Monaco thriving under coach Clement, eyes Champions League

PARIS (AP) — While Monaco’s decision to hire unheralded Belgian league coach Philippe Clement in January surprised many observers, it is now clearly paying off. Monaco heads into the last two games of the French league on an eight-game winning streak and with a chance to secure Champions League soccer next season. Monaco is in … Read more

Win over Marseille puts PSG on brink of 10th French Ligue 1 title

Paris Saint-Germain beat bitter rivals Marseille 2-1 after a Kylian Mbappe penalty made all the difference Sunday, placing PSG just a win away from a record 10th French title. Mbappe converted from the spot in first-half stoppage time after the referee awarded a penalty for handball on a VAR review, restoring PSG’s lead following Neymar’s … Read more

Marseille midfielder Guendouzi scores both goals in 1-1 draw against Rennes

Marseille currently sit second on the Ligue 1 table (Twitter/OM_English) Photo : Twitter Marseille midfielder Matteo Guendouzi scored both goals as the southerners went top of Ligue 1 on Saturday with a 1-1 draw at home against Rennes. Guendouzi bundled past home keeper Pau Lopez to give Rennes the advantage after 26 minutes but the … Read more

Bristol Rovers manager Joey Barton thanks Marseille ultras for welcoming him in away end at Tottenham for Champions League opener where he was serenaded in the pub and gave the finger in loss to Spurs

Joey Barton was spotted sitting with Marseille’s fans as his former side played Tottenham in the Champions League. Bristol Rovers manager Barton made the trip to White Hart Lane for their European opener, but chose not to sit in a corporate box, instead heading to the away end with his son. btsport Barton was spotted … Read more

Marseille and PAOK fans launch FIREWORKS at each other during Europa Conference League first-leg

Marseille and PAOK fans launch FIREWORKS at each other during Ligue 1 side’s Europa Conference League quarter-final first-leg victory… just HOURS after fighting broke out at the hotel where supporters of Greek side were staying at Marseille’s 2-1 win against PAOK was overshadowed by clashes between fans Tensions initially began when riot police were called … Read more

William Saliba at Marseille: From Arsenal outcast to Ligue 1 superstar

William Saliba signed for Arsenal over two years ago as an 18-year-old for a fee of around £27million, a considerable sum for a teenager with one season of football under his belt. Since then, he has already become one of the biggest causes for debate amongst Arsenal fans, despite never playing a senior minute for … Read more

English striker Mavididi leads Montpellier’s French Cup bid

PARIS (AP) — Having missed a chance of emulating his idol Thierry Henry by playing for Arsenal in the English Premier League, Stephy Mavididi is now making a name for himself in French soccer. The 23-year-old forward is doing well with Montpellier and will be leading his side’s bid to reach the French Cup quarterfinals … Read more

Eric Bailly accuses Man United of ‘favouring English players’ rather than picking teams on ability

Eric Bailly accuses Man United of unfairly ‘favouring English players’ rather than picking teams based on ability in a clear jibe at captain Harry Maguire, as he burns his parent-club bridges on loan at Marseille Eric Bailly made just four Premier League appearances for Man United last term He had fallen down pecking order under … Read more

Ligue 1 2022-23: Neymar Goal Sets Up PSG Win; Alexis Sanchez Stars As Marseille Beat Lille

Neymar scored his eighth Ligue 1 goal of the season as French champions Paris Saint-Germain beat Brest 1-0 at Parc des Princes on Saturday to extend their unbeaten start and reclaim the top spot in Ligue 1 standings. At Stade Velodrome, Marseille fought back to beat Lille 2-1 with Alexis Sanchez and Samuel Gigot scoring … Read more