The downward spiral that is Hatem Ben Arfa's career trajectoryhas taken another twist this morning with the French winger announcing that he may be finished with football entirely after seeing his OGC Nice contract pulped before he could play a single game for the Ligue 1 side.
Never scared of pushing a boundary into an envelope to break new ground, OGC Nice's reserve string tested out a daring new free-kick defence stratagem against top side Grenoble in the French amateur tier on Saturday.
The avant garde formation basically saw Nice's goalkeeper stationedin front of the wall waving his arms about, while the wall itself was lined up along the goal-line behind him.
Here we are! The third instalment in a series that, in all honesty, we completely forgot about for a while: Pies' collection of the finest disallowed goals ever scored.
In at number three we have this fine non-effort from PSG centre-half Thiago Silva from the tail end of last season, in which the Brazilian defender reaches Zlatan's round-the-corner pass just a millisecond too late before bending a delicious shot in from a nigh-on impossible angle only for the linesman to (correctly, as it happens) rule that the ball had crossed the touchline.
The curtains get drawn on Lyon's season this Sunday, and boy have there been ups and downs!
While the men's team won the Coupe de France, the women's team won the Champions League in a second
OCTOBER 24, 2009
Stade Municipal Du Ray, Nice
1 PM ET (19:00 CET, 18:00 GMT)
After Tuesday's unbelievable victory at Anfield, we can only hope that the players have come back
down to earth- because I'm still on cloud nine- and are ready to dispatch there next league
obstacle and maintain their miniscule +1 goal differential lead over second place Montpellier?
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French Ligue 1 club OGC Nice has released its BURRDA 2011/12 home and away kits. This was done on
Wednesday at the club's shop Boutique Officielle du Club. Current players Raul Fernandez and Renato
Civelli were on hand to model the new kits and sign autographs for the club's fans. Nice joins
BURRDA growing stable [.
French Ligue 1 club OGC Nice has released its Lotto 2010/11 home and away kits. This was done
yesterday at the club's shop Boutique Officielle du Club. A crew from OGCNICE TV was present to
film a feature on the 10/11Â strips for the club's fans. However, no club players were on hand for
The transfer rumors seemed to be slowing down, after a few frantic weeks of wild speculation,
most of it, pretty outrageous but in the last two days have come-back fullforce. Next week might
see OL land their first Summer acquisition and "bigfish" of the mercato, let's keep our fingers
Although we've all been waiting for the eventual signing of The Rock,John
Mensah -which should happen today, Monday- there are other smaller happenings in the
Mercato. I apologize for the shortness of the piece, but transfer news is scant lately. I thought
I'd throw in some tiny morcels of info to keep the stomach growling to a minimum for those of us
who are genuine transfer news junkies, and for those of us who don't read French.