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Journeyman striker Andy Delort finally on track?
12:00 Thursday 22nd August 2019

Not many footballers turn down a move to one of Europe’s top clubs when they are 17, but that’s what Andy Delort did. As an ambitious and impressionable teenager, the French-Algerian was linked with the likes of Bordeaux and Borussia…

Opinion
Olivier Giroud, the most unappreciated striker alive!
17:00 Monday 21st November 2016

Booooooooo!!! Goes the entire stadium as Olivier Giroud touches the ball. 20 minutes later, there comes an in-swinger, rising highest to meet it is the same Giroud – the ball is in the back of the net and the entire stadium goes ballistic!…

Football
Ligue 1 2011-12 Review
18:20 Thursday 7th June 2012

After the Ligue 1 season ended on a dramatic note, we rate all the teams' performances, the players who made an impact and do some crystal ball gazing into what the future holds for them.  Montpellier: 9.5/10The rank outsiders who became championsA…

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
Good Day, Bad Day: Ligue 1 Match Day 30 review
03:23 Tuesday 3rd April 2012

Results: Auxerre 2 - 0 Valenciennes ; Bordeaux 1 - 1 Dijon ;  Lorient 0 - 1 Evian Thonon Gaillar; Saint-Etienne 2 - 3 Nice;  Sochaux 2 - 1 Brest ;  Nancy 2 - 1 Paris S.G.; Caen 0 - 0 Ajaccio;  Lille 2 - 1 Toulouse ;  Rennes 1 - 1 Lyon  PWDLGDPtsMontpellier2918652660Paris…

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
The Rise Of Montpellier Hérault Sport Club
20:50 Tuesday 20th March 2012

Just three years after winning promotion from the second tier of French football, Montpellier Hérault SC sit just two points behind Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain.Since winning promotion in 2009 the ambitious outfit from southern France have…

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
Giroud's Late Show Sees Montpellier Keep Pace
13:32 Sunday 29th January 2012

One key reason as to why Montpellier are still keeping pace with PSG in Ligue 1 is their determination to fight until the very end. Before today they had managed to pick up seven points from goals scored in the last fifteen minutes, including…

Football
Montpellier living in a Dream World
00:19 Tuesday 17th January 2012

Since their return to Ligue 1 three seasons ago, Montpellier Hérault have experienced solid success. In their first year back, they qualified for the Europa League; in their second season they reached the final of the Coupe de la Ligue for…