French Ligue 1

OneFootball, the football-focused media platform, has signed its first editorial content deal with a professional league in a tie-up with France’s Professional Football League (LFP).

The Mediapro agency and production group has paid the second part of its severance agreement with France’s Professional Football League (LFP) following the withdrawal from its broadcast rights deal last y…

Paris’ commercial court is to deliver its decision on March 11 in the legal spat between pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and France’s Professional Football League (LFP).

French telecoms operator Free has written to France’s Professional Football League (LFP) asking for a reduction in its rights fee for a package of near-live rights to all 10 Ligue 1 matches each week, p…

The legal case put forward by pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus against the recent broadcast rights auction run by France’s Professional Football League is to be heard on March 2.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has launched a new digital portal on its MyCanal streaming service dedicated to Ligue 1, creating a one-stop shop for subscribers to find and watch the league’s c…

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is bringing forward its Ligue 1 Saturday evening slot to Saturday lunchtime for the rest of this season

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has stepped up its challenge to the domestic broadcast rights invitation to tender recently issued by France’s Professional Football League (LFP) by making an application t…

The collapse in December of the French football league’s media-rights deal with Mediapro is the biggest market setback suffered by a European league for nearly two decades – since the failure of the ITV Digital pay-television platform nearly bankrupted the English Football League in 2002.

Mediapro, the agency and production group that is closing down its Téléfoot subscription service in France after the collapse of its French football broadcast deal, has offered to continue to show Ligue 1…

The French Professional Football League’s (LFP) board of directors has agreed to re-tender its broadcast rights for the 2020-24 cycle next week but has limited the auction to those rights returned by M…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus will return its sublicensed Ligue 1 rights to France’s Professional Football League (LFP) on February 5 and has urged the league to re-tender the full suite o…

The Nanterre commercial court is expected to decide on Tuesday whether to validate the settlement reached between Spanish agency and production group Mediapro and France’s Professional Football League (…

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has reportedly agreed to make a €100m ($120m) severance payment to France’s Professional Football League (LFP) as part of its settlement for the return of …

Didier Quillot, the former chief executive of France’s Professional Football League (LFP), has said he will forego his bonus payment for overseeing the league’s ill-fated domestic rights deal with the…

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has moved closer to establishing a commercial subsidiary after clubs voted in favour of the possibility.

The mediator named in the dispute between France’s Professional Football League (LFP) and the Mediapro agency and production group is scheduled to present in front of the league this Thursday after an e…