Benzema quick off the mark for Real Madrid

Gary Linton was busy again scanning Europe for France’s best talents and he was spoilt for choice with this week’s continental action. He tells French Football Weekly who has been impressing him lately. As most will know this weekend in Spain was El Clasico, that means fighting, goals, great football but most importantly French footballers, three in fact. First up was Karim […]

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Maiga the Magpie?

France Football have suggested that Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga is set to join Premier League side Newcastle in the January transfer window.  The 24 year-old Mali international, under contract until 2014, requested a move away from the Stade Auguste Bonal this summer but a move did not come to fruition.  Newcastle have been rumoured to be in negotiations with Sochaux […]

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Mathieu Valbuena set to stay in France


It’s news time again, we’ll start by getting the transfer stories out of the way first. After a few days of speculation Arsene Wenger has ruled out a possible move for Lyon’s Yoann Gourcuff. “He is a player I like a lot and I believe people have been very critical towards him in France,” Wenger told Canal+. “However, we won’t […]

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Bordeaux sign top Brazilian talent


It seems as if Francis Gillot has already begun has January spending and Brazilian football write Chris Atkins from The Elastico and Sambafoot was kind enough to tell us all about Les Girondins new signing. Earlier this week, Bordeaux sealed the signing of full-back Mariano for €3.25 million from Brazilian giants Fluminense. Since initially signing for the Rio de Janeiro […]

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PSG Attempt to Hijack Milan’s Tevez Deal

Lyon Zagreb

On a day when French football should be celebrating two of its three Champions League representatives progressing past the group stage, Lyon’s 1-7 victory over Dinamo Zagreb could be about to plunge it into controversy. A number of newspapers, most notably the Madrid-based Spanish press, have been crying scandal this morning and further evidence has since surfaced in the form […]

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No Premier League move for Ligue 1 stars


Yes we know that Marseille and Lyon staged amazing come backs and Lille were knocked out but we will concentrate on the Champions League a little later. This is the time when we looks at the latest Ligue 1 stories doing the rounds. After yesterday’s rumour of Yoann Gourcuff being sold to Arsenal today has seen Lyon chairman Jean Michel […]

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