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OL: the sale probably postponed for a few days
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OL: the sale probably postponed for a few days

Shareholders of OL Group were all convened this Thursday afternoon for the closing Board of Directors, in order to definitively ratify the takeover of the Lyon club by Eagle Football, the company of John Textor. But this CA should not take place, because one last piece is still missing at the conclusion of this major...

OL: John Textor passed the DNCG without a hitch
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OL: John Textor passed the DNCG without a hitch

This time is the right one? Almost five months after entering into exclusive negotiations with OL Groupe, John Textor has never been so close to taking control of the club. After two successive postponements, on September 30 and October 21, his company Eagle Football should this Thursday become the owner of the club by buying...

Laurent Blanc (OL): “We are making progress”
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Laurent Blanc (OL): “We are making progress”

Laurent Blanc (OL coach, held in check by Nice 1-1): “It’s a deserved draw. I may not be objective. But given the second half we produced, it’s deserved. Even if we were caught out on the counter sometimes, we cornered the opponent, we were better in the second period. We had a few chances, a...

A giant mural for Karim Benzema in Bron
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A giant mural for Karim Benzema in Bron

For nearly two months, the painters have been busy on their nacelles, on the edge of the Lyon ring road near Bron, in a secret that until then had been rather well kept. Everyone now knows that the artists were making a giant fresco in honor of Karim Benzema, the neighborhood child, even if the...

Laurent Blanc (OL): “Hard to put a team back on track”
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Laurent Blanc (OL): “Hard to put a team back on track”

“After the disappointment of the defeat in Marseille, how do you view the reception of Nice (Friday, 9 p.m.)?I hope we will approach this match in the best possible way. We had good feelings before Marseille and when I see what we produced in the first half, I said to myself… (He pauses.) There is...

Igor Tudor (OM), after OM-OL: “We had to fight”
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Igor Tudor (OM), after OM-OL: “We had to fight”

“Is this victory a relief, a moral comfort, after a delicate month of October for you and your men?Yes, it was an important, special match, especially in this period when we didn’t really get what we deserved. We really dominated them in the first half, we had a second half with a big heart, it...

Laurent Blanc, after OM-OL: “We will have to be better”
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Laurent Blanc, after OM-OL: “We will have to be better”

Laurent Blanc (coach of Lyon, beaten 1-0 in Marseille): “We lacked solutions in the first half. Coming here and doing only one period, obviously it’s hard to take points. I’m pretty happy with the second half, even if the game was choppy. Marseille then did not offer much, even if they defended well. In first,...

OM return to victory by beating OL
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OM return to victory by beating OL

The game: 1-0 After four matches without winning in the Championship (three defeats, one draw), Olympique de Marseille returned to success this Sunday evening by dominating OL (1-0) at the end of the 14th day of Ligue 1, at the end of a match where the Marseillais suffered, especially in the second half. Igor Tudor...

Dimitri Payet (OM) should start on the bench against Lyon
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Dimitri Payet (OM) should start on the bench against Lyon

After his mea culpa in press conference on the non-entry of Dimitri Payet against Tottenham on Tuesday in the Champions League (1-2), Igor Tudor should not make the Reunionese a holder against Lyon on Sunday (8:45 p.m.). During Saturday’s set-up, the attacking midfielder was with the substitutes. In an interview for Prime Video broadcast Sunday...