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  1. Stoppage Time Is Often Home-Cooked, Especially in Major League So...

    I wrote last week about at the World Cup. The referee decides how many minutes to add at the end of each half of play -- ostensibly based on how much of each 45-minute half was lost to injury, bookings, goal celebrations and other...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  2. Paris Saint-Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic open to future MLS sw...

    Ian Holyman

    Paris Saint-Germain

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  3. Does PSG's move for David Luiz represent value for money?

    Jonathan Johnson

    Speculation on Friday morning suggested that Paris Saint-Germain were preparing a mammoth transfer swoop for Chelsea's Brazil international David Luiz. By the evening, the French champions officially confirmed an agreement for the 27-year-old and tha...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  4. PSG: End of season review

    Jonathan Johnson

    Saturday's 4-0 home win over Montpellier HSC brought the 2013-14 season to an end for Paris Saint-Germain, and what a campaign it has been for the French champions. Facing the challenge of beating former coach Carlo Ancelotti's achievements of the Li...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  5. 2013-14 Ligue 1 season review

    Julien Laurens

    Now that the 2013-14 Ligue 1 season is in the books, Julien Laurens looks back on the best and worst of the French top-flight campaign. Best game There have been a few great games in Ligue 1 this season, but the best one had to be Lorient-Montp...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  6. Video: Rennes striker Ntep criticised after scoring 'disrespectfu...

    Chris Wright

    Rennes striker Paul-Georges Ntep did little to ease the bitter rivalry between his side and rivals Stade de Reims during the Ligue 1 fixture between the two clubs at the weekend -- scoring what has since been described as a "disrespectful" header dur...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  7. PSG sign off record-breaking season in style

    Jonathan Johnson

    Paris Saint-Germain ended the 2013-14 Ligue 1 season on a high with a comprehensive 4-0 win over Montpellier HSC at Parc des Princes on Saturday. With the capital club's first run of back-to-back titles -- as well as a maiden league and domestic cup ...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  8. The wisdom of a Leonardo return

    Jonathan Johnson

    According to reports Wednesday, Paris Saint-Germain's former sporting director Leonardo has hinted at a sensational return to his former role this summer. After one season out of action because of a suspension for pushing a referee at the end of last...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  9. Video: Zlatan's PSG teammates laugh at his French accent

    Chris Wright

    Perhaps unsurprisingly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the big winner at Sunday night's Ligue 1 end-of-season awards gala. He was crowned player of the year for the second straight year and picked up awards for topping the scoring charts and scoring the leag...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  10. Ibrahimovic and PSG dominate Ligue 1 awards

    Jonathan Johnson

    Newly crowned French champions Paris Saint-Germain swept three of Ligue 1's four main end-of-season awards on Sunday night and Zlatan Ibrahimovic walked away with two prizes. PSG's record-breaking season was recognised by the National Union of Profes...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  11. Blanc celebrates contract in style as PSG break records in Lille

    Jonathan Johnson

    Paris Saint-Germain finished the season in style, smashing two records in a 3-1 win over Lille at Stade Pierre Mauroy on Saturday. The French champions have set a new all-time record Ligue 1 points total of 86 -- and can stretch that further with a f...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  12. Blanc to celebrate extension with record-breaking win?

    Jonathan Johnson

    Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc finally put pen to paper on a one-year contract extension with newly-crowned French champions PSG on Thursday, tying him to the capital club until 2016. Fresh from sealing a second consecutive Ligue 1 title -...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  13. PSG stumble at home to Rennes but still crowned champions

    Jonathan Johnson

    Paris Saint-Germain suffered their first home defeat in Ligue 1 since Nov. 17, 2012, on Wednesday, going down 2-1 at home to Stade Rennes. Ironically, it was the Breton outfit that last beat the French champions at the Parc des Princes -- also with a...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  14. Who could depart PSG after FFP news?

    Jonathan Johnson

    Following the reports that Paris Saint-Germain -- along with Manchester City -- are to be hit with a four-pronged punishment when UEFA hands out its first Financial Fair Play sanctions later this week, immediate attention has already been turned towa...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  15. Award picks for Europe's top leagues

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:Both Liverpool's Luis Suarez and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo have been electric this season. END# The closing weeks of the European season are always an interesting time to reflect on the best individual performances of...

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  16. Super Swedes prepare to do battle as PSG host Rennes

    Jonathan Johnson

    Paris Saint-Germain host Stade Rennais on Wednesday with a chance to sew up a second successive Ligue 1 title after more than one week's rest following their disappointing 1-1 draw against FC Sochaux-Montbeliard. AS Monaco's 4-1 win over AC Ajacc...

    Blog | May 06, 2014