16 September 2012

The FC Sion Connection

Kyle Lafferty became the first Northern Ireland international to play professional football in Switzerland when he signed for FC Sion in 2012...

Kyle Lafferty
(FC Sion Supporters)
Full Name: Football Club de Sion
Founded: 1909
Home Ground: Stade Tourbillon (since 1968)
Main Colours: Red and White.

Honours: 
Swiss Super League Champions (2) 1991/92, 1996/97.
Swiss Cup Winners (12) 1965, 1974, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2009, 2011.

European History:
Champions League entrants (2) 1992/931997/98.
Cup Winners' Cup entrants (8) 1965/66, 1974/75, 1980/81, 1982/83, 1986/87, 1991/92, 1995/96, 1996/97.
UEFA Cup entrants (8) 1973/74, 1984/85, 1987/88, 1989/90, 1994/95, 1997/98*, 2006/07, 2007/08.
Europa League entrants (1) 2009/10, 2011/12#.
Intertoto Cup entrants (1) 1998.
* entered UEFA Cup after elimination from Champions League.
# disqualified from tournament.

Northern Ireland Players at Sion:
Kyle Lafferty (2012-2013)

Links:
FC Sion Official Site

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