We're not sure if Toulouse manager Pascal Dupraz has seen Any Given Sunday, but he did a good impression of Al Pacino's character with an inspirational teamtalk ahead of last weekend's final game in the French season.
When Dupraz took over as Toulouse boss with 10 games left, his team were second bottom in Ligue 1 and 10 points from safety. On Saturday, they completed a miraculous escape from relegation after picking up 18 points from a possible 30.
After seeing some behind-the-scenes footage ahead...
Toulouse secured their Ligue 1 status for another year in dramatic fashion as they came from behind twice to beat Angers 3-2.
With Ligue 2 football beckoning, Martin Braithwaite and Yann Bodiger scored a goal each in the final 12 minutes to hand La Tefece a memorable win, sending Reims down in their place.
Billy Ketkeophomphone had given the hosts an early lead before Wissam Ben Yedder levelled after the break, with Said Benrahma restoring Angers' lead.
The visitors got off to the worst possible start...
Toulouse moved out of Ligue 1's bottom three for the first time since October thanks to a slender 1-0 win over already-relegated Troyes.
Substitute Oscar Trejo's strike early in the second-half proved enough for Pascal Dupraz's side as they extended their current run of decent form which has seen them lose just once in their previous six.
Defeat for the visitors, their tenth in eleven matches, wraps up a woeful season on the road for Mohamed Bradja's side who have long since been preparing for a rapid...
An investigation into France international Andre-Pierre Gignac's transfer to Marseille in 2010 has been reopened, according to reports.
French satirical weekly, Le Canard Enchaine, has reported that French courts are again probing the controversial 2010 transfer for alleged fraud.
Last year, several key figures were held for questioning in relation to the investigation, Reuters reported.
Judicial sources at that time confirmed that a dozen people including agents as well as individuals close...