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Look to France for the World's Next Best Player

Matthew Smith | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

Whilst many of the transfer sagas in Britain are protracted, for the most part they are intense rather than bitterly unpleasant. The same could not be said across the channel, where France's longest running saga of last summer finally ended on deadline day after months of acrimony and strikes. Florian Thauvin was the man at the centre of attention.

Großkreutz Dortmund's Champions League Saviour In Marseille (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Sport

Lifelong Borussia Dortmund supporter Kevin Großkreutz struck in the last 10 minutes to spare Jürgen Klopp a disheartening Champions League exit in M...

Özil Faces The Music At Arsenal Initiation (PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Sport

An auspicious debut at Sunderland could not spare Arsenal's record signing Mesut Özil from experiencing his initiation. Favoured by many Premier L...

French Residents Ask For Batman To Help Fight Crime

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK

A group of residents in the French city of Marseille are calling for 'Batman' to come and save them from a crimewave in the area. A mock petition a...

Barton Wants Everton Move

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Bywater | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Sport

QPR midfielder Joey Barton has issued a "come and get me plea" to his boyhood club Everton. Barton is prepared to take a significant financial "sac...

WATCH: Cantona Rolls Back The Years... During A Rugby Match (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Sport

Eric Cantona rarely disappoints his followers but he took to rugby this week. Fear not though purists, for the Frenchman pulled off a piece of majesty...

Marseille Deny Barton Contract Claims

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton's claims that a deal is in place for him to stay at Marseille have been denied by the club's president Vincent Labrune. Barton, current...

Barton Gagged By Marseille After Thiago Silva 'Ladyboy' Twitter Rant

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton was gagged by Marseille on Wednesday night after angering club chiefs by labelling Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva an "overweight l...

Beckham 2-0 Barton

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Sport

David Beckham started his first Paris St Germain match in the Coupe de France on Wednesday night, and again the Ligue 1 leaders defeated Marseille 2-0...

More Than A Mascot?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Sport

Twenty-four days since his signing was announced on transfer deadline day, David Beckham finally took to the Parc des Princes pitch to make his Paris ...

Barton Sees Red For Marseille

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton was sent off for the first time this season as Marseille lost their seventh Ligue 1 match at home to Nancy. Barton was shown two yellow...

Barton And Hamann Have It Out On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton and Dietmar Hamann livened up Twitter on Monday night with a bitter and lengthy feud. With no Gary Neville to engage the Twitteratti on...

Three Great French Cities (That Aren't Paris)

Andrew Matthews | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

We love Paris, obviously. But we've worn our heart on our sleeve long enough now. It's time to take the torch and see what some other great French cities are up to.

'Allo Allo! Joey Barton's Ridiculous French Accent

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Sport

Joey Barton's move across the channel from Queens Park Rangers to Marseille drew the odd 'an idiot abroad' joke however the Scouser, who has veered in...

Barton Subbed With Marseille 2-0 Down... But They Draw 2-2

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Sport

Joey Barton finally made his debut for Marseille but was substituted with the French side 2-0 down against Fenerbahçe in their opening Europa League ...

Barton Says Marseille Move Is Off

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Sport

Joey Barton's miserable summer looks set to continue after the Queens Park Rangers midfielder took to Twitter to reveal it is unlikely he will join Fr...

French Pussy Riot Arrests Over Illegal Balaclavas

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK

French demonstrators protesting against the jailing of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot have been arrested - because of the country's controversi...

Sacre Bleu! Could Barton Be Bound For France?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton, the disgraced Queens Park Rangers midfielder, is the subject of interest from French club Marseille. Barton was stripped of the Rs cap...

How Will Spain Evolve?

Nick Purves | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Sport
Nick Purves

Spain's triumph at Euro 2012, becoming the first team to win three consecutive international tournaments, was not only based on technical excellence, tactical flexibility and a desire for repeated success.