French League

  • Watch: PSG's Thiago Motta attacked with a headbutt 5 days ago

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi wants Brandao to be banned for life after the Bastia striker headbutted Thiago Motta at the end of a French league match on Saturday. After Bastia's 2-0 loss to PSG, Brandao waited for Thiago Motta in the tunnel and headbutted the midfielder, leaving him with...
  • PSG extend Blanc's contract to 2016 May 8, 2014

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain has extended coach Laurent Blanc's contract to June 2016, a day after he guided the club to a fourth French league title. Blanc was not even the club's first choice to succeed Carlo Ancelotti last summer, but he has outdone his predecessor by leading PSG to a league...
  • Cavani double hands PSG French League Cup trophy April 20, 2014

    Paris St Germain collected their first trophy of the season when Edinson Cavani's double secured a 2-1 victory against Olympique Lyon in the French League Cup final on Saturday. Uruguay striker Cavani netted twice in the first half, including a controversial penalty, to hand PSG their fourth League Cup title on...
  • Newcastle agree fee for Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis August 3, 2013

    Newcastle: Newcastle United have agreed a fee with Lyon for the services of Bafetimbi Gomis, the French club have confirmed, while their chances of signing Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy also look to have improved. The Magpies have been looking to add a new striker to their squad this summer,...
  • Diego Lugano signs for West Brom from PSG August 3, 2013

    West Bromwich: Uruguay defender Diego Lugano has joined West Bromwich Albion on a two-year deal from Paris St-Germain, reports bbc.co.uk. The 32-year-old, who spent part of last season on loan at Malaga, moves to the Baggies on a free transfer. "I am very pleased to join West Bromwich Albion for the next...
  • Leonardo suspended for nine months for pushing referee May 31, 2013

    Paris: Paris St Germain sporting director Leonardo has been banned for nine months for pushing a referee, the French League (LFP) said on Thursday. Television footage showed Brazilian Leonardo bumping into referee Alexandre Castro with his left shoulder in the Parc des Princes tunnel after PSG drew 1-1 with Valenciennes in...
  • Dark clouds threaten to rain on PSG victory parade April 29, 2013

    Paris: Paris St Germain continued their march towards a first French league title since 1994 with a 1-0 win at Evian Thonon Gaillard on Sunday, yet the mood around the club is one of gloom not glory as their coronation approaches. The victory took PSG nine points clear with four rounds...
  • Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney wanted by Paris Saint-Germain? February 27, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester United's determination to keep their star striker Wayne Rooney is likely to be tested this summer, with French giants backed by Quatri openers Paris Saint-Germain giving serious consideration to making move for the England striker. The French league leaders want to sign another star forward to strengthen their attacking...
  • Ibrahimovic will score more than 30 goals - Papin September 25, 2012

    Paris: Zlatan Ibrahimovic will become the first player since Jean-Pierre Papin to score at least 30 goals in a French league season, the former France striker predicted on Tuesday. Sweden’s Ibrahimovic, who joined Paris St Germain from AC Milan during the close season, has already netted seven goals in the opening...
  • Hazard finally decides, set to join Chelsea May 30, 2012

    Paris: Eden Hazard is set to join European champions Chelsea, who appear to have beaten Premier League winners Manchester City and Manchester United in the race to sign one of football's brightest young talents. The 21-year-old Belgium winger had a brilliant season for Lille, scoring 20 league goals — one behind...
  • Liverpool striker Suarez open to PSG switch March 13, 2012

    Liverpool: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has revealed that he would be open to a move to Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). The Uruguayan has recently been linked with a switch to the club, who have significant financial backing, and admitted that he would relish the chance to play with national...
  • Real Madrid, Barcelona top soccer's rich list February 9, 2012

    London: Real Madrid and Barcelona are soccer's biggest moneymakers for the third straight year and look set to top their rivals for the foreseeable future. The annual review of soccer finance by Deloitte shows Madrid topping the list for the seventh straight year with revenue of $636.5 million for the year...
  • Ancelotti takes over as new PSG manager December 31, 2011

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain took the next step in their quest for European domination by announcing Carlo Ancelotti as their new coach on Friday. Having secured Qatari backing, and spent 82 million Euros on players, PSG's next objective was to recruit a coach of world renown, who will help attract star players...
  • Bordeaux hope to re-sign Arsenal striker Chamakh November 16, 2011

    London: Girondins Bordeaux are interested in re-signing former striker Marouane Chamakh from Arsenal but have not been able to make contact with either club or player, Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud said on Tuesday. "In the last two months I have been leaving messages with Marouane. I also left messages with (Arsenal...
  • Lyon look to cap season with historic double May 22, 2008

    Paris: Olympique Lyon look to wrap up a remarkable season with their first domestic double when they face Paris St Germain in the French Cup final on Saturday. Lyon bagged a record seventh-consecutive league title last weekend while PSG escaped relegation in the last round of matches with a 2-1 win...
  • Vikash Dhorasoo suspended by club September 27, 2006

    Paris: Paris St Germain said on Tuesday they had suspended international midfielder Vikash Dhorasoo after the player publicly challenged coach Guy Lacombe. In an interview published by sports daily L'Equipe last week, Dhorasoo disputed Lacombe's tactics after he was dropped from the professional squad and was sent back to play...