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.
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 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 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 have asked the French Football Federation to revoke a decision which would see the principality club lose its privileged position within French football.
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.
Former Arles-Avignon sporting director Fabrice Bertone has been handed a suspended prison sentence for attempting to fix matches in 2009.
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 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, ...
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...