FC Lausanne-Sport

FC Lausanne-Sport (LS ) is a Swiss football club from Lausanne, the capital of the Canton of Vaud. He is the successor club of Lausanne-Sports, which was founded in 1896 as Montriond FC and was forced to declare bankruptcy in 2003. The predecessor was sporting never been relegated.

Lausanne-Sports was seven times Swiss champion and nine-time Cup winner. He plays in 15'850 persons which Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, which is also the venue for the annual end athletics events at the same time. The club colors are blue and white of Lausanne.


The last big successes of its predecessor Lausanne-Sports featured the participation is at the Swiss Cup finals in 1998, 1999 and 2000, of which two finals were won. 1998 the FC St. Gallen was defeated, 1999, the Grasshopper-Club Zurich from. At the last participation in 2000 it was, however, inferior to FC Zurich in a penalty shootout. In the UEFA Cup 2000/ 01 Lausanne could eliminate the Cork City FC Torpedo Moscow vs Ajax Amsterdam before we retired to FC Nantes in the 3rd round.

The successor club was two ascents holidays in series, the walkover of the 2nd League inter- regionally in the first league and from there to the Challenge League, the team in the years 2004 to 2006. Since the autumn of 2011, the club plays in the Super League.

In the season 2005/ 06 playing with Stéphane Chapuisat one of Switzerland's most successful player of all time at FC Lausanne-Sport. He was active for the Vaud previously from 1987 to 1990. His work as president of Lausanne-Sport he finished due to lack of time.

2010 Lausanne-Sport qualified for the Swiss Cup final in 2010, but this was lost with 0:6 against the Swiss champions FC Basel. Since the FC Basel won the league and cup at the same time, Lausanne was qualified as a second division for the UEFA Europa League.

There, the association began in the second qualifying round, Lausanne met FK Borac Banja Luka in Bosnia - Herzegovina. The first leg at the Stade Olympique de la Pontaise ended in a 1-0 win for Lausanne-Sport, a 1-1 draw was enough for a place in the next round. In this, the team met with the Danish club Randers FC Away the 3-2 could be defeated in Lausanne, in turn, needed only a 1-1 draw to progress to the next round.

In the playoff round, the last round before the group stage, Lausanne was drawn against the Russian representative Lokomotiv Moscow. 11'200 spectators in the Pontaise the team wrestled the favorites from a 1:1. In Moscow, the teams split after 90 minutes again with 1:1, the subsequent extension did not yield any decision. Thus, the penalty shootout, in which the Swiss second division side prevailed 4-3 and was able to realize as geeks a place in the UEFA Europa League decided. In the group stage of the UEFA Europa League Lausanne-Sport in fourth while last in Group F, where the opponent PFK CSKA Moscow, Palermo and Sparta Prague had been.

The club belongs since 2013 G.Dentan SA, a holding company of Renens.


  • Championship Swiss champion ( 7): 1913, 1932, 1935, 1936, 1944, 1951, 1965
  • Swiss Cup Winner (9 ): 1935, 1939, 1944, 1950, 1962, 1964, 1981, 1998, 1999
  • Swiss Cupfinalist ( 8): 1937, 1946, 1947, 1957, 1967, 1984, 2000, 2010
  • Swiss Ligacupfinalist ( 1): 1981
  • Inter-Cities Fairs Cup: semi-finals (1955-1958)
  • European Cup Winners' Cup: Quarter Final (1964 /65)
  • UEFA Cup: Sixteenth Final ( 1978/79, 2000/ 01)
  • UEFA Intertoto Cup: semi-final (2001)
  • UEFA Europa League: Group Stage (2010 /11)

All time standings

FC Lausanne- Sports is currently ranked 6 out of the eternal table of the Super League.

Well-known former players

Well-known former coach

Squad 2013/14

As of July 8, 2013 on the website of the Swiss Football League.





Transfers 2013/14

  • Inflows:

Matar Coly (FC Biel); Adriano De Pierro (BSC Young Boys); Kevin Huggins (FC Sion); Luis Pimenta (FC Chiasso ); Fabrizio Zambrella (FC Sion), Wajdi Bouazzi ( Espérance Sportive de Tunis ), Miha Mevlja ( ND Gorica ), Patrick Ekeng Ekeng (Le Mans FC ), Jessua Andrea Angoy Cruyff ( Wigan Athletic), Banana Yaya (FC Sochaux ), Rolf Feltscher ( Parma ), Ming Yang Yang ( own youth ), Oliver Custodio da Costa ( own youth ), Yoric Ravet (AS Saint. Etienne)

  • Departures:

Mathieu Débonnaire (FC Sion); Anthony Favre (?); Abraham Guié Guié (?); Janick Kamber (?); Nicola Marazzi ( Azzurri 90 LS); Malaury Martin (?); Sekou Sanogo (Thun ); Ibrahim Tall (?); Kevin Tapoko (?); Jocelyn Roux ( Servette FC ), Chris Malonga (Monaco), Matt Moussilou (?)