HOW DO you improve the finances of a football club that has almost everything? And why is Paris Saint-Germain’s (PSG) signing of Lionel Messi so important to the French club? Since PSG joined the elite, they have craved credibility from … Continue reading Paris Saint-Germain and the Messi effect
FRENCH football has already revealed that it is in chaos, the collapse of its € 3.25 billion TV deal with Chinese-Spanish broadcaster MediaPro has been well documented, but the financial state of the member clubs in Ligue 1 and 2 … Continue reading Ligue 1’s financial mistral
FIVE bookings, a red card, another home defeat and tension in the 16th arondissement – Paris Saint-Germain may have mislaid their league title this season, despite the return of Neymar to their starting line-up. It’s not over yet by any stretch … Continue reading PSG are challenged, and they don’t like it
THIS could finally be the season when the stranglehold starts to loosen across European football and some of the top leagues finally celebrate a new champion. According to CIES Football Observatory, trophies in Portugal, Spain, Italy and France will be changing … Continue reading For PSG, Juve and Barca, the European monopoly could be over
OLYMPIQUE MARSEILLE (OM) are the only French team to have won the European Champions League and they happen to be the best supported club in Ligue 1. Marseille is a classic football city, full of passion that can overheated at … Continue reading Marseille’s African venture is bold, but what of the future?
GLASGOW Rangers, Sporting Lisbon, AC Milan and Atlético Madrid are all top of their respective leagues in 2021, challenging the clubs that have swept aside their rivals for the best part of a decade. These are all big football institutions … Continue reading Return of the kings: Europe’s revivalist clubs