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.

Alain Casanova`s long reign as Toulouse coach ends
Alain Casanova`s long reign as Toulouse coach ends

Alain Casanova`s seven-year reign as coach of Toulouse ended on Monday with his sacking by the struggling Ligue 1 side.

Morgan Amalfitano signs new deal with West Ham United
Morgan Amalfitano signs new deal with West Ham United

West Ham midfielder Morgan Amalfitano signed a new two-year contract with the Premier League club on Friday.

Domestic duties beckon as PSG bid to recapture Ligue 1 summit
Domestic duties beckon as PSG bid to recapture Ligue 1 summit

Paris Saint-Germain turn their attention back to domestic duties following their midweek European heroics as they look to recapture the Ligue 1 lead from Lyon at Bordeaux on Sunday.

Marseille back with a bang in French title race
Marseille back with a bang in French title race

 Marseille`s swashbuckling 6-1 away win at Toulouse on Friday put them firmly back in the Ligue 1 title race after coach Marcelo Bielsa rang the changes.

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.

Ligue 1 Gameweek 26 Preview: PSG look for boost in title race
Ligue 1 Gameweek 26 Preview: PSG look for boost in title race

Laurent Blanc`s French champions Paris Saint-Germain will be looking to build on an encouraging display in Europe in midweek as they turn their attention back to the fight with Lyon and Marseille at the top of Ligue 1.

Ligue 1: Lorient prevent Lyon from extending lead
Ligue 1: Lorient prevent Lyon from extending lead

Leaders Lyon failed to take advantage of stalemates by chasing Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Lorient in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Reims' David Ngog denies Marseille top spot in France
Reims' David Ngog denies Marseille top spot in France

David Ngog scored an injury-time equaliser to earn Reims a 2-2 draw and deny Marseille top spot in Ligue 1 on Friday.

Hooded gunmen fire on French police in Marseille: Source

Hooded gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles fired on police in the French city of Marseille, where Prime Minister Manuel Valls was paying a visit on Monday, a police source said.

Hooded gunmen fire on French police in Marseille

Hooded gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles fired on police in the French city of Marseille, where Prime Minister Manuel Valls was paying a visit on Monday, a police source said.

Lyon look to preserve Ligue 1 leadership
Lyon look to preserve Ligue 1 leadership

With 16 matches remaining, the Ligue 1 title race has effectively become a three-way tussle between current leaders Lyon with Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain hot on their heels.

French police make arrests over Marseille transfers
French police make arrests over Marseille transfers

French police on Tuesday arrested about 10 people, including player agents and figures linked to criminal gangs, as part of an inquiry into transfers by French high flyers Marseille, police sources said.

European roundup - Barcelona lift gloom, Chelsea edge clear
European roundup - Barcelona lift gloom, Chelsea edge clear

The clouds over Barcelona parted as they beat Spanish champions Atletico Madrid while Chelsea got back on track in the Premier League to pull two points clear of Manchester City.

Ligue 1: Marseille title hopes spring leak at Montpellier
Ligue 1: Marseille title hopes spring leak at Montpellier

Marseille suffered a second successive defeat and saw their Ligue 1 titles hopes suffer a blow when they lost 2-1 at Montpellier on Friday.

Marseille look to avoid surprises in French Cup
Marseille look to avoid surprises in French Cup

After a short winter break, Ligue 1 clubs are back in action this weekend in the round of 64 of the French Cup, with Marseille hoping to avoid any surprise against lower-league opponents.

Marseille`s Mario Lemina refuses Gabon`s CAN call-up
Marseille`s Mario Lemina refuses Gabon`s CAN call-up

Marseille midfielder Mario Lemina has rejected his country of birth Gabon`s call after being named Sunday in their squad for the Africa Cup of Nations.

Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance
Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance

Brazilian defender David Luiz has been defended by his compatriot Juninho for the criticism he's received since joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) this summer.

Marseille go into winter break as Ligue 1 leaders
Marseille go into winter break as Ligue 1 leaders

Thanks to a second-half goal from Michy Batshuayi in his first start for Marseille, the French Ligue 1 leaders beat Lille 2-1 to end the year on top.

Michy Batshuyai ensures Marseille finish year top of the table
Michy Batshuyai ensures Marseille finish year top of the table

Belgian striker Michy Batshuyai repaid Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa`s faith in giving him his first start by scoring the decider in the 2-1 win over Lille on Sunday to guarantee they top the table going into the New Year.