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Nogueira MLS move to escape France pressure

April, 1 2014

Philadelphia Union midfielder Vincent Nogueira moved to the MLS to escape the goldfish-bowl pressure of playing for his local club in France, Nogueira told L'Equipe. "It's a choice that goes beyond sport, almost philosophical. Sochaux gave me a comf...

Cavani unrest at PSG tactics

April, 1 2014

Edinson Cavani has admitted he is unhappy at being played out of position at Paris Saint-Germain and is interested in a move to the Premier League. • Johnson: Chelsea to test PSG credentials on big stage • PickCenter: PSG vs....

Grenier faces rap for 'guide dog' jibe

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | April, 1 2014

Clement Grenier could face suspension after apparently telling a referee he needed a guide dog following Lyon's derby defeat to Saint-Etienne on Sunday, according to Foot01. • Ligue 1 wrap Grenier, 23, watched his team's 2-1 home loss to t...

Debuchy hints at PSG move

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 31 2014

Newcastle United's Mathieu Debuchy has opened the door to a potential move to Paris Saint-Germain, admitting to TF1 that he "would really like to go there during my career." • Johnson: PSG extend lead • Ryder: Saints maul Mag...

Menez planning to leave Paris Saint-Germain

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 31 2014

Jeremy Menez has said he must leave Paris Saint-Germain if he is to achieve his ambitions in football and feels he has learned much from past mistakes. • Menez open to Italy return • Debuchy hints at PSG move Menez, 26, has found ...

Ligue 1: Kalou winner, St Etienne pressure

PA Sport | March, 30 2014

Substitute Salomon Kalou scored a stoppage-time winner to seal a 1-0 win for Lille at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy that broke the hearts of visiting Guingamp. With the game seemingly petering out towards a goalless draw, the former Chelsea man came off t...

Ligue 1: Monaco lose at Evian; PSG 13 clear Video

ESPN staff | March, 29 2014

Monaco lost 1-0 at struggling Evian on Saturday as Paris-Saint Germain stayed 13 points clear atop the Ligue 1 table. Evian defender Cedric Mongongu converted a penalty in the 84th minute after Monaco centre-back Ricardo Carvalho blocked a goal ...

Marseille's Valbuena: I've been rubbish

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 28 2014

Mathieu Valbuena has assumed his part of responsibility in Marseille's wretched recent form, and admitted his season's return for the Ligue 1 side is "rubbish." • Fanni questions Marseille effort Valbuena, 29, has been one of th...

Melville: Auditing the club Power Ranks

Adrian Melville |

The weekly club power rankings compiled by Shaka Hislop are always a great source of debate among football fans, and there are always so many factors to consider when ranking these great teams on their recent run of form. The latest rankings are...

Rod Fanni questions Marseille players' effort

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 27 2014

Rod Fanni has accused some of his Marseille teammates of not putting in enough effort after the club's alarming dip in form recently. Marseille have picked up just a point from their last four league games, a run that has meant them dropp...

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