Aug 26, 2012 14:23 EDT
French champions Montpellier remain without a win in Ligue 1 after a late Andre-Pierre Gignac goal saw them fall 1-0 at home to new leaders Marseille on Sunday.
Aug 25, 2012 16:59 EDT
Lille were indebted to a superb display from veteran goalkeeper Mickael Landreau and a debut goal by young full-back Djibril Sidibe after they drew 2-2 at Nice in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Aug 24, 2012 17:21 EDT
Lyon missed the creative spark of injured playmaker Yoann Gourcuff on Friday as they dropped their first points of their new campaign with a 1-1 draw at modest Evian.
Aug 23, 2012 23:39 EDT
Although bereft of injured playmaker Yoann Gourcuff, Lyon will be gunning to continue their perfect start to the Ligue 1 season with a third consecutive victory at Evian on Friday.
Aug 20, 2012 11:55 EDT
Held by modest Lorient and Ajaccio in their first two matches, Paris Saint-Germain have started the season in a way that scarcely reflects the huge close-season investment that made them favourites for the Ligue 1 title.
Aug 19, 2012 18:41 EDT
Paris Saint Germain struggled to a 0-0 draw at Ajaccio on Sunday with the big-spending French club's poor start to the season perfectly illustrated by a floodlight failure in injury time.
Aug 19, 2012 13:51 EDT
Marseille made it two wins in two games to go joint top of the French first division on Sunday as the former European champions put a little more distance between them and their dismal 10th place finish last season.
Aug 18, 2012 17:03 EDT
Bafetimbi Gomis scored a double as Lyon moved top of Ligue 1 with a 4-1 home win against promoted Troyes on Saturday as champions Montpellier fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at Lorient.
Aug 15, 2012 17:44 EDT
The curse of the goalless draw struck again for France and Uruguay on Wednesday, as Didier Deschamps' first game at the French helm ended in a 0-0 stalemate in Le Havre.
Aug 12, 2012 17:38 EDT
A Benoit Cheyrou goal 13 minutes from time handed Marseille a winning start to their French league season as they poached a 1-0 success at newly-promoted Reims.
Aug 11, 2012 18:04 EDT
Paris Saint Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti praised two-goal new signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic after his last-gasp penalty saved a 2-2 draw Saturday at the Parc des Princes against Lorient in their opening French league match.
Aug 10, 2012 17:03 EDT
Reigning champions Montpellier got their season off to a frustrating start on Friday as they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to nine-man Toulouse.
Aug 09, 2012 23:46 EDT
After splashing the cash for the second summer in a row the pressure is on Paris Saint Germain to deliver a first French league title since 1994, admits goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu.
Aug 09, 2012 06:17 EDT
Didier Deschamps on Thursday left out Yann M'Vila and Hatem Ben Arfa from his first squad as France manager, explaining that they were not selected because of discipline issues during Euro 2012.
Jul 04, 2012 15:14 EDT
Elie Baup was named Wednesday as Didier Deschamps' replacement as the new coach of Marseille.
Jun 29, 2012 11:44 EDT
Ligue 1 champions Montpellier completed their latest close-season signing on Friday with the capture of Nice winger Anthony Mounier on a four-year deal.
May 31, 2012 03:06 EDT
France play host to Serbia in Reims on Thursday in their second pre-Euro 2012 warm-up match with coach Laurent Blanc looking for an improvement from their showing against Iceland last weekend.
May 20, 2012 17:59 EDT
Montpellier claimed the first French league title in their history after winning 2-1 at Auxerre on an extraordinary final day of the season on Sunday, after a game twice delayed due to protests by the home fans.
May 19, 2012 23:19 EDT
Montpellier celebrated like champions after beating Lille 1-0 in dramatic circumstances last weekend, but they still require a point at relegated Auxerre on Sunday to claim the first Ligue 1 title in their history.
May 14, 2012 16:56 EDT
Nigerian Ayegbeni Yakubu and Togolese Emmanuel Adebayor demonstrated their predatory instincts again at the weekend on the final day of the English Premier League season.