Mourinho`s Real crush Lyon to end six-year jinx

Jose Mourinho broke Real Madrid`s six-year Champions League jinx when his side crushed Olympique Lyon.

Ronaldo included in Real squad for Lyon clash

Cristiano Ronaldo has been included in Real Madrid`s squad for their Champions League clash with Olympique Lyon.

Knee operation for Lyon`s Brazilian midfielder Bastos

Olympique Lyon hope to have Brazilian midfielder Michel Bastos back before the end of the season even though he has been told he needs surgery to his left knee.

Slumping Lyon reject crisis talk

Olympique Lyon`s coach and president refused to panic after a 1-0 defeat to fierce rivals St Etienne left the club in crisis after seven Ligue 1 matches.

Lyon woes continue with defeat at Bordeaux

Olympique Lyon`s miserable start to the Ligue 1 season continued with a 2-0 defeat at Girondins Bordeaux.

Lyon had a mental failure, lack experience says Petit

A lack of experience and a mental failure led to Olympique Lyon`s collapse against Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final, according to former France midfielder Emmanuel Petit.

Lyon roaring with delight after European breakthrough

Just as many were predicting their decline, Olympique Lyon sharpened their claws and showed they were very much alive by making the Champions League breakthrough they have threatened for so long.

Lyon oust Bordeaux to set up clash with Bayern

Olympique Lyon reached the Champions League semi-finals for the first time despite losing 1-0 at French rivals Girondins Bordeaux on Wednesday.

Lyon hold edge with semi-final place at stake

Pedigree, recent form and a two-goal advantage from the first leg suggest Olympique Lyon will knock out Girondins Bordeaux on Wednesday to advance to the last four of the Champions League.

Lisandro gives Lyon French advantage

Olympique Lyon`s Argentine striker Lisandro Lopez scored twice to help his side beat Girondins Bordeaux 3-1 in a lively first leg of the Champions League`s first all-French quarter-final on Tuesday.

Lyon face European battle with familiar taste

Olympique Lyon are perfectly aware that their clash with Girondins Bordeaux has little to do with domestic duties and is all about making a real impact in Europe at last.

Lyon beat Grenoble to close Ligue 1 gap

Olympique Lyon narrowed the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Girondins Bordeaux to two points with a 2-0 home win over bottom club Grenoble on Saturday.

Lille draw inspiration from Real conquerors Lyon

Lille will draw inspiration from fellow French side Olympique Lyon`s European exploits when they attempt to end Liverpool`s last chance of silverware in the Europa League last-16 second-leg on Thursday.

Lyon spurn chance to go top after 0-0 draw

Olympique Lyon wasted a chance to reclaim Ligue 1`s top spot for the first time since October when they drew 0-0 at second from bottom Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Bastos hat trick moves Olympique Lyon up to third place

Brazil midfielder Michel Bastos scored a hat-trick in less than half an hour to help Olympique Lyon move up to third in Ligue 1 with a 4-0 win at Sochaux.

Lopez hits three but Lyon lose at Lille

Olympique Lyon failed to capitalise on a Lisandro Lopez hat-trick and missed a chance to narrow the gap with Ligue 1 leaders Girondins Bordeaux when they slumped to a dramatic 4-3 defeat at Lille on Sunday.

Ten-goal thriller not one to savour for Puel, Deschamps

Fans and players alike were able to savour Olympique Lyon and Olympique Marseille`s 5-5 draw in Ligue 1 on Sunday but the magic of the match was lost on the two coaches.

French soccer club Lyon`s profits slump

Leading French soccer club Olympique Lyon`s holding company reported a slump in full-year profit on Tuesday.

PSG need win over Lyon to leave troubles behind

Troubled times could return to Paris St Germain if they fail to beat Olympique Lyon at Parc des Princes in the top match in Ligue 1 this weekend.

Lyon go top with win, crowd trouble at Nice

A 25-metre half-volley from Miohel Bastos helped Olympique Lyon defeat AS Nancy 3-1 to grab top spot in Ligue 1 on Saturday.