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# marseille - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The42 The Champions Cup final definitely won't be in Ireland next season Strong Bid

The Champions Cup final definitely won't be in Ireland next season

The FFR has made a bid to bring the 2016 decider to Stade Vélodrome in Marseille.

# marseille - Monday 20 April, 2015

From The42 O'Connor's Leinster look to learn from semi-final failings against Toulon Lessons

O'Connor's Leinster look to learn from semi-final failings against Toulon

Captain Jamie Heaslip says his side knew they had to do their supporters proud in Marseille.

From The42 Standout display against Toulon the latest in Murphy's Leinster repertoire Jordi

Standout display against Toulon the latest in Murphy's Leinster repertoire

The 23-year-old has been a vital cog in Matt O’Connor’s team in Europe.

# marseille - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The42 'You couldn't have scripted it better' - Leinster ready for Toulon test Litmus Test

'You couldn't have scripted it better' - Leinster ready for Toulon test

Head coach Matt O’Connor is backing his blokes to get the job done in Marseille.

# marseille - Monday 9 February, 2015

Hooded gunmen "fire on police" in Marseille

Witnesses reported hearing a burst of Kalashnikov fire.

# marseille - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Dream debut for Teddy Thomas as France make light work of Fiji

The winger scored a hat-trick in Marseille as the hosts romped to victory.

# marseille - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The42 South Africa native Spedding one of three debutants for France Les Blues

South Africa native Spedding one of three debutants for France

Philippe Saint-André has gone for the 13th half-back pairing of his reign as head coach.

# marseille - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting

Four people were killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels last week.

# marseille - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From The42 Munster come up just short after momentous effort against Toulon Heartbreak

Munster come up just short after momentous effort against Toulon

The Top 14 outfit advance to the Heineken Cup final after Jonny Wilkinson kicked them to success in Marseille.

From The42 As it happened: Toulon v Munster, Heineken Cup semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Toulon v Munster, Heineken Cup semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Munster took on the reigning champions in Marseille.

# marseille - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The42 'There'll be plenty of people ringing in sick on Monday, with the help of God!' Red Army

'There'll be plenty of people ringing in sick on Monday, with the help of God!'

Munster’s James Coughlan feels his side must avoid over-thinking their Heineken Cup semi-final against Toulon.

# marseille - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From The42 'We'll have to go to a special place internally' - Zebo ready for Toulon test Z Factor

'We'll have to go to a special place internally' - Zebo ready for Toulon test

The 24-year-old wing says he learned from last season’s Heineken Cup semi-final defeat to Clermont.

# marseille - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The42 Toulon captain Jonny Wilkinson fit to face Munster in Marseille Wilko

Toulon captain Jonny Wilkinson fit to face Munster in Marseille

The English out-half has recovered from the injury he picked up against Leinster, but Bakkies Botha and Ali Williams are doubts.

# marseille - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Englishman Wayne Barnes to referee Munster's clash with Toulon

The ERC has announced the full list of refereeing appointments for the European semi-final weekend.

# marseille - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 5 things the French need to know about Penneys Merci Penneys

5 things the French need to know about Penneys

Le puff, le pant.

# marseille - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From The42 Grosskreutz scores late to save Dortmund from Europa League Group F

Grosskreutz scores late to save Dortmund from Europa League

Last season’s beaten finalists were minutes away from exiting the Champions League.

# marseille - Saturday 5 October, 2013

From The42 Euro Vision: 4 continental games not to be missed this weekend Previews

Euro Vision: 4 continental games not to be missed this weekend

Bayern will be tested by Bayer, Serie A leaders Roma travel to the San Siro and Barca look to maintain their lead at the top.

# marseille - Sunday 28 April, 2013

From The42 Football pundit loses bet, sees through promise to eat a rat C'est Bon This post contains videos

Football pundit loses bet, sees through promise to eat a rat

Eric di Meco’s comments about Cesar Azpilicueta have come back to haunt him.

# marseille - Friday 5 April, 2013

Dublin now the 11th most congested city in Europe, down from sixth

Moscow in Russia is the most congested city in the world.

# marseille - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The42 Joey Barton under fire for homophobic remarks Spat

Joey Barton under fire for homophobic remarks

The controversial Scouser described Thiago Silva as an ‘overweight ladyboy’ amongst other things .

