Jean Pierre Adams: Former France defender dies almost 40 years falling into a coma | Football News

Jean Pierre Adams: Former France defender dies almost 40 years falling into a coma | Football News

PARIS: Former France defender Jean-Pierre Adams has died at the age of 73, almost 40 years after falling into a coma following a medical error, his former clubs, Paris St Germain and Nimes, said on Monday. In 1982, Adams was administered a near-fatal dose of anaesthetic ahead of a routine knee operation, which caused brain … Read more

PSG to play Manchester City in Champions League group stage | Football News

PSG to play Manchester City in Champions League group stage | Football News

ISTANBUL: Paris Saint-Germain will play Manchester City in the Champions League group stage after coming out together in Thursday’s draw, with the sides set to meet in a repeat of last season’s semi-final. Pep Guardiola’s City won that tie on aggregate before losing to Chelsea in the final, but PSG have since signed Lionel Messi … Read more

Holders Chelsea and Europe’s elite await Champions League draw | Football News

Holders Chelsea and Europe's elite await Champions League draw | Football News

PARIS: Holders Chelsea and their rivals among Europe’s elite will discover their opponents in this season’s UEFA Champions League when the draw for the group stage is made in Istanbul on Thursday from 1600 GMT. The Turkish metropolis has missed out on hosting the final of the competition in each of the last two seasons, … Read more

Kylian Mbappe on target as PSG win without Lionel Messi and Neymar | Football News

Kylian Mbappe on target as PSG win without Lionel Messi and Neymar | Football News

PARIS: Kylian Mbappe and Angel di Maria were both among the scorers as a Paris Saint-Germain side missing both Lionel Messi and Neymar won 4-2 away at Brest on Friday to make it three wins out of three this season in Ligue 1. Ander Herrera and Idrissa Gana Gueye also found the net for the … Read more

Too early for Messi to take the field, says Pochettino | Football News

Too early for Messi to take the field, says Pochettino | Football News

PARIS: The arrival of Lionel Messi at Paris St Germain has created a positive mood at the Ligue 1 club but he is unlikely to play any part in Saturday’s home game against Strasbourg, coach Mauricio Pochettino said. Speaking at Friday’s news conference ahead of the league fixture after Messi joined PSG from Barcelona earlier … Read more

Injured Ramos expected to make PSG debut in September | Football News

Injured Ramos expected to make PSG debut in September | Football News

PARIS: Former Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos is expected to make his debut for new club Paris Saint-Germain in September when he has fully recovered from a calf injury, the Ligue 1 giants said on Friday. The Spanish defender is only likely to take the field “after the international break”, probably for the home game … Read more

PSG’s signing of Lionel Messi rekindles debate on UEFA Financial Fair Play rules | Football News

PSG's signing of Lionel Messi rekindles debate on UEFA Financial Fair Play rules | Football News

Paris St Germain’s (PSG) signing of Lionel Messi has re-ignited a debate over the effectiveness of UEFA‘s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, which were designed to curb excessive spending but have been relaxed in the last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The rules were introduced in 2009 to prevent clubs spending beyond their means … Read more

Lionel Messi’s Paris Saint Germain package includes crypto fan tokens | Football News

Lionel Messi's Paris Saint Germain package includes crypto fan tokens | Football News

MIAMI: Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi‘s transfer to French club Paris St Germain included a payment in cryptocurrency fan tokens, a source close to the matter said, providing another big name endorsement for new digital assets. Messi, 34, left Spanish side Barcelona and signed a two-year contract with Paris St Germain (PSG), with an option … Read more

Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain: A drama in five acts | Football News

Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain: A drama in five acts | Football News

PARIS: Lionel Messi completed his move to Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday with the French side breathing a sigh of relief after some heartbreaking moments against the Argentine star in the past. For the first time, Barcelona and Messi meet the Qatari version of PSG in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. For the second season … Read more

Lionel Messi PSG: Lionel Messi says dream is to lead Paris St Germain to Champions League glory | Football News

Lionel Messi PSG: Lionel Messi says dream is to lead Paris St Germain to Champions League glory | Football News

PARIS: Lionel Messi said on Wednesday he was delighted to have signed for French club Paris St Germain and that he was ready to help the team clinch their first ever Champions League title. “That’s why I am here. It’s an ambitious club,” Messi told a news conference. “You can see they’re ready to fight … Read more