Lille's Florent Balmont accused Mathieu Valbuena of diving after being sent off as his side lost 1-0 to Marseille at the Stade Velodrome.
Netherlands legend Johan Cruyff has criticised what he perceives to be short-term thinking at affluent side Paris Saint Germain.
Marseille midfielder Joey Barton is set to make his maiden Ligue 1 appearance against Lille on Sunday, following the end of his 12-game ban.
Montpellier defender Cyril Jeunechamp has been suspended "until further notice" by the Ligue 1 disciplinary commission after punching an L'Equipe reporter last weekend.
Rennes midfielder Yann M'Vila could be out for until the New Year due to a knee injury picked up during last weekend's win over Paris Saint-Germain.
David Jarolim is to leave Ligue 1 club Evian after playing only five games for them.
Montpellier president Louis Nicollin has said the club will take sanctions against a player who confronted and punched a journalist for sports daily L'Equipe after Saturday's 1-1 draw at Valenciennes.
Marseille have dismissed reports that their former striker Didier Drogba could rejoin the club on loan following the end of the Chinese league season as "pure fiction".
Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis has cautiously suggested his side can be among the Ligue 1 title contenders after they went top of the table at the weekend.
Montpellier captain Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has committed his future to the club signing a new deal which ties him down until June 2015.
Paris Saint-Germain defender Alex believes the club's defensive rotation policy creates healthy competition and is good for the team.
Ajaccio president Alain Orsoni has revealed he is intending to resign as he is fearing for his life after two people close to the club were murdered in the last month.
Andre Ayew hopes Marseille can end a winless run at Bordeaux that stretches back to 1977 when the teams meet in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been surprised by the physicality of Ligue 1, since moving to France this summer.
Bordeaux forward Yoan Gouffran is considering leaving the club in the summer and is considering a move to the Premier League.
Barcelona were interested in bringing Marseille star Mathieu Valbuena to the Camp Nou two years ago, his agent has told French paper Le 10 sport.