Marseille

Neymar sees red as PSG snatch Marseille draw

Neymar becomes both hero and villain as the Brazil superstar scored and was then sent off as Paris Saint Germain snatched a last-gasp 2-2 draw in a fiery clash with bitter rivals Marseille in Ligue 1.

August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020

Ligue 1 season opener postponed after Marseille Covid cases

The French league (LFP)on Tuesday reshuffled the opening weekend of the Ligue 1 season after the game scheduled to kick off the season was cancelled following three more positive COVID-19 tests at Marseille.

October 23, 2017
October 23, 2017

Neymar sees red as PSG snatch Marseille draw

Neymar becomes both hero and villain as the Brazil superstar scored and was then sent off as Paris Saint Germain snatched a last-gasp 2-2 draw in a fiery clash with bitter rivals Marseille in Ligue 1.

October 1, 2017
October 1, 2017

2 women killed in knife attack at French train station

Two women are stabbed to death and their assailant shot dead by soldiers in the southern port city of Marseille in what police sources describe as a "likely terrorist act".

May 27, 2017
May 27, 2017

Emery focused on Coupe de France

PSG coach Unai Emery is focused on the Coupe de France and hopes that his team can win the title for a record eleventh time.

January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017

Marseille sign Payet from West Ham

Olympique de Marseille have signed France forward Dimitri Payet on a 4-1/2 year contract from West Ham United after they agreed a transfer fee of 25 million pounds ($31.49 million) on Sunday.

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

150 Russians 'behind' Euro 2016 violence

Some 150 Russians were behind much of the violence in Marseille ahead of the Euro 2016 match between England and Russia, French prosecutors say.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Violence mars England’s Euro 2016 opener

A number of British people are in hospital in France, the UK's ambassador has said following a series of clashes between football fans in Marseille.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Two England fans arrested after Marseille clash

Two England football fans have been arrested after police used tear gas during a clash with locals in Marseille ahead of the first Euro 2016 games.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Zlatan announces departure from PSG

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will leave French champions Paris Saint-Germain at the end of this season, the Swedish superstar confirmed via Twitter on Friday.

October 30, 2015
October 30, 2015

The rise and fall of Maradona

Maradona was chosen number 1 in The Greatest 10 World Cup players of all time by the London-based newspaper The Times. On his 55th birthday, discover the life of Diego Maradona, the footballer as he carved out a special place for himself with his unique talent and skills.