French Football

Sunday, December 4, 2016

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The reigning Ligue 1 champions suffered another blow to their title defence as they slumped to a third away defeat of the season at the hands of Montpellier

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The Portugal international goalkeeper was hospitalised by a flare thrown onto the pitch on Saturday, forcing the Ligue 1 fixture to be abandoned after just 31 minutes

Saturday, December 3, 2016

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Sergio Ramos' last-gasp header against Barcelona ensured his coach equalled the record for games unbeaten outside of the Santiago Bernabeu

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Unai Emery's men lose their first game in nine at the Stade de la Mosson with goals from Paul Lasne, Ellyes Skhiri and Ryad Boudebouz handing the home side the three points

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Goals from Paul Lasne, Ellyes Skhiri and Ryad Boudebouz condemn the capital giants to a third Ligue 1 defeat of the season, leaving them a point adrift of Nice

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The troubled striker's double against West Ham has made him a changed man according to his coach, who hopes his side translate their cup performances to the Premier League soon

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The Nice star has been linked to the Serie A giants after being a notable observer during Friday's 3-0 win over Inter, and the Partenopei's boss has not ruled anything out

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The ex-winger pointed out that Saturday's clash at Camp Nou could be decisive for the outcome of the Liga title race, while praising both Luis Enrique and Zinedine Zidane

Friday, December 2, 2016

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The Jamaican sprinter, in France to attend an IAAF gala in Monaco, appears to need to sharpen up his skills somewhat before he trains with Borussia Dortmund next year

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The France star owes the Hammers an improvement in attitude after turning the midfielder into a superstar by taking a risk on him last season, according to one pundit

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The Uruguayan has now scored 100 for the Ligue 1 holders, and while he is still some way behind his former team-mate Emery backed him to break the mark

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The 24-year-old striker has impressed for River Plate and is being tracked by the French champions and Inter, with the former said to have made the first move

Thursday, December 1, 2016

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It has been two years since the former AC Milan striker played for his national team, but with his current form for Nice, Zola is sure he will be back in the fold soon

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The Portuguese superstar has maintained his proud record of being shortlisted for every award, while his French counterpart is making his debut

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The France international has struggled to force his way into Jose Mourinho's starting XI consistently this season which has attracted interest from the French champions

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The Uruguay international picked up a yellow card for PSG on Wednesday night after unveiling a t-shirt paying tribute to the victims of the air crash

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The Uruguay international reached the landmark in the win over Angers on Wednesday night before paying his own tribute to the victims of the air disaster

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The is happy to see his side close in on first place in Ligue 1 and believes they are progressing well after an indifferent start