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Coupe de France: Lens late show stuns Lyon

PA Sport | February, 13 2014

Late goals from Pierrick Valdivia and Jean-Philippe Gbamin earned Lens a Coupe de France quarterfinal tie with Monaco after a 2-1 win at Lyon. Jimmy Briand opened the scoring for Lyon after eight minutes when he headed in a cross from Miguel L...

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: Lens out, Auxerre through

ESPN staff | August, 28 2013

Ligue 2 leaders Lens are out of the Coupe de la Ligue after suffering a 4-3 defeat at the hands of AS Creteil. Lens took the lead through Adamo Coulibaly, but Creteil took control of the match through goals to Jean-Michel Lesage, Ibrahima Seck an...

Chelsea to sign Thorgan Hazard from Lens

ESPN staff | July, 19 2012

Lens sporting director Antoine Sibierski has revealed Chelsea are set to sign Thorgan Hazard on Friday.

Real confirm capture of Lens starlet Varane

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 27 2011

Real Madrid have completed their fourth signing of the summer after securing the services of highly-rated Lens defender Raphael Varane on a six-year contract.

Varane to sign for Real Madrid

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 23 2011

Lens president Gervais Martel has confirmed young centre-back Raphael Varane will join Real Madrid.

Lens president claims Varane bids rejected

June, 21 2011

Lens president Gervais Martel claims he has rejected bids of over €10million for teenage centre-back Raphael Varane from "big overseas clubs".

Lens appoint Boloni as new manager

January, 3 2011

Ligue 1 strugglers Lens have confirmed the appointment of Laszlo Boloni as their new manager following the departure of Jean-Guy Wallemme.

Lens defender Queudrue suffers thigh injury

November, 9 2010

Franck Queudrue's troubled start to life at struggling Lens has taken another turn for the worse with the news that he will miss a month through injury.

Assou-Ekotto happy to admit he is a mercenary

Soccernet staff | May, 1 2010

Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto has admitted he only moved to White Hart Lane for the money and believes all players are financially motivated.

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