Ligue 1 news

Malbranque leaves St Etienne

September 6, 2011
Steed Malbranque has terminated his contract with St Etienne a day after his representatives denied reports he had retired to care for an ill family member.

• 'Ill son' does not exist

Reports emerged from France over the weekend, which were repeated in a number of British publications, claiming Malbranque, who joined Les Verts this summer, had decided to quit as his young son was suffering from cancer.

However, solicitors working on the instruction of the ...

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