André-Pierre Gignac http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29775/all en Football: Nancy stun Marseille as 'sorry' Barton sees red http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/football-nancy-stun-marseille-sorry-barton-sees-red <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>Nancy climbed off the foot of the Ligue 1 table on Sunday with a shock 1-0 win at 10-man Marseille, while former Romanian international Adrian Mutu scored twice as Ajaccio upset seven-time champions Lyon 3-1.</p> <p>The results capped a memorable few days for Paris Saint-Germain, who own a three-point lead over Lyon at the top following their 4-0 dismantling of Toulouse on Friday that was fuelled by Zlatan Ibrahimovic's league leading 20th goal of the season.</p> <p>Meanwhile, Marseille are now six points adrift of the leaders following their surprise defeat at Stade Velodrome.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/football-nancy-stun-marseille-sorry-barton-sees-red" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 23:31:00 +0000 5744873 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Marseille cheered by stoppage-time goal from Fanni http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/soccer-marseille-cheered-stoppage-time-goal-fanni <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 16 (Reuters) - A last-gasp goal from Rod Fanni earned Olympique Marseille a 1-0 home win over Valenciennes that lifted them to second in Ligue 1 on Saturday.</p> <p>Marseille struggled for inspiration until four minutes into stoppage time when full back Fanni latched on to a Jeremy Morel cross from the left and scored.</p> <p>The Provence side have 46 points from 25 games, five behind Paris St Germain who travel to Sochaux on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/soccer-marseille-cheered-stoppage-time-goal-fanni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Feb 2013 18:45:42 +0000 5757686 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Marseille cheered by stoppage-time Fanni goal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/update-1-soccer-marseille-cheered-stoppage-time-fanni-goal <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>* Marseille leave it late to beat Valenciennes 1-0</p> <p>* Nice move up to fourth with narrow win at Bastia</p> <p>* Beckham not yet fit enough for PSG on Sunday (Adds late games, details)</p> <p>By Julien Pretot</p> <p>PARIS, Feb 16 (Reuters) - A last-gasp Rod Fanni goal earned Olympique Marseille a 1-0 home win over mid-table Valenciennes that lifted them to second place in Ligue 1 on Saturday within five points of Paris St Germain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/update-1-soccer-marseille-cheered-stoppage-time-fanni-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Feb 2013 22:00:30 +0000 5757843 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Gignac guides Marseille past goal-shy Bordeaux http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/football-gignac-guides-marseille-past-goal-shy-bordeaux <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>Marseille provisionally pulled to within four points of Ligue 1 pacesetters Paris Saint-Germain on Friday after a gritty 1-0 victory over Bordeaux at Stade Velodrome.</p> <p>Andre-Pierre Gignac netted a decisive goal for the second successive match as he struck four minutes before half-time to take his tally for the campaign to 11 and extend Marseille's unbeaten run to five outings.</p> <p>Defeat for Bordeaux left Francis Gillot's men languishing a disappointing ninth, while leaders PSG can restore their seven-point advantage when they travel to Rennes on Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/football-gignac-guides-marseille-past-goal-shy-bordeaux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Fri, 05 Apr 2013 23:30:26 +0000 5803094 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Gignac guides Marseille past goal-shy Bordeaux http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/football-gignac-guides-marseille-past-goal-shy-bordeaux <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>Marseille provisionally pulled to within four points of Ligue 1 pacesetters Paris Saint-Germain on Friday after a gritty 1-0 victory over Bordeaux at Stade Velodrome.</p> <p>Andre-Pierre Gignac netted a decisive goal for the second successive match as he struck four minutes before half-time to take his tally for the campaign to 11 and extend Marseille's unbeaten run to five outings.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/football-gignac-guides-marseille-past-goal-shy-bordeaux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 04:45:27 +0000 5803197 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Marseille put PSG title party on ice http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/football-marseille-put-psg-title-party-ice-0 <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>Marseille ensured champions-elect Paris Saint-Germain will have to wait another week before they can clinch the Ligue 1 crown after beating Bastia 2-1 on Saturday.</p> <p>Andre-Pierre Gignac struck twice, either side of Florian Thauvin's equaliser just after half-time, to take his season's tally to 13 as Marseille closed the gap on leaders PSG, who host Valenciennes on Sunday, to six points with three games remaining.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/football-marseille-put-psg-title-party-ice-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Sat, 04 May 2013 19:15:24 +0000 5831065 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Oniangue sparks Reims as Marseille plunge further into crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131026/football-oniangue-sparks-reims-marseille-plunge-further-crisis <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>A last-gasp Prince Oniangue winner put the sparkle back into Reims' season on Saturday with a 3-2 win at Ligue 1 rivals Marseille.</p> <p>The side from the Champagne region handed last season's runners-up a fifth straight defeat in all competitions to put Marseille boss Elie Baup under increasing pressure.</p> <p>Baup's side drop to provisional fifth in Ligue 1 having also almost bid farewell to the Champions League after their 2-1 loss to Napoli midweek.</p> <p>The hosts were trailing two goals down at half-time.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131026/football-oniangue-sparks-reims-marseille-plunge-further-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Disaster Football in France Sport in France AFP Sat, 26 Oct 2013 18:31:21 +0000 5971768 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Oniangue sparks Reims as Marseille plunge further into crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131026/football-oniangue-sparks-reims-marseille-plunge-further-crisis-0 <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>A last-gasp Prince Oniangue winner put the sparkle back into Reims' season on Saturday with a 3-2 win at Ligue 1 rivals Marseille.</p> <p>The side from the Champagne region handed last season's runners-up a fifth straight defeat in all competitions to put Marseille boss Elie Baup under increasing pressure.</p> <p>Baup's side drop to provisional fifth in Ligue 1 having also almost bid farewell to the Champions League after their 2-1 loss to Napoli midweek.