Andre-Pierre Gignac

Ex-Marseille president charged in transfer investigation

The former president of French giants Marseille has been charged with various offences as part of an investigation into murky transfer dealings involving the Ligue 1 side, judicial sources said Thursday.

Sep 17, 2015, 18:59 PM IST
France`s Andre-Pierre Gignac seals surprise move to Mexico

France`s Andre-Pierre Gignac seals surprise move to Mexico

French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac sealed a shock move to Mexican club Tigres of Monterrey on Friday, shrugging off interest from major European clubs to seek trophies in Latin America.

Jun 20, 2015, 09:33 AM IST
French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac in Mexico for shock move

French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac in Mexico for shock move

French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac arrived in northern Mexico on Thursday to finalise a surprise move to Tigres of Monterrey after the end of his contract with Ligue 1 giants Marseille.

Jun 18, 2015, 23:14 PM IST
Gignac the centurion inspires Marseille

Gignac the centurion inspires Marseille

Andre-Pierre Gignac`s double fired Marseille to a 2-0 win over relegation-bound Metz on Friday to boost the south coast giants` prospects of competing in next season`s Champions League.

May 02, 2015, 10:05 AM IST
Knives out for free-fall Marseille

Knives out for free-fall Marseille

Seen as potential champions as recently as Christmas, Marseille`s Ligue 1 meltdown has been so dramatic even second-bottom Metz fancy their chances for their showdown on Friday.

Apr 30, 2015, 16:36 PM IST
Ligue 1: PSG come from behind to beat Marseille in 3-2 thriller

Ligue 1: PSG come from behind to beat Marseille in 3-2 thriller

 Paris Saint-Germain must now be considered favourites to win a third consecutive Ligue 1 title after coming from behind to beat fierce enemies Marseille 3-2 in `Le Classique` at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday.

Apr 06, 2015, 08:49 AM IST
Marseille keep tabs on PSG after Lens romp

Marseille keep tabs on PSG after Lens romp

Marseille thumped Lens 4-0 on Sunday to close the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain back to just two points.

Mar 23, 2015, 10:01 AM IST
Lyon eye Marseille forward Gignac

Lyon eye Marseille forward Gignac

Ligue 1 leaders Lyon launched an all-out charm offensive on France and Marseille`s Andre-Pierre Gignac Thursday, as both the club`s president and coach admitted interest in signing the forward in June.

Mar 19, 2015, 20:47 PM IST
Marseille in dramatic collapse against in-form Caen

Marseille in dramatic collapse against in-form Caen

 Marseille collapsed dramatically from a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Caen at the Stade Velodrome on Friday in a defeat that struck a major blow for the south coast giants` title hopes.

Feb 28, 2015, 04:55 AM IST
Marcelo Bielsa tight-lipped on Marseille future

Marcelo Bielsa tight-lipped on Marseille future

Coach Marcelo Bielsa remained tight-lipped when questioned on Friday concerning his future with French Ligue 1 leaders Marseille.

Dec 05, 2014, 20:12 PM IST
Andre-Pierre Gignac makes right headlines in Marseille win

Andre-Pierre Gignac makes right headlines in Marseille win

Andre-Pierre Gignac steered home an 85th minute header to help under-fire Marseille to a 3-1 victory over Bordeaux and keep Marcelo Bielsa`s side top of Ligue 1 on Sunday. 

Nov 24, 2014, 09:25 AM IST
Marseille football chiefs remain in custody

Marseille football chiefs remain in custody

The president of French league leaders Olympique Marseille was still in custody Wednesday on suspicion of transfer fraud as investigators stepped up a parallel inquiry into match-fixing involving other clubs.

Nov 19, 2014, 23:28 PM IST
Police swoop in Marseille transfer probe

Police swoop in Marseille transfer probe

The president of Marseille football club and two former directors were taken in for questioning Tuesday as part of a probe into transfers including that of top striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, sources close to the investigation said.

Nov 19, 2014, 09:36 AM IST
Police swoop after Marseille transfer probe

Police swoop after Marseille transfer probe

The president of Marseille football club and two former directors were taken in for questioning Tuesday as part of a probe into transfers including that of top striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, sources

Nov 18, 2014, 18:34 PM IST
Unstoppable Marseille make it eight wins in a row

Unstoppable Marseille make it eight wins in a row

Olympique de Marseille extended their winning streak to eight games with a 2-0 home win against Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Oct 20, 2014, 10:28 AM IST
Andre-Pierre Gignac leads French Ligue 1 scoring chart

Andre-Pierre Gignac leads French Ligue 1 scoring chart

Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac continues to be the surprise leader in the French Ligue 1 top scorers list.

Oct 18, 2014, 13:42 PM IST
Andre-Pierre Gignac stars as France beat Armenia in Euro qualifier

Andre-Pierre Gignac stars as France beat Armenia in Euro qualifier

Andre-Pierre Gignac marked his first start for France in more than four years with a goal and two assists as the Euro 2016 hosts eased to a 3-0 friendly win in Armenia on Wednesday.

Oct 15, 2014, 09:09 AM IST
Marseille thrash Reims to soar clear in Ligue 1

Marseille thrash Reims to soar clear in Ligue 1

High-flying Marseille picked up their fifth straight victory on Tuesday as Ligue 1 top scorer Andre-Pierre Gignac claimed a brace in a 5-0 thrashing of Reims.

Sep 24, 2014, 11:35 AM IST

Andre-Pierre Gignac earns Marseille first win under Marcelo Bielsa

Andre-Pierre Gignac ended Marseille`s wait for a first victory under new coach Marcelo Bielsa as he scored the decisive goal in a 1-0 win at Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

Aug 24, 2014, 09:38 AM IST

Stalemate no help to Marseille or Reims

Reims and Marseille drew 1-1 on Friday night in a result that did neither side`s European qualification aspirations any good.

Mar 15, 2014, 09:13 AM IST