Ligue 1 news

Bastia given stadium ban

December 7, 2012
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Bastia will play their upcoming Ligue 1 encounter with Marseille behind closed doors after the Corsican club was punished by French football authorities for fan violence.

Trouble erupted in the stands late on in Bastia's derby at Ajaccio on October 21 following an on-pitch melee which led to the hosts' captain Johan Cavalli and Bastia defender Gael Angoula being dismissed. The pair were handed four-match bans after their clash led to supporters from both teams confronting each other with ...

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