Emiliano Sala on loan until the end of the season
Forward joins Caen until the end of the season
Thursday 29 January 2015

Emiliano Sala will be joining SM Caen for the rest of the season. The FC Girondins de Bordeaux and the Normandy club have agreed terms for a loan deal until June, with no option to buy.

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Kiese Thelin started up front for the Girondins
Bordeaux dominated Bastia but failed to find the net

The Girondins travelled to Corsica to face SC Bastia this evening, for their 22nd game of this Ligue 1 season. Bordeaux wasted no time in taking control of the game, creating countless chances and dominating a Bastia side who were down to 10 men after Cahuzac saw red in the second half. But the Girondins never managed to convert this dominance into goals, and almost got caught out towards the end.

Welcome Isaac!
Swedish international signs on until 2019

The Girondins de Bordeaux are proud to announce the arrival of Isaac Kiese Thelin. The forward joins the club from Malmö FF, after successfully completing his medical and putting pen to paper on a four-year deal. Välkommen !

Diego Rolan's goal wasn't enough (AFP)
Bordeaux gave it their all at the Parc des Princes

The Girondins de Bordeaux faced Paris Saint-Germain in the fourth round of the Coupe de France. Bordeaux were trailing 2-0 within half an hour thanks to goals from Edinson Cavani (14’) and Javier Pastore (33’). The Girondins came back much stronger in the second half, pulling a goal back (46’) courtesy of Diego Rolan. Despite their best efforts, the Girondins were unable to level the scores. The red card handed to Zoumana Camara (84’) did nothing to change the course of the game.

Girondins beaten at home
Girondins slump to defeat in the final minutes

The Girondins kicked off the 21st round of L1 matches this evening, welcoming Nice to Stade Chaban-Delmas. After a tense first half-hour, Bordeaux took the lead courtesy of a Diego Rolan penalty (32’). Despite an energetic performance, Bordeaux lost their grip on the game in the second half. Jordan Amavi equalised (66’), before Alassane Pléa sealed the win in the final minute (90’), after Grégory Sertic saw a potential winner rebound off the crossbar (78’).

Monaco-Bordeaux, a big game for Jaro
Jaro convinced the Monaco game will be crucial

Jaroslav Plasil celebrated his birthday with a welcome cup victory over Toulouse. He believes that qualification was well-deserved, especially after the way Bordeaux performed in the second half. He hopes to see a similar performance this Sunday in Monaco. A match which will be crucial if the Girondins are to stay in the top 5.

Grégory Sertic: player of the year 2014!
Grégory comes out tops ahead of Carrasso and Khazri

The fans have voted for Grégory Sertic as their player of the year 2014! The midfielder took 43% of the votes, seeing of competition from Cédric Carrasso and Wahbi Khazri.

Poko with the national team in 2012 [AFP]
African Cup of Nations squads announced
Six Bordeaux players have been called up for international duty at CAN 2015, which will run from 17th January to 8th February in Equatorial Guinea.
Cédric Yambéré turns pro for the Girondins
Cédric Yambéré signs his first pro deal with the Girondins
Just days after the new contract handed to Thomas Touré, another product of the club's youth academy, Cédric Yambéré has become the latest young hope to sign his first professional contract with the Girondins. This new deal will keep him at the club until June 2019.
The grass is growing at the Nouveau Stade
The pitch is coming on nicely at the Nouveau Stade
The seeds were sown on 28th November and 1st December, and the pitch at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux is now beginning to take shape. Within the first three weeks the grass had grown by 2 inches. 
Girondins thrashed by Lyon
Girondins severely beaten by Lyon

For this top-of-the-table clash, Willy Sagnol fielded a 3-5-2 composed of: Carrasso – Yambéré, Sané (cap.), Pallois – Mariano, Sertic, Plasil, Khazri, Contento – Touré, Diabaté. Lyon coach Hubert Fournier opted for a 4-4-2 comprising: Lopes – Jallet, Bisevac, Umtiti, Dabo – Gonalons, Ferri, Tolisso, Fekir – Lacazette, Njié.

Thomas Touré signs up until 2019
Four more years for Thomas Touré!

Jean-Louis Triaud made the announcement earlier this week in Lille: Thomas Touré has signed a new contract with the Girondins. The young forward, a product of the Academy at Le Haillan, has signed up for another four years with his hometown club. This new deal will keep him at the Club until June 2019, a just reward for Thomas' excellent start to the season and some good news for the fans in time for Christmas.

Mariano takes on Basa [AFP]
Lille get the better of Bordeaux in the end
The Girondins de Bordeaux will not feature in the quarter-finals of the Coupe de la Ligue, but they came tantalisingly close. After an epic penalty shoot-out (6-5 in Lille's favour), the boys in blue were sent home empty-handed.
Lamine Sané takes on Bammou
Bordeaux beaten in the Atlantic derby

In spite of a strong first-half performance, Willy Sagnol's side lost their grip on this game after the break.The Girondins were unable to follow up their win over Lorient with another victory. The Girondins remain fifth in the league.

Willy Sagnol talks Nantes
Willy Sagnol's weekly press conference

Speaking ahead of the game with Nantes, Willy Sagnol fielded questions from the assembled journalists.

Diego Rolan feels right at home in Bordeaux
Bordeaux number 9 hoping to finish 2014 on a high

Diego Rolan discusses last weekend's victory over Lorient and Saturday's game against Nantes. He also describes the progress he has made thanks to his time with the Uruguayan national team.