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Lyon fined for hateful anti-Marseille leaflet distributed by supporters

Lyon have been handed a suspended fine by the French Football League (LFP) for an "odious" leaflet distributed by their fans.

Mario Balotelli launches tirade at French referees

Mario Balotelli may have played his last game for Nice after he was caught on camera launching a tirade at French referees.

LFP refutes report that Neymar’s Paris Saint-Germain deal has €300 million release clause

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) have rubbished a report in El Pais that claimed superstar Neymar could leave Paris Saint-Germain through an exit clause in his contract worth €300 million.

Racist abuse of Mario Balotelli against Dijon to be investigated

The French Football League (LFP) has opened a formal investigation into alleged racist abuse aimed at Mario Balotelli last weekend with the final report to be published in mid-March.

Neymar effect helps French league agree ‘major’ African TV deal

The French league (LFP) has reached a "major agreement" with two networks to broadcast Ligue 1 games in Sub-Saharan Africa, it announced Monday, a clear sign of the impact made by the arrival of Neymar.

Espanyol want action against Barcelona over Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets remarks

Espanyol have called for an investigation into comments made by Barcelona's Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets after Thursday's Catalan derby in the Copa del Rey.

Paris Saint-Germain to let Neymar join Real Madrid if they win Champions League

Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to let Neymar join Real Madrid this summer if he helps the club to Champions League success, according to a report.

French FA suspends referee after kicking incident

The referee who aimed a kick at a Nantes player before sending him off in a game against Paris St-Germain has been suspended "until further notice" by the French Football Association.

Didier Drogba named French Ligue 1 ambassador

Didier Drogba has been named as an ambassador for the Ligue de Football Professionnel – the body that run the major professional football leagues in France.

French Ligue 1 to introduce VAR next season

Video technology will be introduced in French football’s top division from next season.

Paris Saint-Germain hit with partial stadium closure

French Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain will have to play one home match in front of a partially-closed stadium after fans let off flares in the game against Nice last month, the French league (LFP) announced on Thursday.

Ben Arfa appeals to LFP over PSG exclusion

Outcast France international Hatem Ben Arfa has appealed to the French League’s legal committee after again being sent to train with Paris Saint-Germain’s reserves, the LFP told AFP on Friday.

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