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Europa League: Patrice Evra sent off kicking Marseille fan during warm up

Patrice Evra, second from right, is led away by team-mates after the altercation. Photograph: Gualter Fatia/Getty Images

Patrice Evra was sent off after kicking one of his own team’s fans in the head before Marseille’s Europa League defeat at Vitoria Guimaraes. Footage shows the 36-year-old ex-Manchester United defender aiming an acrobatic kick at a supporter at the side of the pitch during the warm-up. Substitute Evra was dismissed before kick-off in Portugal, and Marseille started with 11 players. ...

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Cavani scores late to give PSG 2-2 draw as Neymar is sent off

Neymar had earlier scored his 10th goal for PSG since his £200m move from Barcelona (Image credit: AFP)

Edinson Cavani scored a stunning 93rd-minute free-kick to salvage a draw for Paris St-Germain against Marseille after Neymar had been sent off. Luiz Gustavo got the opener for Marseille with a 30-yard strike before Neymar equalised after the half-hour mark for his 10th goal for PSG. Florian Thauvin put Marseille ahead with 10 minutes remaining before Neymar was booked twice in ...

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Abou Diaby: West Brom target signs for Marseille


Former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby has signed for Marseille after rejecting a contract at West Brom. The France international, 29, had a medical at The Hawthorns last week but has instead returned to Ligue 1 nine years after leaving Auxerre. Diaby was released by the Gunners last month after making 182 appearances for the club since 2006, but just two ...

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Ayew takes grass from Velodrome pitch in final goodbye


Ghanaian midfielder Andre Ayew may have left Marseille over the weekend but he literally took a piece of the team with him. After the match against Bastia which ended 3-0 in favour of OM, Ayew cut up a small portion of the grass at the Stade Velodrome to keep as a memento from his 11-year stay at the club. Ayew ...

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Marc-Vivien Foe Award: Andre Ayew appreciative of gong


Ghana midfielder Andre Ayew has expressed his thanks to all for getting named as the Best African Player in the French Ligue 1 on Monday. The player, who has scored 10 goals for Les Phoceens, beat Cote d’Ivoire’s Max-Alain Gradel and Monaco’s Aymen Abdennour to the top gong. He spoke to France 24 in an interview on Monday evening and ...

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Ligue 1: Andre Ayew scores in Marseille’s win at Lille


4-0 result means OM will need Lyon to lose to Rennes next week so they get a Champions League slot Both teams are separated by two points heading into the final match next weekend Andre Ayew got Marseille’s fourth on the day as they won away at Lille in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday. The Black Stars midfielder was ...

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VIDEO: Ayew brothers score in Week 36 of French Ligue 1

Double Act: Andre and Jordan Ayew

Andre and Jordan Ayew both found the net for their respective clubs in the 36th round of the French Ligue 1. Marseille played at home and got a difficult 2-1 win over Monaco to place them 4th on the log with 63 points; 2 points off Monaco. Andre Ayew scored the equaliser in the 79th minute for OM after they ...

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Ligue 1: Marseille In Disarray As Ayew and Lorient Run Riot

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Olympique de Marseille crumbled to a fourth successive defeat in extraordinary fashion on Friday evening, losing 5-3 to FC Lorient at the Stade Vélodrome as Jordan Ayew scored twice on his return to his old stomping ground. Olympique de Marseille 3 – 5 FC Lorient The night started badly for Marcelo Bielsa’s side as Jordan Ayew and François Bellugou scored ...

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Ayew: Marseille will still fight for top spot in Ligue 1

Marseille forward Andre Ayew

Olympique Marseille player Andre Ayew believes his club is still in the hunt for the French Ligue 1 title despite falling to Nantes in the last match round. The 1-0 defeat left Marseille 8 points behind leaders PSG with 5 matches left in the season but Ayew is sure OM can push on for the title but he is urging ...

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