France

Gourcuff: A double is good

Olympique Lyon star Yoann Gourcuff has expressed his delight after scoring a brace to help his side to a 5-1 victory over Montpellier on Sunday.

Mandanda: No January exit

Steve Mandanda has ruled out the possibility of departing during the January transfer period, but admits beyond that, "anything can happen".

Ferri fancies Lyon's chances

Jordan Ferri is confident about his team's prospects ahead of the highly anticipated Ligue 1 fixture against Montpellier on Sunday.

No January recall for Origi

Lille have ruled out the possibility of Belgium international Divock Origi returning to Liverpool in the January transfer window.

Bielsa plotting for Toulouse

Olympique Marseille manager Marcelo Bielsa expects the Ligue 1 fixture against Toulouse to be a thrilling affair.

PSG slam Cavani red card

PSG president Nasser Al Khelafi has slammed the decision to send off Edinson Cavani in Friday night's 3-1 victory over Lens.

Wenger denies Monaco link

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed rumours linking him with Monaco, insisting that he is still happy at the Emirates.

Home frustration for Kombouare

Lens coach Antoine Kombouare admits he is frustrated by his side having to play this weekend's home game against PSG away from their fans.

Hazard not interested in PSG

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has once again rejected suggestions that he could make a move to French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

Reds pondering Origi recall

Liverpool are reportedly exploring the idea of recalling striker Divock Origi from his loan spell at Lille after a good start to the Ligue 1 season.

Menez reveales Ibra rivalry

Jeremy Menez has admitted he had no choice to leave PSG because he rivaled Zlatan Ibrahimovic for a position in the starting line-up.

Garcia admits Rabiot interest

Manager Rudi Garcia has hinted the club are interested in signing teenage midfielder Adrien Rabiot form Paris Saint-Germain in January.

Silva return around the corner

Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva could make his long-awaited return to action on Friday when the Ligue 1 champions travel to Lens.

Rabiot: Roma move on hold

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot says a switch to Roma was on the cards during the off-season, but has been put on hold.

Rennes interested in Masango

Mandla Masango's sizzling form for Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana has caught the eye of French side Rennes, according to his agent.

Results
South African ABSA Premier League
Sunday 19th October
Bloemfontein Celtic 5 - 1 Polokwane City
Ajax Cape Town 0 - 1 Kaizer Chiefs
Saturday 18th October
University Of Pretoria 0 - 3 Supersport United
Moroka Swallows 2 - 3 Mpumalanga Black Aces
Mamelodi Sundowns 0 - 0 Bidvest Wits

Barclays Premier League
Sunday 19th October
Stoke City 2 - 1 Swansea City
Queens Park Rangers 2 - 3 Liverpool
Saturday 18th October
Southampton 8 - 0 Sunderland
Newcastle United 1 - 0 Leicester City
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