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Latest update : 2010-03-11

French papers fete Lyon’s victory over Real Madrid

Depending on your paper of choice, this morning’s French press will tell you that Lyon’s was either “amazing”, “grandiose”, a “masterpiece” or indeed all of the above. The French side knocked Read Madrid out of the Champion’s League and will now go forward to the quarter finals. THURSDAY, 11th MARCH, 2010

“The amazing exploit of the Lyon side,” reads the headline in this morning’s Aujourd’hui en France/ Le Parisien. The paper says it was the French side’s “best performance in their history”.
 
For Le Progrès de Lyon, Lyon’s performance was a “masterpiece” while sports paper l’Equipe says it was “grandiose” and from now on there are “no limits to Lyon’s ambitions.”
 
Other stories in today’s French papers:
 
Libération: Regional elections: Socialist Party threatened by Europe Ecologie
 
Le Figaro: Paris accuses Washington of protectionism in dispute over tanker planes contract
 
La Croix: The Catholic Church and the pedophilia scandal
 
Le Figaro: Questions raised over role of celibacy in Church child abuse
 
 

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