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Paris Saint-Germain

Little fanfare as Beckham puts full stop on career

David Beckham on the bench

For David Beckham the soccer player, this really was the very end. Now begins the rest of his already very famous life.

Tuesday, 28 May, 2013, 4:49am

Tearful David Beckham ends his career with PSG title

A tearful David Beckham plays his final match. Photo: Reuters

With Beatles music ringing in his ears and tears in his eyes, David Beckham admitted that his starring role in Paris Saint-Germain's French title party was the last chapter of his colourful career.

20 May 2013 - 9:01am

Uncertain future for PSG despite success

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's stay at PSG may not last long. Photo: EPA

Overwhelming favourites at the campaign's outset, Paris Saint-Germain were eventually able to celebrate winning the Ligue 1 title with two games to spare, but uncertainty surrounding the future takes some of the shine off the club's triumph.

14 May 2013 - 5:48am

Barca favourites despite key injuries, says Xavi

Xavi Hernandez. Photo: EPA

Xavi Hernandez believes Barcelona are still favourites in their Champions League quarter-final against Paris Saint-Germain despite a number of key injuries in defence and the possibility that Lionel Messi could also miss the second-leg.

10 Apr 2013 - 4:13am

Paris Saint-Germain refocus on Ligue 1 title race and tricky trip to Rennes

Frederic Antonetti

The match falls between the two legs of the club's Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona, with Tuesday's 2-2 draw at the Parc des Princes keeping PSG's hopes alive ahead of the return match next midweek.

6 Apr 2013 - 5:24am

Barcelona play down injury fears for Messi after draw with PSG

PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores in their Champions League quarter-final, first leg against Barcelona at Parc des Princes. Photo: Reuters

PSG came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with the Catalans at the Parc des Princes in a pulsating first leg, with Blaise Matuidi's stoppage-time shot squirming through the grasp of visiting keeper Victor Valdes.

4 Apr 2013 - 11:37am

Paris Saint-Germain take on Barcelona in clash of ideologies

PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is an ex-Barca player. Photo: AFP

Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona have reached the pinnacle of the European game with very different strategies, and the Catalan club will be hoping to show their nouveau riche opponents that their way is still the best when the two meet tonight in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

2 Apr 2013 - 5:25am

Barcelona-PSG clash the pick of the bunch

Paris Saint Germain's coach Carlo Ancelotti. Photo:AP

Champions League favourites Barcelona will play big-spending Paris Saint-Germain in the pick of the quarter-final matches after the draw was held in Nyon, Switzerland yesterday.

16 Mar 2013 - 3:47am

Short Soccer, March 4, 2013

Luis Suarez

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes in-form striker Luis Suarez should be named player of the year after the Uruguayan grabbed a hat-trick in the 4-0 win at Wigan. 

4 Mar 2013 - 3:12am

David Beckham plays key role in first start for Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain's David Beckham (right) and Jeremy Menez (left) lose out in a challenge for the ball with Marseille's Joey Barton at Parc des Princes stadium. Photo: AP

After a 15-minute cameo appearance from the bench as PSG beat bitter rivals Marseille 2-0 in the league on Sunday, the veteran Englishman was handed his first start for his new club as the two clubs met again in the last 16 of the French Cup.

1 Mar 2013 - 5:42am

Soccer Digest, February 27, 2013

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri refused to point the finger after a scoreless draw against Udinese left them six points off top-placed Juventus. "If we played like that against Juventus we'd still have given them a game," the coach said.

27 Feb 2013 - 4:56am

David Beckham helps set up goal in PSG debut

David Beckham takes in the adoration of the Paris Saint-Germain fans as he makes his debut for the club against Marseille. Photo: AFP

David Beckham enjoyed a memorable Paris Saint-Germain debut when he came off the bench to help set up the second goal in the Ligue 1 leaders' 2-0 win over bitter rivals Marseille.

26 Feb 2013 - 5:02am

China's football image – mend it like Beckham

David Beckham waves as he attends his first training session with the Paris Saint Germain squad on February 13. Photo: Reuters

Former England captain David Beckham is being lined up to promote Chinese football, state media said on Friday, but fans say rebuilding the sport’s shattered image may be too big a challenge even for him.

22 Feb 2013 - 4:08pm

Despite distractions, PSG must focus on French Ligue 1

David Beckham shows off his shoes with the names of his four children - Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper - in his first PSG run. Photo: AFP

After a week dominated by David Beckham and a fine Champions League win in Spain, Paris Saint-Germain must focus their minds on the return to domestic duty ahead of their trip to play Sochaux tomorrow.

16 Feb 2013 - 5:09am

Late Zlatan Ibrahimovic red card confounds PSG manager Carlo Ancelotti

Zlatan Ibrahimovic receives a red card for an aggressive tackle during PSG's Champions League victory in Valencia. Photo: EPA

The Sweden striker got a straight red card after lunging at fullback Andres Guardado with his studs up but Ancelotti said he felt it was harsh on the volatile Ibrahimovic, who suffered his third sending-off in Europe's elite club competition.

14 Feb 2013 - 5:28am