Leaders Paris Saint-German gained a dramatic 1-1 draw against St Etienne at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard after being reduced to 10 men.
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Debuchy scored twice, including a late equaliser in the Rhone derby with Lyon, to earn 47 percent of players' vote.
There will be no away supporters at either of Sunday's two high-profile rivalry clashes in Ligue 1 after Marseille and St Etienne fans were banned.
Arsenal have allowed right-back Mathieu Debuchy to join French club St Etienne on a free transfer.
Neven Subotic has called time on his decade of service to Borussia Dortmund by signing an 18-month deal with St Etienne.
St Etienne have made their second signing of the January transfer window by bringing in France winger Paul-Georges Ntep on loan from Rennes.
Former Inter Milan and Sunderland midfielder Yann M'Vila has signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with Ligue 1 club St Etienne.
Monaco made the most of their Friday night fixture as they closed to within six points of Ligue 1 leaders PSG with a 4-0 rout of 10-man St Etienne.
Saint-Etienne fans have been banned from travelling to Sunday's game at Marseille.
Strasbourg struck back twice as they held St Etienne to a 2-2 Ligue 1 draw at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.
Saint-Etienne manager Oscar Garcia has left the French league club and been replaced by Julien Sable.
Nabil Fekir told Canal+ he did not regret the goal celebration that sparked a pitch invasion during Lyon's derby win over St Etienne on Sunday.
Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli converted a 39th-minute penalty for his sixth league goal.
Isaac Mbenza's goal gave Montpellier a 1-0 win away to St Etienne in Ligue 1.
Morocco international winger Oussama Tannane will spend the 2016-17 campaign on loan at Las Palmas, the Spanish club announced on Friday
Neymar had a hand in two goals as Paris St Germain continued their 100 percent start to the new Ligue 1 campaign with a comfortable 3-0 home win.
The Franco-Ivorian has been made to wait to make his impact against ASSE, but a goal against Amiens suggests he's primed to thrive this term.
Malcom's dramatic stoppage-time equaliser earned Bordeaux a 3-3 draw at Lyon, who saw midfielder Sergi Darder sent off in the first half.
A late goal from Lucas Ocampos secured Marseille a 1-0 win at Nantes to maintain their 100 percent start two games into the new Ligue 1 campaign.
Fiorentina have completed the signing of Jordan Veretout from Aston Villa, with the French midfielder signing a four-year contract on Tuesday.
St Etienne have appointed Oscar Garcia as their new manager on a two-year contract.
The vacant coaching position at St Etienne is Patrick Vieira's to turn down, according to L'Equipe.
New York City FC coach Patrick Vieira has dismissed reports linking him with the vacant coaching position at French club St Etienne.