SM Caen

Caen banish 31-year-old attacker Claudio Beauvue from 1st team activity

20th placed SM Caen announced in a press release earlier this afternoon that they have decided to exclude 31-year-old attacker Claudio Beauvue from all 1st team activities until further notice. “Following inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour that the club cannot tolerate, … Read more »

Paul Baysse’s wife claims that her husband was attacked by Caen manager Fabien Mercadal

SM Caen defender on loan from Bordeaux Paul Baysse was the subject of social media rumours last night that he had attacked his manager, Fabien Mercadal, in training. The 30-year-old’s wife, Sabrina, has moved to defend her husband on Twitter: “That … Read more »

Alleged match-fixing in last weekend’s Ligue 1 match between Caen & Angers

The LFP are investigating allegations of match-fixing made by EA Guingamp against their relegation battle rivals SM Caen before the latter side’s 1-0 defeat against Angers on Saturday evening. EA Guingamp President Bertrand Desplat was informed of the possibility of match-fixing … Read more »

Coup d’état at Caen fails for Rolland Courbis

Caen have produced an extraordinary press release this evening condemning an advisor to coach Fabien Mercadal, Rolland Courbis, for announcing in a press conference today that he had de facto taken control of the club. “If before, I had 90% … Read more »

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