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  1. Beckenbauer: Euros to swell to 24 teams

    Patrick Vignal

    European championship finals will feature 24 teams instead of 16 from 2016, senior UEFA committee member Franz Beckenbauer said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2008
  2. French Cup: Lyon chase first silverware

    Patrick Vignal

    Olympique Lyon, who had started the season dreaming of making an impact in Europe, will have to be content with domestic silverware and have a first opportunity to put their hands on some in Saturday's League Cup final.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2007
  3. Ligue 1: No panic at Lyon despite losses

    Patrick Vignal

    Olympique Lyon were not panicking after their second Ligue 1 defeat in succession and were still convinced they would reach their goals.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2007
  4. Lyon heading for joy of six after Lens stroll

    Patrick Vignal

    Brazil midfielder Juninho scored two goals and set up another to inspire Olympique Lyon to a 4-0 thrashing of second-placed Racing Lens that sent the champions 17 points clear in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2006
  5. Lyon vow to bounce back against Valenciennes

    Patrick Vignal

    Olympique Lyon will be out to show last weekend's first defeat of the season was a one-off accident when they entertain lowly Valenciennes on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2006
  6. Frustrated Marseille chase UEFA Cup spot

    Patrick Vignal

    Two spots in Europe are still up for grabs in Ligue 1 and Olympique Marseille are determined to take one to make up for a frustrating French Cup final defeat by Paris St Germain.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2006
  7. Lyon set points record with crushing derby win

    Patrick Vignal

    Champions Olympique Lyon set a single-season points record in Ligue 1 when they crushed neighbours St Etienne 4-0 on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2006
  8. New Germany scandal could be more serious

    Patrick Vignal

    A second match-rigging scandal in German soccer less than three months before the World Cup could be more serious than the initial investigation suggested.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2006
  9. New match-rigging scandal hits Germany

    Patrick Vignal

    Four people were arrested this week as a result of an investigation into alleged match fixing in the German second division and regional league in connection with a suspected betting fraud.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2006
  10. Bayern look to bounce back on domestic duty

    Patrick Vignal

    The prospect of a League and Cup double would excite most sides, not so Bayern Munich.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2006
  11. Marseille send B team to Paris over safety fears

    Patrick Vignal

    Olympique Marseille chairman Pape Diouf has confirmed the club is sending their B team to Paris to face arch-rivals Paris St Germain at Parc des Princes on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2006
  12. Brazilian duo help Lyon to nine-point lead

    Patrick Vignal

    Brazilians Juninho and Fred scored a goal apiece as champions Olympique Lyon won 3-1 at AC Ajaccio on Saturday to move nine points clear in Ligue 1.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2006
  13. Switzerland defender Mueller to join Lyon

    Patrick Vignal

    Swiss defender Patrick Mueller has agreed to join Olympique Lyon from Swiss side FC Basel, the French champions said on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2006
  14. Strugglers Ajaccio part company with coach Courbis

    Patrick Vignal

    Atletico Madrid sacked coach Carlos Bianchi on Thursday after a poor run of results left the Primera Liga club four points above the relegation zone and on the verge of elimination from the King's Cup.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2006
  15. Ligue 1: Fred debut double keeps Lyon in control

    Patrick Vignal

    Two goals on his debut from Brazilian striker Fred helped leaders Olympique Lyon stay in control of Ligue 1 with a 2-1 home win over Monaco on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2005
  16. Houllier ponders Owen bid with Essien cash

    Patrick Vignal

    Olympique Lyon will try to land a world-class player once the sale of Michael Essien to Chelsea for a record fee goes through - and they hope it will be Michael Owen.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2005