Ligue 2

Official | Jean-Louis Garcia steps down as ESTAC Troyes manager

ESTAC Troyes have today parted ways with 55-year-old manager Jean-Louis Garcia, after the club failed remain in Ligue 1 this season. In charge of the side since 2016, Garcia entertained with a combative style of football, but ultimately lacked the … Read more »

Dijon to sign Mickaël Alphonse on a free transfer from Sochaux

RMC report this evening that Ligue 1 side Dijon have concluded an agreement with 28-year-old right-back Mickaël Alphonse which will bring him to the French first division next season. Alphonse, 28, is out of contract next month, having spent 2-seasons … Read more »

Shock & Horror – how Corsica has made French football headlines yet again in a violence fuelled Ligue 1 semi-final promotion play-off

Sunday’s Ligue 2 playoff match between Le Havre and Ajaccio – perhaps the most important game in the French second division – was eventful to say the least. The match was end-to-end, had its fair share of goals, and was … Read more »

Aston Villa, Barnsley & Udinese have made offers for free agent Stéphane Bahoken

A host of European sides have lodged propositions for out-of-contract Strasbourg striker Stéphane Bahoken, according to our colleagues at RMC. The 25-year-old Cameroonian international has received formal contract offers from Aston Villa and Barnsley in England, as well as Udinese in … Read more »

Yesterday’s Ligue 2 play-off between Le Havre & Ajaccio postponed due to violence

The French football league governing body the LFP was forced to postpone last night’s Ligue 2 play-off between Le Havre and AC Ajaccio when a group of Corsican fans blocked the former side’s bus from passing. The scene, as detailed … Read more »

Nolan Roux in advanced talks with Reims

30-year-old French striker Nolan Roux is in advanced negotiations with newly-promoted-to-Ligue 1 side Reims, according to L’Équipe. With 15 league goals for Metz this season, it is inconceivable that he will play Ligue 2 football with Les Grenats for the 2018/19 … Read more »