# marseille - Thursday 21 February, 2013

From The42 Clasico Anglais: France Football bill Beckham v Barton as battle between Angels and Demons Cover Story

# marseille - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Am I bothered? Joey Barton says David Beckham doesn't worry him ahead of French reunion

“Beckham is a big star off the pitch but on the pitch, to be honest, he’s not a major worry”

# marseille - Saturday 1 December, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Incroyable! Barton caught studying Schteve's pronunciation An Idiot Abroad This post contains videos

VIDEO: Incroyable! Barton caught studying Schteve's pronunciation

Marseille’s midfielder has been taking lessons from the former England boss, it seems.

# marseille - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The42 Barton slams FA over Terry punishment Rebuke

Barton slams FA over Terry punishment

The Marseille midfielder also described how he had “a vivid dream” about the Chelsea defender.

# marseille - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From The42 What's French for 'debut'? Joey Barton could make Marseille bow next week Idiot Abroad

What's French for 'debut'? Joey Barton could make Marseille bow next week

The midfielder is currently serving a 12-match ban after being found guilty of two charges of violent conduct.. but he can play in European competition.

# marseille - Sunday 26 August, 2012

From The42 'I am a man. I can only take so much. I want to leave' - Barton set for QPR exit Wantaway

'I am a man. I can only take so much. I want to leave' - Barton set for QPR exit

The QPR midfielder has criticised the manner in which his ostensibly imminent departure is being handled.

# marseille - Friday 17 August, 2012

From The42 Joey Barton set for Marseille switch - report Sacre Bleu

Joey Barton set for Marseille switch - report

Imagine how annoying he’d be in TWO languages!

# marseille - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Dublin in top 10 most congested cities in Europe

Traffic congestion in the Irish capital was rated as worse than Leeds-Bradford, London, Stockholm and Hamburg.

# marseille - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: It was 14 years ago today, Dennis Bergkamp taught us how to play The Golazo This post contains videos

VIDEO: It was 14 years ago today, Dennis Bergkamp taught us how to play

We don’t need an excuse to relive this moment of footballing wizardry, but we have one anyway.

# marseille - Friday 11 May, 2012

From The42 Back in the big time: Forgotten French club reclaim their spot in top division Joy This post contains videos

Back in the big time: Forgotten French club reclaim their spot in top division

Stade de Reims played Real Madrid in the very first European Cup Final but took a downward slide that ended in liquidation in 1992 … now they are back in Ligue 1.

# marseille - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Discovery of WWII bomb prompts evacuations in Marseille

Part of the French city’s port is being evacuated after a one-ton bomb was discovered.

# marseille - Friday 16 March, 2012

From The42 Champions League draw: Chelsea get Benfica, Barca meet Milan in quarters UCL

Champions League draw: Chelsea get Benfica, Barca meet Milan in quarters

The Pensioners have been handed a trip to Portugal while Pep Guardiola’s side take on the Serie A leaders.

# marseille - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From The42 Champions League previews: Inter v Marseille and Bayern Munich v Basel Game On

Champions League previews: Inter v Marseille and Bayern Munich v Basel

Here’s a round-up of everything you need to know about tonight’s European action.

# marseille - Monday 12 March, 2012

Man Utd and Spurs keen on Hazard

Alex Ferguson was at Lyon’s 2-1 victory over Lille on Saturday. Though he seemed a little underwhelmed.

# marseille - Thursday 19 January, 2012

From The42 The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up Ins And Outs

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up

After falling out of favour, City could soon be getting rid of their tough-tackling Dutch midfielder.

# marseille - Monday 16 January, 2012

From The42 The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up Done Deal

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up

Will Chelsea’s latest signing prove to be the new JT… or the next David Luiz?

# marseille - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Kenny and Sarkozy underline differences ahead of crunch EU summit

Speaking at an EPP congress in Marseille, Kenny wants Europe to use the treaty it has – and Sarkozy demands a new one.

EU leaders head to Brussels for make-or-break euro summit

Over a dozen heads of state – including Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel – will meet in Marseille before the crisis summit.

# marseille - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

As it happened: Champions League Tuesday

We went kick-by-kick on another busy night of European football. Here’s what went down.

# marseille - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

As it happened: Champions League Wednesday

Tonight, we’ll be keeping tabs on would-be champions Chelsea, crisis-ridden Arsenal and a host of other European bigwigs, including Barcelona and Milan.