Alassane Pléa becomes the 1st Ligue 1 player to formally donate 1% of his salary to charity

OGC Nice forward Alassane Pléa has become the first Ligue 1 player to follow Juan Mata’s example in offering 1% of his annual wage to charity. Le Monde report that this will translate into €14,000 a year, but Pléa has … Read more »

Hugo Lloris on Paul Pogba: “He is one of our leaders.”

Speaking in today’s press conference ahead of tomorrow’s friendly encounter with Colombia, France captain Hugo Lloris was asked about Paul Pogba’s current rough patch at Manchester United. “Paul remains a member of our team of great value, he is one … Read more »

FEATURE | Yaya Sanogo – cometh the hour, cometh the man?

It’s springtime in Ligue 1 and for Toulouse FC that can only...

The Get French Football News Show – Episode 120

Nathan Staples, Rich Allen and Peter Rutzler talk the Olympique derby, PSG’s close call at Nice, Rennes’ resurgence and the upcoming friendlies for France.  

Lyon & Marseille in trouble with UEFA following incidents in recent Europa League games

Following a disciplinary investigation from UEFA in regards to the second leg incidents against Bilbao and CSKA Moscow respectively, Marseille and Lyon run the risk of being sanctioned. This investigation into two of France’s major clubs follows fan-related commotion during … Read more »

Ligue 1 Review – Week 30

“There is only one thing inescapable in life, that is death.”...