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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

Liverpool looking to sign French midfielder in summer

Liverpool looking to sign French midfielder in summer - originally posted on According to the agent of Lyon playmaker Yoann Gourcuff, the player has been approached by the Merseyside giants over a possible summer transfer. The French international is out of contract in the summer and has been linked with moves to several European clubs over the last year. Gourcuff’s...
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February 24, 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...
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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...
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...
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January 27, 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

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

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