Ligue 1 focus

Saint-Etienne revival a blast from the past

September 21, 2010
By Paul Marshall
Green is the colour of envy, and there are one or two jealous glances being cast in the direction of shock Ligue 1 leaders Saint-Etienne - or Les Verts, 'the Greens' - after a start to the campaign that has defied footballing logic.

While Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux and Auxerre rake around out of the limelight, Saint-Etienne have taken centre stage, hitting top spot in the table for the first time in 28 years with last weekend's 3-0 clobbering of Montpellier. It is a position ...

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