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11-5-9, 6th in French Ligue 1
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16dPA Sport

French ref Chapron banned three months

Tony Chapron, the French referee who kicked out at a Nantes player, has been banned for three months, with an additional three-month suspended ban.

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30dIan Holyman

Referee facing action over Nantes kick

Tony Chapron, 45, will face the commission on Feb. 8 after kicking out at Carlos following an apparently accidental collision between the pair.

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Extra Time: Giggs at Wales, French ref (7:13)
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Ref behind tripping incident no stranger to controversy (1:30)
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92dPA Sport

Cavani nets brace as PSG hammer Nantes

Edinson Cavani maintained his prolific goalscoring form with two more as Paris St Germain beat Nantes 4-1 to extend their lead at the top of Ligue 1.

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223dAssociated Press

Schalke sign Nantes starlet Harit for €10m

Schalke have signed highly rated France under-20 midfielder Amine Harit from Nantes in a deal reportedly worth up to €10 million.

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228dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Nigerian Awaziem joins Nantes

Nigerian defender Chidozie Awaziem has joined FC Nantes from FC Porto.

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236dIan Holyman

Harit to leave Nantes despite Ranieri appointment

Nantes are ready to sell Amine Harit after new coach Claudio Ranieri failed to convince him to stay with the club, with Schalke now favourites.

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248dPA Sport

Ranieri appointed new Nantes coach

Ligue 1 side Nantes have announced the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as their new coach.

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248dBen Gladwell

Ranieri: Domenech has always been bizarre

Claudio Ranieri says Raymond Domenech has "always been a bizarre guy" as he prepares to take charge of Ligue 1 club Nantes.

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250dIan Holyman

Nantes allowed to appoint Ranieri - report

LFP regulations say a club cannot select a coach aged 65 or over, with Ranieri having celebrated his 65th birthday in October.

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253dESPN staff

Ranieri among candidates for Nantes job

Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is on the shortlist for the Nantes job, according to chairman Waldemar Kita.

RankingsFrench Ligue 1

Goal Difference06th
Goals Scored26Tied-12th
Assists17Tied-14th
Goals Conceded26Tied-3rd