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France
Paris Saint-Germain at the crossroads with Thomas Tuchel
12:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

Winning the domestic double (or treble if you add the Coupe de la Ligue) has become synonymous with Paris Saint-Germain for several seasons now. Each of Laurent Blanc and Unai Emery kept what is fast becoming a tradition for the French giants…

France
Les Herbiers: Minnows punching above weight in French Cup
09:00 Friday 20th April 2018

The French Cup has proven infertile for non-Ligue 1 outfits, even with hosting privileges. Minnows go into matches against the sharks knowing they are lunch sooner or later. Only two lower league sides have raised the Coupe de France: Le Havre…

Other Tournaments
Potential Cup Champions from Europe’s big five football nations
08:30 Saturday 3rd March 2018

Among the oldest and most prestigious competitions in any country is its domestic Cup. It takes on various nomenclature in different climes. In England, it’s dubbed the FA Cup. In Spain, it’s the Copa del Rey or the King’s…

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
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
Lyon - "Les Gones" Showing Bottle.
21:07 Wednesday 28th March 2012

It was three weeks ago that Lyon's season was left in tatters. Being knocked out of the Champions League to Apoel Nicosia after holding a first leg lead was highly damaging for Rémi Garde and his team.This result also came on a run that saw…

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
Champions League security becoming a struggle for Lyon
00:57 Wednesday 15th February 2012

Lyon have been involved in the Champions League for the last 12 seasons. but now they face the risk of not qualifying for next season's competition as they find themselves trapped in a race for third with Lille, Stade Rennais, Marseille and…

Football
Match Report: Lyon 3-1 Bordeaux (a.e.t)
00:22 Friday 10th February 2012

Lyon needed extra time to see off a resilient Bordeaux side as they came from behind to win 3-1 and reach the Coupe de France Quarter Finals on at a freezing Stade de Gerland.The visitors took the lead against the run of play as Brazilian forward…