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France Ligue 1 Football (Soccer) News

Jun 04

Paris present new sporting director Antero Henrique

Paris Saint-Germain have officialised the arrival of new sporting director Antero Henrique, who will be tasked with revitalising the club’s sporting policies with an emphasis on performance and detection and training of young talent.

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Jun 02

Falcao extends Monaco deal

Ligue 1 Champions AS Monaco have announced that talismanic captain Radamel Falcao has inked a contract extension through to June 2020, putting paid to rumours of an imminent departure for the Colombian international.

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Jun 01

Best of May

The best goals, the best saves and the funniest moments from an action-packed month of May – check out our Best of February round-up.

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May 31

Best of Monaco, champions of France

Superstars in the making, great goals, attackiing football and an iron will – take a look back at how AS Monaco claimed their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years.

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May 30

uhlsport presents Elysia, the official Ligue 1 Conforama ball

The day after the play-offs marked the end of the 2016-17 season, the LFP and uhlsport unveiled Elysia, the official ball Ligue 1 Conforama for next season.

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May 29

J-L Garcia: ‘An incredible adventure’

Troyes coach Jean-Louis Garcia paid tribute to his players after they secured promotion to Ligue 1 with a 0-0 draw in Lorient that clinched a 2-1 aggregate play-offs win over Les Merlus, who return to Ligue 2 after 11 years.

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May 28

Troyes trump Lorient for top-flight spot

ESTAC Troyes will be playing their football in Ligue 1 next season after beating FC Lorient 2-1 on aggregate in the play-offs. Jean-Louis Garcia’s side held out for a 0-0 draw in Brittany on Sunday night.

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May 27

Garcia sets out transfer aims for Marseille

Olympique de Marseille are preparing for a busy summer in the transfer market with coach Rudi Garcia saying the club will look to recruit in all areas of the pitch.

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May 27

Silva out after Tielemans arrives at Monaco

Champions AS Monaco are already busy working on their squad for next season, with the departure of Bernardo Silva for Manchester City being confirmed 48 hours after the signing of Youri Tielemans was completed.

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May 26

Play-off reactions – Garcia: ‘Heart and talent’

ESTAC Troyes coach Jean-Louis Garcia was full of praise for veteran Benjamin Nivet after the club captain struck late in the 2-1 play-offs first-leg win at home to FC Lorient on Thursday night.

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May 25

Nivet hands Troyes advantage

Veteran playmaker Benjamin Nivet struck late with a superb curler to hand Troyes a 2-1 win over FC Lorient in the first leg of their relegation/promotion play-off, at the Stade de l’Aube in Troyes on Thursday night.

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May 25

Moukandjo back as Merlus’ survival scrap starts

FC Lorient have top scorer Benjamin Moukandjo back from injury as they head into the first leg of their play-off battle away to Ligue 2’s third-placed finishers ESTAC Troyes on Thursday.

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May 24

Bielsa makes landfall in Lille

Renowned Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa has officially begun his two-year contract with LOSC, the ex-OM boss and club president Gérard Lopez fronting the press on Tuesday to discuss their ambitious project.

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May 23

Best of Week 38

The best goals, the best saves and interesting moments from an action-packed Week 38 – check out our Best of Week 38 round-up.

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May 23

The Breakdown: Week 38

Check out our comprehensive, match-by-match STATS-powered statistical analysis of all the Ligue 1 Week 38 action – post-game notes and exhaustive team and individual statistics – right here.

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May 22

Week 38 match reports

All the match reports and video highlights from every game of Week 37 of the Ligue 1 2016-17 campaign.

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