The French football league has opened an investigation after Nice striker Mario Balotelli complained about racist abuse from fans
Paris (AFP) – The referee who booked Mario Balotelli while the Nice striker was complaining of racist abuse has said he “didn’t hear insults or shouts from the stand” during Saturday’s match at Dijon. “If I had heard ‘monkey chants’...Show More Summary
Paris (AFP) – French football authorities told AFP on Monday they are looking into allegations by Nice forward Mario Balotelli that he “heard monkey chants directed at him” during a defeat at Dijon on Saturday. The French League (LFP)...Show More Summary
Mario Balotelli "should be be given added protection by referees", says anti-discriminatory body Fare.
Paris (AFP) – Mario Balotelli was booked during Nice’s 3-2 loss at Dijon for complaining about racist abuse, his French Ligue 1 club and a local newspaper have claimed. A tweet from Nice at half-time in Saturday’s match said Balotelli had “picked up a yellow card after… getting annoyed at fans’ racist abuse”. Show More Summary
French club Nice says striker Mario Balotelli was shown a yellow card for complaining about racist abuse he had suffered from Dijon fans
Saint-Etienne kept Mario Balotelli quiet but it wasn't enough as Nice won 1-0 in the French league to move level on points with fifth-placed Nantes
Mario Balotelli's return to form at Nice owes much to the astute guidance and firm belief of coach Lucien Favre. When Favre signed the Italian forward from Liverpool last season, some observers ridiculed Balotelli's chances of success.
Radamel Falcao rescues Monaco with an injury-time equalizer in a 2-2 home draw with Nice after Mario Balotelli shows his finishing class with both goals for the visitors
Paris (AFP) – Radamel Falcao scored an injury-time equaliser to snatch Monaco a 2-2 draw with a Mario Balotelli-inspired Nice on Tuesday, but Marseille leapfrogged the Ligue 1 champions into second place by beating Strasbourg. Monaco...Show More Summary
Is that an offer? Former Liverpool and Manchester City star Mario Balotelli has revealed that he would join one Premier League club for free when he contract runs out. The Italian is set to leave French outfit Nice in the summer with the club unable to afford his wages for another contract. Despite his contract […]
Up for grabs A revitalised Mario Balotelli could be up for grabs at the end of the Ligue 1 season with Nice unable to hold onto him for a crazy reason. The Italian has rebuilt his career in the French top flight and has been impressive for the French outfit. Mario has scored 14 goals […]
Paris (AFP) – Lyon and Marseille kept the pressure firmly on Monaco in the race for Champions League qualification in France as Mario Balotelli fired Nice to another victory on Sunday. Teenage midfielder Houssem Aouar scored twice, including...Show More Summary
Mario Balotelli scores his sixth goal in his last six games as Nice beat Nantes in Ligue 1.
Mario Balotelli scores the only goal of the game but is sent off for the third time in Ligue 1 as Nice overcome Dijon in Ligue 1.
Paris (AFP) – Neymar was handed a one-match ban on Thursday after being sent off in PSG’s explosive 2-2 draw at bitter rivals Marseille at the weekend. The Brazilian forward will miss Friday’s Ligue 1 visit from Mario Balotelli’s Nice. Show More Summary
Former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has today revealed that he would not consider making a return to the Reds, before praising the club’s fans and hitting out at the board. Difficulties Italian hitman Balotelli spent two seasons on the books of the Anfield outfit (though one of them was spent on loan at AC Milan), […]
Paris (AFP) – The injured Mario Balotelli watched from the stands as Nice slumped to another defeat on Sunday, going down 2-1 at home to Strasbourg in Ligue 1. The Italian striker, scorer of five league goals this season, was absentShow More Summary
Nice 2 – Marseille 4 The late match in France on Sunday night was a thriller. In a crazy game, Nice managed to go 2-up inside 16 minutes, only for Marseille to come roaring back in the contest to win. Mario Balotelli opened the scoring for Nice after just four minutes, while the much sought-after Jean Seri […]
Possible PSG implosion? The early-season form of Paris Saint-Germain indicates that their Ligue 1 rivals are going to have a lot of trouble competing with them for the title. 21 goals have been scored across six wins, maximum points picked up. So what’s the greatest hope of other French contenders? Perhaps it could be that […]