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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.

PSG, Marseille boycott TV channel until end of season
PSG, Marseille boycott TV channel until end of season

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.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to appear before disciplinary commission
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to appear before disciplinary commission

Paris Saint-Germain frontman Zlatan Ibrahimovic will appear before the French Professional Football League`s (LFP) disciplinary commission for calling France "a shit country" and insulting a referee.

Monaco unhappy at fixture pile-up
Monaco unhappy at fixture pile-up

Monaco have hit out at the French league (LFP) for refusing to postpone a rescheduled Ligue 1 match against Montpellier to help their preparations for the Champions League quarter-finals.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic handed two-game ban
Zlatan Ibrahimovic handed two-game ban

Paris Saint-Germain`s star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been handed a two-game ban in domestic competition, the French league (LFP) announced on Thursday.

Further match fixing scandal for Spanish football
Further match fixing scandal for Spanish football

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.

Real Betis deny involvement in alleged La Liga match fixing
Real Betis deny involvement in alleged La Liga match fixing

Real Betis have joined Espanyol and Osasuna in denying any involvement in the alleged fixing of La Liga matches near the end of last season.

Spanish football league president defends Barca chief
Spanish football league president defends Barca chief

Javier Tebas, president of the Spanish Football League (LFP), defended FC Barcelona chief Josep Maria Bartomeu after the latter was indicted for tax fraud.

French Ligue 1 game time changed for Paris attacks tribute
French Ligue 1 game time changed for Paris attacks tribute

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.

Spanish league targets abusive Real Madrid fans
Spanish league targets abusive Real Madrid fans

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.

Carlo Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November
Carlo Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November

The Spanish Professional Football League, LFP, has named Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti as La Liga Manager of the Month in November.

Brandao handed provisional ban for headbutt

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.

Spanish league demotes Real Murcia to third tier

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.

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.

Match-fixing claims in La Liga

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.

PSG`s Ibrahimovic escapes ban

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has avoided punishment from the LFP for a suspected stomp after the authorities could not establish whether it was intentional or not.