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André Poko and the Girondins held by Caen
Bordeaux still unbeaten at Chaban-Delmas
Monday 20 October 2014

After performing well and leading the visitors for much of the game, Willy Sagnol's side let an equaliser slip past them in the 77th minute. The Girondins nonetheless remain unbeaten at home, and third in the league.

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Grégory Sertic can't wait for Sunday!
16/10/2014
12h02
The midfield powerhouse has been crucial this season

Earlier in the week we sat down with Grégory Sertic, who was making the most of the international break to prepare for the next few games. Grég is very much looking forward to this weekend's home match against Caen, a tough game against opponents who have performed well on the road this year. We also discussed the Girondins' central defence, with Grég ready to step into the breach if needed.

Thomas Touré discusses his season so far
14/10/2014
10h39
Thomas delivers his analysis of the season so far

During the weekend's international break, Thomas Touré sat down to answer a few questions for girondins.com. He discusses the Girondins' strong start, unbeaten home record, more attacking style and his own role within this tight-knit, hard-working unit.

A simple gesture, a powerful symbol.
10/10/2014
18h04
Proud of our differences, standing up for diversity!
A simple gesture, a powerful symbol, a positive message. The LFP is delighted to introduce its latest campaign: "Football People – proud of our differences" in celebration of our diversity.
Maurice-Belay wants to have a bigger impact for the team
09/10/2014
09h37
Winger talks to girondins.com

We met with Nicolas Maurice-Belay not long after last weekend's defeat to Stade de Reims. Needless to say, the 29 year-old is very disappointed with the performance. He can't wait to get back into action against Caen, and help the Girondins make back the points they threw away in Guingamp and Reims.

Clément celebrates his goal against Nantes
08/10/2014
09h11
Clément Badin speaks to girondins.com

As one of the club's youngest professionals, Clément Badin makes no secret of his ambitions. He wants more time on the pitch in Ligue 1, more opportunities to grow in confidence and show what he can do. To get where he wants to be, Clément approaches each and every training session with passion and commitment.

Cheick wants three points in Reims tonight!
03/10/2014
18h38
The Malian striker wants three points in Reims!

Cheick Diabaté has played a key role in the team's strong start to the season. The Mali international spoke exclusively to girondins.com about his performances so far.

Patrick Guillou after training on Tuesday
02/10/2014
09h59
First interview with the new assistant coach
We sat down with Patrick Guillou to discuss his arrival in Gironde. The ex-Saint Etienne player has decided to take on a new challenge in Bordeaux, becoming assistant coach and attempting to do his bit for the team and the club.
The logo will feature on the rear of our shirts
01/10/2014
15h54
YEZZ will be the Girondins' shirt sponsor for the 2014/2015 season
American mobile phone brand Yezz is the proud new partner of one of Ligue 1's biggest stars, having just signed an exclusive sponsorship deal with the Girondins de Bordeaux.
Touré snatches a winner in stoppage time
29/09/2014
10h44
Girondins win thanks to goals from Khazri and Touré

Bordeaux emerged victorious from their home clash with Rennes, with Thomas Touré an outstanding performer in a hard-fought match. The young forward set up Wahbi Khazri for the Girondins' first goal, before snatching a winner in injury time.

Patrick Guillou joins our Club
26/09/2014
16h03
Patrick Guillou appointed assistant coach

The Girondins de Bordeaux are delighted to announce the arrival of Patrick Guillou. Patrick joins the club as assistant coach, under contract until June 2017. A former professional footballer and Bundesliga specialist for Canal+, Guillou is a strong addition to Willy Sagnol's coaching team. Welcome to Bordeaux Patrick!

Ulrich Ramé says goodbye
26/09/2014
13h28
Ulrich Ramé guest of honour for the Rennes match

Celebrating the club's final season at Stade Chaban-Delmas, at every home match the Girondins de Bordeaux are turning the spotlight on a club legend. After Papin, Laslandes and Huard, this weekend sees Ulrich Ramé return to the pitch where he built his illustrious reputation and earned his place in Bordeaux's footballing lore.

Maxime Poundjé speaks to girondins.com
26/09/2014
13h00
Maxime talks football, faith... and Facebook

Maxime Poundjé is a young man mature beyond his years. Calm and collected, he was happy to sit down and talk us through his great start to the season and the pleasure of coming to training every day. With the first squad or the reserves, Maxime is always happy to play and keep progressing. His personal faith has proved to be a great source of strength in his career. Maxime also discussed his relationship with the fans, and his belief that social media offer a great opportunity for footballers to connect with supporters.

Ilori scored his first goal for Bordeaux
26/09/2014
12h18
Girondins score a precious point in Saint-Etienne

The Girondins battled to a useful draw in Saint-Etienne this evening (1-1). Les Verts opened the scoring courtesy of Van Wolfswinkel (30'), and Ilori pulled one back before the break (39'). Bordeaux put on a great display of solidarity to earn this point. The Girondins round off this seventh round of L1 matches in second place.

Girondins v. Saint-Etienne tonight at 9 (AFP)
25/09/2014
21h06
Girondins have a big task ahead of them tonight

Bordeaux travel to Saint-Etienne tonight (21:00) for their seventh league game of the season. A major clash against a fellow top-of-the-table rival as they seek to hold onto 2nd place. This will be a big night for both managers, particularly for Willy Sagnol as he returns to his hometown. The manager has named a changed starting eleven, giving certain younger players a chance to shine. A high-stakes match between two top teams… a great evening of football!

Willy Sagnol goes back to St Etienne
25/09/2014
20h24
Bordeaux coach returns to his boyhood club

We caught up with Willy Sagnol ahead of this evening's game in St Etienne. A special match for the youngest coach in L1, who was born in Saint-Etienne and started his footballing career there. Willy was adamant that his objectives for the Girondins would always win out over sentimental considerations.

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