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France halts goal-line technology after mishaps

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Paris (AFP) – The French league (LFP) has decided to “immediately suspend” the use of goal-line technology after a series of glitches with the system, LFP director general Didier Quillot said on Thursday.

The decision covers all matches under the jurisdiction of the LFP, notably Ligue 1 and the French League Cup, and comes in the wake of two errors during Wednesday’s League Cup quarter-finals.

France halts goal-line technology after mishaps

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Paris (AFP) – The French league (LFP) has decided to “immediately suspend” the use of goal-line technology after a series of glitches with the system, LFP director general Didier Quillot said on Thursday.

The decision covers all matches under the jurisdiction of the LFP, notably Ligue 1 and the French League Cup, and comes in the wake of two errors during Wednesday’s League Cup quarter-finals.

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Neymar returns to Paris after Brazil trip

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has returned to the French capital and will train on Thursday after being allowed to visit his native Brazil on family matters, the Ligue 1 leaders said Wednesday.

The world’s most expensive player will miss Wednesday’s French League Cup tie at Strasbourg, after also sitting out last weekend’s 3-1 win over Lille through suspension.

Neymar returns to Paris after Brazil trip

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has returned to the French capital and will train on Thursday after being allowed to visit his native Brazil on family matters, the Ligue 1 leaders said Wednesday.

The world’s most expensive player will miss Wednesday’s French League Cup tie at Strasbourg, after also sitting out last weekend’s 3-1 win over Lille through suspension.

PSG, Monaco renew battle in French Cup semi-final

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Paris (AFP) – Leonardo Jardim’s Monaco hold the edge over Paris Saint-Germain in the French title race, but the reigning champions haven’t given up hope of landing a third successive sweep of the domestic trophies.

PSG thrashed Monaco 4-1 at the start of April to retain the French League Cup, and with the principality club prioritising Europe and Ligue 1, Unai Emery’s side will again fancy their chances in Wednesday’s French Cup semi-final.

PSG, Monaco renew battle in French Cup semi-final

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Paris (AFP) – Leonardo Jardim’s Monaco hold the edge over Paris Saint-Germain in the French title race, but the reigning champions haven’t given up hope of landing a third successive sweep of the domestic trophies.

PSG thrashed Monaco 4-1 at the start of April to retain the French League Cup, and with the principality club prioritising Europe and Ligue 1, Unai Emery’s side will again fancy their chances in Wednesday’s French Cup semi-final.

PSG thrash Monaco to retain French League Cup

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Lyon (AFP) – Edinson Cavani scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Monaco 4-1 on Saturday to lift the French League Cup for the fourth successive season.

Julian Draxler fired PSG ahead with just four minutes played in the final in Lyon, but Thomas Lemar levelled for Monaco before the half hour.

PSG thrash Monaco to retain French League Cup

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Lyon (AFP) – Edinson Cavani scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Monaco 4-1 on Saturday to lift the French League Cup for the fourth successive season.

Julian Draxler fired PSG ahead with just four minutes played in the final in Lyon, but Thomas Lemar levelled for Monaco before the half hour.

Video Ibrahimovic goal vs St.Etienne French League Cup- Ibra scores with his chest

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Paris Saint-Germain Home Shirt For 2014/15 Season [PHOTO]

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Winners of the 2013/14 French League Cup, Paris Saint-Germain will be wearing its familiar red, white and blue shirt next season, but the new design is one of their best ones yet.

Nike have produced a brilliant blue shirt that's balanced perfectly with the red and white stripes running down the center of the shirt.

Tuesday Kickoff: Champions League preview, Taiwo facing singing suspension and more

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By CALEB SONNELAND

Manchester United tonight faces Schalke 04 in the first leg of the Champions League semifinal at the Veltins Arena.

The German side is tagged as the underdog of the tie, however, as Valencia and Inter Milan found out the hard way, Schalke has plenty of weapons that could make United pay.

Europe: L’OM through to final; Real defeat Atleti; Cups Review

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There's been plenty more action in European domestic cup competitions this week including the French League Cup semi-finals, Coppa Italia, English and Scottish FA Cup replays as well as the completion of the German Cup 3rd round following the postponement of two games in December due to bad weather.

