French Ligue 1

SPORTS: AS MONACO appoints Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry as New Head Coach

  Ligue 1 side AS Monaco have officially appointed Thierry Henry as their new head coach. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry accepts to become new head coach of Monaco. Before that, Monaco have sacked manager Leonardo Jardim with the club third from bottom of Ligue 1. Henry is a French professional football coach and former player. He is the second assistant coach of the Belgium national team. READ ALSO: AFCON 2019: Ighalo Nets hatrick as Eagles humble Libya 4-0 in Uyo During his playing career, Henry played for Monaco, Juventus, Barcelona, New York Red Bulls and spent 8 years at Arsenal where he is [Read]

MATCH FIXING: French Authorities investigate PSG’s 6-1 UCL thrashing of Red Star

  French authorities are investigating potential match-fixing in Paris St-Germain’s 6-1 Champions League win over Red Star Belgrade this month. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that a Red Star official allegedly placed a bet of nearly 5m euros (£4.3m) for the Serbian club to lose by five goals, reported French newspaper L’Equipe. The French National Finance Prosecutor (PNF) is investigating the claims after being alerted by Uefa. BBC/Sportivation [Read]