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Ligue 1: Rodriguez inspires Monaco

PA Sport | April, 6 2014

Monaco kept alive any slim hopes of claiming a first Ligue 1 title in 14 years with a 3-1 win over Nantes. Having not tasted victory in their previous two league outings, Claudio Ranieri's team had to win to prevent themselves falling an ...

Nice refuse to rearrange Marseille clash

Mark Rodden | March, 7 2014

Nice have defended their decision not to agree to a postponement of Friday’s Ligue 1 match against Marseille. Fifth-placed Marseille had sought to have the game rearranged because of the number of players they had involved in internation...

French Cup: Berbatov fires Monaco into last eight

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Dimitar Berbatov scored his first Monaco goal to carry Claudio Ranieri's team through to the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France at the expense of Nice. The Bulgarian was a deadline-day addition from Fulham and made his debut in Sunday's Lig...

Coupe de France: Nice survive nine-goal thriller

PA Sport | January, 22 2014

Nice overcame Marseille 5-4 in a thrilling Mediterranean derby to book their place in the last 16 of the Coupe de France on Tuesday night. The all-Ligue 1 tie was the clear pick of the night's action and more than lived up to its billing as bo...

Coupe de la Ligue: Lyon beat Marseille for semis

Press Association | January, 15 2014

Lyon beat Marseille 2-1 to advance to the Coupe de la Ligue semi-finals with goals from Yoann Gourcuff and Bafetimbi Gomis. The opener came when Clement Grenier's 30-yard free-kick bounced awkwardly in front of keeper Steve Mandanda. He could ...

French government urged to fight hooligans

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | November, 26 2013

Saint-Etienne president Roland Romeyer has asked for government help in cracking down on hooligans associated with his club. Some 50 of the 330 visiting Saint-Etienne fans that travelled to their team's game at Nice on Sunday went on the rampage ...

Fan bans mooted after violence mars Nice fixture

ESPN staff | November, 24 2013

Frederic Thiriez, the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) president, has threatened "systematic bans" for supporters involved in violence at Sunday's Ligue 1 clash between Nice and St Etienne. L'Equipe reported that around 250 visiting ...

Ligue 1: Monaco off to winning start, Lyon cruise

ESPN staff | August, 11 2013

Emmanuel Riviere threatened to upstage Monaco's expensive summer imports in Saturday's 2-0 victory at Bordeaux - but €60 million man Radamel Falcao had the last word. A bumper crowd at the Stade Chaban Delmas came both to usher in the new...

Mendy: Moving to Nice was right choice

Mark Rodden | August, 6 2013

Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy has said he cannot wait to get started at his new club after turning down Manchester United to pursue his career in Ligue 1. Mendy, 21, played a key role in helping Monaco win promotion as Ligue 2 champions last ...

Abidal open to Nice move after Monaco rejection

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | July, 3 2013

Eric Abidal has admitted he is increasingly likely to join Nice after Monaco ended their interest and provoked the ire of the France international defender's agent. Abidal, 33, has been seeking a new club, most likely the last of his career, s...

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