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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8:21 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Lionel Messi scored his first goal of Paris Saint-Germain‘s preseason campaign in their 2-1 victory over Kawasaki Frontale at the New National Stadium, Tokyo on Wednesday. Messi, 35, suffered his lowest-scoring league tally since 2005-06 last season, scoring just six goals in Ligue 1. The
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4:00 AM ET Tor-Kristian Karlsen Striker Loum Tchaouna has starred for the France U19 side. Francis Gonzalez/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The eight-team Under-19 European Championship is into the knockout rounds, with France taking on Israel and England facing Italy in the semifinals on Tuesday. But which players have stood out during the group stage? And
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5:34 PM ET Substitute Emmanuel Boateng scored in the 87th minute to lift the visiting New England Revolution to a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on a steamy Sunday afternoon. Gustavo Bou added his second goal of the season in the first game for the Revolution (5-5-4, 19 points) since its leading scorer Adam
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6:29 PM ET Associated Press Fans storm the field after Saint-Etienne were relegated from Ligue 1 following a shootout loss to Auxerre. Getty Images Angry fans invaded the field as Saint-Etienne, one of the most storied football teams in France, were relegated from the Ligue 1 on Sunday after losing 5-4 on penalty kicks to AJ
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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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4:00 AM ET Alex KirklandESPN FC MADRID — On a wet November afternoon at Atletico Madrid‘s training ground, Jan Oblak wants to set the record straight about some goalkeeping stereotypes. “We’re not crazy,” he tells ESPN, moments after learning that he has been voted No. 1 male goalkeeper in this year’s FC 100. “We’re normal
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