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.
Paris St Germain and Olympique de Marseille will not talk to Canal Plus until the end of the season after footage from the TV channel was used by the French League to suspend Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Dimitri Payet.
Spanish football looks set to be thrown into another match-fixing scandal after a former general manager of Osasuna football club admitted that the club had offered money to players from other clubs to fix matches.
The French Ligue 1 match between Lyon and Toulouse has been pushed back by three hours on Sunday to respect a national tribute being held in honour of the victims of a deadly terrorist attack in Paris.
Spain`s professional league (LFP) has moved to show it is serious about tackling violence and abuse by vowing to report Real Madrid fans who sang insulting chants about Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and the Catalan club.
SC Bastia`s Brazilian striker Brandao has been provisionally suspended until September 18 by the French league (LFP) following his headbutt on Paris Saint-Germain`s Thiago Motta after last Saturday`s Ligue 1 clash.
Spain`s professional league (LFP) has demoted Real Murcia from the second division to the third tier (Segunda B) and fined them 180,000 euros ($240,800) after they failed to meet the competition`s financial criteria.
Javier Tebas, vice-president of the Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP), believes that there is match-fixing in La Liga, and fears that a similar scandal to the Scommessopoli controversy that has rocked Italian football could be on the cards.