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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Ligue 1


French government's relaxed restrictions allow PSG fans back in the stands

July 18, 2020 4:09 pm

The 5,000 fans at Paris Saint-Germain's Friday night friendly match against Belgian side Waasland-Beveren are a long way from the 48,000 capacity of the Parc des Princes stadium.

Monaco releases several players as it aims to reshape squad for next season

June 25, 2020 11:37 pm

Monaco said that it has released Islam Slimani, Danijel Subašic, Tiemoué Bakayoko, Adrien Silva, Diego Benaglio among others in an attempt to lighten the wage bill.

Ligue 1 clubs vote to maintain 20-team top-flight

June 24, 2020 8:36 am

France’s highest administrative court suspended the relegations of Amiens and Toulouse to the second division, ordering Ligue 1 to rethink the format of next season before the end of June.

Amiens, Toulouse avoid relegation as French court confirms Ligue 1 end

June 09, 2020 9:15 pm

The LFP ended the Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 seasons in April with ten games remaining after the government said no professional sport would be allowed to return before September.

Lyon president asks French PM to reconsider early end of Ligue 1 season

May 26, 2020 8:23 am

In a letter to French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas argued that the clubs could face losses of "700 to 900" million euros.

Barters and free agents to rule football's road ahead post-pandemic

May 11, 2020 3:18 pm

With the global pandemic still ruling large, clubs from the top European leagues will likely look at alternatives to big-money transfers when the transfer window opens.

Kylian Mbappe gets Ligue 1 top scorer award ahead of Wissam Ben Yedder

May 07, 2020 10:43 pm

Although both had 18 goals before the interruption, all of Kylian Mbappe's goals were in open play while three of Wissam Ben Yedder's were from penalty kicks.

Lyon to claim 'dozens of millions' in damages after Ligue 1 season ended

May 01, 2020 6:01 pm

The LFP drew up the final Ligue 1 standings according to a performance index — number of points per game weighed by head-to-head record — which left Lyon seventh in the table.

France's Ligue 1 season cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

April 29, 2020 8:00 am

Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 have been cancelled after French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe put a stop to all sporting events till September.

France mull restarting season with Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue finals

April 24, 2020 11:53 pm

French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet said that the Coupe de France final could be played on either June 13 or 20, followed by the Coupe de la Ligue final three days later.