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Benzema

/ 121 days ago

Major setback for Premier League as Benzema nears Saudi exit

In a major setback for Premier League clubs, Karim Benzema is nearing a transfer away from Saudi Arabia. Somewhat unexpectedly, Benzema departed Real Madrid for the Saudi Pro League last summer. Nonetheless, his experience in the Middle East has been nothing short of unpleasant. Even with 12 goals for Al-Ittihad, the 2022 Ballon d’Or winner […]

benfica

/ 154 days ago

The 15+ clubs in support of the European Super League: Reports

There has been plenty of discussion and contrasting support for the European Super League (ESL) over the last two days. The breakaway division won a massive court case against FIFA and UEFA on Thursday which could pave the path to its recreation. ESL organizers previously attempted to form a new league in 2021 featuring the […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 170 days ago

Lyon faces Ligue 1 relegation thanks to Taylor Swift

An already difficult scenario for Lyon in Ligue 1 might get much more complicated as they face a serious battle away from the field. Lyon has found one win in its 13 league games this season. The club is in a precarious position at the foot of the Ligue 1 standings. The seven-time league winners […]

Botafogo

/ 198 days ago

US entrepreneur banned for 30 days for Botafogo outburst

Brazilian soccer authorities have banned American businessman John Textor for 30 days due to recent comments during an epic pitchside rant. Textor, 58, currently owns a stake in many soccer clubs around the globe, including Brazilian side Botafogo. The American was fuming after his club's 4-3 defeat against Palmeiras on Nov. 1. Botafogo held a […]

France

/ 207 days ago

Ligue 1 postpones game after Lyon manager injured by rival fans

Fabio Grosso, the manager of Lyon, sustained a serious injury before his club was supposed to play Marseille in a Ligue 1 game. While the Lyon bus departed for the stadium in South France, Marseille supporters launched rocks at the Lyon team coach. Those rocks broke the window of the bus and collided with Fabio […]

Laurent Blanc

/ 256 days ago

Lyon, bottom of Ligue 1, sacks manager Laurent Blanch

Lyon dismissed manager Laurent Blanc following a disastrous start to the 2023/24 Ligue 1 campaign. Jean-François Vulliez is taking over as interim manager until Lyon can lock in a full-time manager. The club is bottom of the Ligue 1 table following a 4-1 thrashing at the hands of PSG just before the September international break. […]

Chelsea

/ 260 days ago

Ex-Chelsea boss Graham Potter offered new job, reply revealed

Following his departure from Chelsea last year, Graham Potter was widely expected to find a new management position. After leading the Blues for just seven months, Chelsea sacked the Englishman with the club struggling for results. Graham Potter floated as an idea to replace current Lyon boss Laurent Blanc. Blanc is under mounting pressure due […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 299 days ago

Lyon TV Schedule for US viewers

Our Lyon TV schedule has all the details on how you can watch one of France's top clubs. Olympique Lyonnais are relatively young by European club standards, getting their start in 1950. But they've managed to amass a respectable number of honors over their history. Lyon TV Schedule and Streaming Links Lyon on TV and […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 299 days ago

Lyon TV Schedule for US viewers

Our Lyon TV schedule has all the details on how you can watch one of France's top clubs. Olympique Lyonnais are relatively young by European club standards, getting their start in 1950. But they've managed to amass a respectable number of honors over their history. Lyon TV Schedule and Streaming Links Lyon on TV and […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 299 days ago

Lyon TV Schedule for US viewers

Our Lyon TV schedule has all the details on how you can watch one of France's top clubs. Olympique Lyonnais are relatively young by European club standards, getting their start in 1950. But they've managed to amass a respectable number of honors over their history. Lyon TV Schedule and Streaming Links Lyon on TV and […]

AC Milan

/ 326 days ago

Christian Pulisic faces dilemma from European clubs

As Christian Pulisic faces a move away from Chelsea this summer, several European clubs want the American's services. As of now, Milan and Lyon are the two primary suitors for Pulisic. Both have submitted bids, albeit very different ones. Milan's offer to Chelsea was just $15 million. On the other hand, Lyon offered the Stamford […]

Chelsea

/ 334 days ago

Lyon and Crystal Palace interested in signing Christian Pulisic

Christian Pulisic could soon leave Chelsea in the summer transfer window with Lyon and Crystal Palace rumored to be interested. The USMNT attacking midfielder has endured a struggling career at the Blues and, having fallen through the pecking order at Stamford Bridge, could be on his way out. Chelsea have bought replacements French media outlet […]

USWNT

/ 350 days ago

Stanford University grad joins Chelsea from Lyon

United States women's national team midfielder Catarina Macario has joined powerhouse Chelsea on a free transfer. The 23-year-old versatile player played for French side Lyon over the last few years. Prior to turning professional, Macario was a standout star for the Sanford Cardinal in college. She joins Chelsea on a three-year contract. "I’m very excited […]

Crystal Palace

/ 492 days ago

US owners plan Lyon to become first soccer SPAC to go public

United States businessman John Textor has plans to take Olympique Lyonnais public in the near future. Textor, through his London-based company Eagle Football Holdings, bought a majority stake of the French club last month. The move reportedly cost the investors about $940 million. Along with a 78% slice of Lyon, Textor's company also owns Brazlian […]

Americans Abroad

/ 521 days ago

US investor takes over Olympique Lyonnais

US investor John Textor completed a takeover at Olympique Lyonnais. Textor previously purchased a minority stake in the French club this past summer. However, further investment has taken the businessman's holdings in the team from 40% to 78%. This means that he now has control at the club. Financial Times is reporting that the deal […]