Tag: Retro

Retro: Tottenham Hotspur 4-3 Lyon

A look back at Olympique Lyonnais’ second visit to Britain, in December 1967. Match Date: Wednesday 13th December 1967, K.O. 19:45.Venue: White Hart Lane, London.Competition: European Cup Winners’ Cup (Second Round, Second Leg) Just over six years after their first visit to the home of football, Olympique Lyonnais returned to England, touching down in London […]

Retro: Sheffield Wednesday 5-2 Lyon

A look back at Olympique Lyonnais’ first ever visit to Britain, in October 1961. Match Date: Wednesday 4th October 1961, K.O. 19:15.Venue: Hillsborough, Sheffield.Competition: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (First Round, Second Leg) Nineteen Sixty One had already been a momentous year. John F Kennedy had been inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States, Yuri […]

Retro: Bournemouth 3-0 Lyon

A look back at Olympique Lyonnais’ visit to the south coast of England in Summer 2019. Match Date: Saturday 3rd August 2019, K.O. 15:30.Venue: The Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth. Less than a week after their Emirates Cup win in London, Lyon returned to British soil for a first ever meeting with Bournemouth. Canadian/Cuban-American duo Shawn Mendes […]