Managerial careerAS Nancy-Lorraine (2002-11), Evian TG FC (since january 2012)

Olympique Lyonnais and AS Saint-Étienne renew one of the most hostile rivalries in French football when they meet for the first time at the Parc OL in Sunday's Rhône derby.'s Ian Holyman looks at the passion behind the clash.

Pablo Correa, l'entraîneur de Nancy, pestait après le but refusé à Dia lors de la défaite à Lille (0-1).

AS Nancy is the rival of Metz, a city in Lorraine. The match between the two teams are one of the most dangerous encounters in the French football, often classified at the highest level of risk matches because of clashes between supporters of the two camps. This match is a regional derby for the supremacy of a city.

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SLUC Nancy won the last Korac European Cup in 2002, reached the finals of French championship of basketball (Pro A) four consecutive times and finally won his first trophy in 2008. Also winner of "Semaine des As" in 2005 and champion of 2nd league (pro B) in 1994.

Pour le déplacement à Lille ce samedi (20h00), les Nancéiens seront privés de Youssouf Hadji et Antony Robic, blessés. Alou Diarra fait son retour.

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20:45 : Petits frères des Bleus, d'Aurélien Delfosse. Suivi d'une soirée spéciale. Avec : Messaoud Benterki, Aurélien Delfosse, Ludovic

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Comme prévu, Lucien Favre a choisi de faire tourner lors du déplacement de Nice à Nancy ce dimanche (17h00). Belhanda, Koziello et Seri sont sur le banc.

Grâce à un but d'Alassane Plea, Nice est allé s'imposer à Nancy (1-0) ce dimanche. Le Gym redevient ainsi leader du Championnat avec un point d'avance sur Monaco.

Saint-Etienne striker Robert Beric - injured and out of commission for Slovenia's two World Cup qualifiers - has admitted that he probably shouldn't have played in his side's 2-0 Rhône derby loss to Olympique Lyonnais.

AS Nancy-Lorraine won the French cup 1978 with captain Michel Platini who scored the only goal of the match (Nancy 1 – 0 Nice). More recently AS Nancy-Lorraine won the "Coupe de la Ligue" (French League Cup) in 2006 and reached fourth place in the French football league in 2007/2008.

Below are the notable former players who have represented Nancy in league and international competition since the club's foundation in 1967. To appear in the section below, a player must have played in at least 100 official matches for the club.

Frédéric Antonetti devra notamment composer avec les absences de Obbadi, Béria et De Préville pour le match face à Nancy, samedi.

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Déjà auteur de quatre buts depuis son arrivée en L1, Mario Balotelli confirme qu'il est bien un personnage à part chez les attaquants. Look, mental, pieds : voici son portrait-robot.

Laissé au repos mercredi dernier pour le déplacement à Bastia, Benoit Pedretti fait son retour pour la réception de Nice.

CareerNational Montevideo (URU, 1979-1986), Rentistas (URU, 1986-1988), Penarol (URU, 1988-1990), Rentistas (URU, 1990-1991), Defensor Montevideo (URU, 1991-1993), San Lorenzo (URU, 1993-1994), Wanderers Montevideo (URU, 1994-1995), AS Nancy-Lorraine (1995-2000)

The following year, the club still was a strong candidate for promotion. Finally, on 25 April 2016, after 3 years of absence, the club assured promotion to Ligue 1 with 3 games to spare by beating Sochaux 1-0 on match day 35. On match day 37, they beat Evian 1-0 to clinch the Ligue 2 title, their fifth second division crown after 1975, 1990, 1998 and 2005.[5]

À l'issue de la victoire face à Nancy (1-0), samedi, l'entraîneur Lille Frédéric Antonetti a reconnu que son équipe avait été poussive et avait eu de la réussite.

Mario Balotelli's brilliant winner ensured OGC Nice top the table going into the international break, but AS Monaco are right behind them after recording their record away win. Meanwhile, Olympique Lyonnais claimed the derby honours.

Nancy is home to two of the three professional sport clubs in Lorraine: AS Nancy-Lorraine in football and SLUC Nancy in basketball. AS Nancy-Lorraine's Hall of Fame includes triple-Ballon d'Or and UEFA President Michel Platini, Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger, 1998 World Champion Aimé Jacquet, 2000 European Champion Roger Lemerre, 1998 African Ballon d'Or Mustapha Hadji, Irish legend Tony Cascarino, 1986 European Cup winner Sacha Zavarov and 1958 World Cup Semi-finalist Roger Piantoni.


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Following their relegation, the club nearly got promoted back to the first division, finishing 4th and 3 points shy behind Caen and a spot to the top-flight. Nancy remained a strong candidate for promotion during the entire 2014/2015 season, but ultimately finished 5th, 6 points behind 3th place Angers.[4]

For a complete list of Nancy players, see Category:AS Nancy players

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Alors que Lille dispute face à Nancy un match déjà important pour quitter la dernière place de L1, nous avons imaginé son onze type avec le retour d'anciens joueurs encore en activité en Europe. Une équipe qui serait sans doute capable de sortir le Losc de la zone rouge.

Association Sportive Nancy-Lorraine (French pronunciation: ​[a.sɔ.sja.sjɔ̃ spɔrtɪv nɑ̃si-lɔʁɛn], commonly known as AS Nancy-Lorraine, AS Nancy, ASNL, or simply Nancy) is a French association football club based in Nancy, Lorraine. The club was founded in 1967 and currently plays in Ligue 1, the highest level of French football. Nancy plays its home matches at the Stade Marcel Picot in Tomblaine, a commune located in the Arrondissement of Nancy.

The best goals, the best saves and the funniest moments from an action-packed Week 8 - check out our Best of Week 8 round-up.

Jean-Louis Triaud talks wine production, club culture and the side's prospects under new coach Jocelyn Gourvennec - as well as new faces like Jérémy Toulalan and Jérémy Ménez - with the Ligue 1 Show's Matt Spiro.

Olympique Lyonnais coach Bruno Genesio hailed his team's derby victory while Lucien Favre ordered his league leaders OGC Nice to keep going "match by match" after their dramatic win over FC Lorient. Reactions...

* This history does not include the "war" seasons (1939/1940 to 1944/1945).

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore will be rested for the next two weeks, club and player looking to avoid a recurrence of his calf injuries ahead of the Classique at home to Marseille in Week 10.

Lucien Favre, l'entraîneur de Nice, n'a pas caché sa satisfaction dimanche après la victoire à Nancy (1-0) qui permet à l'OGCN de reprendre la tête de la L1.

Ibrahim Amadou, milieu défensif du LOSC, dernier de L1, estime qu'une victoire face à Nancy doit permettre à son équipe de retrouver confiance avant d'enchaîner.