11 March 1978 – Drogba Rising

On 11 March 1978, Didier Drogba was born in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. He went on to become one of the world's dominant strikers.Growing up, he spent many years living in France and it was there he started his professional career, joining the youth program at Levallois in 1996, then moving to Le Mans in 1997. In 1998, he signed a professional contract ...

28 February 2010 – The City Of Fights (Again)

On 28 February 2010, rival groups of PSG supporters turned violent during a match against Marseille, resulting in twenty arrests and one fatality.PSG hosted the Ligue 1 match looking for some redemption, having already lost at Marseille earlier in the season. But Marseille winger Hatem Ben Arfa was the first to score, driving the ball home in the 15th ...

18 February 1973 – The Role Came A Little Bit Later

On 18 February 1973, Claude Makélélé, who redefined the modern defensive midfielder position, was born in Kinshasa, Zaire.He moved to France when he was four and spent the first several years of his career there, first with Stade Brestois (1990-91), then with Nantes (1991-97) and later Marseille (1997-98). In 1998, he left for Spain, playing two ...

8 January 1978 – A Revolution In Paris

On 8 January 1978, Paris Saint-Germain turned the tide in their budding rivalry with Marseille. And they did it by a record margin.While the contest, known as Le Classique or the Derby de France, has become one of the country's most heated rivalries, it started as a very one-sided affair. First played in 1971, Marseille won the first three in a row ...

5 May 1992 – The Furiani Disaster

On 5 May 1992, eighteen people died when a terrace collapsed at the Stade Armand-Césari in Furiani, Corsica during a Coupe de France semifinal.Local side Bastia had advanced through the tournament to face Ligue 1 leaders Marseille in the semifinals, with the winner advancing to play Monaco in the final. Bastia's directors decided to capitalize on the ...

20 March 1991 – The Night The Lights Went Out In Marseille

On 20 March 1991, defending champions Milan forfeited their European Cup quarterfinal against Marseille when they refused to play the last two minutes.After drawing the first leg in Milan 1-1 two weeks earlier, they met at Marseille's Stade Vélodrome for the second leg. It was a contentious match, with referee Bo Karlsson issuing five yellow cards, ...

15 March 2009 – The City Of Fights (Again)

On 15 March 2009, Marseille ended PSG's seven-game unbeaten streak and cost them the top spot. And that wasn't the worst of it.PSG had won six of their previous seven matches to climb from sixth to second in the table. A victory over Marseille would have sent them into first over Lyon. But despite having won 2-4 at Marseille back in October, the rematch ...

15 January 2010 – Lyon Pays For Their Bad Gamble

On 15 January 2010, Lyon secured a domestic shirt sponsorship agreement with Sony, filling a gap left when their original sponsor ran afoul of French law.French law is more restrictive than other countries with regard to shirt sponsors, including a prohibition on alcohol advertisements that has forced visiting foreign sides like Liverpool, Celtic, and ...

OLYMPIQUE DE MARSEILLE

Club: Olympique de MarseillePays: FranceLigue: Ligue 1Stade: VélodromeEquipementier: Olysea (non officiel)Sponsor principal: Intersport 412 total views, no views today

Patrick Bruel et sa compagne Céline Bosquet durant le match PSG VS OM

Patrick Bruel and girlfriend Celine Bosquet during the match Paris vs Marseille 302 total views, no views today

Olympique de Marseille won the 15th edition of the Champions Trophy against Paris Saint Germain

Olympique de Marseille sau OM a castigat a 15a editie a Supercupei Frantei la penalty in fata echipei Paris Saint-Germain sau PSG. După ce sezonul precedent s-a disputat în Canada, la Montreal, ediţia din acest an a Supercupei Franţei a avut loc în capitala Tunisiei. Iata o imagine de la festivitatea de premiere si rezumatul video al partidei din ...

The eve of Trophée des Champions PSG VS OM

Supercupa Frantei se va disputa in seara aceasta intre Olympique de Marseille si Paris Saint-Germain, tocmai in Tunisia! Claude Makelele speaks during a the press conference on the eve of the ‘Trophée des Champions’ match between ‘l’Olympique de Marseille’ and ‘Paris Saint–Germain’ at the Rades stadium ...