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French professional league for association football clubs

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Ligue 1: French professional league for association football clubs
Ligue 1, also called Ligue 1 Conforama for sponsorship reasons, is a French professional league for men's association football clubs. At the top of the French football league system, it is the country's primary football competition. Administrated by the Ligue de Football Professionnel, Ligue 1 is contested by 20 clubs and operates on a system of promotion and relegation with Ligue 2.


PSG sell out special jerseys, raise over 200,000 euros for hospitals [Video]

PSG sell out special jerseys, raise over 200,000 euros for hospitals

Paris St Germain raise over 200,000 euros for the battle against coronavirus by selling limited edition team shirts with the words "Tous Unis" on them.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 03:41Published

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paris saint-germain cancel training
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Football in France and Germany's top two divisions is suspended immediately because of coronavirus.
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Paris St-Germain's Ligue 1 game at Strasbourg, which was scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Monaco's Martins gets six-month ban for referee push

Monaco winger Gelson Martins has been banned for six months for twice pushing the referee in his side's Ligue 1 defeat at Nimes last month.
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Paris St-Germain 4-2 Lyon: Fernando Marcal nets comedy own goal

Lyon defender Fernando Marcal's comical own goal helps Paris St-Germain claim victory and open up a 12-point lead at the top of Ligue 1.
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Di Maria stars in Neymar's absence as PSG go 15 points clear in France

Paris St-Germain move 15 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 as Angel Di Maria stars in Neymar's absence.
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PSG cruise to victory but Mbappe angry after being subbed

Paris St-Germain move 13 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after thrashing Montpellier - but Kylian Mbappe and Neymar are not happy.
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Mbappe scores twice as PSG go eight points clear

Kylian Mbappe scores twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Monaco 4-1 in a rescheduled game to move eight points clear at the top of Ligue 1.
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Lyon thrash nine-man Nimes to go fifth in Ligue 1

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Bordeaux's game with Nimes suspended for 25 minutes as fans protest

Bordeaux's Ligue 1 game with Nimes is suspended for 25 minutes after dozens of fans gather by the pitch in protest against the club's ownership.
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Neymar returns as PSG extend lead at top of Ligue 1

Paris St-Germain welcome Neymar back from injury as Thomas Tuchel's side defeat Lille to extend their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 11 points.
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Dijon 2-1 Paris Saint Germain: French champions slump to shock defeat against bottom side

Paris St-Germain slump to a third Ligue 1 defeat of the season as bottom side Dijon come from behind to stun the French champions.
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Nice 1-4 Paris St-Germain: Angel di Maria scores twice for PSG

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Mourinho rejected Lyon as he has 'already chosen another club'

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Neymar is a good guy, insists PSG boss Tuchel

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Puel takes derby in his stride ahead of first match in charge of St Etienne

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Puel appointed Saint-Etienne coach

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Mbappé and Neymar combine to supercharge PSG to top of Ligue 1

Kylian Mbappe and Neymar played together for the first time this season and combined for the goal that gave Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 victory in Bordeaux as well as top spot in Ligue 1.
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Neymar: Will he regain favour with Paris Saint-Germain fans?

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Neymar the saviour as PSG beat Strasbourg

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Neymar not banned from PSG squad - Leonardo

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PSG are overwhelming Ligue 1 favourites – but is Champions League victory any more likely?

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Arsenal Revive Interest in Ruben Dias After Laurent Koscielny Pre-Season Tour Shenanigans

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Ligue 1: Former Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera joins Paris Saint-Germain on free transfer

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