Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid on Monday completed the takeover of bankrupt French second division side Lens through a Luxembourg company....
France will introduce a play-off to decide the final promotion and relegation place between the top two divisions from next season, the French Football League (LFP) said on Thursday....
Tight security will overshadow the resumption of Ligue 1 action in France on Friday when Nice host Lyon, one week on from the terror attacks in Paris that left 129 people dead and 350 injured....
France's Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 matches will go ahead as scheduled this weekend, Sports Minister Thierry Braillard told AFP on Tuesday, a week after the terror attacks in Paris....
Former United States coach Bob Bradley has been named as the new coach of Le Havre, the French second-tier club announced on Tuesday....
There will be three teams relegated from Ligue 1 at the end of this season after France's Council of State dismissed proposals by top-flight clubs to reduce the number of demoted teams to two....
Chinese hi-tech company Ledus on Monday officially took over FC Sochaux from carmakers Peugeot, making the French second division club the first in Europe under total Chinese control....
Marco Simone, the former AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco striker, has been named the new coach of French second-tier club Tours....
Angers won promotion to France's Ligue 1 on Friday after a 3-0 victory over Nimes in second division action guaranteed their place in the top flight for the first time since 1994....
Angers can clinch the final promotion spot to France's Ligue 1 this weekend, and thereby join second-flight champions Troyes and the Corsican minnows Gazelec Ajaccio, who move into the top flight as runners up....
From Paris to Perth, Melbourne to Montpellier, sports stars, coaches and fans united in their tributes to the victims of this week's bloodshed in the French capital....
The tiny French village football team of Luzenac, denied permission to play in the second division, have disbanded their first team with the second team set to continue in the amateur seventh division, according to player Nicolas Dieuze....
Eighty-seven professional footballers have broken rules banning them from betting on top French football leagues, with 23 under particular scrutiny from the Professional Football League (LFP) for having placed online bets against their own teams....
The number of fixed football matches in Europe rose sharply last year and sporting authorities must take action urgently, a top organisation of betting firms said Tuesday....
Former Chelsea and Real Madrid star Claude Makelele on Tuesday signed a two-year deal to coach French Ligue 1 outfit Bastia, his first managerial position....
Paris Saint-Germain assistant boss Claude Makelele has finalised a two-year deal to manage Bastia, the Ligue 1 side confirmed on Friday....
Portugal's Helena Costa was unveiled as the new coach of French side Clermont on Thursday and insisted she was "not afraid" of becoming the first woman to take charge of a men's professional team in a leading European nation....
Guingamp lifted the French Cup for the second time on Saturday when they beat French football's great under-achievers Rennes 2-0 in an all-Brittany final at the Stade de France....
Guingamp lifted the French Cup for the second time on Saturday when they beat French football's great under-achievers Rennes 2-0 in an all-Brittany final at the Stade de France....
French football's great underachievers Rennes will look to end a major trophy drought of more than four decades when they face Brittany rivals Guingamp in Saturday's Cup final at the Stade de France....
Metz won promotion back to the French top flight on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Auxerre that capped a fabulous turnaround for the club....