</p> <p>"We're in a very difficult period," admitted Baup.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131026/football-oniangue-sparks-reims-marseille-plunge-further-crisis-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Business Disaster Football in France Sport in France AFP Sat, 26 Oct 2013 18:32:05 +0000 5971773 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Marseille defeat Ajaccio to climb fourth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131122/football-marseille-defeat-ajaccio-climb-fourth <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>Last season's runners-up Marseille, picked up their second straight Ligue 1 victory after a slump of seven matches without winning as they defeated Ajaccio 3-1 on Friday in Corsica. </p> <p>Dimitri Payet gave Elie Baup's men the ideal start with a 27th minute opener, only for Grenddy Perozo to level terms four minutes later. </p> <p>Former France international Andre-Pierre Gignac celebrated his recall to the side by restoring the visitors' lead six minutes before half-time before Florian Thauvin wrapped up maximum points on 58 minutes as Marseille climbed to fourth. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131122/football-marseille-defeat-ajaccio-climb-fourth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Fri, 22 Nov 2013 22:17:43 +0000 5997632 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Lille snap drought, Marseille boost Euro prospects http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140208/football-lille-snap-drought-marseille-boost-euro-prospects <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>Champions League hopefuls Lille snapped a five match winless run on Saturday as they beat lowly Sochaux 2-0, while Marseille helped their European prospects by easing past Bastia 3-0 in Ligue 1. </p> <p>Eighteen-year-old Divock Origi stabbed home amidst a goalmouth scramble after just three minutes at the Stade Pierre Mauroy before Ryan Mendes added a second goal in second-half stoppage time to strengthen Lille's grip on third place.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140208/football-lille-snap-drought-marseille-boost-euro-prospects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Sat, 08 Feb 2014 22:02:14 +0000 6065274 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Late Gignac goal secures win for Marseille http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140222/football-late-gignac-goal-secures-win-marseille <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>Andre-Pierre Gignac struck eight minutes from time to earn Marseille a 1-0 win against Lorient on Saturday and move them to within just two points of the Champions League places.</p> <p>The result stretched Marseille's unbeaten league run to five matches as Jose Anigo's side moved fourth, swapping places with Saint-Etienne, with whom they drew 1-1 last weekend.</p> <p>"In the first half we lacked movement and accuracy with our passes," said Anigo afterwards.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140222/football-late-gignac-goal-secures-win-marseille" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:01:55 +0000 6078192 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Late Gignac goal secures win for Marseille http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140222/football-late-gignac-goal-secures-win-marseille-0 <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>Andre-Pierre Gignac struck eight minutes from time to earn Marseille a 1-0 win against Lorient on Saturday and move them to within just two points of the Champions League places.</p> <p>The result stretched Marseille's unbeaten league run to five matches and left them trailing both Lille and Saint-Etienne, who climbed to third following a 1-0 triumph at Bastia, by just two points with 12 matches still to play.</p> <p>"In the first half we lacked movement and accuracy with our passes," said OM interim boss Jose Anigo afterwards.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140222/football-late-gignac-goal-secures-win-marseille-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:00:57 +0000 6078261 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Late Gignac goal secures win for Marseille http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140222/football-late-gignac-goal-secures-win-marseille-1 <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>Andre-Pierre Gignac struck eight minutes from time to earn Marseille a 1-0 win against Lorient on Saturday and move them to within just two points of the Champions League places.</p> <p>The result stretched Marseille's unbeaten league run to five matches and left them trailing both Lille and Saint-Etienne, who climbed to third following a 1-0 triumph at Bastia, by just two points with 12 matches still to play.</p> <p>"In the first half we lacked movement and accuracy with our passes," said OM interim boss Jose Anigo afterwards.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140222/football-late-gignac-goal-secures-win-marseille-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:00:57 +0000 6078262 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Marseille suffer derby woe as Champs League hopes fade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140307/football-marseille-suffer-derby-woe-champs-league-hopes-fade <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 giants Marseille's hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League suffered a huge blow with a 1-0 defeat at home to struggling Nice in the Cote d'Azur derby on Friday.</p> <p>Marseille coach Jose Anigo had complained before the game about the quick turnaround just 48 hours after Wednesday's international friendlies.</p> <p>And his fears proved justified as the former European champions produced a poor display and fell to Valentin Eysseric's sumptuous 66th-minute free-kick.</p> <p>But he insisted the lack of suspended striker Andre-Pierre Gignac played a greater role.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140307/football-marseille-suffer-derby-woe-champs-league-hopes-fade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:02:30 +0000 6089904 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Stalemate no help to Marseille or Reims http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140314/football-stalemate-no-help-marseille-or-reims <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>Reims and Marseille drew 1-1 on Friday night in a result that did neither side's European qualification aspirations any good.</p> <p>Antoine Devaux gave the hosts the lead midway through the second period when he headed home a cross from full-back Franck Signorino.</p> <p>But the 1993 European champions earnt a deserved equaliser 10 minutes from time when France forward Andre-Pierre Gignac tapped home at the back post after Reims goalkeeper Kossi Agassa missed a cross from Rod Fanni.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140314/football-stalemate-no-help-marseille-or-reims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> André-Pierre Gignac Football in France Sport in France AFP Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:19:00 +0000 6096050 at http://www.globalpost.com