Montpellier Harault Sport Club; (commonly referred to as Montpellier HSC or simply Montpellier) is a French association football club based in the city of Montpellier. The original club was founded in 1919, while the current incarnation was founded through a merger in 1974. Montpellier currently plays in Ligue 1, the top level of French football and plays its home matches at the Stade de la Mosson, located within the city. The first team is managed by former football player Rena Girard and captained by defender Mapou Yanga-M'Biwa. Montpellier was founded under the name Stade Olympique Montpelliarain (SO Montpellier) and played under the name for most of its existence. In 1989, after playing under various names, the club changed its name to...'
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