Ligue 1: Blaise Matuidi goal helps PSG make it hat-trick of wins
Ligue 1: Blaise Matuidi goal helps PSG make it hat-trick of wins

Paris St Germain`s France midfielder Blaise Matuidi delivered a venomous finish in the second half to secure a 1-0 win at Montpellier on Friday as they made it maximum points from their opening three Ligue 1 games.

Perfect PSG wait on Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Angel Di Maria
Perfect PSG wait on Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Angel Di Maria

Paris Saint-Germain come calling on bottom-club Montpellier on Friday intent on retaining their perfect start to the new Ligue 1 season.

Free agent Yoann Gourcuff must decide soon, says Montpellier boss
Free agent Yoann Gourcuff must decide soon, says Montpellier boss

Montpellier coach Rolland Courbis wants Yoann Gourcuff to decide on his future as the French midfielder ponders whether to join the Ligue 1 club.

French star Nikola Karabatic`s match-fixing trial starts

The match-fixing trial of French handball star Nikola Karabatic began in Montpellier on Monday.

Special third Ligue 1 title delights PSG
Special third Ligue 1 title delights PSG

Paris Saint Germain players were exultant after clinching their third straight French Ligue 1 title on Saturday with midfielder Blaise Matuidi insisting this title had been the most enjoyable.

Laurent Blanc says Montpellier match `most important of season`
Laurent Blanc says Montpellier match `most important of season`

Paris Saint-Germain head to Montpellier on Saturday for what is "the most important game of the season", said coach Laurent Blanc ahead of a match that could see PSG walk away as champions.

Montpellier win to retain European hopes
Montpellier win to retain European hopes

Montpellier claimed a last-gasp 1-0 win at Lens on Sunday afternoon to keep alive their chances of snatching European qualification from Ligue 1.

Montpellier`s Sanson ruled out for six months
Montpellier`s Sanson ruled out for six months

Former Ligue 1 champions Montpellier will be without the services of Morgan Sanson for at least six months after the key midfielder ruptured knee ligaments during Sunday`s 1-0 defeat at Toulouse. 

Monaco fail to close in for Champions League place
Monaco fail to close in for Champions League place

Fourth-placed Monaco were held to a 0-0 draw with Montpellier on Tuesday in a rescheduling round 25 match to miss the chance of closing the gap in Ligue 1 title race. a media report said on Wednesday.

Anti-jihadist raids net five in France, three in Belgium

Police in France and Belgium arrested eight suspected militant Islamists on Tuesday in dawn raids three weeks after jihadists killed 17 people in Paris.

Ligue 1: Marseille title hopes spring leak at Montpellier
Ligue 1: Marseille title hopes spring leak at Montpellier

Marseille suffered a second successive defeat and saw their Ligue 1 titles hopes suffer a blow when they lost 2-1 at Montpellier on Friday.

Impressive PSG stroll past Montpellier in French Cup
Impressive PSG stroll past Montpellier in French Cup

Paris Saint-Germain made light work of Ligue 1 rivals Montpellier to stroll into the last 32 of the French Cup following Monday`s 3-0 away win.

Michy Batshuyai ensures Marseille finish year top of the table
Michy Batshuyai ensures Marseille finish year top of the table

Belgian striker Michy Batshuyai repaid Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa`s faith in giving him his first start by scoring the decider in the 2-1 win over Lille on Sunday to guarantee they top the table going into the New Year.

Ex-Cameroon international Valery Mezague found dead
Ex-Cameroon international Valery Mezague found dead

Former Cameroon international Valery Mezague was found dead in his Toulon apartment on Saturday although French police said his death was not being treated as suspicious.

African players in Europe feel Ebola backlash
African players in Europe feel Ebola backlash

African footballers based at European clubs, especially those travelling back to the continent from international duty, began on Friday to feel the backlash from fears over the Ebola virus outbreak.

Foreigners cast a blight on French World Cup hopes

French club rugby may be flourishing both domestically and on the European front but for embattled national coach Philippe Saint-Andre it is no reason to celebrate as he blames the dominance of foreign players in key positions for his inability to put together a side that looks capable of challenging for the World Cup next year.

Kiwi No8 Alex Tulou wants France spot

Samoan-born former New Zealand sevens international Alex Tulou has his sights set on gaining a place in the France team, he admitted on Tuesday.

PSG crush Lille to break Ligue 1 points record

Champions Paris Saint Germain achieved a new Ligue 1 points record on Saturday with a 3-1 win over 10-man Lille to ensure the race for Europe in France goes down to the wire.

`New boss` Bielsa sees Marseille edge late win

Former Argentina coach Marcelo Bielsa, who is widely tipped to take charge at Marseille, watched the struggling French giants clinch an 89th-minute winner for a 3-2 triumph at Montpellier on Friday.

Ex-Argentina coach Bielsa closes in on Marseille job

Former Argentina coach Marcelo Bielsa moved closer to taking charge at Marseille on Friday as he watched the slumping French giants against Montpellier in Ligue 1.