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Ligue 1: Marseille say it's time to downsize league amid French football turmoil
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Ligue 1: Marseille say it's time to downsize league amid French football turmoil

“I do think playing in a 20-club league is no longer sustainable. A lot of reforms need to be talked about,” said Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud.

Ligue 1: Marseille match against Rennes postponed after 'savage' fans attack training ground
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Ligue 1: Marseille match against Rennes postponed after 'savage' fans attack training ground

The fans, who were demonstrating against the club leadership and the team's poor recent run of results, assembled in the afternoon in front of Marseille's La Commanderie training ground, throwing smoke bombs and firecrackers.

Ligue 1: French football terminates TV deal with troubled broadcaster Mediapro
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Ligue 1: French football terminates TV deal with troubled broadcaster Mediapro

Since October, Mediapro has been in negotiations with the league (LFP), pushing for a reduction in the amount it pays.

Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne end 41-year wait with away victory against depleted Marseille
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Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne end 41-year wait with away victory against depleted Marseille

Only around 1,000 spectators were present at the Stade Velodrome due to coronavirus restrictions.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas seeks court ruling to resume cancelled Ligue 1 season
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas seeks court ruling to resume cancelled Ligue 1 season

Lyon took the case to the Council of State in a bid to force the league to play the remaining 10 matches of the aborted season.

TV channel Canal Plus ends broadcast contract with French league after season cancellation: Report
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TV channel Canal Plus ends broadcast contract with French league after season cancellation: Report

Canal Plus, which with BeIN Sport own the rights to broadcast Ligue 1 games until the end of the season, had already warned the LFP it would cease its payments if the season was abandoned.

Europa League: With Arsenal clash in sights, Rennes' get French League to postpone match againts Nimes
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Europa League: With Arsenal clash in sights, Rennes' get French League to postpone match againts Nimes

Rennes will have the coming weekend off to prepare for the Europa League clash with Arsenal after the LFP announced they had postponed the match with Nimes.

Ligue 1: Monaco drift into relegation zone with defeat on Thierry Henry's coaching debut; PSG seal 10th victory in row
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Ligue 1: Monaco drift into relegation zone with defeat on Thierry Henry's coaching debut; PSG seal 10th victory in row

Thierry Henry's Monaco have failed to win in 11 games in all competitions since the opening weekend of the French top-flight season, and are only above bottom team Guingamp on goal difference.

Ligue 1: Moussa Konate scores brace as Amiens hold PSG to a draw; Nimes make it to top division after 25 years
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Ligue 1: Moussa Konate scores brace as Amiens hold PSG to a draw; Nimes make it to top division after 25 years

Amiens, promoted to the top flight for the first time last year, will return for a second season in Ligue 1 after the result left them 10 points clear of the relegation places with three matches to play.

Ligue 1: French League to investigate Mario Balotelli's allegations of being racially abused by Dijon fans
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Ligue 1: French League to investigate Mario Balotelli's allegations of being racially abused by Dijon fans

Balotelli was booked for gesticulating angrily at the crowd in the game on Saturday and complained to the referee that he had been subjected to racist abuse.

Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves handed three-match ban for screaming at referee
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Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves handed three-match ban for screaming at referee

Paris Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves has been handed a three-game ban by the French league (LFP) following his sending-off against Lyon last weekend.

Ligue 1: Claudio Ranieri optimistic about a great season after taking over as Nantes coach
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Ligue 1: Claudio Ranieri optimistic about a great season after taking over as Nantes coach

Claudio Ranieri said, "I'm delighted to be the new Nantes coach and I shall bring a great deal of enthusiasm to the job,"

Acquisition of TEN Sports to make Sony major cricket broadcaster in Asia
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Acquisition of TEN Sports to make Sony major cricket broadcaster in Asia

The $385 million acquisition of TEN Sports is set to make Sony Pictures Networks a major cricket broadcaster in Asia as it seeks to expand its Twenty20-dominated portfolio.

Helena Costa is first woman football manager in Europe's big five leagues
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Helena Costa is first woman football manager in Europe's big five leagues

The 39-year-old has also managed Portuguese lower-league men's team Cheleirense, with whom she won the Lisbon regional championship with Portuguese lower-league team Cheleirense.

PSG, Monaco get ready for the battle of big-spenders
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PSG, Monaco get ready for the battle of big-spenders

Monaco have spent around 150 million euros to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao, FC Porto pair Joao Moutinho and James Rodriguez and French internationals Eric Abidal and Jeremy Toulalan.