Ligue 1 news
Radamel Falcao scored on his Monaco debut but could not prevent his new club going down to a 3-2 defeat to German second division outfit Fortuna Dusseldorf on Sunday.
Rene Girard has been appointed as the new coach of Lille, succeeding Rudi Garcia in the dugout at the Grande Stade Lille Metropole.
Monaco are a club where time is standing still after the French Football League's decision to put an end to their privileged financial position, the principality outfit's vice-president claims.
Malaga have strongly denied speculation that the mega-rich owners of Paris Saint-Germain are set to bail out the financially-stricken La Liga outfit.
Former France international Jerome Rothen has expressed his astonishment after being handed a three-month suspended ban for breaking France's strict laws on players' involvement in gambling.
Marseille president Vincent Labrune has claimed there is a campaign to "destabilise" the club, with a fan protest last weekend the latest in a number of recent off-the-pitch controversies surrounding the Ligue 1 outfit.
Ajaccio president Alain Orsoni has revealed he has sacked Alex Dupont due to a breakdown between the manager and his squad.