French football & Ligue 1 “Bullet-point” news for Dec 8th, 2010.

  • Tonight is deadline for Grenoble to come up with the 5 million euros for the escrow fund to keep team afloat. Supporters protest as Stade des Alpes and police break up the protests.
  • Former AC coach Carlo Ancelotti says he has “happy memories” of Yoann Gourcuff.
  • Zinedine Zidane might be instrumental in a Hazard move to Real Madrid.
  • Rennes stay slient on possible M’Vila move to Real Madrid.
  • Domenech to appear in court on April 14th, claiming he is owed 2.9 million euros by the FFF.
  • Claude Puel “disappointed” after Lyon’s 2-2 draw against Tel Aviv.
  • With Moussa Sow arrival, Pierre-Alain Frau looking at options outside of Lille.
  • Marc Planus said that he enjoyed the World Cup, even amongst the protests.
  • Steve Mandanda says that he “doesn’t want to play Barcelona” in the Champions League knockout stage.
  • 19- year old Nicolas Benezet signs first professional contract with Nimes
  • Over 1,000 Chelsea fans expected to be in attendance at the Stade Velodrome.
  • Jerome Rothen looking to sign with AEK Athens.
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4 Responses

  1. So I guess Ligue 1 doesn’t make teams prove they can financially make it through the season, before the season starts (Grenoble)?

    Ancelotti is a lying bastard.

    Mandanda is master of the obvious.

  2. Hey Dave, thanks again for the excellent site. I love these bullets, but is there any chance you could incorporate some links in the future?

  3. I will try, though I get all of my news through the French sites. I can do that.

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