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#Ligue 1

# ligue-1 - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Ligue 1 game abandoned after pitch invaders try to attack Lyon players
# Ugly Scenes
From The42
# Ugly Scenes

Ligue 1 game abandoned after pitch invaders try to attack Lyon players

Apr 16th 2017, 5:44 PM 8,163 Views 5 Comments

This is the second time this week that the French club has been affected by crowd trouble.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Don't ask me for interviews again - Balotelli hits out at media
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Don't ask me for interviews again - Balotelli hits out at media

Mar 16th 2017, 11:23 PM 5,890 Views 4 Comments

Coverage of a radio interview has left the Nice striker upset at how his quotes were recontextualised.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Liverpool told me I'd replace Coutinho, says Marseille teenager
# Successor
From The42
# Successor

Liverpool told me I'd replace Coutinho, says Marseille teenager

Mar 14th 2017, 4:14 PM 8,887 Views 5 Comments

Maxime Lopez claims he was wanted as a long-term successor to the Brazilian schemer.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Memphis Depay continues goalscoring form with outrageous goal from the halfway line
# Oh My Word
From The42
# Oh My Word

Memphis Depay continues goalscoring form with outrageous goal from the halfway line

Mar 12th 2017, 9:21 PM 11,052 Views 8 Comments

Is that the same guy who was at Man United!?

# ligue-1 - Friday 10 March, 2017

PSG hit out at L'Equipe over story that Verratti and Matuidi were partying before Barca defeat
# Denial
From The42
# Denial

PSG hit out at L'Equipe over story that Verratti and Matuidi were partying before Barca defeat

Mar 10th 2017, 5:58 PM 6,039 Views 0 Comments

Allegations that the pair were in a nightclub two days before their Champions League exit have been shot down by the club.

# ligue-1 - Monday 30 January, 2017

Dimitri Payet officially departs West Ham in €29 million deal
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Dimitri Payet officially departs West Ham in €29 million deal

Jan 30th 2017, 8:15 AM 9,912 Views 8 Comments

The France international has re-signed with former club Marseille.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Balotelli furious after alleged racial abuse at Bastia
# Racism Row
From The42
# Racism Row

Balotelli furious after alleged racial abuse at Bastia

Jan 21st 2017, 12:27 PM 4,643 Views 0 Comments

After Nice’s disappointing draw at Bastia on Friday, a furious Mario Balotelli condemned the home fans for allegedly racially abusing him.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'Immeasurable bulls**t' - Ligue 1 coach destroys Van Basten's offside plan
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

'Immeasurable bulls**t' - Ligue 1 coach destroys Van Basten's offside plan

Jan 19th 2017, 10:45 PM 15,286 Views 7 Comments

Rennes coach Christian Gourcuff has questioned the Dutch legend in the strongest terms.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Arsenal and Liverpool miss out as PSG confirm Draxler capture for reported €42 million fee
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Arsenal and Liverpool miss out as PSG confirm Draxler capture for reported €42 million fee

Jan 3rd 2017, 11:40 AM 4,678 Views 5 Comments

The German international has signed for the French club on a four-and-a-half-year deal.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Inspired by Mario Balotelli, the team defying doubters at the top of the French league
# A True Underdog Story
From The42
# A True Underdog Story

Inspired by Mario Balotelli, the team defying doubters at the top of the French league

Dec 25th 2016, 11:01 AM 6,728 Views 2 Comments

Nice’s ascension is a result of successful gambles on players and astute coaching appointments.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Mario Balotelli shown a straight red card for this kick on a Bordeaux defender
# Why Always Me
From The42
# Why Always Me

Mario Balotelli shown a straight red card for this kick on a Bordeaux defender

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:30 AM 11,137 Views 17 Comments

There was late drama last night as Nice saw their lead at the top of Ligue 1 cut to two points.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Are Mario Balotelli and Nice set to be this season's great underdog story?
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Are Mario Balotelli and Nice set to be this season's great underdog story?

