Footballers in French football league refuse to play anti-homophobia match

Graham Robson May 15, 2023

Toulouse’s Zakaria Aboukhlal and Nantes’ Mostafa Mohamed were omitted from the teamsheet for a French football league Ligue 1 clash between the two clubs on Sunday, May 14 after refusing to participate in a campaign against homophobia, which saw all teams in Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 wearing shirts with numbers in rainbow colours. 

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COLUMN: Traveller’s Tales: Where will we go to this year?

Roger Wheeler January 16, 2022

The world has cautiously opened up again and we can go almost anywhere including of course our closest friend, France. With all French government pronouncements there always has to be a health warning as they are quite capable of closing their frontiers at a moment’s notice without much warning. The hoops we have to jump […]

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