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France's national football centre closed after Paris attacks

France's national football centre closed after Paris attacks

French Football Federation closed its national football centre Clairefontaine, following terrorist attacks.

French legend Eric Cantona pledges to 'house and feed' refugee family for two years

French legend Eric Cantona pledges to 'house and feed' refugee family for two years

French football legend Eric Cantona has said that he will house and feed refugees for at 'at least two years'.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic off the mark as PSG ease past Guingamp

Zlatan Ibrahimovic off the mark as PSG ease past Guingamp

 Zlatan Ibrahimovic ended his goal drought as Paris Saint-Germain extended their unbeaten start to the Ligue 1 season on Tuesday with a 3-0 victory at home to Guingamp.

Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne, Bordeaux lose as Marseille Bielsa fallout continues

Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne, Bordeaux lose as Marseille Bielsa fallout continues

Bordeaux and Saint-Etienne both suffered Ligue 1 opening day defeats on Sunday as French football was still suffering the shockwaves of Marcelo Bielsa`s resignation as Marseille coach.

Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara

Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara

The lawyer acting for Nice defender Souleymane Diawara said on Saturday that he is to make a new bid for the release of the Senegalese international, who was arrested last month for attempted extortion.

Marseille hopes rocked by third defeat in a row​

Marseille hopes rocked by third defeat in a row​

Olympique de Marseille`s title hopes suffered another huge dent when they lost 1-0 at mid-table Nantes on Friday, their third straight Ligue 1 defeat.

Motta back but Silva rested for PSG

Motta back but Silva rested for PSG

Italian international midfielder Thiago Motta is available again after injury for Paris Saint-Germain`s Ligue 1 encounter with Lens on Saturday but skipper Thiago Silva will not feature.

Sebastien Squillaci extends Bastia deal for another season

Sebastien Squillaci extends Bastia deal for another season

Former French international defender Sebastien Squillaci has agreed terms on a one-year contract extension with Ligue 1 club Bastia, the Corsican club announced on Wednesday.

Son won`t shine anymore at Claude Puel`s Nice

Son won`t shine anymore at Claude Puel`s Nice

Nice coach Claude Puel said on Thursday he was considering selling his own son Gregoire to another club following sustained abuse from home fans aimed at the player.

Six charged in French match-fixing probe

Six charged in French match-fixing probe

Six people, including the presidents of Ligue 1 side Caen and Ligue 2 Nimes, were charged on Thursday in connection with a match-fixing inquiry that has rocked French football.

PSG close on Marseille by beating Bordeaux 3-0

PSG close on Marseille by beating Bordeaux 3-0

Paris St Germain beat Bordeaux 3-0 in a heated Ligue 1 game featuring two red cards at the Parc des Princes in the French capital on Saturday.

Injury-hit PSG beat Lens as tempers flare

Injury-hit PSG beat Lens as tempers flare

Injury-hit Paris St Germain beat struggling RC Lens 3-1 in a heated Ligue 1 game featuring three red cards at the Stade de France on Friday.

European football clubs concerned about Ebola virus

European football clubs concerned about Ebola virus

French football club Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has expressed Ebola concerns about his side's two Cameroonian players who turned out for their national team in the 2015 Africa Cup qualifiers.

Dimitar Berbatov sidelined for Monaco against PSG

Dimitar Berbatov sidelined for Monaco against PSG

Monaco`s Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov will miss Sunday`s Ligue 1 clash at Paris Saint-Germain after suffering an ankle injury in midweek European action.

Losing start for French football`s first female coach

Corinne Diacre received a bouquet of flowers from her opposite number but ended up on the losing side when she became the first woman to coach a men`s soccer team in a competitive professional match in France on Monday.

Winning World Cup in 1998 helped France remain united says Patrick Vieira

French footballer Patrick Vieira disclosed fears over the division of France and revealed that winning World cup can help a divided country be united amid tensions.

QPR striker Cisse splits with wife after seven years of marriage

Queens Park Rangers (QPR) striker Djibril Cisse is set to divorce wife of seven years, Jude, according to the French footballer`s spokesperson.

Gulf money blamed for making fans pay to watch

The finances of Qatari-owned Al Jazeera have been blamed for driving Champions League soccer off the television screens.

French football federation opens World Cup boycott probe

France’s players refused to train during World Cup at the exclusion of Nicolas Anelka after he was sent home for insulting coach Raymond Domenech.

French football federation opens World Cup boycott probe

France’s players refused to train during World Cup at the exclusion of Nicolas Anelka after he was sent home for insulting coach Raymond Domenech.