Clermont Foot

/ 45 days ago

Nice stumble at Clermont as Ligue 1 hit by blizzard of red cards

Paris (AFP) – Struggling Nice lost 1-0 at Clermont on Sunday, finishing with nine men on an afternoon when seven players saw red in Ligue 1. Brest won 3-1 at Angers, who ended with 10 men, and Auxerre won 2-1 at Montpellier as both teams had two men sent off. Elsewhere, Toulouse and Lorient drew […]
ByAFP

Blackburn Rovers

/ 48 days ago

Ben Brereton Díaz rumors signal ambitious signings from Nice

There has been lively activity in the French Ligue 1 side OGC Nice, with Ben Brereton Díaz among the possible names to join the club. The change this summer is both good and bad. Manager Christophe Galtier departed after guiding the club to the Europa Conference League qualifiers. In his stead, Lucien Favre takes over […]

Aaron Ramsey

/ 59 days ago

Ramsey scores on Nice debut to rescue draw in Toulouse

Paris (AFP) – Aaron Ramsey struck a minute into his Nice debut after coming on as a substitute to salvage a 1-1 draw away to promoted Toulouse on the opening weekend of the Ligue 1 season. The Wales international curled in an equaliser on 78 minutes Sunday to cancel out a first-half goal by new […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 61 days ago

Schmeichel has 'high ambitions' for new club Nice

Nice (France) (AFP) – Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said Friday he has "high ambitions" to replicate his success with Leicester City at new club Nice. The 35-year-old was the mainstay of the most successful period in the English club's history winning the Premier League, FA Cup and Community Shield in his 11-year spell. "In football, […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 63 days ago

Leicester keeper Schmeichel to join Nice

London (AFP) – Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel is to join Ligue 1 side Nice from Leicester City, having been a mainstay of the most successful period in the Premier League club's history. The 35-year-old, whose 11-year spell with the Foxes saw him win the Premier League, FA Cup and Community Shield, will join the French […]
ByAFP

Aaron Ramsey

/ 65 days ago

Aaron Ramsey signs for Nice

Nice (France) (AFP) – French Ligue 1 side Nice on Monday announced the arrival of Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey a week after the 31-year-old left Juventus with a year left to run on his contract. Ramsey joined Juve in 2019 as a free agent after spending almost eight years at Arsenal and won the Serie […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 107 days ago

PSG deny Galtier reports

Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain denied reports on Monday that Nice coach Christophe Galtier will be named the Parisian club's new coach. Newspaper L'Equipe and radio station FranceInfo claimed the Frenchman had agreed to replace Mauricio Pochettino at Parc de Princes. A source close to the club told AFP later that "numerous discussions are underway", […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 151 days ago

Nantes beat Nice to win French Cup final

Paris (AFP) – Nantes won the French Cup for the first time in 22 years on Saturday, beating Nice 1-0 in the final at the Stade de France. Ludovic Blas drilled home a penalty at the start of the second half to bring Nantes the club's first major trophy since winning the Ligue 1 title […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 171 days ago

Nice boost Champions League hopes as Lyon hit six

Paris (AFP) – Andy Delort headed in a late winner as Nice beat Lorient 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Sunday to revive their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League before Lyon put six hapless Bordeaux. Delort had put Nice in front with a penalty early in the second half on the Cote d'Azur […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 171 days ago

Delort revives Nice Champions League quest

Paris (AFP) – Andy Delort headed in a late winner as Nice beat Lorient 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Sunday to revive their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League. Delort had put Nice in front with a penalty early in the second half on the Cote d'Azur after Khephren Thuram was fouled, but […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 171 days ago

Nice lay down Delort in Champions League quest

Paris (AFP) – Andy Delort headed in a late winner as Nice beat Lorient 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Sunday to revive their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League. Delort had put Nice in front with a penalty early in the second half on the Cote d'Azur after Khephren Thuram had been fouled, […]
ByAFP