Football: Tapie talks of vendetta
Friday 09 July 1993
Marseille's owner, Bernard Tapie, who was questioned about allegations that Marseille bribed three Valenciennes players to throw a league match on 20 May, claimed yesterday that there was an organised campaign to destroy him. 'What I find unacceptable is that to attain this end they do not hesitate to destroy a club, and French football, in particular,' he said.
Abedi Pele, the 30-year-old Ghanaian international, has joined Lyon from Marseille for an undisclosed fee. He has a three-year contract with Lyon, who are coached by the former international, Jean Tigana.
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