Claude Makélélé: A Harsh Sacking?

There was a clamour for a new wave of French managers this summer and they all offered great promise. Zinedine Zidane, who decided against a job in France, Willy Sagnol, who took the job he was offered at Bordeaux, and … Read more »

Gael Givet returns to Arles Avignon

Central defender Gael Givet has agreed to rejoin Arles Avignon on a free transfer after leaving them this summer to join Evian. The player recently terminated his contract with Les Roses after he failed to adjust to Ligue 1 life, … Read more »

Mayor of Nimes to intervene in match-fixing case

The political world has started to get involved in the recent match-fixing case of Nimes Olympique as the Languedoc club begins to re-organise following the resignation of its President Jean-Marc Conrad yesterday.  The mayor of Nimes, Jean-Paul Fournier, has an … Read more »

No Arsenal contact for João Moutinho

A source at Monaco speaking to Get French Football News has rubbished any possibility regarding a transfer of João Moutinho to Arsenal, insisting that the player will not be leaving the club in January. The player remains under contract with ASM … Read more »

Arsène Wenger opens door for Thierry Henry Arsenal coaching role

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has opened the door to striker Thierry Henry to become a coach at the club in the future. He had the following to say: “It’s not impossible – I welcome people who have played for us … Read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t know where Lorient is…

Lorient full-back Raphael Guerreiro has been speaking about his time with the Portuguese national team after scoring his first goal for his country in the last round of international fixtures.  On Lorient’s official site, he had the following to say: … Read more »