Phone taps embarrass French clubs in match-fixing
Phone taps embarrass French clubs in match-fixing

Police kept the president of league leaders Olympique Marseille in custody Wednesday as part of a transfer fraud investigation while stepping up a parallel inquiry into match-fixing.

Marseille football chiefs remain in custody
Marseille football chiefs remain in custody

The president of French league leaders Olympique Marseille was still in custody Wednesday on suspicion of transfer fraud as investigators stepped up a parallel inquiry into match-fixing involving other clubs.

Former France defender William Gallas calls it quits at 37
Former France defender William Gallas calls it quits at 37

Former France defender William Gallas has announced his retirement, bringing to an end a decorated 19-year professional career, he said on Thursday.

Makelele`s Bastia hold Marseille to draw

Claude Makelele began his coaching career with a thrilling come-from-behind point in Bastia`s 3-3 draw with Marseille on Saturday.

Cavani scores on comeback as PSG move eight points clear

Edinson Cavani enjoyed a memorable comeback after spending four weeks on the sidelines with a thigh injury as he scored in Paris St Germain`s 2-0 win over Olympique Marseille on Sunday to help his side move eight points clear at the top of Ligue 1.

Napoli beat Marseille in style to stay on course

Two superb goals earned Napoli a 2-1 win at Olympique Marseille on Tuesday that put the French team on the brink of elimination and the Italians back on course for a last-16 spot.

UEFA Champions League: Borussia Dortmund back on track after Marseille win

Last season`s beaten finalists Borussia Dortmund got their Champions League campaign back on track with a convincing 3-0 home win over Olympique Marseille on Tuesday.

Marseille`s chances minimal against Bayern: Deschamps

Olympique Marseille`s chances of advancing past Bayern Munich and into the Champions League semi-finals may be minimal after last week`s 2-0 defeat in France but the team need to go in with a winning mentality, said coach Didier Deschamps on Monday.

Clinical Bayern in charge after 2-0 win at Marseille

Bayern Munich took a huge step towards the Champions League semi-finals when goals by Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben gave them a clinical 2-0 win at Olympique Marseille on Wednesday in the first leg of their quarter-final tie.

Shaky Marseille see flicker of hope against Bayern

Olympique Marseille are on their knees and will have two key players missing when they host formidable Bayern Munich in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Marseille hit new low with French Cup defeat

Olympique Marseille hit a new low when they were knocked out of the French Cup quarter-finals 3-2 after extra time at third division Quevilly on Tuesday.

Marseille strike in injury time to thwart Inter

Olympique Marseille served up more late drama when they reached the Champions League last eight for the first time since winning the trophy in 1993 after an action-packed last 20 minutes haunted Inter Milan on Tuesday.

Marseille, Lyon struggle through in French Cup

Olympique Marseille avoided a shock home loss to second division Le Havre by scoring twice in extra-time to reach the French Cup last 16 with a 3-1 win.

Olympiakos out of Champions League despite win against Arsenal

Olympiakos Piraeus went from ecstasy to utter despair after their 3-1 win over Arsenal looked to be sending them into the Champions League last 16 only for Olympique Marseille to pip the Greeks at the death.

Arsenal and Marseille trudge on after goalless draw

Arsenal squandered their chance to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League with two matches to play when they laboured to a 0-0 draw with Olympique Marseille in a dour Group F match at the Emirates Stadium.

Ayew scores twice as Marseille win in silence

Olympique Marseille finally found some form in a 2-0 victory over promoted Ajaccio.

Ramsey strikes late to secure win for Arsenal

Substitute Aaron Ramsey struck in stoppage time to secure Arsenal a 1-0 victory at Olympique Marseille in an uninspiring Champions League Group F encounter on Wednesday.

Ayew double helps Marseille thrash Dortmund

Andre Ayew scored twice to help Olympique Marseille maintain their perfect Champions League start with a clinical 3-0 home win against Borussia Dortmund.

Hernandez double sends Man United through

Javier Hernandez struck twice to lift Manchester United to a 2-1 win over Olympique Marseille.

Hernandez double sends Man United through

Javier Hernandez struck twice to lift Manchester United to a 2-1 win over Olympique Marseille.