Latest French Ligue 2 News

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Monaco tax row escalates over €200m claim

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | May, 6 2013

The row between Monaco and the French football authorities over attempts to end the principality club's privileged financial position has escalated with both parties claiming the other said a €200 million payment would resolve the prickly situation.

Ranieri's Monaco closing in on promotion

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | April, 23 2013

Claudio Ranieri has told his Monaco players to continue the scintillating form that has taken them to the brink of a return to Ligue 1 and ensure they clinch promotion.

Prince Albert confident over Monaco tax appeal

Andrew Scott | April, 15 2013

Prince Albert of Monaco has told Le Parisien he is confident that the principality's football club will win their appeal against the passing of a new rule that threatens to bring an end to their financial advantages.

Monaco want compensation for move to France

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | April, 4 2013

Monaco are a club where time is standing still after the French Football League's decision to put an end to their privileged financial position, the principality outfit's vice-president claims.

Monaco 'stand up' to FFF following law changes

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 29 2013

Monaco have asked the French Football Federation to revoke a decision which would see the principality club lose its privileged position within French football.

Monaco told to comply with new tax rules

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 22 2013

Monaco risk being kicked out of the French league if the principality club fail to comply with new rules that will end the financial advantages they have enjoyed.

Ex-Arles chief sentenced in match-fixing probe

Andrew Scott, France Correspondent | March, 13 2013

Former Arles-Avignon sporting director Fabrice Bertone has been handed a suspended prison sentence for attempting to fix matches in 2009.

Debt-ridden Auxerre face fight for French survival

Ian Holyman | March, 2 2013

Auxerre were playing Real Madrid and AC Milan in the Champions League just three years ago, but now face being banished to the backwaters of the French game after falling into financial difficulty.

Nantes appeal to CAS over transfer embargo

ESPN staff | February, 28 2013

Nantes have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in an attempt to overturn a one-year transfer embargo imposed by FIFA over the transfer of forward Ismael Bangoura from Dubai-based club Al Nasr. On top of the transfer embargo, ...

Nantes handed transfer ban over Bangoura deal

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | February, 4 2013

Promotion-chasing Ligue 2 side Nantes may not be able to strengthen their squad should they secure a return to the French top-flight after being handed a year-long transfer ban. FIFA's Dispute Resolution Chamber ruled on Monday that Nantes...

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