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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 ...

Aulas says Gourcuff set to stay at Lyon

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | January, 13 2014

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has suggested that Yoann Gourcuff is now likely to stay at the club -- despite having recently hinted he could cash in on the midfielder. Gourcuff, 27 -- linked with a move to Arsenal -- has largely failed to del...

Lyon captain Gonalons' move to Napoli blocked

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | January, 8 2014

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has blocked a move to Napoli for Maxime Gonalons after coach Remi Garde demanded to keep his captain. Gonalons, 24, appeared set to move after the Serie A club made a bid totalling 17 million euros for the Fren...

Coupe de France: Lyon and Monaco face minnows

PA Sport | January, 7 2014

Coupe de France surprise packages Yzeure and Monts d'Or Azergues have been rewarded for their last-64 exploits with eye-catching draws against Lyon and Monaco in the next round. Paris St Germain, meanwhile, will face Ligue 1 rivals Montpellier if t...

Gomis to leave on free transfer, open to OM switch

ESPN staff | December, 24 2013

Bafetimbi Gomis has told RMC he expects to leave Lyon when his contract expires at the end of the season and is not ruling out a move to Marseille. Gomis, who signed for Lyon from Saint-Etienne in 2009, had been expected to leave during the su...

Lyon striker Gomis eyes move to Premier League

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | December, 19 2013

Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis would prefer a summer move to the English Premier League, according to his Italian agent. Francesco Di Frisco looks after the French international's interests in Italy, and told TMW that Gomis, 28, would be un...

Napoli close in on Lyon captain Gonalons

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | December, 17 2013

French radio station RMC has reported Napoli are expected to make an 11 million euro bid for Lyon captain Maxime Gonalons. The Serie A side reportedly approached OL with a view to signing Gonalons, 24, last summer only to be turned down. Gonal...

Lyon have received offers for Gomis - Aulas

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | December, 3 2013

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed several clubs have made offers for France international striker Bafetimbi Gomis amid reported interest from West Ham United. Aulas embarked on an unprecedented and at times surprisingly forceful ca...

Lyon president branded a 'liar' over derby scuffle

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | November, 12 2013

Saint-Etienne goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier has denied suggestions he struck Jean-Michel Aulas after Sunday's tempestuous Rhone derby, calling the Lyon president "a liar." Shortly after his club's dramatic 2-1 win -- secured with a Jim...

St Etienne keeper 'hit Lyon chief in derby scuffle'

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | November, 11 2013

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has accused Saint-Etienne goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier of hitting him in the back following OL's last-gasp 2-1 away derby victory on Sunday. Tension around the encounter between the Rhone rivals had been increas...

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