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6 Olympique Lyonnais Players To Watch Out For

On Sunday night, October 19, Olympique Lyonnais thrashed Montpellier 5-1. Yoann Gourcuff netted a brace with Nabil Fékir, Alexandre Lacazette and Steed Malbranque scoring the other goals. Oddly enough this match was a far tenser affair than Lyon’s 3-0 triumph over Lille. In the early stages Montpellier looked lively and wasted a golden chance to take the lead, when Lucas Barrios...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury-Prone Yoann Gourcuff Suffers Ankle Injury While Walking Dog (Photo)

Of the 12 injuries Yoann Gourcuff has suffered since joining Lyon in August 2010, the last one must be the unluckiest. Gourcuff suffered strained ankle ligaments after stumbling while walking his dog Christian earlier this week, according to Metro. The injury likely will rule Gourcuff out of Lyon’s final game of the season — this Saturday’s Ligue 1 (French first division) contest...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Transfer Lens – Gourcuff to Arsenal? Inler to Liverpool?

The Transfer Lens – Gourcuff to Arsenal? Inler to Liverpool? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comBig news today, and a transfer of sorts, with Arsenal set to extend the lease on their perennial piece of furniture, Arsene Wenger, potentially taking him beyond the two-decade mark as Gunners manager. Read More - Arsene Wenger set to sign Arsenal contract extension Arsene and Arsenal...
Via Soccerlens
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea and Man City hunting French dynamo; Gunners to miss out on Gourcuff?

Chelsea and Man City hunting French dynamo; Gunners to miss out on Gourcuff? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comPSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi is being tracked by Chelsea and Man City, who are looking to take advantage of the Frenchman’s precarious contract situation at the Parc de Princes. French newspaper L’Equipe have carried the story (via Le 10 Sport), and the English...
Via Soccerlens
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Sociedad a step closer to Champions League Group Stage after Road Win

Originally posted on Top-soccer.comReal Sociedad proved their worth today beating Olympique Lyon at home 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League Playoff Round match at the Stade de Gerland in France. The La Liga outfit find themselves ahead in the 17th minute after Frenchman and boyhood Olympique Lyon supporter Antoine Greizmann convert an acrobatic effort to score from a...
Via Top-soCCer
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Gourcuff eyes Arsenal move

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has told L'Equipe that Yoann Gourcuff would be prepared to accept a pay cut in order to seal a switch to Arsenal . The France international has long been linked with a switch to Emirates Stadium, and talk of transfer this summer has resurfaced. Lyon would be prepared to part with Gourcuff's salary if a suitable offer is tabled, and the 27...
Via Fox Soccer
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Lyon confirm Gourcuff could leave

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has added fuel to speculation linking star midfielder Yoann Gourcuff with a summer exit from Gerland....
Via Soccer News
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Injury blow for Lyon star Gourcuff

Lyon midfielder Yoann Gourcuff is facing up to three months on the sidelines with a knee injury, the Ligue 1 club have announced. The 26-year-old France international had to be substituted after 12 minutes of Saturday's 4-1 victory over Troyes, with a statement on Monday confirming the extent of the problem. "Yoann Gourcuff underwent an MRI on Monday morning which revealed...
Via Fox Soccer
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Gourcuff helps Lyon beat Rennes

Lyon opened their Ligue 1 campaign with a win after battling past a Rennes side who played more than half of the game with 10 men. Yoann Gourcuff grabbed the winner for the visitors after 15 minutes and Rennes put themselves at a distinct disadvantage when Jires Kembo-Ekoko was sent off in the 30th minute. Lyon, who finished fourth last season, made a positive start to the game...
Via Fox Soccer
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

France omits Gourcuff, Yanga-Mbiwa

Yoann Gourcuff and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa have been left out of France's squad for Euro 2012. Coach Laurent Blanc made his final cut, ahead of his first major tournament in charge, with midfielder Gourcuff omitted just days after he played 75 minutes in the 3-2 friendly win over Iceland. The Lyon midfielder, who has endured a season undermined by injury, left the pitch with France...
Via Fox Soccer
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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