History 23 December 2019, 18:13

100 dates that defined the decade (1)

100 dates that defined the decade (1)
Relive the "2010s" of AS Monaco through 100 dates that tell the story of our club over the last ten years. Part 1.
May 1,  2010 –AS Monaco are in action at the Stade de France in their 9th Coupe de France final, against PSG. The Reds and Whites lost in extra time to a goal from Guillaume Hoarau.
January 10, 2011 – Previously the coach at AS Monaco’s academy, Laurent Banide replaces Guy Lacombe as head of the first team.
May 1, 2011 – Trained at the club, Valère Germain plays his first Ligue 1 match in the red and white jersey at Saint-Etienne.
May 14, 2011 – AS Monaco wins its third Gambardella Cup almost 40 years after its last success in the U1-9 competition. In the winning team of AS Saint-Etienne in the final,  were players such as Layvin Kurzawa, Dennis Appiah, Nampalys Mendy, Valentin Eysseric, Jessy Pi, and Yannick Carrasco.
May 29, 2011 – After 34 consecutive seasons in Ligue 1, AS Monaco are relegated to Ligue 2. While the club is going through one of the most difficult periods in its history, a new president, Dmitry Rybolovlev, will give us a second chance six months later.
August 9, 2011 – Ludovic Giuly  returns to AS Monaco to help the club get back into Ligue 1 as quickly as possible. He would play his 700th professional match against Guingamp a few months later.
September 12, 2011 – Marco Simone replaces Laurent Banide as manager after a difficult start in Ligue 2.
December 23, 2011 – While AS Monaco are in a difficult position on the pitch, Dmitry Rybolovlev becomes the majority shareholder and president, expressing great ambitions for the club.
January 27, 2012 – Danijel Subasic arrives from Hajduk Split. He will become the iconic goalkeeper for the  red and whites in the decade.
January 31, 2012 – Nabil Dirar becomes the most important transfer in Ligue 2 and is part of a massive winter recruitment which allows AS Monaco to remain in Ligue 2 and to focus on promotion.
Rise. Risk. Repeat.