FYI: I typed this up yesterday and somehow managed to not hit publish on it. Hence the title. I can confirm that a few Ligue 1 rivals would love to capture Nantes midfielder Alejandro Bedoya, so the club is preparing an improved contract offer for him to peruse once his World Cup adventure ends. I cannot confirm - so don't tattoo this on my forehead - but there is reason to believe that on top of
Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho scored one of the goals o the season in Ligue 1 on Saturday, with the Monaco star perfectly executing a first-time long-range chip.
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The goal came on 74 minutes, with league-leaders Monaco already 1-0 up.
Receiving a pass from fellow countryman Bernardo Silva well outside the Bordeaux box, Moutinhoconnected beautifully with the ball, directing an exquisite chipped effort which sailed into the top corner of the net.
Remember Johnny Utaka at Portsmouth? For a brief while he was the Premiership's most exciting
player. His brace in the last match against AJ Auxerre secured Montpellier their first ever
Championnat. The club coached by Rene Girard overcame big moneyed PSG, the favourites to win the
Este 2011 nos dejo buenos recuerdos, en especial las jugadas en su mÃ¡ximo esplendor, la
mayorÃa jugadores jÃ³venes que no les importa mas que lucirse y divertirse en el campo de
juego,desde la serie B hasta la Champions League, desde Mario Baloteli hasta Lionel Messi y muchos
otros futbolistas que no son tan conocidos nos muestran sus habilidades con los pies, puro
After 18 long years. Their last title in 1990-1991. They beat Rennes, 3-1 and with two matches
to spare won their ninth domestic title. It sparked mad celebrations with fans diving in the sea at
the Vieux Port. Key moments in their season:
Jan 30: Marseille slump to a 2-0 defeat at promoted Montpellier and drop 12
points off the pace.
Lyon 5 Marseille 5 at the Stade De Gerland. November 9, 2009. A nail biting epic with end to end
action. This match will be talked about for years to come.
With L'OM cruising 4-2 it appeared as if the match was done but Lisandro Lopez who surely must
be on Maradona's radar for his late goal scoring exploits brought them back on par in the 81st and
Gazzetta Dello Sport is reporting that the deal is in the bag and the Swede is expected to
arrive in Paris for a medical tomorrow after days of wrangling over personal terms. Ibrahimovic is
expected to earn â‚¬12m euros annually over a three year contract.
Eden Hazard has been constantly linked with a move back to Ligue 1 and Paris Saint Germain for the last couple of transfer windows. In an interview published here, Hazard has insisted that PSG are not in his head.
After a below par performance at the weekend against Aston Villa, it's good to hear from the Belgian who has been for the most part outstanding at our football club.
Paris Saint-Germain failed to equal the record for their longest unbeaten run in france's top flight as they suffered a shock 2-0 defeat away to Evian. With Lille winning on Tuesday, PSG;s gap at the top of Ligue 1 is down to only one point.
Youngster Clarck Nsikulu put Evian in front at the end of a counterattack with 15 minutes remaining in freezing Annecy, and on-loan Marseille winger Modou Sougou made sure of the win for the home side when he added another in the 87th minute.
19:00 St Etienne v Sochaux at Stade Geoffrey-Guichard19:00 Nice v Brest at Municipal du Ray19:00 Valenciennes v Bordeaux at Stade du Hainaut19:00 Evian Thonon Gaillard v Bastia at Parc des Sports, Annecy16:00 Troyes v Lille at Stade de l`Aube
LENS, France Lens overcame Caen 2-0 in Ligue 1 to leapfrog their opponents and move out of the
relegation zone. Lens started the day second bottom in the standings, while fellow strugglers Caen
were in better form after winning two straight games. However, Lens proved too strong at Stade
Felix-Bollaert as they claimed a [.
Olympique de Marseille emerged triumphant against FC Zurich on Matchday 3, and Matchday 4 was no
different, as the Ligue 1 side comfortably eased past their opponents on home soil. Silvan Aegerter
scored an own-goal to begin the proceedings, while Fabrice Abriel, Mamadou Niang, Hilton, Benoit
Cheyrou, and Brandao added one each to showcase the dominance.
Christophe Jallet celebtates his goal against Lille
It was a weekend of big matches with champions Bordeaux taking on runners-up Marseille and
fallen giants Lyon against a team who have put together some impressive results so far Nancy. Â A
few changes were made overall to the Ligue 1 table, with newly promoted Montpellier rocketing into
4th place and Lille slipping into the relegation zone all after 4 matches played.
Bundesliga on GolTV: Fortuna Dusseldorf - Eintracht Frankfurt at 2:30pm. Ligue 1 on Univision Deportes: Ajaccio - St Etienne at 2:30pm. Serie A on beIN Sport: Catania - Milan at 2:45pm. All Times Eastern
Bundesliga on GolTV: Mainz â€“ Nurnberg at 2:30pm. Same time for Ligue 1 on Univision Deportes: Nancy â€“ Rennes. Liga MX on ESPN Deportes and Azteca: Morelia â€“ Santos Lagua at 10:30pm. mun2 has Leon â€“ Atlas at 10:30pm (11:30pm on Telemundo) All Times Eastern
Scottish Premier League on Fox Soccer Plus: Motherwell - Hibernian at 2:45pm. Bundesliga on GolTV: Augsburg - Hamburg at 2:30pm. Ligue 1 on Univision Deportes: St Etienne - Rennes at 2:30pm. All Times Eastern
Championship on beIN Sport: Sheffield Wednesday - Leeds United at 2:40pm. Ligue 1 on Univision Deportes: Bordeaux - Lille at 2:30pm. Bundesliga on GolTV: Hoffenheim - Greuther Furth at 2:30pm. Liga MX on ESPN Deportes: Jaguares - Puebla at 8:30pm. All Times Eastern
Marouane Chamakh is finding out that Bordeaux is a club that has shackled him to his final year
of contract. Cue Sepp Blatter and "slavery". He is in danger of missing out on West Ham as Les
Girondins is set to reject their 8million euros offer.
"West Ham are the latest to come in. It's only in the past week that they have shown an
Dopo aver ricevuto il premio, dalla stampa francese, come miglior giocatore della Ligue, Yoann
Gourcuff rinuncia al Milan, in maniera definitiva. La scelta Ã¨ arrivata nella giornata di oggi.
Infatti, il Bordeaux ha riscattato completamente il talentuoso trequartista francese, classe 1986,
dal club di Via Turati, facendogli firmare un contratto di quattro anni con i girondini.
AS Monaco is serious about competing next season in Ligue.
The recently promoted side finalized the transfer of two of the best midfielders in the world from FC Porto, paying a price of $90.5 million for James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho. Both clubs confirmed the transfer on Friday, which according to Porto is the largest transfer fee in the history of Portuguese soccer.
2011/12 French Coupe de la Ligue winners Olympique Marseille released their 12/13home, away andthirdover the summer months. Now the nine-time Ligue 1 and 1993 European champions have launched a special...
French Ligue 1 champion Lyon reported to sign Barcelona striker
Eidur Gudjohnsen. Lyon ready to move Gudjohnsen with a Â£7 million cost. Lyon plans Gudjohnsen as a
replacement for their Brazilian striker Fred.
Eidur Gudjohnsen 29-year-old is the captain of the Iceland national
team and is often referred to as the greatest Icelandic player who is currently still in the