Enzo Crivelli scores
Bordeaux and Bilbao draw in Tarnos
Monday 25 July 2016

After two encouraging pre-season friendlies - a 1-0 win over Pau and a 2-1 loss to AC Milan despite a strong showing in the second half - the Girondins de Bordeaux continued their preparations for the new Ligue 1 seaosn with another friendly against Athletic Bilbao. The Basque club finished 5th in La Liga last season, and this promised to be a tough challenge.

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Malcom got the Bordeaux goal
AC Milan 2-1 Girondins de Bordeaux

On Saturday 16th July at 8pm, the Girondins de Bordeaux welcomed the legendary AC Milan. Held at Agen's Stade Armandie, the game was partly organised to celebrate the 20th anniverary of the iconic 1996 UEFA Cup game which the Girondins won 3-0. With both teams in the midst of pre-season preparations, the idea was to test out new players and formations against opposition of impeccable quality.

Jérémy Toulalan signs his new contract
An excellent addition to the squad

Jérémy Toulalan is officially the Girondins' first recruit of the summer! The defensive midfielder has signed up for two years (until June 2018). Jérémy joins us from Monaco, the latest move in an illustrious career which has seen him represent Nantes, Lyon and Malaga. Welcome Jérémy !

Jérémy Toulalan set to sign for Bordeaux
Midfielder will sign next week

Jérémy Toulalan has been released from his contract with AS Monaco in order to join the Girondins. The club is thrilled with this news, and Jérémy will undergo a medical and sign a contract in Bordeaux next week.

Back on 29th June!
The holidays are nearly over

The boys will be back for pre-season training in 10 days!

Check out the Fan Zone, opening this Friday!
Check out the full programme for Bordeaux's Fan Zone

The Fan Zone will be open throughout the tournament, with loads of events and activities as well as every Euro 2016 game live on the big screen! Football workshops, the citystadium, concerts, gaming tournaments, brass bands... There's plenty to enjoy in the Fan Zone !

Jocelyn Gourvennec and Jean-Louis Triaud
The key points from this afternoon's presentation

Jocelyn Gourvennec faced the press this afternoon at Le Haillan, in his first official engagement as the new Girondins boss. Read on for the highlights, as well as a video of the whole conference.

Welcome to the Girondins Jocelyn!
The club welcomes its new head coach

The Girondins de Bordeaux are delighted to announce that terms have been agreed with EA Guingamp, and manager Jocelyn Gourvennec will shortly be joining the club.

Girondines will play in Division 1 next season
Ladies win promotion to Division 1 in a hard-fought game

After taking the lead in the first half with goals from Cambot (14’) and Sumo (36’), the Girondines held on tight despite a late goal from Kaboré. This victory seals their promotion to Division 1. Well done ladies!

Girondins beaten in Caen
Girondins beaten in Normandy

Despite dominating the game from start to finish, the Girondins got nothing from their trip to Normandy. Caen held on for the win (1-0), thanks to an early penalty struck by Delort (14'). The Ligue 1 season draws to a close, with Bordeaux finishing in 11th place.

Girondins united and impressive against PSG
The Girondins delivered a fine performance against PSG

Bordeaux faced Paris Saint-Germain this evening in their penultimate game of the season. The Girondins needed to get something from this tough match to move up into the top half of the Ligue 1 table. They gave as good as they got in the first half, with no goals scored. Ibrahimovic gave PSG the lead after the break (58’), but Bordeaux soon equalised with a superb volley from Nicolas Pallois (66’). A much-needed point for Bordeaux, ensuring that their final home game of the season ended on a positive note.

Bordeaux 3 - 0 Lorient
Girondins thrash Lorient

The Girondins de Bordeaux faced FC Lorient a week after their victory in Troyes, racking up a second consecutive victory. In control from start to finish, Ulrich Ramé's boys won by a decisive three goal margin. Cheick Diabaté scored twice (21', 48'), after Malcom put Bordeaux ahead early on (12').

Bordeaux win in Troyes (2-4) ! (AFP)
The Girondins win away from home

For their 36th game of the Ligue 1 season, the Girondins de Bordeaux travelled to face already-relegated Troyes. In an entertaining game largely dominated by the Girondins, Diego Rolan scored twice (14’, 73’), Troyes scored an own goal (41’) and Cheick Diabaté cemented his position as the club's top scorer with his eighth of the season (60’).

A big win for the Girondines
The local derby lived up to expectations

For their 20th league outing of the season, the Girondines headed just next door to Mérignac for a much-hyped local derby. And what a derby it was!

Plasil and co. lacked a cutting edge
A night to forget for the Girondins

After a promising first half, and a red card for Traoré which left Angers with 10 men, the Girondins slipped up and conceded three goals (61’, 64’, 88’). Rolan pulled one back, but the game was lost (70’).

Girondines still in the title race
Ossul and Cambot get the goals
The ladies' team beat Tremblay, cheered on by a lively crowd.