Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post A self-made millionaire who had made his fortune by buying up bankrupt companies, Tapie had taken over Olympique Marseilles in 1987. There is little Tapie, the son of a Parisian fridgemaker and an extraordinary character, hasn't turned his hand to, from serving François Mitterrand's government as Minister of Urban Affairs to being cast in the lead in a stage production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, the role Jack Nicholson won an Oscar for.Tapie's career has played out as if one rolling Oscar performance. But nothing has stuck when it comes to Marseilles' European exploits.When Hateley was sent off against the Belgian side earlier in the group, he stormed into the dressing room and started kicking things around. Here are the key games in Marseilles advance to the final against Milan:Hateley scores equaliser as Rangers rally from two down.There were later claims of attempts to bribe some Russian players,Rangers win but Hateley is sent off and so is banned for Marseilles game.Durrant wins a point to keep Rangers in with a chance.The game that formed part of the French prosecution of Tapie. ... French football watchdogs to review PSG v Marseille cardfest. Scandal reminds Arsenal's Arsène Wenger of Marseille misgivings Arsenal manager ponders the match-fixing scandal that hit French football and recent allegations in the UK Amy Lawrence In the end, there is no coincidence. 'active' : ''"> "It was a friend of a friend, who had got in touch via certain routes, basically asking me not to play," said Hateley. The most insightful comments on all subjects Start your Independent Premium subscription today.Are you sure you want to delete this comment?Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. This unnamed agent offered him "large sums of money" not to play against Marseilles in a crucial group game.Sharing the full story, not just the headlines,Hateley refused but was to miss the game anyway as in the preceding match against Club Bruges he was sent off and suspended for the Marseilles tie. ",In an interview to be broadcast by ITV ahead of Manchester United's Champions League game in Marseilles tonight, and seen by.That first Champions League had no semi-finals, instead the winner from two groups of four went straight into the final. "Even when it was happening in France or in Europe, I always felt that in the end the game will come clean again. Neymar was among five players sent off in stoppage time as Marseille beat bitter rival Paris Saint-Germain for the first time in nine years.PSG star Neymar got a straight red in Marseille’s 1-0 win following an altercation with center half Alvaro Gonzalez on Sunday. "I can tell you that story one day and you will be surprised … ".Wenger's reaction to the allegations of match-fixing in the lower reaches of the English game was to reassert his certainty that the Premier League is clean.

Log in to update your newsletter preferences.Community Neymar then went close again moments after.Neymar and Di Maria were among six players who tested positive for COVID-19 following a club-approved trip to Ibiza soon after losing the Champions League final.Captain Marquinhos and striker Mauro Icardi also tested positive following that trip to Spain and were not in the squad. They drew 2-2 with Marseilles in the first game, the Scots coming from two down with Hateley scoring a late equaliser. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss Neymar was sent off following a video replay showing he aimed a jab to the back of Gonzalez’s head.As he went off, Neymar told officials that he had been racially abused.“It’s a serious wrongdoing if that’s the case but I don’t think so,” Marseille coach Andre Villas-Boas said.”What we saw, what was visible, is that (Angel) Di Maria spat (on Gonzalez).”With apparent reference to Gonzalez, Neymar later tweeted “The only regret I have is not hitting the face of this idiot.”In a later tweet, Neymar said “It is easy for the VAR (video review) to see my ‘aggression’” and added he was subjected to offensive insults of a racist nature.“Neymar told me that it was a racist insult. Sports. Hateley played for Monaco under Wenger from 1987 to 1990.You can find our Community Guidelines in full,Create a commenting name to join the debate.Enter your email to follow new comments on this article.Are you sure you want to submit this vote?Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate?Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? L'affaire VA-OM (plutôt affaire OM-Valenciennes) est une affaire de corruption dans le monde du football français qui a éclaté à la suite du match de championnat remporté 1 à 0 le 20 mai 1993 par l'Olympique de Marseille sur le terrain de l'US Valenciennes-Anzin.Des joueurs de Valenciennes ont déclaré avoir été invités par des émissaires de l'équipe adverse à lever le pied …