Montpellier

  • Yanga Mbiwa, Gouffran to join Newcastle January 23, 2013

    Paris: Newcastle United's French shopping spree continued on Tuesday when they bagged France and Montpellier defender Mapou Yanga Mbiwa and Girondins Bordeaux forward Yoan Gouffran. French champions Montpellier said on their website (www.mhsc-foot.com) that Yanga Mbiwa's transfer to the Premier League side was pending the completion of a medical. Yanga Mbiwa, 23,...
  • Schalke, Dynamo Kiev play out 1-1 draws December 5, 2012

    Montpellier: Schalke clinched top spot in Group B of the Champions League ahead of struggling Arsenal after withstanding strong pressure in the second half to earn a 1-1 draw at French champion Montpellier. Arsenal's 2-1 loss at Greek side Olympiakos ensured Schalke finished two points clear of the 2006 finalist. Schalke...
  • Wilshere nearly back to his best, says Wenger November 22, 2012

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Jack Wilshere can become the complete midfielder after the 20-year-old underlined his return to fitness with the opening goal in his side's 2-0 win over Montpellier on Wednesday. The victory put Arsenal through to the knockout stages of the Champions League for the 13th...
  • Arsenal beat Montpellier 2-0 to reach the knockout stage November 22, 2012

    London: Jack Wilshere's first goal in two years and a sumptuous volley by Lukas Podolski earned Arsenal a 2-0 win over Montpellier in the Champions League on Wednesday, clinching the English team's passage to the knockout stage for the 13th straight year. Montpellier were knocked out of Europe by two...
  • Must-win match for Arsenal in Champions League November 20, 2012

    London: Arsenal are buzzing after their resounding victory over north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur but they go into Wednesday's Champions League home clash with Montpellier aware that any slip could be costly to their last 16 hopes. Before the 5-2 rout of Tottenham on Saturday the Gunners were coming under fire...
  • Olympiakos beat Montpellier in Champions League October 25, 2012

    Montpellier: Greece striker Kostas Mitroglou scored in injury time as Olympiakos came from behind to beat struggling French champion Montpellier 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday. Gaetan Charbonnier's first Champions League goal was not enough for the hosts, with Greece defender Vassilis Torosidis equalizing in the 73rd with his...
  • Champions League: Schalke test awaits Arsenal October 23, 2012

    London: After one of its worst displays in years, Arsenal will be hoping to get back on track against Schalke in the Champions League on Wednesday to ensure the early-season optimism at the club doesn't disappear. Saturday's lackluster 1-0 loss to Norwich dropped Arsenal to ninth in the English standings,...
  • Arsenal chase to sign France striker Giroud June 13, 2012

    London: Arsenal are leading the chase to sign Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud, according to the French club’s manager Rene Girard. Following a hugely impressive 25-goal season capped by the Ligue 1 title, the France international has been linked with a move to several other top clubs including Bayern Munich in...