Olympique de Marseille

Clinton N’Jie in trouble with French police over fake UK driving licence

France 3 reported initially last night that Clinton N’Jie was stopped by police on the 22nd July this summer and found to be carrying a fake UK driving licence. The incident was sparked after police spotted a Bentley driving over … Read more »

Florian Thauvin withdraws from France’s squad

Florian Thauvin is suffering from an injury to his right foot and will leave the French national team’s base in Clairefontaine tomorrow morning. The Marseille winger was given his first start for his country in this week’s encounter with Iceland, but … Read more »

Nabil Fékir replaced by Dimitri Payet in the France squad

Didier Deschamps confirmed in this afternoon’s press conference that Nabil Fékir had withdrawn from the France squad due to face Iceland and Germany after suffering in an injury during last night’s clash with PSG. Marseille attacker Dimitri Payet has been … Read more »

Adil Rami furious after Pamela Anderson reveals he travels back and forth from Paris to Marseille everyday

Marseille defender and World Cup winner Adil Rami refused to answer a question in the press conference about the fact that his partner Pamela Anderson had revealed that the centre back travels back and forth from Paris to Marseille everyday … Read more »

Substantial Ligue 1 & French contingent amongst the 2018 Golden Boy nominees

Tuttosport this morning announced a list of 40 nominees for their annual Golden Boy award, given to the world’s most promising young footballer. Ligue 1 & France are, as ever, well represented this year, with 13 names announced. Nominees currently … Read more »

Arsenal came close to signing Florian Thauvin in 2013

Arsenal scout Gilles Grimandi revealed in today’s L’Équipe that the Premier League club came close to signing French winger Florian Thauvin in 2013 from SC Bastia. “Arsenal were onto him when he was playing for SC Bastia, but things dragged out … Read more »