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First Title of the New French Season (Lyon vs Montpellier)

Posted on 29 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

The French Super Cup, Trophée des champions, has been played away from France for the last four years, this time using Red Bull Arena in New Jersey as its home. French Cup holders Lyon with a mostly French lineup came back twice against the Champions Montpellier before claiming their eighth trophy by winning through a penalty shootout. More

Olivier Giroud – Officially an Arsenal Player

Posted on 26 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

It was a known fact for quite a while, but only now Olivier Giroud is officially an Arsenal player, after the club completed a deal with Montpellier, the French champions, signing the French Ligue 1 top scorer last season for £13 million, becoming the third Frenchman on Arsene Wenger’s team. More

Olivier Giroud – The Next Big Arsenal Signing?

Posted on 13 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

While players participating in Euro 2012 or any big summer tournament don’t usually take part in negotiations, Arsenal seem to be on the verge of completing a deal that will bring over Olivier Giroud, Montpellier and France’s 25 year old striker. More

Winners & Losers From the Best Night of European Football This Year

Posted on 12 Apr, 2012, by in Featured

Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a hat trick out of nothing, calming the stormy waters around Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho. Robert Lewandowski brings a title with a little flick, while Arjen Robben misses big once again. Alessandro Del Piero saves Antonio Conte once again. Alex Ferguson find time to complain about referees. Montpellier keep on shocking France. Ajax pushing through a crazy title race in Holland. More

Younes Belhanda Scores Goal of the Season in France

Posted on 12 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Younes Belhanda scored twice for Montpellier in their 3-1 away win over Marseille, with his second goal, an acrobatic overhead kick, taking over as the goal of the season in France while his club open a three point lead at the top of the Ligue 1 table over PSG. More