Giroud puts paid to PSG League Cup hopes

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PARIS, France — Montpellier moved to within one win of their first trophy in over 20 years on Tuesday as they beat 10-man Paris Saint Germain in their French League Cup semi-final. A header by Olivier Giroud four minutes from the end of extra-time handed Montpellier who won the second of their French Cups [.

Napoli, Sevilla and Man City Advance In Cup Ties

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Napoli, Sevilla and Manchester City were all big winners in domestic cup ties tonight.

Sevilla are through to the Copa del Rey semi-finals after wrapping up a 6-3 aggregate victory against Villarreal. The Liga rivals drew 3-3 in the first leg of their last-eight tie, but it was Gregorio Manzano's side who took charge of the second leg.

African stars Gervinho, Sow keep Lille flying

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PARIS, France — Lille kept up their unlikely charge for a first French title in over half a century on Saturday when African strike pair Moussa Sow and Gervinho scored in a 2-0 win at Nice. Lille, whose last league triumph came in 1954, stay a point clear of Paris Saint Germain who defeated Sochaux [.

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Sidibe adds to Monaco injury woes for PSG final

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Monaco (AFP) – France international full-back Djibril Sidibe is a major doubt for Monaco ahead of Saturday’s French League Cup final against Paris Saint-Germain, his club said on Tuesday.

The 24-year-old injured his ribs in the 3-1 World Cup qualifying victory in Luxembourg last Saturday.

Thiago Silva nods holders PSG into last four

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Paris (AFP) Captain Thiago Silva showed the wasteful Edinson Cavani how to do it with two crashing headers as holders Paris Saint-Germain surged into the semi-finals of the French League Cup with a 2-0 win over Metz on Wednesday.

Also into the last four are Nancy, Monaco and Bordeaux, who won their quarter-final 3-2 at home to Guingamp earlier in the evening.

Thiago Silva nods holders PSG into last four

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Paris (AFP) Captain Thiago Silva showed the wasteful Edinson Cavani how to do it with two crashing headers as holders Paris Saint-Germain surged into the semi-finals of the French League Cup with a 2-0 win over Metz on Wednesday.

Also into the last four are Nancy, Monaco and Bordeaux, who won their quarter-final 3-2 at home to Guingamp earlier in the evening.

Video PSG vs Lyon 2016 Coupe de La Ligue Highlights 2-1 Rabiot Moura Goals Tolisso

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PSG vs Lyon 2016 (Paris SG-Lyon VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- PSG vs Lyon 2-1 (Rabiot, Moura/Tolisso) Parc des Princes, Paris- 13 January, 2016- French League Cup Goals from Rabiot and Moura help Paris Saint-Germain down rivals OL in this French League Cup clash Only goals, Vidme 5:39 duration, Vidme PSG-OL 1-0 (Rabiot goal [.

More Cup Action: Adu starts for Monaco

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Freddy got a start today and went 69 minutes for Monaco as they lost 1-0 to PSG in the French League Cup.  He played as a striker and by all accounts looked strong in attack.  He made sharp runs in the offensive third that unfortunately often went unrewarded by his teammates, as he was caught [...]

Transfer Market Update: A Look At Tottenham, PSG, Ajax and More

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Though Paris St Germain were in a relegation battle last season, they did manage to win the French League Cup, which qualifies them for the UEFA Cup competition. In preparing for their season, PSG has made some bold moves in the transfer market. Their first signing of the summer was Ludovic Giuly from AS Roma.

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European Weekend Review

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Barcelona and AC Milan moved closer to their titles, with Lionel Messi achieving a milestone goal. Dortmund slipped up in Germany but remain clear of Bayer Leverkusen, while Marseille won the French League Cup. Celtic and Rangers could not be separated in a 0-0 Old Firm stalemate and PSV Eindhoven went down to Feyenoord in the Eredivisie.

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Resilient Montpellier beat Nancy, Marseille held

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PARIS, France — Marseille boss Didier Deschamps admitted his team flopped in front of Sir Alex Ferguson on Sunday as the Manchester United boss scouted his Champions League opponents. Marseille drew 0-0 at relegation-haunted Monaco, a result which left the French champions in fifth place in the table.

