Lyon consign Monaco to relegation

Monaco were relegated from the French top division for the first time in 35 years after losing 2-0 at home to Lyon on the final day of the Ligue 1 season.

Lille move to brink of Ligue 1 title

Lille moved to the brink of the Ligue 1 and French Cup double when a second-half Gervinho goal secured a 1-0 league home win over Sochaux.

Late bloomers Lille firmly on track in Ligue 1

Surprise package Lille have a chance to extend their lead at the top of Ligue 1 this weekend having broken down a key psychological barrier to keep their bid for a first league crown since 1954 on course.

Lille stay top of French league despite Lyon stalemate

Lille maintained a tenuous grip on the Ligue 1 top spot but lost ground on the chasing pack after being held 1-1 by fellow title-chasers Lyon.

Rennes stretch lead with draw as St Etienne lose

Unbeaten Stade Rennes extended their Ligue 1 lead despite being held to a goalless draw at troubled Racing Lens.

Champions Marseille struggling with early crisis

Champions Olympique Marseille already have a crisis on their hands before they host Lorient in their third Ligue 1 game of the season.

Champions Marseille start with embarrassing loss

Olympique Marseille made an embarrassing start to the defence of their Ligue 1 title with a shock 2-1 home defeat by promoted Caen on Saturday.

World Cup cloud hangs over new French Ligue 1 season

The new French Ligue 1 season gets underway with French soccer desperate for an image uplift in the aftermath of the national team`s dismal World Cup showing.

Comandante Lucho spurs Marseille to Ligue 1 title

Lucho Gonzalez needed time to adapt in Ligue 1 but when he did everything clicked at Olympique Marseille`s and the former European champions powered to their first league title in 18 years.

Beaten champions Bordeaux continue free-fall

Girondins Bordeaux`s stunning free-fall continued on Saturday when they were beaten 1-0 by a Kevin Gameiro goal at Lorient in Ligue 1.

Late Mbia goal sends Marseille five points clear

Stephane Mbia struck two minutes from time to give Olympique Marseille a 1-0 win at lowly Sochaux which sent them five points clear at the top of Ligue 1.

Lucho inspires crushing Marseille victory

Playmaker Lucho Gonzalez produced a dazzling display to steer Olympique Marseille to a 4-1 home win over Nice that took the Ligue 1 leaders two points clear.

Auxerre fail to go top with dull draw at Monaco

Auxerre failed to move top of Ligue 1 when they were held to a goalless draw in a dull game at Monaco.

Lyon beat Grenoble to close Ligue 1 gap

Olympique Lyon narrowed the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Girondins Bordeaux to two points with a 2-0 home win over bottom club Grenoble on Saturday.

Bordeaux`s Sertic out for a month with toe injury

Bordeaux midfielder Gregory Sertic will be sidelined for a month with a fractured toe, the Ligue 1 club said.

Lyon spurn chance to go top after 0-0 draw

Olympique Lyon wasted a chance to reclaim Ligue 1`s top spot for the first time since October when they drew 0-0 at second from bottom Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Bastos hat trick moves Olympique Lyon up to third place

Brazil midfielder Michel Bastos scored a hat-trick in less than half an hour to help Olympique Lyon move up to third in Ligue 1 with a 4-0 win at Sochaux.

Bordeaux crush Lorient to go eight points clear

Two David Bellion goals helped champions Girondins Bordeaux outclass Lorient 4-1 in Ligue 1 on Saturday, ensuring they end the year in top spot.

Valenciennes and Auxerre fail to join top three

Valenciennes and AJ Auxerre both missed an opportunity to enter the Ligue 1 top three with a 0-0 draw.

Lorient down St Etienne to climb to fourth

Lorient climbed to fourth in Ligue 1 by scoring two early goals to win 2-0 win at strugglers St Etienne.