lyonnais lyonnais  /ˌli ə ˈneɪ/


  • (n) a former province of east central France; now administered by Rhone-Alpes


  1. France challenges arbitration award in Tapie inquiry

    PARIS (Reuters) - The French state legally challenged the 403 million euros ($524 million) arbitration award granted a French tycoon in 2008 after his dispute with now-defunct bank Credit Lyonnais, a lawyer in the case told Reuters on Friday. The state-controlled body charged with settling the debts of Credit Lyonnais, the Consortium de Realisation (CDR), petitioned the Paris court of appeals to ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Fred scores to put Brazil up on Uruguay

    How Fred went from being a sold, but unspectacular striker at Olympique Lyonnais to being a key player for the Brazil ian national team is anyone's guess, but he's on fire and has locked down his starting center forward position. He's now netted eight goals in his last 10 games in a Brazil shirt, including his team's first goal in their Confederations Cup semifinal against Uruguay , putting them ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: SB Nation


  1. "We know his importance at Olympique Lyonnais and his efficiency in our squad," Puel said on Tuesday. "He's an exceptional player, but we also know the financial figures of the club. We will evaluate the situation with him when he comes back...
    on Jul 1, 2009 By: Claude Puel Source: ESPN

  2. "Olympique Lyonnais will be able to be competitive with all other European clubs," club president Jean-Michel Aulas said. "OL isn't just a club that succeeds. To be at sport's zenith, you have to develop other markets."
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Jean-Michel Aulas Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Facing Manchester United is going to be a pleasure," said Coupet, "because the visiting goalkeeper can always expect to be busy. It's also exciting for me personally because, when Olympique Lyonnais went to Manchester in the Champions League...
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Gregory Coupet Source:

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