Marseille fans banned from attending match at Parc des Princes

Marseille fans have been banned from attending Sunday’s Ligue 1 match against Paris St-Germain because of the “animosity” and “strong antagonism” between the clubs’ supporters. A 24-hour travel ban has been put in place by the French Interior Ministry to stop fans going to Parc des Princes. PSG are top of the Ligue 1 table with Marseille second, 12 points…

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Nice president Rivere blames Marseille players for fight

Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere has accused Marseille players of instigating the ugly fight that involved fans on Sunday. It ultimately led to an early final whistle, even though home supporters had thrown objects at their opponents throughout the evening. Rivere said Marseille players responded too forcefully after team-mate Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle near the corner flag. He also claimed members of…

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