Professional Football League

French league votes to reduce relegation

French league votes to reduce relegation

Only two teams will be relegated from the French top flight at the end of next season, the Professional Football League (LFP) board announced on Thursday despite criticism from several clubs.

Jul 09, 2015, 23:15 PM IST
Financial losses worsen for French clubs

Financial losses worsen for French clubs

French professional clubs registered combined losses of 93 million euros ($100m, £67.1m) during the 2013-14 season, a significant increase on the previous campaign, the Professional Football League (LFP) announced on Friday.

Apr 18, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

Plunging Pompey part with Barker

One-time English football force Portsmouth confirmed Thursday they`d effectively sacked manager Richie Barker with the club in danger of bowing out of the full-time professional Football League.

Mar 28, 2014, 00:47 AM IST

Monaco slapped with two-point deduction by LFP

Monaco have been issued a three-point deduction (one suspended) and ordered to play one match behind closed doors following crowd trouble, the Professional Football League (LFP) confirmed.

Jun 28, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

Leonardo handed nine-month ban

The 43-year-old was issued with the suspension on Thursday after he was adjudged to have "deliberately barged" referee Alexandre Castro earlier this month.

May 31, 2013, 14:10 PM IST