Ligue 1

Ten-man Lens closer to Champions League with Reims win

Sat, 13 May 2023 - 06:29 GMT

The result put second-placed Lens on 75 points with three games left, three behind leaders Paris St Germain, who take on AC Ajaccio on Saturday, and five ahead of third-placed Olympique de Marseille, who host Angers on Sunday.

Lens beat Strasbourg to cut PSG lead to three points

Sat, 08 Apr 2023 - 03:30 GMT

Lens are second on 63 points, three ahead of third-placed Olympique Marseille, who travel to Lorient on Sunday. Strasbourg remain in 16th on 26 points.

Heavy snow sees Saint-Etienne v Marseille postponed

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 12:35 GMT

The match pitches together the nation's traditionally best supported sides, who dominated French football in the 60's and 70's.

French clubs target Zizo

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 11:01 GMT

Zizo has a buyout clause of 1.7 million Euros, which makes him an affordable target for the clubs in Ligue 1.

Messi ruled out of PSG game against Montpellier

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 12:55 GMT

Messi suffered a knock on his left knee and an MRI scan earlier this week confirmed signs of a bone contusion.

Messi's Paris St Germain disappoint in Brugge draw

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 01:17 GMT

Making his first start for the French team, the Argentine forward hit the woodwork but was otherwise far from his brilliant best.

Bordeaux frustrate Lyon in 0-0 draw

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 12:32 GMT

Bordeaux's encouraging start to the season continued as did their winless league run against Olympique Lyonnais as they battled to a 0-0 draw at home on Friday.

PSG march on as Icardi rediscovers scoring touch

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 - 08:57 GMT

Mauro Icardi rediscovered his scoring touch to help Paris St Germain beat Nantes 2-1 away as the French champions continued their march towards the Ligue 1 title on Tuesday.

PSG's Dani Alves house burgled during match - L'Equipe

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 - 07:00 GMT

Thieves broke in and stole luxury watches from the home of Paris St Germain's Dani Alves while the Brazilian defender was playing a match earlier this week, French sports newspaper L'Equipe reported on Saturday.

Neymar to continue treatment on foot injury in Brazil

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 01:51 GMT

Paris St Germain forward Neymar will continue treatment on his foot injury in Brazil under the supervision of the club's medical team, the French Ligue 1 side have said.

Thiago Silva latest PSG robbery victim

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 06:40 GMT

Thiago Silva became the latest Paris Saint-Germain player to have his property robbed during a match, police confirmed on Sunday.

Areola signs contract extension with PSG until 2023

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 01:56 GMT

Goalkeeper Alphonse Areola has signed a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain that will keep him in the French capital until 2023, the French club said on Thursday.

St Etienne/Marseille latest soccer match cancelled over French protests

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 01:00 GMT

France's Ligue 1 body said on Thursday that the match had been cancelled at the request of local police.

Emirates to end sponsorship of Paris St Germain - report

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 - 01:52 GMT

Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain are set to lose long-term sponsors Emirates after the Dubai based airline said that the company would not renew its contract which expires next year, a media report has said.

Monaco fire coach Jardim after poor start to season

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Ligue 1 club AS Monaco fired coach Leonardo Jardim on Thursday following a poor start to the season which has left last season's runners-up 18th in the 20-team table.

UEFA threaten Marseille with European ban

Fri, 27 Jul 2018 - 06:00 GMT

French giants Marseille were warned Wednesday they could be kicked out of European competition if their fans continue to wreak havoc.

Monaco and Lyon clinch Champions League spots

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Monaco and Olympique Lyonnais secured Champions League spots with victories in the final round of Ligue 1 matches as Olympique de Marseille's season ended in disappointment

Paris St Germain thrash AS Monaco to clinch Ligue 1 title

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 - 12:36 GMT

PSG, who netted four goals in the opening half-hour, have 87 points with five games remaining and lead second-placed Monaco by 17 points.

Monaco shore up second place with Nantes win

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Monaco made a big step towards securing second place in Ligue 1 when goals by Radamel Falcao and Rony Lopes earned them a 2-1 comeback home victory against Nantes on Saturday.

Door remains open for Balotelli, says Italy coach

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 - 10:54 GMT

Italy's interim coach Luigi Di Biagio says the door is still open for maverick striker Mario Balotelli who was once again overlooked for this month's friendless