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Archive for category: SC Bastia
They might not remember in Montbeliard, but less than three years ago, modest Sochaux were drawing parallels with FC Barcelona. The comparisons were made in jest, but the association still complimented Francis Gillot’s Europa League qualifying side. Lacombe and Gillot had assembled such an attacking quatrain, that their clever interchange […]
A reporter at l’Equipe at the time, Jean-Marie Lanoë was one of the sports daily’s special correspondents at Furiani, on 5 May 1992. Sat on the very back row of the North Stand… Last year, to mark the twentieth anniversary of the disaster, he returned to the scene, for France […]
The transfer window finally slammed shut on Monday night, the shutters were rolled down, and hopefully we can get on with some football now. The total spent in the window was up at £328 million, £97m of that from PSG and Monaco topping the table with £146 million, leaving £86 […]
In any league table there are teams that avoid the relegation scrap, but also never get anywhere near the fight for European football. They are also the ones that can pull out a shock, just like Montpellier winning the league two years ago. Who in this group is going to […]
In their first season back in Ligue 1 since 2005, Bastia defied the odds by avoiding immediate relegation back to France’s second tier. In fact, they finished the campaign nine points clear of the drop zone in a comfortable 12th place and never once found themselves in the bottom three, only […]
These clips are available to all viewers in Europe (except France & Spain), Sub Saharan Africa and Australasia. Excluded in North Africa, Asia and N&S America. WEEK 37 Sunday 19th May NICE v LYON Saturday 18th May ST-ETIENNE v MARSEILLE PSG v BREST SOCHAUX v TOULOUSE RENNES v AJACCIO MONTPELLIER […]