French Ligue 1

PSG announce Cavani signing

Uruguay centre forward Edinson Cavani has joined Paris Saint-Germain from Napoli. The price? A cool €63 million plus 10 million euros a year in wages.

Eric Abidal joins AS Monaco

After being released by Barcelona at the end of the season, defender Eric Abidal has returned to the club where his professional career began back in 2000.

Blanc appointed as PSG coach

Former France manager Laurent Blanc has replaced the outgoing Carlo Ancelotti at Paris Saint-Germain.

Ricardo Carvalho the latest player to join Monaco

Monaco's post-promotion spending spree continued with the addition of defender Richardo Carvalho. At least this time it's a free transfer.

Leonardo's shame is Milan and Inter's as well

Milan and Inter may share a stadium and the Baresi household. They also share starring roles in the fall from grace of the once-beloved Leonardo

PSG claim Ligue 1 title

Paris Saint-Germain claimed their third-ever league triumph with a 1-0 victory away to Lyon.

Friday soccer viewing guide

There's always some soccer on Friday. It's always really average.

Good job, good effort, Olympique Lyonnais

The top three teams in Ligue 1 are tied on 35 points apiece, but following this weekend's result in Paris, the race might as well be over.

Across the Atlantic: Vitesse impressive in Holland

Fueled by an army of Chelsea loanees, Vitesse continues to fight for a Champions League place in the Eredivisie. Ligue 1 stayed interesting at the top, while Porto impressed in the Portuguese Liga.

European review: Kung fu kicks and collapses

Most of the big sides outside of Europe's big four won comfortably this weekend, but two of the biggest stumbled ahead of big Champions League encounters.

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