FIFA suspend Senegal’s Pape Gueye amid probe into midfielder’s transfer from Watford to Marseille

FIFA suspend Senegal star Pape Gueye from football as part of probe into midfielder’s transfer from Watford to Marseille just 17 hours after he signed for Premier League club FIFA have banned Marseille’s Pape Gueye from playing pending an investigation Watford signed the Senegal international on a free transfer back in July 2020 Gueye penned … Read more

Matteo Guendouzi went from Arsenal favourite to forgotten flop… now where he started in France

In the autumn of 2019, Matteo Guendouzi was on cloud nine. A popular figure in the Arsenal team, nominated for the FIFA Golden Boy Award and handed his first senior France call-up, the midfielder was onto big things.  How times have changed for the 22-year-old, who has been spat out by the Gunners after 12 … Read more

Bars close for a week in Marseille as French hospitals put scheduled operations on hold

Restaurants and bars in Marseille are set to close for a week as French ministers launch scattered new coronavirus restrictions in a bid to stem a rising tide of infections. Hospitality businesses in the Mediterranean-coastal city will close for seven days from tonight. It comes after health authorities reported 14,000 new infections across France on … Read more

Lockdown fury in Marseille as government orders sudden closure WITHOUT consulting local authorities

Marseille has been left ‘astonished’ after it was plunged into a second lockdown amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases across France. The strict new rules have angered local officials who said they had not been consulted as authorities put the country’s second city on maximum alert. The move, which was announced by health minister Olivier … Read more

ALL bars in France’s second city of Marseille are closed

All bars, cafés and restaurants are to shut down in France’s second city because of the worsening Coronavirus pandemic, the country’s Health Secretary said tonight. The closures in Marseille – which start on Monday – were announced by Olivier Véran on Wednesday as part of a nationwide series of tough new measures. They also include … Read more