FOOTBALL - Paris Saint-Germain beat Stade Brest 3-2 on Saturday. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice and has now scored 29 goals this Ligue 1 season. Ibrahimovic is first player in 23 years to reach 29 league goals in the French top flight.
FOOTBALL - The 2013 African Cup of Nations will start on Saturday and our team has researched which clubs and which leagues will serve as main providers for the competition. The league providing by far the most players to the tournament is the French top flight Ligue 1 (42), whereas also the French second tier has 14 players in the mix.
FOOTBALL - Montpellier HSC have put the final accolade on their magical season. They are champions of France for the first time in their history and are only the fifth maiden champions of the Ligue 1 in 26 years. Since 1986, there have been only five. Click Read More to see who they are.
FOOTBALL - Montpellier can win the Ligue 1 title on Sunday. They finished 14th in the previous season, resulting in a jump of 13 positions. This is the highest jump ever made by a Ligue 1 champion (teams must have played in the highest league in both seasons).
FOOTBALL - The champagne is flowing in Reims, the world renowned capital of the famed French bubbly. Stade de Reims football club is returning to the top flight for the first time in 33 years. The two-time Champions Cup runners-up from the 1950s have ended the second longest tier-one absence in French history. In 2008, Grenoble celebrated their return to the French top flight after 46 years.
FOOTBALL - Just recently, a debate arose on Twitter (@InfostradaLive) what Europe’s strongest league is. One of our followers took the Euro Club Index to see what the numbers say. Click below to read extensive analysis. Is it the Premier League? Click ‘Read more’ to find out.