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Saint-Etienne signs striker Modeste on loan, PSG stays quiet

PARIS (AP) — Struggling Saint-Etienne made a smart move on a quiet last day of the French transfer window Monday by signing experienced striker Anthony Modeste on loan from German club Cologne. ...

Latest attempt at new TV deal for French soccer collapses

French soccer’s latest attempt to replace a collapsed TV rights deal failed on Monday when bids on a new tender fell short. The news will have depressed already-strained clubs who ar...

Neymar goals not enough as PSG slumps to shock 3-2 loss

Neymar's two penalties were not enough as Paris Saint-Germain slumped to a shock 3-2 defeat at struggling Lorient, opening the door for Lille to move three points clear at the top of the French league...

Lens the only winner as league postpones Marseille vs Rennes

PARIS (AP) — Lens won 2-1 at Montpellier to move up to sixth place on Saturday in what unexpectedly turned out to be the only French league game of the day. Marseille's home match a...

A look at each team in the 2021 Six Nations

ENGLAND COACH: Eddie Jones 2020 SIX NATIONS: 1st BEST SIX NATIONS RESULT: Champion 2000, ’01, ’03, ’11, ’16, ’17, '20 SCHEDUL...

Spectacular winner from Dubois puts Lyon top of Ligue 1

PARIS (AP) — Defender Leo Dubois scored a spectacular winner in injury time for Lyon to beat Bordeaux 2-1 to go on top of the French league on Friday. The right back ran onto a cross...

Milik and Marseille could be right match at the right time

PARIS (AP) — After months without playing, Arkadiusz Milik is raring to go. After weeks of poor results, Marseille is desperate to turn fortunes around. So their paths could be cross...

David scores as Lille wins 1-0 to stay level with leader PSG

PARIS (AP) — Jonathan David's early goal was enough to help second-place Lille secure a 1-0 win at Rennes on Sunday and stay level on points with league leader Paris Saint-Germain. T...

Improving Monaco hands Marseille another defeat, Nice wins

PARIS (AP) — Improving Monaco beat Marseille 3-1 in the French league on Saturday for a fifth win in six games, while the struggling visitors slipped to a fourth straight defeat despite taking an earl...

Mbappe's PSG future uncertain as he hesitates over new deal

PARIS (AP) — When Kylian Mbappe's two goals took him back to the top of the French league's scoring charts on Friday night, the move seemed natural and inevitable. What is far less c...

Mbappe brace as PSG routs Montpellier 4-0, Pochettino back

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino made a surprising return to watch Kylian Mbappe snap a four-game scoreless run with two goals as the league leaders crushed 10-man Montpellie...

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...