Bafétimbi Gomis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37169/all en Football: Lyon held by Brest, Marseille http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/football-lyon-held-brest-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>Lyon let slip the perfect chance to pile the pressure on French league leaders Paris Saint-Germain when they were held to a 1-1 draw at Brest on Sunday, while Marseille reclaimed third place after beating Troyes 2-1.</p> <p>With the expensively-assembled Paris outfit losing 1-0 at lowly Reims, Lyon had the chance to draw level on points, but a lacklustre display on a rough-and-ready looking pitch in Brest left them two points adrift in the title race.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/football-lyon-held-brest-marseille" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Bafétimbi Gomis Football in France AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 18:30:18 +0000 5772265 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Lyon and Marseille lose ground on PSG http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/football-lyon-and-marseille-lose-ground-psg <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>Lyon and Marseille failed to make up ground on French league leaders Paris Saint-Germain when they played out a tame goalless draw on Sunday night.</p> <p>A point apiece leaves Lyon four adrift of PSG while Marseille, in third place, are three points further back.</p> <p>After a relatively calm first half, in which Marseille just about held the upper hand, well-marshalled in midfield by English import Joey Barton, the game stepped up a gear in the second.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/football-lyon-and-marseille-lose-ground-psg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alexandre Lacazette Bafétimbi Gomis Football in France AFP Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:31:30 +0000 5779179 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Aulas hints Gomis could stay at Lyon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130806/football-aulas-hints-gomis-could-stay-at-lyon <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>Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has not ruled out Bafetimbi Gomis staying at the club after the striker's proposed move to Premier League side Newcastle was thrown into doubt on Tuesday.</p> <p>The two sides agreed a reported eight million-euro (US$10.6m) fee for the 27-year-old last week but the move apparently hit a hitch over solidarity payments and agents' fees.</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/130806/football-aulas-hints-gomis-could-stay-at-lyon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bafétimbi Gomis Football in France Jean-Michel Aulas Jean-Michel Aulas AFP Wed, 07 Aug 2013 02:35:53 +0000 5904234 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Lyon outcast Gomis comes in from cold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130904/football-lyon-outcast-gomis-comes-cold <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>France striker Bafetimbi Gomis on Wednesday returned to training with the Lyon first team after a summer-long dispute with the Ligue 1 club.</p> <p>Gomis had been training alone since the start of pre-season as Lyon sought to move on a player who will be out of contract next June unless he agreed to sign a contract extension, which he has so far refused to do.</p> <p>The former Saint-Etienne forward, who earns in the region of 3.5 million euros ($4.6m) per year, saw a proposed move to Newcastle United fall through and refused to be forced out.</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/130904/football-lyon-outcast-gomis-comes-cold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bafétimbi Gomis Business Football in France Labor Law Sport in France AFP Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:47:26 +0000 5924477 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Gomis on his way out of Lyon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131224/football-gomis-his-way-out-lyon <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 striker Bafetimbi Gomis is on his way out of Ligue 1 club Lyon at the end of the season, French radio station RMC reported.</p> <p>Gomis, 28, made his intentions clear when he told a private gathering in his hometown Toulon: "I'm in my fifth season with Lyon and I think at the end of the season, it's time for me to go elsewhere, see if the grass is greeener."</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/131224/football-gomis-his-way-out-lyon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bafétimbi Gomis Bafetimbi Gomis Football in France Gomis AFP Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:51:18 +0000 6028395 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Swansea sign France striker Gomis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140627/football-swansea-sign-france-striker-gomis <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>Premier League Swansea have completed the signing of France striker Bafetimbi Gomis on a four-year deal, the Welsh club announced Friday.</p> <p>The 28-year-old has joined the Swans on a free transfer after his contract with French club Lyon expired.</p> <p>"Swansea City is pleased to announce the signing of French international striker Bafetimbi Gomis, subject to international clearance," said a statement on the club's website.</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/140627/football-swansea-sign-france-striker-gomis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Bafétimbi Gomis Football in France Technology AFP Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:48:54 +0000 6189671 at http://www.globalpost.com