Bordeaux saved from third-tier relegation days before new season
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Bordeaux saved from third-tier relegation days before new season

Paris (AFP) – Bordeaux have avoided relegation to the French third tier for financial irregularities, three days before the start of the new season, France's football federation (FFF) announced on Wednesday. The six-time French champions dropped down to the second division last season after finishing bottom of Ligue 1. Earlier this month they were demoted […]

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Bordeaux saved from third-tier relegation days before new season

Paris (AFP) – Bordeaux have avoided relegation to the French third tier for financial irregularities, three days before the start of the new season, France's football federation (FFF) announced on Wednesday. The six-time French champions dropped down to the second division last season after finishing bottom of Ligue 1. Earlier this month they were demoted […]
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/ 252 days ago

Marseille secure Champions League place as Bordeaux go down

Paris (AFP) – Marseille clinched automatic qualification for next season's Champions League group stage on a final night of the French Ligue 1 season on Saturday that was dramatic beyond the announcement that Kylian Mbappe was staying at Paris Saint-Germain. Marseille began the day in third place — which only offered a place in the […]
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/ 259 days ago

Monaco leapfrog Marseille, Bordeaux woes intensify

Paris (AFP) – Marseille slumped to third in the Ligue 1 table after defeat at Rennes on Saturday, while Bordeaux remain on the cusp of relegation after a goalless draw with Lorient. In the penultimate round of matches, Monaco leapfrogged Marseille, 2-0 losers at Rennes, into second with a 4-2 win over Brest. But things […]
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/ 294 days ago

Bordeaux beat Metz to boost Ligue 1 survival hopes

Paris (AFP) – Bordeaux ended an eight-match winless run by beating relegation rivals Metz 3-1 on Sunday to earn a first victory under coach David Guion and climb off the foot of the Ligue 1 table. Metz came into the game above Bordeaux on goal difference and took a first-half lead through Didier Lamkel Ze, […]
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Bordeaux's Kalu to resume training after mid-match collapse

Bordeaux (AFP) – Bordeaux forward Samuel Kalu is fit to resume training on Wednesday after collapsing during his side's game with Marseille last weekend, the Ligue 1 club announced Tuesday. The 23-year-old Nigerian international fainted and slumped to the Stade Velodrome pitch in the early stages of the 2-2 draw played in 30-degree heat on […]
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/ 531 days ago

Bordeaux’s Kalu collapses in match

Marseille (AFP) – Bordeaux striker Samuel Kalu collapsed on the pitch in a French Ligue 1 game at Marseille on Sunday where temperatures hit a sweltering 30 degrees. The 23-year-old Nigerian international fainted and slumped to the Stade Velodrome surface in the early stages of the match. Worried teammates gathered around the stricken Kalu and […]
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/ 531 days ago

Bordeaux claim point at Marseille on Messi’s opening weekend

Paris (AFP) – Bordeaux's Remi Oudin said he was happy after his side came from two goals down to claim a 2-2 draw at Marseille on the weekend that Lionel Messi was unveiled to the Paris Saint-Germain crowd. The hosts led at half-time thanks to goals from in-form Dimitri Payet and Turkey winger Cengiz Under […]
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Bordeaux, Angers spared relegation by French authorities

Bordeaux (AFP) – Bordeaux and Angers will both play in Ligue 1 next season after their appeals against relegation imposed by France's financial watchdog DNCG were successful, the clubs announced separately on Monday. Bordeaux were spared after the presentation of a recovery plan put together by businessman Gerard Lopez, who is set to take over […]
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/ 569 days ago

Bordeaux future rosier after city approves new stadium guarantees

Bordeaux (AFP) – Bordeaux took a step back from the abyss on Friday when city officials approved rental guarantees for the cash-strapped club's city-owned Matmut Atlantique stadium from would-be club owner Gerard Lopez. "We either place our confidence in Gerard Lopez, or else it's curtains for the club," city metropolitan council leader Alain Anziani had […]
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