Oct 25th 2016, 6:35 PM 15,556 Views 18 Comments

The former Liverpool striker looks rejuvenated since moving to Ligue 1.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Mario Balotelli has now scored 4 goals in 2 games after netting a brace against Monaco
# Super Mario
From The42
# Super Mario

Mario Balotelli has now scored 4 goals in 2 games after netting a brace against Monaco

Sep 21st 2016, 10:34 PM 11,479 Views 20 Comments

Nice are now sitting pretty at the top of Ligue 1.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Mario Balotelli - 'Joining Liverpool was the worst decision of my life'
# Critical
From The42
# Critical

Mario Balotelli - 'Joining Liverpool was the worst decision of my life'

Sep 11th 2016, 9:48 PM 15,018 Views 38 Comments

The new Nice striker has bad memories of his time at Liverpool.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Portugal hero Eder 'sorry' for scoring Euro 2016 winner
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Portugal hero Eder 'sorry' for scoring Euro 2016 winner

Sep 10th 2016, 12:31 PM 13,888 Views 9 Comments

There’s been a negative reaction from fans in Ligue 1.

# ligue-1 - Friday 9 September, 2016

Ibrahimovic: I miss my wages at PSG
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

Ibrahimovic: I miss my wages at PSG

Sep 9th 2016, 8:39 AM 19,570 Views 29 Comments

The former Sweden international is reportedly earning an estimated €30,000 a week less at Old Trafford.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Mario Balotelli lashes out at 'bad player' Carragher
# Fireworks
From The42
# Fireworks

Mario Balotelli lashes out at 'bad player' Carragher

Sep 3rd 2016, 8:12 PM 14,176 Views 23 Comments

Mario Balotelli has called Jamie Carragher a “wonderful hater” for his comments about the forward’s time at Liverpool.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 16 July, 2016

'Barcelona move reduced me to tears'
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

'Barcelona move reduced me to tears'

Jul 16th 2016, 12:56 PM 12,712 Views 6 Comments

The 22-year-old wants to force his way into the team’s starting line-up immediately.

# ligue-1 - Monday 4 July, 2016

Ben Arfa thinks PSG move can make him one of the best players in the world
# Lofty Ambitions
From The42
# Lofty Ambitions

Ben Arfa thinks PSG move can make him one of the best players in the world

Jul 4th 2016, 9:29 PM 8,507 Views 4 Comments

Good man, Hatem.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Leicester pave the way for Kante's exit by signing French midfielder
# Replacement
From The42
# Replacement

Leicester pave the way for Kante's exit by signing French midfielder

Jul 3rd 2016, 2:49 PM 11,601 Views 2 Comments

Nampalys Mendy becomes the Premier League champions’ third arrival of the close-season.

# ligue-1 - Monday 27 June, 2016

Laurent Blanc departs PSG with Unai Emery waiting in the wings
# Au Revoir
From The42
# Au Revoir

Laurent Blanc departs PSG with Unai Emery waiting in the wings

Jun 27th 2016, 12:43 PM 5,087 Views 1 Comment

Blanc’s departure from the French champions was confirmed on Monday.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Ibrahimovic hints future will be decided on 7 June
# Decision Time
From The42
# Decision Time

Ibrahimovic hints future will be decided on 7 June

Jun 5th 2016, 10:20 PM 7,193 Views 19 Comments

The Sweden striker has seemingly revealed when he will announce his future.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Ibra humbly admits he's far too good for the Swedish league
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Ibra humbly admits he's far too good for the Swedish league

Jun 1st 2016, 3:16 PM 6,798 Views 17 Comments

A return to Malmo appears to be off the table after Zlatan Ibrahimovic declared himself “too good for Allsvenskan”.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 14 May, 2016

PSG stopped their game in the 10th minute to honour Zlatan tonight
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

PSG stopped their game in the 10th minute to honour Zlatan tonight

May 14th 2016, 11:03 PM 14,758 Views 16 Comments

Ibrahimovic netted a minute from time from Javier Pastore’s cross to end a match-long quest that had looked set to frustrate him.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Borussia Dortmund have just signed one of Europe's hottest properties
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Borussia Dortmund have just signed one of Europe's hottest properties

May 12th 2016, 2:51 PM 11,086 Views 8 Comments

Liverpool and Leicester have also been linked with the £28 million-rated youngster.

Real pip Barca as football's most valuable club but Arsenal have entered the top 5
# Money Matters
From The42
# Money Matters

Real pip Barca as football's most valuable club but Arsenal have entered the top 5

May 12th 2016, 11:14 AM 8,553 Views 18 Comments

Eight English clubs feature in the top 20.

# ligue-1 - Friday 6 May, 2016

Ireland's rivals have been dealt a big injury blow ahead of Euro 2016
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Ireland's rivals have been dealt a big injury blow ahead of Euro 2016

May 6th 2016, 11:18 PM 12,614 Views 4 Comments

The Italians are already without Claudio Marchisio for the competition.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Mahrez 50-50 to stay at Leicester - agent From The42

Mahrez 50-50 to stay at Leicester - agent

May 5th 2016, 2:22 PM 8,169 Views 8 Comments

PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez is happy at Leicester, but will assess his options during the close-season, according to his agent.

