Nîmes Olympique

Nîmes reject €1m offer from Dynamo Kiev for Rachid Alioui

Foot Mercato report this morning that Ligue 1 side Nîmes have turned down a €1m bid from Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kiev for 26-year-old striker Rachid Alioui. Alioui, who is currently NO’s co-top scorer in Ligue 1, is viewed as indispensable … Read more »

Aston Villa scouts impressed by Sada Thioub (Nîmes) & Baptiste Santamaria (Angers)

Le 10 Sport report that Championship side Aston Villa’s scouts in France in recent weeks have been impressed by the performances of two Ligue 1 players. They are Sada Thioub, newly-promoted Ligue 1 side Nîmes’ 23-year-old winger and Angers central … Read more »

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An anti-semitic banner & Nîmes fans attacked – the Derby du Languedoc violence continued post-match last night

L’Équipe report this morning that an inscription in red paint titled “Jews & Nîmes fans – the same fight” was visible on Sunday evening at the exit of the largest car park at Montpellier’s stadium, where the buses due to … Read more »

FEATURE | Sada Thioub comes from obscurity to become the key element to Nîmes’ early attacking success

After promotion was achieved for Les Crocodiles, all eyes were on the formidable strike partnership of Umut Bozok and Rachid Alioui. A strike partnership that had yielded an impressive 45 goals in helping Nîmes secure the 2nd automatic promotion spot … Read more »

Squad revolt threatened at Nîmes with Ligue 1 just a week away

L’Équipe reported this morning that newly-promoted to Ligue 1 outfit Nîmes were facing the real prospect of a squad revolt of match bonus payments, with the league season just a week away from commencing. The entire controversy begun when the … Read more »