 1978) is a French retired footballer who played as a midfielder who played for FC Metz, Stade Malherbe Caen, and Antalyaspor.
Gyula Nagy (born 7 April 1924 in Szob), also referred to as Jules Nagy, is a former Hungarian footballer and manager.
Habibou "Habib" Mouhamadou Diallo (born 15 June 1995) is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a forward for French club Brest, on loan from Metz.
Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi (literally The Football Club of Helsinki), commonly known as HJK Helsinki, or simply as HJK, is a professional football club based in Helsinki, Finland.
Henri Depireux (born 1 February 1944) is a former Belgian football player.
Henryk Wojciech Kasperczak (born 10 July 1946 in Zabrze) is a Polish football manager and a former football player who most recently managed the Tunisia national football team.
HNK Hajduk Split, commonly referred to as Hajduk Split or simply Hajduk, is a professional Croatian football club founded in 1911, and based in the city of Split.
Hugo Alberto Curioni (born 11 October 1946 in General Cabrera) is a retired Argentine football centre forward.
Ibrahima Niane (born 11 March 1999) is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a forward for FC Metz in Ligue 1.
Ignatz (Ignace) Kowalczyk (29 December 1913 – 27 March 1996) was a German-French footballer.
Iván Balliu Campeny (born 1 January 1992) is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a right back for French club FC Metz and the Albania national team.
Jacques Favre (6 May 1921 – 8 May 2008) is a former French football (soccer) player in goalkeeper role and manager.
Jacques Celestin Songo'o (born 17 March 1964) is a Cameroonian retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
Jean Fernandez (born 8 October 1954) is a football manager, who is currently the manager of Qatari side Al-Khor.
Jean Snella (9 December 1914 – 20 November 1979) was a French association football midfielder and a manager.
Jean-Philippe Rohr (born 23 December 1961 in Metz) is a retired French professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
Jeff Strasser (born 5 October 1974) is a retired Luxembourgish footballer and manager.
Joël Müller (born January 2, 1952, in Donchery, France) is a former football player and manager, currently working as a technical director for FC Metz.
Jocelyn Blanchard (born 28 May 1972 in Béthune, Pas-de-Calais) is a French footballer who plays as a midfielder.
Jonathan Rivierez (born 18 May 1989) is a French football defender who currently playing for Ligue 1 side FC Metz.
José Riga (born 30 July 1957) is a Belgian former football player and manager who is currently unemployed after last being in charge of Cercle Brugge in the Belgian First Division B.
Julian Palmieri (born 7 December 1986) is a French-born Corsican professional footballer who plays for French club FC Metz in Ligue 1.
Koninklijke Atletiek Associatie Gent (English: Royal Athletic Association Ghent), often simply known as Ghent or by their nickname (The Buffalos), is a Belgian football, track and field and field hockey club, based in the city of Ghent, East Flanders.
Koninklijke Sporting Club Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen (often simply called Sporting Lokeren or Lokeren) is a Belgian professional football club based in the city of Lokeren, in the province of East Flanders.
Kalidou Koulibaly (born 20 June 1991) is a Senegalese footballer who plays as defender for Serie A club Napoli and the Senegal national football team, usually as a centre-back.
Karlsruher SC is a German association football club, based in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg.
Legia Warszawa, known in English as Legia Warsaw, is a professional football club based in Warsaw, Poland.
Lemouya Goudiaby (born 9 January 1997) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for the French club FC Metz in the Ligue 1.
Ligue 1, also called Ligue 1 Conforama for sponsorship reasons with Conforama, is a French professional league for men's association football clubs.
Ligue 2, also known as Domino's Ligue 2 due to sponsorship by Domino's Pizza, is a French professional football league.
Lilian Fournier (born 18 May 1998) is a French footballer who plays as a midfielder for Metz of the French Ligue 1.
Lionel Letizi (born 28 May 1973) is a French former professional football goalkeeper.
Lorraine (Lorrain: Louréne; Lorraine Franconian: Lottringe; German:; Loutrengen) is a cultural and historical region in north-eastern France, now located in the administrative region of Grand Est.
Louis Laurent Saha (born 8 August 1978) is a French former professional footballer who played as a forward.
Luc Sonor (born September 15, 1962 in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe) is a former French international footballer who played in both France and Scotland.
Ludovic Joseph Obraniak (born 10 November 1984) is a Polish footballer who currently plays for AJ Auxerre in France.
Marcel Husson (born 23 January 1937 in Metz) is a retired French football defender and manager.
Marcel Tomazover (27 February 1915 – 1 January 1989) was a French footballer and coach.
Marian Szeja (20 August 1941 – 25 February 2015) was a Polish football player.
