Newcastle Bid For French Ace Rejected

A busy week so far in Ligue 1 following the opening of the transfer window, here are some of the most recent stories that have been catching the eye. Newcastle United have failed with a bid for Dijon midfielder Benjamin Corgnet according to the club’s manager Patrice Carteron. The Magpies have found great vaue across the channel in recent months […]

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David Beckham will not be joining Paris Saint Germain

Beckham Galaxy

Former England international David Beckham has announced he will not be joining Paris St-Germain this winter. It had seemed the LA Galaxy midfielder would choose between the Parisian giants or possibly a return to the MLS for the new season in March. “It’s over. It’s a shame,” PSG sporting director Leonardo told L’Equipe. “But the welfare of his family in […]

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“No Newcastle Regrets” – Cissokho

Lyon left-back Aly Cissokho has denied claims that he will leave Lyon during this transfer window.  Newcastle United were interested in the summer months but a move never came to fruition.  Lyon may be looking to sell some players in January, with Aly Cissokho one of the favourites to depart the former champions.  Cissokho told l’Equipe: “There is nothing concrete […]

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Ligue 1: The Best of 2011 – Part 3

Best of 2011

Kicking off the next selection of favourite moments we return to the “Nouveau Riche” Paris St Germain. With the new millions in the bank the capital club bought the services of Argentine Javier Pastore and Ross Mackiewicz from the 1970 PSG blog purrs over “El Flaco’s” skills. “For me, it has to be the superior football orchestrated by Javier Pastore […]

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