Newcastle accepted a bid from the French side understood to be in the region of £20m
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Thursday 29 April 2010
The Uefa president Michel Platini believes Laurent Blanc should be the next France coach, although he admits he has little influence on the decision.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
The club have been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players during the 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Sunday. Defender Stephen Carr has received a separate charge of improper conduct.
Thursday 22 April 2010
Bordeaux midfielder Yoann Gourcuff has accused the press of causing his club's downfall from 2009 Ligue 1 champions to also-rans this campaign.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
The Bordeaux coach Laurent Blanc insists his side can recover from their string of recent setbacks to mount a final push for the Ligue 1 title over the closing weeks of the season.
Thursday 08 April 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
Lyons reminded Bordeaux that they were still alive and the rest of Europe that they could still be a threat in the Champions League with their victory in a thrilling first leg of the all-French quarter-final on Tuesday night.
Sunday 28 March 2010
There are many reasons why Arsenal and their manager are desperate to win a European Cup, and the manner of their failure in the final four years ago is high on the list. Memories of that unfortunate meeting with Barcelona will be revived when the Catalans come to London for the first leg of this season's quarter-final on Wednesday, and can be used as extra incentive, should any be required against unquestionably the finest club side in the world at present.
Thursday 25 February 2010
Laurent Blanc was a relieved man after seeing his Bordeaux side finally deliver a performance befitting their championship-winning status on Tuesday night.
Wednesday 24 February 2010
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's second-half equaliser earned Champions League holders Barcelona a hard-fought draw from the first leg of their last-16 tie against Stuttgart last night. Cacau, fresh from his four-goal haul against Cologne at the weekend, had given Stuttgart a deserved half-time lead but Ibrahimovic struck just after the interval to put Barça in charge heading into the second leg at the Nou Camp.
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Monday 08 February 2010
With Barcelona's Gerard Piqué sent off for a wild and late challenge on Getafe defender Rafa midway through the first half, this looked like being the day Real, who hammered Espanyol 3-0, closed the five-point gap at the top of La Liga, but Lionel Messi, Xavi, and Andres Iniesta played second-half keep-ball and so Barça made it 21 games unbeaten this season, prevailing 2-1.
Thursday 04 February 2010
Federation chief Jean-Pierre Escalettes has rubbished reports that Laurent Blanc has agreed in principle to take over as France coach.
Saturday 16 January 2010
Tuesday 05 January 2010
Bordeaux coach Laurent Blanc has rubbished speculation linking him to either the France job or Manchester United.
Tuesday 01 December 2009
Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud has rubbished reports Marouane Chamakh is set for a January move to Arsenal as a replacement for the injured Robin van Persie.
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