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New York Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry kicks the ball away from New England Revolution midfielder, 23 November 2014.
16/12/2014 - France

French football legend Thierry Henry retires

French football legend Thierry Henry announced on Tuesday he retires from playing football to become a consultant for the Sky Sports TV channel.

Evaeverson Lemos da Silva Brandao leaves a hearing at the French Football Federation over his assault on Thiago Motta
27/11/2014 - France

Bastia’s Brandao sentenced to month in jail for headbutting PSG’s Motta

Bastia striker Brandao has been jailed for a month and fined 20,000 euros for headbutting Paris Saint Germain footballer Thiago Motta after a match in August.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who spent three years with Ajax earlier in his career, will be looking forward to facing his old club
24/11/2014 - France/Sports/Football

PSG hit by injury woes ahead of Champions League clash

The Paris based club is likely to miss key players for their match against Ajax at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday.


French weekly magazines review 23 November 2014

A new interim leader for Burkina Faso, another scandal involving French businessman and Senator Serge Dassault as well as revelations about football match-fixing – all in France's ...
A file photo of Olympique Marseille president Vincent Labrune who, along with former club presidents Pape Diouf and Jean-Claude Dassier, has been held for questioning.
18/11/2014 - France

Marseille football president taken into custody

According to sources, the president of Marseille football club and two former directors were taken in for questioning on Tuesday to investigate transfers including that of top striker Andre-Pierre ...

French press review 12 November 2014

Could the African Nations Cup be played outside Africa. Did Fillon discuss politics with an Elysée bureaucrat? Will Rosetta meet 67P? Can the Oslo accords still help the Middle East?


African press review 28 October 2014

Egypt gets a handout from the US and continues its clampdown on protesters. SA police rush to find Senzo Meyiwa’s killers. Malema is in trouble with the police.

African press review 27 October 2014

SA’s violence claims the life of its national team’s captain. Rating agencies atch out for mini-budget follow-up. Zimbabwe’s v-p denies plotting to oust Mugabe.

French press review 25 October 2014

Today’s big story is the release of France’s latest unemployment figures which have hit a new record in September.