Relegation to Ligue 2
It is with a thunderclap that begins the most recent history of AS Monaco at the end of a slow agony during the season 2010-2011, the club is relegated to Ligue 2 for the first time in thirty five years! The club will put a season to recover from that fall.
The first six months in Ligue 2 are nightmarish. The team is red lantern truce of the championship, but it begins to recover under the management of Marco Simone who replaced Laurent Banide after the 5th day. Dmitry Rybolovlev arrives as the chair of the club in December 2011 with big ambitions in spite of a very complicated sports situation. It is the electric shock. In spring, after a daunting return phase, the team narrowly missed the third place which is synonymous with accession. The team will have to wait a year for the ascent in Ligue 1.
Back in Ligue 1...
In June 2012, Claudio Ranieri was recruited to carry out this mission. After spending the entire championship in the podium, AS Monaco FC confirm its return to the top with a win in Nimes at the 36th day. A week later AS Monaco FC is crowned champion of France Ligue 2 during the last home game against Le Mans. On the 10th August 2013 "ASM" celebrate its return to the top with a victory at Bordeaux.
... And Champions League
Second in the championship at the end of the 2013-2014 season, beating his record of points in Ligue 1, AS Monaco will directly qualify for the Champions League 2014-2015. To be continued...