Home Topics Lyon

Lyon

Souleymane Camara

Senegal’s Souleymane Camara becomes first player to score in 15 Ligue 1 seasons

Senegal's Montpellier forward Souleymane Camara has become the first player to score in 15 different seasons in France's Ligue 1 in the 21st century.

Former Ghana and Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien moves to Azerbaijan

Former Ghana and Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has joined Azerbaijan top-tier side Sabail FK.
Lionel Messi

Gerard Pique: Lionel Messi gives Barcelona another level

Gerard Pique lauded Lionel Messi after his spellbinding performance in Barcelona's 5-1 Champions League win over Lyon, saying he gives them "another level".
Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi hails Cristiano Ronaldo after Champions League hat-trick

Lionel Messi saluted Cristiano Ronaldo's efforts from the previous night after producing a superb display of his own in Barcelona's thrashing of Lyon on Wednesday.

Philippe Coutinho refuses to rule out Barcelona exit

Philippe Coutinho has admitted his future may lie away from Barcelona after starring and scoring in a 5-1 victory over Lyon in the Champions League last 16.
Jordi Alba

Barcelona star Jordi Alba ‘surprised’ by Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid return

Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba revealed his shock at Zinedine Zidane's return to LaLiga rivals Real Madrid so soon after walking away from the club.
Sadio Mane Liverpool

Brilliant Sadio Mane, Messi brace Liverpool, Barca into quarter finals

Sadio Mane scored twice to lead Liverpool into the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win at Bayern Munich.
Super Falcons stars Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie were all in Paris, France to help unveil Nigeria’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup jerseys.

NFF, Nike unveil 2019 Super Falcons’ World Cup jerseys in France

With 87 days to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, preparations are in top gear with teams playing friendlies, ongoing trophy tour, tickets being sold, official poster has been unveiled and on Monday, March 11 in a colorful ceremony some national team world cup uniforms including Nigeria’s designed by Nike were unveiled.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second half penalty kick for Juventus but it did not matter as the Serie A leaders brushed aside Chievo 3-0 in a top-versus-bottom clash on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo carries Juventus hope against Atletico Madrid

Juventus’s Champions League hopes are hanging on Cristiano Ronaldo pulling off another sensational comeback as the Italians trail 2-0 to defensive specialists Atletico Madrid going into the last 16, second-leg tie in Turin on Tuesday.
Barcelona forward Malcom has heaped praise on Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir ahead of their meeting in the Champions League last 16.

Barcelona’s Malcom praises Lyon’s Nabil Fekir ahead of Champions League tie

Barcelona forward Malcom has heaped praise on Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir ahead of their meeting in the Champions League last 16.
Real Madrid coach Santi Solari

Real Madrid’s failure puts Santiago Solari under fire

Santiago Solari said he would not give up as coach of Real Madrid but the decision will probably not be his to make.
Santiago Solari felt Real Madrid suffered an honourable defeat to Barcelona in their Copa del Rey semi-final but insists reaching the last four was no failure.

Real Madrid lack killer instinct against ruthless Barcelona

Real Madrid are likely to be relying on the Champions League again for another trophy this season but there was room for encouragement against Barcelona on Wednesday beyond their resounding defeat.
Andres Iniesta can see no end to Lionel Messi's brilliance and believes Barcelona's record goalscorer can continue to dominate the game for many years to come.

Andres Iniesta: Lionel Messi can do whatever he wants for as long as he...

Andres Iniesta can see no end to Lionel Messi's brilliance and believes Barcelona's record goalscorer can continue to dominate the game for many years to come.
AS Monaco FC

Monaco move farther away from danger after Lyon win

Portuguese youngsters Gelson Martins and Rony Lopes scored as Monaco pulled further clear of the Ligue 1 relegation zone with an impressive 2-0 win over Lyon on Sunday.
Claude Puel

Leicester City sacks Claude Puel after 16 months in charge

Leicester City have "parted company" with manager Claude Puel.

Ernesto Valverde confident Barcelona’s dry spell is a blip

Barca were held 0-0 at Lyon in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday, following their 1-0 home win against Real Valladolid and a goalless draw at Athletic Bilbao in LaLiga.
Luis Suarez

Concern for misfiring Luis Suarez as goals dry up for Barcelona

The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.
Ernesto Valverde

Luis Suarez’s Barcelona form not worrying Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde is not worried about Luis Suarez's Champions League goal drought after he failed to score in a 0-0 draw with Lyon on Tuesday.

Recent Stories

Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.