# ligue-1 - Monday 4 April, 2016

'Ibrahimovic threw Gattuso into a bin at Milan'
# Anecdote
From The42
# Anecdote

'Ibrahimovic threw Gattuso into a bin at Milan'

Apr 4th 2016, 11:52 PM 12,002 Views 6 Comments

Thiago Silva has revealed Gennaro Gattuso found himself in a bin at AC Milan’s training ground courtesy of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Ibrahimovic reaches 30th goal of the season with spectacular zlat-trick
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Ibrahimovic reaches 30th goal of the season with spectacular zlat-trick

Apr 2nd 2016, 10:54 PM 8,544 Views 5 Comments

The Swedish star is in ridiculous form.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Yaya Toure labelled a 'centre-circle-to-centre-circle midfielder'
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Yaya Toure labelled a 'centre-circle-to-centre-circle midfielder'

Mar 19th 2016, 4:59 PM 9,980 Views 8 Comments

Manchester City have no chance of beating PSG, says Raymond Domenech.

PSG defender fined after half-time bust-up with Ibrahimovic
# I AM ZLATAN
From The42
# I AM ZLATAN

PSG defender fined after half-time bust-up with Ibrahimovic

Mar 19th 2016, 3:31 PM 7,718 Views 1 Comment

The Swedish striker reportedly told Van der Wiel to ‘play the way I tell you and it will go well’.

# ligue-1 - Monday 14 March, 2016

Ibrahimovic: I expect to leave PSG, unless they replace the Eiffel Tower with me
# I AM ZLATAN
From The42
# I AM ZLATAN

Ibrahimovic: I expect to leave PSG, unless they replace the Eiffel Tower with me

Mar 14th 2016, 12:15 AM 9,798 Views 9 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is unlikely to remain with Paris Saint-Germain, but called on them to replace the Eiffel Tower with his statue.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 28 February, 2016

PSG's 36-match unbeaten run ended by wonderful individual goal
# Magnifique
From The42
# Magnifique

PSG's 36-match unbeaten run ended by wonderful individual goal

Feb 28th 2016, 10:18 PM 7,005 Views 1 Comment

Lyon were in fine form against Laurent Blanc’s side.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Drogba leaps to defence of PSG's Aurier following homophobic jibe at Blanc
# Sympathy
From The42
# Sympathy

Drogba leaps to defence of PSG's Aurier following homophobic jibe at Blanc

Feb 18th 2016, 12:21 PM 7,412 Views 6 Comments

“How can young players learn from their mistakes if they are not given the proper support and advice?

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Lavezzi quits PSG for Hebei China Fortune
# Bon Voyage
From The42
# Bon Voyage

Lavezzi quits PSG for Hebei China Fortune

Feb 17th 2016, 10:35 AM 8,863 Views 8 Comments

Ezequiel Lavezzi has joined Gervinho in Qinhuangdao.

# ligue-1 - Monday 15 February, 2016

'Pathetic!' - Angry Blanc responds to homophobic insults from one of his players
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Pathetic!' - Angry Blanc responds to homophobic insults from one of his players

Feb 15th 2016, 3:08 PM 8,308 Views 3 Comments

Serge Aurier has been suspended by Paris Saint-Germain.

# ligue-1 - Monday 25 January, 2016

Dortmund claim even a €100m bid for their star man would be 'irrelevant'
# Going Nowhere
From The42
# Going Nowhere

Dortmund claim even a €100m bid for their star man would be 'irrelevant'

Jan 25th 2016, 11:52 AM 9,644 Views 5 Comments

Hans-Joachim Watzke has stressed that the club are not looking to offload their best player.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Lionel Messi insists he'll never play in the Premier League or anywhere else in Europe
# Promise
From The42
# Promise

Lionel Messi insists he'll never play in the Premier League or anywhere else in Europe

Jan 20th 2016, 4:35 PM 7,294 Views 20 Comments

“I have always said that Barcelona is my home and that I want to retire at this club.”

# ligue-1 - Friday 27 November, 2015

PSG have had security guards at their players' homes following Paris attacks
# En Garde
From The42
# En Garde

PSG have had security guards at their players' homes following Paris attacks

Nov 27th 2015, 10:33 PM 6,255 Views 3 Comments

The French club are taking no chances.