Knives out for free-fall Marseille
Knives out for free-fall Marseille

Seen as potential champions as recently as Christmas, Marseille`s Ligue 1 meltdown has been so dramatic even second-bottom Metz fancy their chances for their showdown on Friday.

Football: French giants end stand-off with Canal Plus

 Players and coaches from French champions Paris Saint Germain and bitter rivals Marseille will reply to questions posed by journalists from French television channel Canal Plus after ending a 10-day boycott on Monday.

Top French clubs boycott TV over incriminating film
Top French clubs boycott TV over incriminating film

Top French clubs Paris Saint Germain and Marseille are boycotting a leading French broadcaster for showing film of incidents which led to bans for star players Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Dimitri Payet.

PSG bus struck by missiles ahead of Marseille clash

A bus carrying Paris Saint-Germain players to Marseille`s Velodrome Stadium on Sunday was struck by objects thrown including a golf ball which smashed a window.

UEFA warns over referee harassment
UEFA warns over referee harassment

UEFA has warned all the Champions League quarter-final teams to stop their players harassing referees, secretary general Gianni Infantino said Monday.

Strong league to fuel Qatar's Asia ambition, says chief
Strong league to fuel Qatar's Asia ambition, says chief

Qatar`s soccer league chief hopes a close alliance with the national team can help the country improve its international performance following a disappointing Asian Cup this year.

Marseille back with a bang in French title race
Marseille back with a bang in French title race

 Marseille`s swashbuckling 6-1 away win at Toulouse on Friday put them firmly back in the Ligue 1 title race after coach Marcelo Bielsa rang the changes.

West Ham United sign Nene as Andy Carroll replacement
West Ham United sign Nene as Andy Carroll replacement

West Ham have signed former Paris Saint Germain striker Nene on a temporary deal as a replacement for the injured Andy Carroll, the club said Wednesday.

Edinson Cavani marks return from wilderness with goal
Edinson Cavani marks return from wilderness with goal

Edinson Cavani redeemed himself after being dropped for three matches by scoring in Paris Saint Germain`s hard fought 4-2 Ligue 1 victory over Evian on Sunday.

League Cup: Ibrahimovic`s winner eases pressure on Blanc
League Cup: Ibrahimovic`s winner eases pressure on Blanc

Zlatan Ibrahimovic`s hotly-contested second-half goal gave holders Paris Saint Germain a place in the last four of the League Cup after a 1-0 win over St Etienne on Tuesday.

Bastia stun Paris Saint Germain in thrilling comeback
Bastia stun Paris Saint Germain in thrilling comeback

Paris Saint Germain gave up a two-goal lead as Bastia stormed back to win 4-2 in Corsica on Saturday as the defending champions spurned the chance to go top of Ligue 1.

Bastia stun PSG in thrilling comeback
Bastia stun PSG in thrilling comeback

Paris Saint Germain gave up a two-goal lead when Bastia stormed back to win 4-2 in Corsica on Saturday as the defending champions spurned the chance to go top of Ligue 1.

Neymar best Brazilian player in European football
Neymar best Brazilian player in European football

FC Barcelona forward Neymar has won the prestigious Samba Gold accolade, awarded to the best Brazilian player in European football.

Absent Ronaldinho threatened with sack by Mexican club
Absent Ronaldinho threatened with sack by Mexican club

Two-time world footballer of the year Ronaldinho has been threatened with the sack if he doesn`t return as soon as possible to his Mexican club Queretaro, the team`s president said on Tuesday.

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.

Unimpressive PSG reach League Cup last eight
Unimpressive PSG reach League Cup last eight

French champions Paris Saint Germain ended a run of two defeats with a come-from-behind 3-1 win over second tier AC Ajaccio to reach the French League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho ready to swim with Euro sharks
Jose Mourinho ready to swim with Euro sharks

 Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea will show no fear when they dive into the shark infested waters of the Champions League last 16.

Lionel Messi aims for European goals record after Spanish feat
Lionel Messi aims for European goals record after Spanish feat

Lionel Messi could make Champions League history Tuesday to add to the record he set in the Spanish La Liga over the weekend.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns as Sweden meet Montenegro in Euro qualifier
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns as Sweden meet Montenegro in Euro qualifier

Prolific goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been declared fit to start for Sweden when they take on Montenegro in Podgorica in a Euro 2016 Group G qualifier on Saturday evening.

Injury forces Marco Verratti out of Italy squad for Croatia
Injury forces Marco Verratti out of Italy squad for Croatia

Paris Saint Germain midfielder Marco Verratti has left Italy`s training camp and will return to France to undergo further treatment on a troublesome adductor injury, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said Wednesday.