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YOANN GOURCUFF RUMORS

The strange and curious case of French talent Yoann Gourcuff

Yoann Gourcuff is France’s soccer enigma. On his day Gourcuff is a mesmerizing presence who makes the game of soccer look ridiculously easy. Elegant on the ball, creative with an uncanny ability to dictate the pace of a soccer match the soon to be ex-Olympique Lyonnais star (whose departure was confirmed by the club’s owner Jean-Michel Aulas) delighted the masses at the Stade...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ligue 1 title contender Lyon loses at home to Nice

PARIS -- Lyon stayed one point behind leader Paris Saint-Germain in the French title race after losing 2-1 at home on Saturday against 10-man Nice, which sealed an unlikely victory with a late penalty. Lyon played with an extra man after defender Lloyd Palun was sent off in the 53rd minute for a second yellow card after conceding a penalty for a foul on Nabil Fekir. Midfielder Carlos...
Via Associated Press
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lyon victory ends Marseille's eight-match winning streak

Lyon ended Marseille's eight-match winning run in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 triumph at the Stade de Gerland on Sunday night. Yoann Gourcuff's 64th-minute strike against the run of play was enough to steer Les Gones to victory over the league leaders. l'OM, who have won eight of their first 11 matches, are four points clear of second-placed Paris St Germain at the top but Lyon are now up...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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
October 22, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Resurgent Lyon extend unbeaten run

Resurgent Lyon extended its unbeaten run to 10 games in all competitions after securing a 2-0 win at Reims in the French league on Sunday. Goals from striker Alexandre Lacazette and midfielder Gueida Fofana moved the seven-time French champion up to eighth place. Lacazette scored in the 25th minute when he turned in left back Henri Bedimo's cross. Midfielder Yoann Gourcuff went...
Via Fox Soccer
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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