FC Sion

FC Sion

About FC Sion

FC Sion is a Swiss football team from the city of Sion. The club was founded in 1909, and play their home games at the Stade Tourbillon. They have won the Swiss Super League twice, and the Swiss Cup in each of their twelve appearances in the final, the most recent being in 2011. The first team also known as Olympique des Alpes SA, as Swiss Football League (the top two levels) requires football clubs to be run as a company. FC Sion were founded in 1909 by Robert Gilliard, who became club captain, and played their first game, a 3-2 win against FC Aigle, the same year. The club grew thanks to contributions from local people, and played their first competitive league fixture in 1914, again a 3-2 victory, this time against FC Monthey. In 1919 Sion formally organised its managerial...'

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