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Gilets jaunes protests postpone Thierry Henry’s clash with Patrick Vieira

• Monaco v Nice one of four matches to be cancelled• Police resources stretched by protests against fuel taxThierry Henry’s much-awaited reunion with his former Arsenal teammate Patrick Vieira as managers of Monaco and Nice, respectively, has been post…

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Memphis Depay is a big club player with a small time attitude

Depay has been more effective in Ligue 1 this year than Neymar or Kylian Mbappé but his mentality is holding him backBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsMemphis Depay is not often associated with the words “effective” or “consisten…

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Jean Michaël Seri: ‘You have to take risks or you are just a water carrier’

The Ivorian says he will stay bold at Fulham after a turbulent journey that started barefoot and nearly took him to BarcelonaJean Michaël Seri has grown used to the comparisons and, when they have come, they have nearly always been complimentary. Back …

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Remembering Michael Jackson’s peculiar relationship with football

The King of Pop loved the Nice shirt, had a statue at Fulham, raised money for Exeter City and was a very astute punditBy Emmet Gates for The Set Pieces, of the Sport Network“Good luck to all of the World Cup finalists this weekend!” read one post on T…

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Patrick Vieira faces a crisis at Nice just three weeks into the Ligue 1 season

It’s still early days but Vieira needs to turn things around quickly after a brutal 4-0 defeat at home to DijonBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsNice players were quick to toe a line of togetherness and self-flagellation after th…

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Lille are finally over Marcelo Bielsa and ready to fight for Europe

Christophe Galtier’s conservatism has allowed Lille to make careful but considerable progress in Ligue 1By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsChristophe Galtier’s reputation in France isn’t quite on par with that of Tony Pulis or Sam…

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Ligue 1 season preview: PSG will be even stronger under Thomas Tuchel

Lyon are best placed to challenge PSG, Patrick Vieira will hope to take Nice into Europe and Caen face a relegation battleBy Adam White for Get French Football NewsAnything other than an eighth Ligue 1 title in PSG’s history would be huge surprise. Alt…

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Patrick Vieira leaves NYC FC with his – and MLS’s – reputation enhanced

The Frenchman turned New York City FC into a contender and also showed that the league can act as a proving ground for young coachesThe tributes started long before Patrick Vieira had officially departed as head coach of New York City FC.In the wake of…

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Patrick Vieira named new Nice manager after leaving New York City FC

• Former Arsenal captain succeeds Lucien Favre• Vieira takes first senior managerial post in EuropePatrick Vieira has been appointed as manager of the Ligue 1 side Nice. The former Arsenal captain has left his role as head coach role of New York C…

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Roger Piantoni obituary

Footballer who was a pivotal member of the dynamic France team at the 1958 World CupThe footballer Roger Piantoni, who has died aged 86, was the fulcrum of the exciting France team that took third place in the Swedish World Cup of 1958. A highly accomp…

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Thomas Lemar’s slide at Monaco may convince Lyon to let Nabil Fékir go

The Monaco playmaker has been poor since having his head turned. Knowing when to let a player leave is so importantBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsThere was some trepidation at the Parc OL on Sunday afternoon, even with the hos…

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Rennes have the money and manager to challenge the top four in Ligue 1

The distance between the top four and the rest has been a problem in Ligue 1 for a while. Rennes may bridge that gapBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsRennes are something of a sleeping giant in French football, but that may be ch…

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Marseille v Lyon boils over but Ligue 1 needs Olympico rivalry

Memphis Depay sealed a last-gasp 3-2 win for Lyon that saved a manager, sparked a brawl and made it clear why this fierce rivalry is welcome in Ligue 1By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsTwo months ago Memphis Depay crashed his las…

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Lille fans attack their own players as the team fights relegation

Anger has been brewing at the club for some time but it spilled out of the stands and on to the pitch on Saturday eveningBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsLigue 1 often made the headlines for the wrong reasons last season, with v…

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Kick It Out slams booking of Balotelli for complaining about racist insults

• ‘It is unacceptable a match official has failed to apply Uefa protocol’• Nice forward made his point to referee and was shown yellow cardMario Balotelli’s booking for complaining about alleged racist chanting during Nice’s defeat at Dijon on Saturday…

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Metz lost 11 of their first 12 games this season – but might just stay up

Metz looked lost before Christmas but, with four wins in their last six games, they are threatening to pull off a great escapeBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News2017 was a difficult year for Metz. They just about managed to avoid …

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Jérémy Toulalan leaves Bordeaux in support of his sacked manager

Loyalty is rare in modern football but no one seems to have told erstwhile Bordeaux captain Jérémy ToulalanBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsNo one was shocked when Bordeaux decided to sack Jocelyn Gourvennec this week after a ru…

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Montpellier have built Ligue 1’s best defence around their 40-year-old captain

Montpellier lost their inspirational fan-turned- owner Louis ‘Loulou’ Nicollin in the summer but the team’s form this season would make him proudBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsTaken in isolation, Montpellier’s 2-0 win over Bor…

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Barnsley taken over by group including Chinese billionaire and Billy Beane

• Baseball pioneer part of consortium including Paul Conway and Grace Hung• EFL has already ratified takeover of Yorkshire club by Nice’s owner Chien LeeBarnsley have been taken over by a consortium led by Chinese investor Chien Lee and American busine…

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Football’s lost boys Morrison and Balotelli seek redemption and stir nostalgia | Richard Williams

Ravel Morrison’s fine strike for the Mexican side Atlas and the news that Mario Balotelli has rediscovered his goalscoring touch at Nice will have us wondering, yet again, if these great talents can come into sharp and sustained focusThirty yards from …