AS Monaco FC

The AS Monaco ( Association Sportive de Monaco officially Football Club ) is a football club based in Monaco. Since the Monegasque league is not strong enough for the club, he plays with in the French league play and is a member of the French Football Federation FFF.


The AS Monaco was founded in 1919, since 1948 it was transformed into a professional club. Home Venue is the Stade Louis II, a pure seat stadium with 18,520 seats in the district of Fontvieille in Monaco. Club president since the end of 2011 Dmitri Jewgenjewitsch Rybolowlew; Coach of the league team since the beginning of the 2012/13 season, Claudio Ranieri.

With seven league titles and five in Ligue 1 Cup successes Monaco is one of the most successful clubs in the French league. At European level, the ASM reached the final once ( 1992) in the European Cup Winners' Cup, but lost 0-2 against Werder Bremen. On 26 May 2004 Monaco also lost the final of the UEFA Champions League final in Gelsenkirchen 0-3 to FC Porto.

After 34 years of continuous membership in the Ligue 1, the ASM played on the space 18 and the descent from 2011 to 2013 only in Ligue 2 The sporty as financially troubled club was held in December 2011 of a new investor: The Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolowlew took over a his company 66.67 percent of the shares of for the professional responsible corporation ( Société Anonyme Sportive Professionnelle ) and the presidency. The remaining third remains with the rest of the club to " represent the interests of the Principality [ to ] ". 2013, the club finished in first place in the Ligue 2, and thus the re-emergence.

To Erstligasaison 2013/14 the club João Moutinho, James Rodriguez committed (both from FC Porto ) and Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid for together estimated 120 to 130 million euros - a magnitude that the club has, however, denied.

Because the corporation is subject to the Monegasque tax law and order against the other French clubs has a significant competitive advantage, the French professional league association LFP decided in March 2013 that from the 2014/15 season all first and second division clubs - including the AS Monaco - resident for tax purposes must have in France. After the association had filed an appeal with the Executive Committee of the FFF, joined the League Association and AS Monaco a settlement under which the club can keep its headquarters in the Principality and paid compensation totaling 50 million euros, which will be distributed to the other professional associations.

Even members of the Monegasque royal family are at home games often present; Prince Albert II is a supporter of the club.

League membership and achievements

Professional status has owned 1933/34, and from 1948, the ASM; Division 1 (since 2002: Ligue 1) Monaco from 1953 to 1969, 1971/72, 1973-1976, 1977-2011 and again heard from 2013.

  • French Football Champion: 1961, 1963, 1978, 1982, 1988, 1997, 2000
  • French Cup winner: 1960, 1963, 1980, 1985, 1991 ( and finalist in 1974, 1984, 1989, 2010)
  • French Football Supercup: 1961, 1985, 1997, 2000
  • League Cup Winners: 2003
  • Winner of the Coupe Drago: 1961
  • European Cups: finalist in the European Cup Winners' Cup 1991/92 and in the UEFA Champions League 2003 /04

Important for the club former player


Dual nationality


  • Lucas Bernardi
  • Marcelo Gallardo
  • Hugo Ibarra
  • Delio Onnis
  • José Pastoriza
  • Javier Saviola


Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Muhamed Konjić



  • Roger Milla


  • Emmanuel Adebayor


  • Japhet N'Doram


  • Dado Pršo
  • Robert Špehar


Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Shabani Nonda




  • Uwe Krause
  • Jürgen Klinsmann




  • Rafael Márquez


  • Victor Nosa Ikpeba




  • John Collins



  • Fernando Morientes

South Korea

  • Park Chu -young


  • Ernesto Chevantón

For the association important former coach

Squad 2013/14

As of January 30, 2014


The basketball team of the club played 17 years in the LNB Pro A and 1950 French runner-up.

Pictures of AS Monaco FC