Beijing for the Trophée des Champions' Asian debut : Held for the first time in its history in Asia, the Trophée des Champions will pit Ligue 1 champions against Coupe de France winners En Avant de Guingamp in Beijing on August 2.

The Trophée des Champions live on CCTV5 : This year's Trophée des Champions between Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain and Coupe de France holders EA Guingamp in Beijing will be shown live on China's premium sporting network CCTV5 on Saturday, August 2.

Romero: 'We've had a great World Cup' : AS Monaco's Argentina 'keeper Sergio Romero was focused on the positives while compatriot Ezequiel Lavezzi of Paris Saint-Germain spoke of the agony of going so close in their 1-0 World Cup final loss to Germany.

Thiago Silva: 'We're all responsible' : Suspended for Brazil's nightmare 7-1 capitulation against Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, Paris Saint-Germain stopper Thiago Silva said the whole squad must shoulder the blame, himself included.

Preseason friendly schedule : From international tours to the Emirates Cup, via Austria and Spain, from Kitchee United to FC Barcelona, including CSKA Moscow, FC Porto and Borussia Mà¶nchengladbach, the 2014-15 Ligue 1 term kicks off with an exciting series of friendly matches...

Monaco's James tops World Cup group stage : Monaco's Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez has topped FIFA's Castrol Index for individual players in the group stage, while a host of Ligue 1 stars made it onto the Castrol Index Top 11.

EA Guingamp and the Trophée des Champions : After their debut in the competition in Montreal, En Avant de Guingamp will dispute their second-ever Trophée des Champions match against Paris Saint-Germain in Beijing on August 2.

Paris Saint-Germain and the Trophée des Champions : The competition's first-ever winner and current title-holders Paris Saint-Germain will be taking part in their seventh Trophée des Champions when they take on EA Guingamp in Beijing on August 2. Key facts right here.

Ochoa: 'The match of my life' : AC Ajaccio's Mexico 'keeper Guillermo Ochoa pulled off a string of stunning saves as Mexico denied Brazil for a 0-0 draw in their clash on Tuesday, saying afterwards that it was the high point of his career so far.

Trophée des Champions: The Records : Ahead of the 19th edition of the show-piece curtain-raiser - that pits the Ligue 1 champions against the Coupe de France winners - in Beijing on August 2, check out where the bar rests on all manner of records in the competition.

Trophée des Champions 2014 logo unveiled : The logo for the 19th edition of the Trophée des Champions features the colours of China and Beijing, the location of the showpiece season 2014-15 curtain raiser on August 2, 2014.

Falcao's World Cup dream ends : Monaco superstar Radamel Falcao has been forced to forfeit his place in Colombia's World Cup squad after failing to recover from a cruciate knee ligament injury in time for the finals in Brazil this summer.

SEASON REVIEW: Revelations Part II : During a thrilling 2013-14 campaign, some names stood out more than others.'s Ian Holyman takes a look at those who stole the limelight in the second of a two-part glance at the men who shaped the top-flight season in France.

SEASON REVIEW: Revelations Part I : During a thrilling 2013-14 campaign, some names stood out more than others.'s Ian Holyman takes a look at those who stole the limelight in the first of a two-part glance at those who shaped the top-flight season in France.

MATCH REPORTS: Season 2013-14 : Check out all the match reports for season 2013-14, sorted by week and linked to official video highlights.

Lens, Caen clinch Ligue 1 promotion : Lens and Caen both secured their return tyo France's top flight on the final day of the season, Lens winning out 2-0 away to CA Bastia and pipping Caen to second place after the Normandy side drew 2-2 in Dijon.

World Cup hopes alive for Falcao, Lucas Moura : Monaco's Colombia superstar Radamel Falcao and Paris Saint-Germain's Brazil international Lucas Moura have both overcome doubts to be included in their respective nations' provisional squads for this summer's World Cup.

Blanc methods take PSG to next level : If some Paris Saint-Germain fans were concerned when Carlo Ancelotti left the club in the wake of their title triumph 12 months ago, then they need not have been.

Metz secure top-flight return : FC Metz clinched promotion to Ligue 1 with four matches to spare after a 3-0 victory away to AJ Auxerre on Saturday afternoon.

CDL final reactions : Laurent Blanc felt Paris Saint-Germain had provided proof of "a very good season" in winning the Coupe de la Ligue final. Olympique Lyonnais boss Rémi Garde was proud of his players following a valiant 2-1 defeat.

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