France - List of League Cup Finals


There have been various competitions in France that can be compared with the English and Scottish League Cups, under various names and not related to each other.


Coupe Charles Drago 1953-1965

A competition for national league teams called "Coupe Charles Drago"
(Challenge du Groupement) was held for about a decade in the fifties and 
sixties.  It involved teams eliminated before the quarterfinals of the
French Cup.

Finals [played in Parc des Princes, Paris except if indicated otherwise]

1953 FC Sochaux             3-3 FC Toulouse              [aet, Sochaux won on coin toss]
1954 Stade Reims            6-3 Lille OSC 
1955 AS Saint-Etienne       6-3 US Sedan
1956 Nîmes Olympique        3-1 Lille OSC 
1957 Olympique Marseille    3-1 RC Lens
1958 AS Saint-Etienne       2-1 OGC Nice                 [in Alès] 
1959 RC Lens                3-2 US Valenciennes-Anzin 
1960 RC Lens                3-2 FC Toulon                [in Rouen]
1961 AS Monaco              2-1 RC Strasbourg 
1962 Besançon               1-0 Le Havre AC              [aet] [in Limoges] 
1963 FC Sochaux             5-2 US Sedan                 [June 15, in Sochaux]
1964 FC Sochaux             4-0 Forbach                  [June 13, in Sochaux]
1965 RC Lens                4-0 FC Girondins de Bordeaux [June 5, in Lens]

Winners [13; lost finals between square brackets]

 3 [ 1] RC Lens
 3      FC Sochaux-Montbéliard
 
 2      AS Saint-Etienne

 1      Besançon   
 1      Olympique Marseille
 1      AS Monaco
 1      Nîmes Olympique  
 1      Stade de Reims

   [ 2] Lille OSC
   [ 2] US Sedan
   [ 1] FC Girondins de Bordeaux
   [ 1] Forbach
   [ 1] Le Havre AC
   [ 1] OGC Nice
   [ 1] RC Strasbourg
   [ 1] FC Toulon
   [ 1] FC Toulouse
   [ 1] US Valenciennes-Anzin 


Coupe de la Ligue 1963-1965

In 1963/64 and 1964/65, a competition called 'Coupe de Ligue' was played
on two occasions.

Finals
1963 RC Strasbourg          2-0 FC Rouen
1965 FC Nantes              4-1 SC Toulon


Coupe d'Eté/Coupe de la Ligue 1982-1994

In the summer of 1982 a "Summer Cup" (Coupe d'Eté) was played;
from 1984 to 1994 five more such competitions were played under the
name of "League Cup" (Coupe de la Ligue), always in the summer before
the start of the official season.  In 1991 entrance was restricted to
clubs from the second division.  For details see the links clickable
from the year.

Finals [played in various towns]

1982    Laval               3-2 Nancy                 [Summer Cup]
1983      not held
1984    Laval               3-1 Monaco
1985      not held
1986    Metz                2-1 Cannes                [aet]
1987-90   not held
1991    Reims               0-0 Niort                 [aet, 4-3 pen, only Div.2]
1992    Montpellier         3-1 Angers
1993      not held
1994    Lens                3-2 Montpellier

Winners [6; lost finals between square brackets]

 2      Stade Lavallois

 1 [ 1] Montpellier HSC
 1      RC Lens
 1      FC Metz
 1      Stade de Reims

   [ 1] SCO Angers
   [ 1] AS Cannes
   [ 1] AS Monaco
   [ 1] AS Nancy
   [ 1] Chamois Niortais


Coupe de la Ligue since 1994/95

Since 1994/95 the Coupe de la Ligue qualifies its winners for the UEFA Cup.

Finals [played at Parc des Princes, Paris until 1997 and 
               at Stade de France, St-Denis since 1998]

1994/95 Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Bastia   
1995/96 Metz                0-0 Olympique Lyonnais    [aet, 5-4 pen]
1996/97 Strasbourg          0-0 Girondins Bordeaux    [aet, 6-5 pen]
1997/98 Paris Saint-Germain 2-2 Girondins Bordeaux    [aet, 4-2 pen]
1998/99 Lens                1-0 Metz
1999/00 Gueugnon            2-0 Paris Saint-Germain
2000/01 Olympique Lyonnais  2-1 Monaco                [aet]
2001/02 Girondins Bordeaux  3-0 Lorient
2002/03 Monaco              4-1 Sochaux
2003/04 Sochaux             1-1 Nantes                [aet, 5-4 pen]
2004/05 Strasbourg          2-1 Caen
2005/06 Nancy               2-1 Nice
2006/07 Girondins Bordeaux  1-0 Olympique Lyonnais
2007/08 Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 Lens
2008/09 Girondins Bordeaux  4-0 Vannes
2009/10 Olympique Marseille 3-1 Girondins Bordeaux 
2010/11 Olympique Marseille 1-0 Montpellier
2011/12 Olympique Marseille 1-0 Olympique Lyonnais    [aet]
2012/13 AS Saint-Etienne    1-0 Stade Rennais FC  
2013/14 Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 Olympique Lyonnais  

Winners [20; lost finals between square brackets]

 4 [ 1] FC Paris Saint-Germain

 3 [ 3] FC Girondins de Bordeaux
 3      Olympique Marseille

 2      RC Strasbourg

 1 [ 4] Olympique Lyon
 1 [ 1] RC Lens
 1 [ 1] FC Metz
 1 [ 1] AS Monaco
 1 [ 1] FC Sochaux-Montbéliard
 1      FC Gueugnon
 1      AS Nancy
 1      AS Saint-Etienne 

   [ 1] SC Bastia
   [ 1] SM Caen
   [ 1] FC Lorient
   [ 1] Montpellier-Herault
   [ 1] FC Nantes
   [ 1] OGC Nice
   [ 1] Stade Rennais FC  
   [ 1] Vannes OC


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