Lille

  • Lille salvage some pride with 2-0 win at BATE November 21, 2012

    Minsk: Lille salvaged some pride from their miserable Champions League campaign by winning 2-0 away to BATE Borisov on Tuesday. Lille lost their first four Group F matches - including a humiliating 6-1 thrashing by Bayern Munich - and needed to win by a greater margin than 3-1 to have...
  • Valencia hope to end Bayern Munich's dominance November 19, 2012

    Frankfurt: Valencia have won all three Champions League matches since their opening-round loss to Bayern Munich, and the Spanish side . Bayern can take confidence in the knowledge that they have lost only once in eight encounters against Valencia, with four draws. They beat the Spanish side on penalties to...
  • Pizarro hits hat trick as Bayern rout Lille 6-1 November 8, 2012

    Munich: Claudio Pizarro scored a 15-minute hat-trick as Bayern Munich pulverised Lille 6-1 in their Champions League Group F match on Wednesday, eliminating the French side and taking a big step towards the round of 16. The 34-year-old, in the starting line-up only because top scorer Mario Mandzukic was ill,...
  • Mueller's penalty enough for Bayern to beat Lille October 24, 2012

    Lille: Thomas Mueller scored a first-half penalty as last season's runner-up Bayern Munich hit back from a shock loss in its preceding Champions League match to win 1-0 at Lille on Tuesday. Bayern has been in unstoppable form in the Bundesliga, notching eight straight wins, but a surprise 3-1 loss to...
  • 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...
  • Evra urges Hazard to pick Man United over City May 28, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has urged in-demand Eden Hazard to reject an offer from rivals Manchester City in favour of a move to Old Trafford. Lille’s Belgian attacker is one of the hottest properties in European football, and is said to be weighing up offers from both Manchester clubs,...
  • Now, gangrape charges against Strauss-Khan May 22, 2012

    Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is being interrogated in a gangrape case dating back to 2010. ...
  • Strauss-Kahn involved in gangrape? May 22, 2012

    Lille: French prosecutors said on Monday they had opened an inquiry into allegations of gangrape by Dominique Strauss-Kahn and three friends, as part of an investigation into his ties to a suspected prostitution ring in the northern city of Lille. The former IMF chief is under formal investigation over whether he...
  • Strauss-Kahn held in French prostitution probe February 21, 2012

    Lille: Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was taken in for questioning on Tuesday by police investigating an alleged prostitution ring run out of the northern French city of Lille. Strauss-Kahn can be held for up to 48 hours and may then be placed under formal investigation for benefiting from misappropriated company...
  • 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...
  • Real, ManU win in Champions League June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Champions League round of 16 action kicked off with Real Madrid facing Bayern Munich at Madrid in Spain. The Spanish club opened the scoring in the 10th minute with the man leading the goal charts, Raul, making full use of a pass from Ruud Van Nistelrooy. But 13 minutes later...
  • UEFA Champions League promises much June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Three British clubs are in action on Tuesday as the UEFA Champions League rolls into the last 16 stage. Celtic play host to AC Milan while Arsenal visit PSV Eindhoven with Manchester United visiting Lille, the team that contributed to their downfall last season. On paper, Lille look to be...