Ligue 1

1:31 PM ET Ligue 1 president Vincent Labrune has hit back at his LaLiga counterpart Javier Tebas who attacked Paris Saint-Germain following Kylian Mbappe‘s contract extension, saying his denigration of the French league and its players was ‘unacceptable’. Mbappe, who had been linked with a move to Real Madrid, rejected an offer to join the
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5:20 AM ET Lionel Messi and Neymar have been jeered in recent months by PSG fans. Aurelien Meunier – PSG/PSG via Getty Images Paris Saint-Germain pair Lionel Messi and Neymar have been left out of Ligue 1’s end of season awards, despite helping the side to a record-equalling 10th league title. On Wednesday, the French players’
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4:52 PM ET Lionel Messi scored as Paris Saint-Germain won the Ligue 1 title following a 1-1 draw with Lens on Saturday, equalling Marseille and Saint-Etienne‘s record of 10 French top-flight championships. – ESPN+ viewers’ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more Saturday’s draw at Parc des Princes ensured the title for Les Parisiens, with
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5:50 AM ET The match between Lyon and Marseille was abandoned after Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle thrown from the stands. PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP via Getty Images Repeated crowd problems in Ligue 1 are putting the future of French football at risk, France’s sports minister warned, after Sunday’s game between Lyon and Marseille was abandoned due
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7:44 PM ET Associated Press Security clashes with fans during the Ligue 1 match between Marseille and Angers on Wednesday. Getty Images There was more fan disorder in Ligue 1 on Wednesday as Marseille supporters ran onto the field and clashed with Angers counterparts at the final whistle. Moments after the 0-0 draw, about 50 Marseille
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9:34 AM ET Barcelona defender Gerard Pique‘s company Kosmos Holding has bought the rights to Ligue 1 in Spain for the next three years after Lionel Messi‘s move to Paris Saint-Germain, a source has confirmed to ESPN. Messi’s potential debut will be shown free-to-air on the streaming service Twitch this Sunday when PSG travel to
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1:49 AM ET Lille president Olivier Letang has confirmed that the Ligue 1 champions have been unable to persuade Christophe Galtier to remain as coach. Galtier, who had a year left on his contract, joined Lille in 2017 after eight years at Saint-Etienne and guided them to their first top-flight title since 2011. The 54-year-old
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4:45 PM ET Lille have ended Paris Saint-Germain‘s dominance to win the Ligue 1 title after beating Angers 2-1 on Sunday. Les Dogues become French champions for the fifth time in their history — their last title came in 2011 when Eden Hazard was part of the squad. The club also won the league in
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4:00 AM ET Tor-Kristian Karlsen Christophe Galtier has worked wonders with the squad under tough circumstances. John Berry/Getty Images Sunday’s Ligue 1 showdown sees the most exciting finish to the French season for almost 20 years, with three clubs still in with a chance of being crowned Ligue 1 champions: Lille, Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco. PSG
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5:40 AM ET Ligue 1 club Bordeaux have been placed in administration after their American-based owners King Street said they no longer wished to support the club financially. The former French champions have been struggling financially due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the premature end to the 2019-20 season also resulted in
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1:46 PM ET Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino said Thursday he is “100%” sure both he and Kylian Mbappe will remain with the club next season. Speculation over Pochettino’s future in the French capital has swirled since PSG were eliminated from the Champions League by Real Madrid in the Round of 16, despite holding a
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7:00 AM ET Tor-Kristian Karlsen The world’s best male players are getting younger but, as the likes of Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland, Barcelona‘s Pedri and Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden make headlines every week, is it finally time to crown successors to the legendary Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo? 2 Related For the fourth
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6:41 AM ET Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed Lionel Messi has tested positive for COVID-19. Arnold Jerocki/Getty Images Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi and three other players have tested positive for COVID-19, the French Ligue 1 club said on Sunday. PSG said that the players are in isolation and subject to the appropriate health protocols. “The four
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