List of Ligue 1 clubs

The following is a list of clubs who have played in Ligue 1 at any time since its foundation for the 1932–33 season to the current season. A total of 73 teams have played in Ligue 1.

  • As end of 2012–13 season
Club Seasons
in D1/L1
Number of titles Best
result
First season
in D1/L1
Last season
in D1/L1
Matches played
in D1/L1
1. Franche-Comté Sochaux 66 +13/14 2 1st 1932–33 2012–13 2330
2. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Marseille 64 +13/14 9 1st 1932–33 2012–13 2246
3. Aquitaine Bordeaux 61 +13/14 6 1st 1945–46 2012–13 2212
- Rhône-Alpes Saint-Étienne 61 +13/14 10 1st 1938–39 2012–13 2200
5. Nord-Pas-de-Calais Lens 57 1 1st 1937–38 2010–11 2082
- Lorraine (region) Metz 57 - 2nd 1932–33 2007–08 2042
7. Alsace Strasbourg 56 1 1st 1935–36 2007–08 2016
- Brittany Rennes 56 +13/14 - 4th 1932–33 2012–13 2004
9. Monaco AS Monaco 55 +13/14 7 1st 1953–54 2010–11 2000
Rhône-Alpes Lyon 55 +13/14 7 1st 1945–46 2012–13 1996
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Nice 55 +13/14 4 1st 1932–33 2012–13 1972
12. Nord-Pas-de-Calais Lille 54 +13/14 3 1st 1944–45 2012–13 1958
13. Pays de la Loire Nantes 45 +13/14 8 1st 1963–64 2008–09 1674
14. Île-de-France Paris Saint-Germain 40 +13/14 3 1st 1971–72 2012–13 1462
15. Languedoc-Roussillon Sporting Club Nimois/
0000Nimes Olympique
35 - 2nd 1932–33 1992–93 1246
16. Auxerre 33 1 1st 1980–81 2011–12 1196
Nord-Pas-de-Calais Valenciennes 33 +13/14 - 3rd 1935–36 2012–13 1176
18. Languedoc-Roussillon Montpellier 32 +13/14 1 1st 1932–33 2012–13 1106
19. Champagne-Ardenne Reims 30 +13/14 6 1st 1945–46 2012–13 1088
Île-de-France Racing Club de France 30 1 1st 1932–33 1989–90 1020
Corsica Bastia 30 +13/14 - 3rd 1968–69 2012–13 1112
- Lorraine (region) Nancy 30 - 4th 1970–71 2012–13 1094
23. Midi-Pyrénées Toulouse 26 +13/14 - 3rd 1982–83 2012–13 938
24. Le Havre 24 - 3rd 1938–39 2008–09 872
25. Pays de la Loire Angers 23 - 3rd 1956–57 1993–94 854
- Champagne-Ardenne Sedan 23 - 3rd 1955–56 2006–07 834
27. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Cannes 22 - 2nd 1932–33 1997–98 749
28. Midi-Pyrénées Toulouse (1937) 19 - 2nd 1946–47 1966–67 678
Rouen 19 - 4th 1936–37 1984–85 678
Île-de-France Red Star 19 - 7th 1932–33 1974–75 642
31. Champagne-Ardenne AS Troyes/Troyes AC 17 - 7th 1954–55 2012–13 622
32. Languedoc-Roussillon Sète 16 2 1st 1932–33 1953–54 504
33. Lorraine (region) FC Nancy 15 - 4th 1946–47 1962–63 530
34. Caen 14 - 5th 1988–89 2011–12 494
- Brittany Stade Brest 14 - 8th 1979–80 2012–13 494
36. Pays de la Loire Laval 13 - 5th 1976–77 1988–89 494
37. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Toulon 12 - 5th 1958–59 1992–93 452
- Île-de-France Stade Français 12 - 5th 1946–47 1966–67 436
- Corsica AC Ajaccio 12 +13/14 - 6th 1967–68 2012–13 448
40. Nord-Pas-de-Calais Roubaix-Tourcoing 10 1 1st 1945–46 1954–55 344
- Brittany Lorient 10 +13/14 - 7th 1998–99 2012–13 334
42. Nord-Pas-de-Calais Olympique Lillois 7 1 1st 1932–33 1942–43 194
Nord-Pas-de-Calais Fives 7 - 2nd 1932–33 1938–39 194
Nord-Pas-de-Calais Excelsior Roubaix 7 - 5th 1932–33 1938–39 194
- Brittany Guingamp 7 +13/14 - 7th 1995–96 2003–04 254
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Antibes 7 - 7th 1932–33 1938–39 194
47. Alsace Mulhouse 6 - 6th 1932–33 1989–90 184
- Pays de la Loire Le Mans 6 - 9th 2003–04 2009–10 208
Languedoc-Roussillon Alès 6 - 10th 1932–33 1958–59 184
50. Centre region, France Tours FC 4 - 11th 1980–81 1984–85 152
Rhône-Alpes Grenoble 4 - 13th 1960–61 2009–10 152
52. Poitou-Charentes AS Angoulême 3 - 4th 1969–70 1971–72 110
Nord-Pas-de-Calais Racing Club de Roubaix 3 - 8th 1936–37 1938–39 90
- Limousin Limoges Foot 3 - 10th 1958–59 1960–61 114
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Martigues 3 - 11th 1993–94 1995–96 114
Île-de-France Paris FC 3 - 12th 1972–73 1978–79 114
57. Île-de-France CA Paris 2 - 5th 1932–33 1933–34 44
Rhône-Alpes Evian 2 + 13/14 - 9th 2011–12 2012–13 76
59. Île-de-France Club Français 1 - 8th 1932–33 1932–33 18
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Hyères 1 - 9th 1932–33 1932–33 18
Alsace Colmar 1 - 11th 1948–49 1948–49 34
Centre region, France Châteauroux 1 - 17th 1997–98 1997–98 34
Languedoc-Roussillon Béziers 1 - 18th 1957–58 1957–58 34
- Poitou-Charentes Niort 1 - 18th 1987–88 1987–88 38
Gueugnon 1 - 18th 1995–96 1995–96 38
- Nord-Pas-de-Calais Boulogne 1 - 19th 2009–10 2009–10 38
- Dijon 1 - 19th 2011–12 2011–12 38
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur AS Aix 1 - 20th 1967–68 1967–68 38
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Arles-Avignon 1 - 20th 2010–11 2010–11 38
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Avignon Foot 1 - 20th 1975–76 1975–76 38
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Istres 1 - 20th 2004–05 2004–05 38
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