Mathieu Dossevi (born 12 February 1988) is a French and Togolese footballer who plays for Ligue 1 side FC Metz and the Togo national team as a winger.
Matthieu Udol (born 20 March 1996) is a French footballer who plays for Metz.
Max Schirschin (29 January 1921 – 16 May 2013) was a German football player and manager.
MŠK Žilina is a Slovak football club based in the town of Žilina, that currently plays is the Slovak Superliga.
Metz (Lorraine Franconian pronunciation) is a city in northeast France located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers.
Michel Ettore (born 14 October 1957) is a French former professional footballer.
Michele Padovano (born 28 August 1966 in Turin) is an Italian retired football player who played as a striker.
Milan Biševac (Милан Бишевац; born 31 August 1983) is a Serbian footballer who plays as centre-back for French Ligue 1 club Metz.
Miralem Pjanić (born 2 April 1990) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Juventus and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.
Moselle is the most populous department in Lorraine, in the east of France, and is named after the river Moselle, a tributary of the Rhine, which flows through the western part of the department.
Moussa Niakhate (born 8 March 1996) is a French footballer who currently plays in Ligue 1 for FC Metz, as a defender.
Abdoul Moustapha Kaboré (born 1 January 1996) is a Burkinabé footballer who plays for L'Entente SSG on loan from Metz.
Newcastle United Football Club is an English professional association football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne, that plays in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.
Nico Braun (born 26 October 1950) is a former footballer from Luxembourg.
Nicolas Basin (born 22 July 1998) is a French footballer who plays for Metz, as a left-back.
Nicolas Hibst (October 12, 1915 – January 21, 1959) was a French association football player and manager.
Nolan Roux (born 1 March 1988) is a French professional footballer who currently plays for French club En Avant de Guingamp in Ligue 1, primarily in the striker role.
Oguchialu Chijioke Onyewu (born May 13, 1982) is an American soccer player.
Olympique Lyonnais, commonly referred to as simply Lyon or OL, is a French football club based in Lyon.
Opa Nguette (born 8 July 1994) is a footballer who plays for French club Metz in Ligue 1 and the Senegal national football team.
Papiss Demba Cissé (born 3 June 1985) is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a striker for Shandong Luneng and the Senegal national team.
Pascal Pierre (born 28 May 1968 in Caen) is a retired French football (soccer) defender.
Patrick Battiston (born 12 March 1957 in Amnéville, Moselle) is a French former footballer, who played as a defender for the France national team in three World Cups and won the 1984 European Football Championship.
Philippe Gaillot (born February 28, 1965 in Château-Salins) is a retired French football defender.
Philippe Hinschberger (born 19 November 1959) is a French football coach and a former player who most recently managed Metz.
Pierre Flamion (13 December 1924 – 3 January 2004) was a French footballer who played striker and a manager.
Polonia Warsaw (Polonia Warszawa), founded in 1911, is the oldest existing Warsaw sports club, with football, basketball, track and field and swimming teams.
Quentin Beunardeau (born 27 February 1994) is a French footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Ligue 1 side FC Metz.
R.E. Mouscron was a Belgian football club from the municipality of Mouscron, Hainaut.
Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht, usually known as Anderlecht or RSCA, is a Belgian professional football club based in Anderlecht, Brussels Capital-Region.
Racing Club de Lens (commonly referred to as RC Lens or simply Lens) is a French football club based in the northern city of Lens in the Pas-de-Calais department.
Fudbalski klub Crvena zvezda (Фудбалски клуб Црвена звезда), commonly known in English as Red Star Belgrade (Црвена звезда Београд / Crvena zvezda Beograd) or simply Red Star, is a Serbian professional football club based in Belgrade, the major part of the Red Star multi-sport club.
Renaud Cohade (born 29 September 1984) is a French footballer who plays as a midfielder for FC Metz in the Ligue 1.
Rigobert Song Bahanag (born 1 July 1976) is a Cameroonian former footballer and current football coach.
Robert Emmanuel Pirès (born 29 October 1973) is a French football coach and former professional player.
Rodez Aveyron Football (commonly referred to as le Raf or simply Rodez) is a French association football club based in Rodez.
RFC Seraing is a Belgian association football club based in Seraing in the province of Liège.
Sadio Mané (born 10 April 1992) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team.
Sébastien Aymar Bassong Nguena (born 9 July 1986) is a French-born Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a defender.
Gabriel Sibley "Sid" Kimpton, also known as George Kimpton, (12 August 1887 – 15 February 1968) was an English football player, who spent his entire playing career with Southampton and subsequently became a manager in Europe.
Sporting Clube de Portugal ComC MHIH OM, or Sporting CP, is a sports club based in Lisbon, Portugal, that is best known for its football team.
