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Opinion
Bafetimbi Gomis enjoying success after Swansea
15:00 Tuesday 26th February 2019

It was a lifetime ago when Bafetimbi Gomis was in the Premier League. He turned out for Swansea City 64 times, scoring 13 goals in the process; until he disappeared. Now elsewhere, he’s the top scorer and about to win his second league…

European Football
Who are the goal machines outside Europe's big five leagues
09:30 Thursday 26th April 2018

UEFA country coefficients have made it extremely daunting for poachers outside Europe's top five leagues to challenge for the prestigious Golden Shoe. Even when they outscore their peers, there are no guarantees the boot will be theirs…

Rest Of The World
5 pensioners lighting up the Turkish Super Lig
10:00 Friday 9th February 2018

You thought MLS was a retirement league? Turkey is becoming a wholly attractive destination for ageing tourist footballers. Thirsty after European football yet unable to cope with its rigorous demands, they turn to the Super Lig for…

Opinion
Galatasaray assuming control in the Turkish Super League
12:00 Monday 16th October 2017

Eight games into the Turkish Super League season, it should be no surprise seeing a side like Galatasaray leading the line.The Istanbul side have assumed control as the Super Lig takes shape. Being 20-time Turkish champion has earned the club…

Opinion
Olympique Misery de Marseille
17:00 Wednesday 10th August 2016

A season to forget, a time that doesn't sit well and the hope that things will improve. It's quite unsettling when a football club of Olympique de Marseille's stature endure a season like last seasons. The nine-time French champions avoided…

Football
Match Report: Lyon 1-0 Quevilly
14:53 Monday 30th April 2012

Lyon lifted the Coupe de France after Lisandro Lopez scored the only goal of the game to beat Quevilly at the Stade de France.Quevilly, from the third tier of French football, did well to match Lyon, and they nearly equalised through Anthony…

Football
Match Report: Lyon 3-2 FC Lorient
18:28 Tuesday 24th April 2012

Bafetimbi Gomis scored with five minutes remaining as Lyon made a stunning comeback from a two goal deficit to defeat FC Lorient at the Stade de Gerland on Sunday evening.Kevin Monnet-Paquet and Mathias Autret gave the visitors a shock 2-0…

Football
Match Report: Lyon 0-1 Marseille
21:45 Monday 16th April 2012

Marseille clinched the Coupe de la Ligue with a 1-0 extra time win over Lyon, as Brandao scored from the bench in a dull final at the Stade de France.Coming into the game with no win in 12, Marseille managed to stop any threat from Lyon before…

Football
Gazélec Ajaccio 0-4 Lyon
07:13 Thursday 12th April 2012

Lyon has booked its second final of the season after brushing aside 10 men Gazélec Ajaccio 4-0 in the Coupe de France at the Stade Ange Casanova.With the score still 0-0, the home side had Anthony Colinet sent off for a dangerous tackle on…

Football
Match Report: Lyon 2-1 FC Sochaux
19:33 Sunday 25th March 2012

Lyon extended their winning run to four games as they beat FC Sochaux 2-1 at the Stade de Gerland on Saturday evening.Dejan Lovren gave the hosts the early lead but some sloppy play from Lyon nearly allowed Sochaux back into the game. Bafetimbi…

Football
Match Report: PSG 1-3 Lyon
21:20 Thursday 22nd March 2012

Lyon came from behind to beat PSG 3-1 and reach the Semi-Finals of the Coupe de France at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday evening.Nenê scored a penalty to give the hosts the lead before Kim Källström equalized straight away with a free-kick. Lisandro…

Football
Match Report: AS Saint-Etienne 0-1 Lyon
14:42 Sunday 18th March 2012

Bafetimbi Gomis came off the bench to grab a late winner against his old club, as Lyon left it late to beat AS Saint-Etienne 1-0 at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on Saturday evening. Gomis dedicated the goal to fellow Frenchman Eric Abidal, who…

Football
Match Report: Apoel Nicosia 1-0 Lyon (Agg 1-1) Apoel win 4-3 on pens
21:32 Thursday 8th March 2012

Apoel Nicosia made history to become the first Cyprian team to make the Quarter Finals of the Champions League as they knocked Lyon out on penalties after fighting back from a 1-0 first leg deficit at the GSP stadium.Gustavo Manduca opened…

Football
Match Report: Lyon 4-4 PSG (Lyon Fan's Perspective)
22:19 Monday 27th February 2012

Eight goals were shared between Lyon and PSG as the visitors equalised in the 90th minute to draw 4-4 at the Stade de Gerland in Ligue 1.PSG took the lead through Guillaume Hoarau before Bafetimbi Gomis, Lisandro Lopez and Michel Fernandes…

Football
Match Report: Bordeaux 1-0 Lyon
21:58 Monday 20th February 2012

Lyon slipped further away from the Champions League places after a 1-0 loss to Bordeaux in Ligue one on Sunday at the Stade Jacques Chaban-DelmasYoan Gouffran scored the only goal of the game to give the home side the win, who now sits only…