MIdweek TV Preview: 29 March - 1 April 2010

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Monday 29 March

19.45 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest, Championship, Sky Sports 1/HD1
After the distraction of Andy Carroll having an almighty punch-up with team-mate Steven Taylor, Newcastle won't want us or anybody else bringing up the issue as they continue their relentless pursuit of automatic promotion.

Carlos Bocanegra

CARLOS BOCANEGRA

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Carlos Bocanegra (25 May 1979) plays defender for Saint-Etienne in the French Ligue 1 and is the team captain for the U.S. national squad.

After a three-week layoff due to a sprained neck, Bocanegra is back on the pitch. Tuesday night, he played the entire match as Saint-Etienne suffered a 2-0 loss to Auxerre in the French League Cup quarterfinals.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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It has been hard for Carlos Bocanegra to see the field for Stade Rennes over the past two months, but the U.S. national team captain took another positive step towards reclaiming his left back spot this weekend.

Bocanegra started Rennes' round of 32 Coupe de France game against Saumar, and helped Rennes post a 4-0 victory over the fifth-division club.

Johnson debuts, Bocanegra returns in Wednesday's action

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If you were closely following Wednesday's proceedings of the upcoming MLS Draft, you may have missed two former MLS standouts seeing the field for their clubs.

Johnson debuts, Bocanegra returns in Wednesday's action

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If you were closely following Wednesday's proceedings of the upcoming MLS Draft, you may have missed two former MLS standouts seeing the field for their clubs.

English Premier League

Marseille’s Curse Has Been Lifted!

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Some curses are never meant to be broken.Â

Take baseball's the Chicago Cubs. The Curse of the Billy Goat is one of the most renowned curses known to man. In 1945 Billy Sianis, a local Chicago bar owner, had two tickets to Game 4 of the World Series.

Argentines Abroad: 27th & 28th March 2010

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Lionel Messi had the weekend off, putting in a relatively quiet shift, but Gonzalo Higuaín scored again as Real Madrid kept up the pace in La Liga. Elsewhere two Argentines got their hands on the French League Cup, Martín Demichelis donned a face mask to return to action for Bayern München (he'll be using it [.

French League Cup : Paris St Germain 3-2 Auxerre

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Djimi Traore officially signs with Seattle Sounders

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Former Liverpool defender Djimi Traore officially signed with the Seattle Sounders, the club announced on Saturday. Traore, 32, spent 16 years playing professionally in Europe and becomes the first Sounders player to have a UEFA Champions League title to his name, with Liverpool in 2005. His most recent stop was with Ligue 1's Marseille in 2011-12, helping them to a French League Cup title.

Rennes’ Romain Alessandrini Scores Rather Excellent Backheel Flick Volley vs Nancy (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Over in the French League Cup last night, Rennes found themselves a goal down to Nancy after quarter of an hour, though Romain Alessandrini's vaulting backheeled flick volley equaliser two minutes later was worthy of squaring any tie...

Some impressive height on that there leap!

French League 1 Kit Preview 2011/12

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This weekend kicks off what is sure to be a thrilling season in France. After Lyon's selfish display of seven consecutive league titles from 2001-8, the past three champions have been different and a fourth this season would be no surprise. Luckily, League 1 has always boasted an exceptional array of club names.

FTK Blog: Nearly a Gunner Sebastian Squillaci Profile

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The latest addition to the Arsenal squad will be this 30yr old centre back who currently plays for Sevilla. Following increasing speculation, Arsenalinsider's sources finally confirmed that the deal has been confirmed by someone very close to the club and it is subject to the usual clearance and medical and agreement of personal terms, but we are certain that this 6ft 1in player is destined to become the latest transfer to the Emirates.

Bergessio on a roll in France

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Gonzalo Bergessio is off to a flying start in France.

Bergessio scored again this week, two goals in St. Etienne's 4-1 win over Nice in the French League Cup.

Westberg keeps clean sheet in League Cup

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American shot-stopper Quentin Westberg shutout Nantes as they knocked the Ligue 2 team out of the French League Cup by a lopsided 4-0 scoreline.

European Football Weekends - The Gallery - Part 2

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Pure self indulgence or just a bit of a laugh!? The EFW logo has been kicking out the jams at a variety of places in the last few weeks. Since we launched the Gallery (part 1) in April, I've been sending them out and you've been sending them in.