Stade Brestois 29 (commonly referred to as Stade Brest or simply Brest) is a French football club based in Brest.
Stade Municipal Saint-Symphorien is a multi-purpose stadium in Metz, France, located on the "island saint-Symphorien".
Royal Standard de Liège, commonly referred to as Standard Liège (Standard Luik; Standard Lüttich or), is a Belgian football club from the city of Liège.
Sportverein Werder Bremen von 1899 e. V., commonly known as Werder Bremen, is a German sports club located in Bremen in the northwest German federal state Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.
Sylvain Kastendeuch (born August 31, 1963) is a former French football player, who played for the France national team nine times.
Sylvain Wiltord (born 10 May 1974) is a French former footballer who played as a winger.
Szabolcs Huszti (born 18 April 1983) is a Hungarian footballer.
Edward Magner (1 January 1891 in Newcastle upon Tyne – July 1948) was a professional Association football manager.
Tours Football Club (commonly referred to as simply Tours) is a French association football club based in Tours, the capital city of the Indre-et-Loire department.
Malher Tressor Moreno Baldrich (born January 11, 1979) is a Colombian footballer who currently plays as a attacking midfielder for Nacional-AM.
The UEFA Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs.
The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (abbreviated as CWC) was a football club competition contested annually by the most recent winners of all European domestic cup competitions.
The UEFA Europa League is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs.
The UEFA Intertoto Cup, also abbreviated as UI Cup and originally called the International Football Cup was a summer football competition for European clubs that had not qualified for one of the major UEFA competitions, the Champions League, the UEFA Cup and until 1999, the Cup Winners' Cup.
Vahid Selimovic (Vahid Selimović; born 3 April 1997) is a professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for the French club FC Metz in the Ligue 1.
Vincent Thill (born 4 February 2000) is a Luxembourgish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Metz and the Luxembourg national team.
West Ham United Football Club is a professional football club based in Stratford, East London, England.
The Westkreis-Liga (English: Western district league) was the highest association football league in the Bavarian region of Palatinate, the northern parts of the Grand Duchy of Baden, the southern parts of the Prussian Rhine Province and parts of Lorraine from 1908 to 1918.
Willibald "Willy" Stejskal was an Austrian football (soccer) player in defender role and manager.
Wilmer Alexander Aguirre Vásquez (born 5 October 1983 in Pisco) is a Peruvian footballer who currently plays for Unión Comercio.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yann Jouffre (born 23 July 1984) is a French footballer who plays as a midfielder for FC Metz.
Yvon Pouliquen (born October 17, 1962) is a French football manager and former footballer.
The Coupe de France Final 1938 was a football match held at Parc des Princes, Paris on May 8, 1938, that saw Olympique de Marseille defeat FC Metz 2–1 thanks to goals by Vilmos Kohut and Emmanuel Aznar.
The 1984 Coupe de France Final was a football match held at Parc des Princes, Paris, on 11 May 1984 that saw FC Metz defeat AS Monaco FC 2–0 thanks to goals by Philippe Hinschberger and Tony Kurbos.
The 1984–85 season of the European Cup Winners' Cup was won by Everton in the final against Rapid Wien.
The 1985–86 UEFA Cup was won by Real Madrid on aggregate over 1. FC Köln.
The 1988 Coupe de France Final was a football match held at Parc des Princes, Paris on June 11, 1988, that saw FC Metz defeat FC Sochaux-Montbéliard in a penalty shoot out.
The 1988–89 season of the European Cup Winners' Cup was won for the third time by Barcelona in the final against Italian entrants Sampdoria.
The Coupe de la Ligue Final 1996 was a football match held at Parc des Princes, Paris on April 6, 1996, that saw FC Metz defeat Olympique Lyonnais in a penalty shootout.
The 1996–97 UEFA Cup was won by Schalke 04 in penalties over Internazionale.
The 1997–98 Division 1 was the 60th season of Division 1, the top French professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1932.
The 1997–98 UEFA Cup was won by Internazionale comfortably in an all-Italian final against Lazio.
The Coupe de la Ligue Final 1999 was a football match held at Stade de France, Saint-Denis on May 8, 1999, that saw RC Lens defeat FC Metz 1–0 thanks to a goal by Daniel Moreira.
The 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup finals were won by Montpellier, Juventus, and West Ham United.
The Ligue 2 season 2006/2007, organised by the LFP was won by FC Metz and saw the promotions of FC Metz, SM Caen and RC Strasbourg, whereas FC Nantes Atlantique, CS Sedan Ardennes and Troyes AC were relegated from Ligue 1.
The 2013–14 Ligue 2 was the 75th season of second-tier football in France.
The 2017–18 Ligue 1 season was the 80th season since its establishment.