Paris Saint-Germain F.C. http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25919/all en Soccer-PSG without Thiago Silva for three weeks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/soccer-psg-without-thiago-silva-three-weeks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Paris St Germain captain Thiago Silva will be out of action for at least three weeks because of a thigh injury, the French Ligue 1 club said on Monday.</p> <p>The Brazilian had to be replaced in the 57th minute of Friday's 0-0 home draw against Ajaccio after he picked up the injury when landing on his leg.</p> <p>"The MRI he underwent today has confirmed he has suffered a femoral muscle problem in his left leg," PSG said on their website (<a href="http://www.psg.fr" title="www.psg.fr">www.psg.fr</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/soccer-psg-without-thiago-silva-three-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in France Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Technology Thiago Silva Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:00:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734250 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Nene joins Qatar's Al-Gharafa from PSG http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-nene-joins-qatars-al-gharafa-psg <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Brazilian forward Nene has joined Qatar's Al-Gharafa from Paris St Germain, the French Ligue 1 club and the player said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old Nene, the league's joint top-scorer last season with 21 goals to help PSG finish second, has signed for two year and a half years with his new club, he said on his official website (<a href="http://www.nenefutebol.com" title="www.nenefutebol.com">www.nenefutebol.com</a>).</p> <p>Nene had fallen out with PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti and had not featured in a competitive match with the Qatari-backed French club for more than a month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-nene-joins-qatars-al-gharafa-psg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735006 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-PSG performance manager Broad killed in car crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-psg-performance-manager-broad-killed-car-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Paris St Germain performance manager Nick Broad has been killed in a car accident at the age of 38, the Ligue 1 club said on Saturday.</p> <p>The accident occurred on Thursday evening, PSG said in a statement on their website (<a href="http://www.psg.fr" title="www.psg.fr">www.psg.fr</a>).</p> <p>Englishman Broad was the former Head of Sports Science at Chelsea, where he met current PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti in 2009.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-psg-performance-manager-broad-killed-car-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Disaster Football in France Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 16:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736612 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-PSG performance manager Broad dies in car crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-soccer-psg-performance-manager-broad-dies-car-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds League reaction)</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Paris St Germain performance manager Nick Broad has been killed in a car accident at the age of 38, the Ligue 1 club said on Saturday.</p> <p>The accident occurred on Thursday evening, PSG said in a statement on their website (<a href="http://www.psg.fr" title="www.psg.fr">www.psg.fr</a>).</p> <p>Englishman Broad was the former Head of Sports Science at Chelsea, where he met current PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti in 2009.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-soccer-psg-performance-manager-broad-dies-car-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Disaster Football in France Nick Broad Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:30:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736650 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131-4 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Football: Beckham to donate PSG salary to childrens' charity</p> <p>ak/lp</p> Paris Saint-Germain F.C. AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:15:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741917 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131-5 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Football: Beckham "not expecting" to be in starting lineup at PSG</p> <p>ak</p> Paris Saint-Germain F.C. AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:15:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741918 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Football: Beckham looking for "long-term partnership" with PSG</p> <p>ak/lp</p> Paris Saint-Germain F.C. AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:15:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741921 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Football: Beckham "excited" to be back in Champions League with PSG</p> <p>ak/lp</p> Paris Saint-Germain F.C. AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:30:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741956 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-Beckham signs up for last tango in Paris http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-2-soccer-beckham-signs-last-tango-paris <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes)</p> <p>By Julien Pretot</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - David Beckham's distinguished career took a surprise late twist when the high-profile former England captain joined French club Paris St Germain on Thursday.</p> <p>The 37-year-old ex-Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder will get as much attention off the pitch as on it with the world's media trailing him as he settles into the Parisian lifestyle.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-2-soccer-beckham-signs-last-tango-paris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football David Beckham David Beckham Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:31:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741961 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131-9 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Football: Beckham signs for PSG for five months - club</p> <p>as/phz/ak</p> Paris Saint-Germain F.C. AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:45:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741973 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Beckham's PSG salary to be donated to children's charity http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/soccer-beckhams-psg-salary-be-donated-childrens-charity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - David Beckham's salary at Paris St Germain will be donated to a children's charity in Paris, the former England captain said on Thursday.</p> <p>"With (president) Nasser Al-Khelaifi, with (sports director) Leo(nardo) we decided on something that's quite unique. I won't receive any salary during my time at Paris St Germain, my salary will go to a children's charity in Paris," Beckham, who signed a five-month deal with PSG, told a news conference.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/soccer-beckhams-psg-salary-be-donated-childrens-charity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football David Beckham David Beckham Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 18:01:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742015 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: PSG's Bodmer joins Saint-Etienne on loan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/football-psgs-bodmer-joins-saint-etienne-loan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French top-flight club Saint-Etienne on Thursday announced the signing of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Mathieu Bodmer on a loan deal until the end of the season.</p> <p>Bodmer, 30, has made just four league appearances for PSG in an injury-hit campaign.</p> <p>He made his name at Lille and then spent three years at Saint-Etienne's bitter rivals Lyon, winning a league and cup double in 2008, before joining PSG in 2010.</p> <p>Bodmer is the third PSG midfielder to be loaned out on the same day that David Beckham joined the capital club on a deal until the end of the season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/football-psgs-bodmer-joins-saint-etienne-loan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in France Paris Saint-Germain F.C. AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:31:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742287 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: PSG's Beckham swoop a timely boost for French game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/football-psgs-beckham-swoop-timely-boost-french-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Make no mistake about it, David Beckham's move to Paris Saint-Germain may look like a publicity stunt by a club desperate to raise its international profile, but it's also a timely boost to the French domestic game.</p> <p>In footballing terms, there is no real sense in PSG's decision to sign the former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder, who turns 38 in May and becomes the oldest outfield player in Ligue 1.</p> <p>He has only agreed to a five-month contract with the Ligue 1 leaders and admits that it will take several weeks before he is "up to speed" and ready to play.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/football-psgs-beckham-swoop-timely-boost-french-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football David Beckham Football in France Paris Saint-Germain F.C. PSG AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 02:15:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742453 at http://www.globalpost.com Beckham is Paris' latest tourist draw, mayor says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/beckham-is-paris-latest-tourist-draw-mayor-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The mayor of Paris hailed on Friday the signing of former England captain David Beckham for Paris St Germain as a boon for the French capital, adding to tourist attractions such as the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame cathedral.</p> <p>"It is very good news which only adds to the image of Paris in the world ... he is a great sporting personality with an international audience," Bertrand Delanoe told Europe 1 radio of the 37-year-old's move to join PSG on a five-month contract.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/beckham-is-paris-latest-tourist-draw-mayor-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Association football Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 08:45:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742677 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Beckham fever grips Paris - but at a price http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-1-beckham-fever-grips-paris-at-price <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Public reaction torn between enthusiasm and scepticism</p> <p>* Beckham shirts already on sale on Champs Elysees</p> <p>* Contract is PSG's latest big-name signing (Recasts with comments from fans, detail)</p> <p>By Vicky Buffery</p> <p>PARIS, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Five minutes before opening at the Paris St Germain store on the Champs Elysees, Alexi Milewicz, 16, is waiting eagerly to grab the first Beckham shirts, already displayed in the shop window less than 24 hours after the star's surprise signing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-1-beckham-fever-grips-paris-at-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Beckham Entertainment Human Interest Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:00:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742964 at http://www.globalpost.com