2017 Season

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2017 Schedule
10-5-11, 9th in French Ligue 1
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3dIan Holyman

Alleged Balotelli racist abuse investigated

The French Football League has opened a formal investigation into alleged racist abuse aimed at Mario Balotelli with a final report due in mid-March.

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4dIan Holyman

Balotelli official did not hear racist abuse

The referee who booked Mario Balotelli after the Nice striker alleged he had been the victim of racist abuse has insisted he did not hear the insults.

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5dIan Holyman

Ref criticised after Balotelli racism yellow

The referee who booked Mario Balotelli for making a gesture toward Dijon fans after being subjected monkey chants is "doubly guilty," CRAN has said.

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7dIan Holyman

Balotelli booking condemned by Kick It Out

Dijon striker Wesley Said and Kick It Out each condemned the decision to book Nice's Mario Balotelli after he was victimised by racist abuse.

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9dPA Sport

Nice claim Balo carded after racist abuse

Nice striker Mario Balotelli was booked for protesting to the referee about alleged racist chants during his side's defeat at Dijon on Saturday night.

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11dESPN staff

Balotelli to be recalled for Italy

Newly appointed coach Luigi Di Biagio will recall Mario Balotelli to the Italy squad for the March friendlies against England and Argentina.

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28dIan Holyman

Balotelli let me take free kick - Cyprien

Balotelli scored both goals in Nice's 2-2 draw at Monaco on Tuesday, giving him 27 league goals for the club and matching his total at AC Milan.

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33dIan Holyman

Nice's Balotelli equals career scoring mark

Balotelli scored both goals in Nice's 2-2 draw at Monaco on Tuesday, giving him 27 league goals for the club and matching his total at AC Milan.

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41dAssociated Press

Monaco books spot in Coupe de la Ligue semis

Striker Keita Balde set up both goals as Monaco won at local rival Nice 2-1 to reach the French League Cup semifinals on Tuesday.

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43dESPN staff

Sneijder signs with Al-Gharafa in Qatar

Wesley Sneijder has signed an 18-month contract with Qatari club Al-Gharafa after having most recently played for Nice in Ligue 1.

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45dPA Sport

Qatari club Al Gharafa claim Sneijder deal

Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder is set to cut short his stay at Nice to join Al Gharafa, the Qatari club claimed on Friday.

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60dBen Gladwell

Balotelli wants Man City or Milan return

Nice's Mario Balotelli says he would return to Manchester City 'for free' while also admitting he had been in contact with AC Milan and Inter Milan.

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84dIan Holyman

Nice's Seri would be keen on PSG move

Seri had been expected to join Barcelona in the summer and was then tipped to move to PSG, only for neither club to be able to finalise a deal.

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RankingsFrench Ligue 1

Goal Difference-69th
Goals Scored32Tied-6th
Assists20Tied-8th
Goals Conceded3814th