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Technology helps absent PSG coach Pochettino coach from afar

PARIS (AP) — If Paris Saint-Germain struggles to break down Montpellier in Friday night's French league game, expect assistant coach Jesus Perez to start talking on the phone. Perez ...

Villas-Boas sounds resigned to his fate as Marseille's coach

PARIS (AP) — Speaking with an air of resignation, Andre Villas-Boas accepted his time as Marseille coach might soon be up following another home defeat. The 1-0 loss to Lens in the F...

Struggling Marseille loses again as fans turn on players

PARIS (AP) — Struggling Marseille lost 1-0 at home to Lens in the French league on Wednesday to concede more ground in the title race, and further alienate the players from their angry fans. ...

Canada forward David nets late winner as Lille beats Reims

PARIS (AP) — Canada forward Jonathan David struck an injury-time winner as third-place Lille rallied to beat Reims 2-1 in the French league on Sunday. Lille had lost its previous hom...

PSG's Mbappe may feel old when facing new Angers prodigy Cho

PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappe may feel a little bit old when he takes the field for defending champion Paris Saint-Germain at Angers on Saturday. French soccer’s former teen prodigy cou...

Depay shines as Lyon rallies to draw and stay ahead of PSG

PARIS (AP) — Memphis Depay scored and created the equalizer as Lyon drew at Rennes 2-2 to stay ahead of Paris Saint-Germain, which got a scrappy 3-0 home win against Brest in the French league on Satu...

French rugby clubs told to defer games against British sides

PARIS (AP) — French rugby clubs are being urged by the government to postpone matches against British sides to lower the risk of being infected by a more contagious variant of the coronavirus. ...

Rejuvenated Paqueta the driving force in Lyon's title charge

PARIS (AP) — When the best player in Lyon's history phoned AC Milan's greatest defender, they talked business. Juninho persuaded Paolo Maldini, who played 900 games for Milan and is ...

PSG draws in Pochettino's first game; leader Lyon wins 3-2

PARIS (AP) — Mauricio Pochettino's first game in charge of Paris Saint-Germain ended in a tame 1-1 draw at Saint-Etienne on Wednesday as leader Lyon moved three points clear by beating Lens 3-2 at hom...

New PSG coach Pochettino's mind is already on Barcelona game

PARIS (AP) — Just days into his new job and Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino's mind is already on the Champions League showdown with Barcelona. He hopes injuries will ha...

Frustration for Lampard as Chelsea held, Leicester draws 1-1

Not even another goal from talisman Olivier Giroud could give Chelsea coach Frank Lampard the change in fortune he needs, as his team drew 1-1 with Aston Villa in the Premier League on Monday. ...

Former France coach Domenech takes charge of Nantes

Former France coach Raymond Domenech is taking charge of Nantes, the struggling French club said Saturday. Domenech has been given a contract as Nantes first-team coach until the end...

Lyon leads Lille and PSG going into mid-season winter break

PARIS (AP) — Lyon tops the French league on goal difference heading into the winter break after beating struggling Nantes 3-0 on Wednesday, while Lille won 3-2 at Montpellier as the frontrunners staye...

Rennes finds form again in French league, beats Lorient 3-0

France (AP) — After failing on its Champions League debut, Rennes is finding its domestic form again with Sunday's 3-0 win at Lorient moving the club up to fifth place. Rennes also m...

Lyon shows title credentials beating Nice 4-1 to go top

PARIS (AP) — Lyon showed just why it is a contender to be reckoned with by winning at Nice 4-1 to go to the top of the French league and stretch its unbeaten run to 13 games on Saturday. ...