Baptiste Santamaria is back, VFC comes to Twitter, the executioner of hearts Pauline Astier … Sporting instability of the week

On the feet

Baptiste Santamaria, who has not been on the field since September, played for the first team in the French Cup on Friday. His club, Stade Rennais, was defeated by OM (1-0), but midfielder Berruyer, who came on during the match, distinguished himself with a shot that hit the crossbar at the end of the match. . “The feeling is pretty good, that’s a good sign,” he told beIN Sports at the end of the meeting.


Vierzon FC, aware of the media dynamics surrounding the qualification for the French Cup, took the opportunity to launch their Twitter account earlier in the week. His arrival on the Twittosphere was immediately followed by future Round of 16 opponents Grenoble Foot 38. Nice.


Vierzon FC’s historic qualification to the 1/8 final stage of the French Cup was also highly appreciated by the Vierzon “diaspora”. A big football fan, Stade Toulousein rugby player Sofiane Guitoune did not shy away from conveying VFC’s qualification on social networks.

Baptism by fire

In the European Cup at Leinster on Saturday, Racing 92 incorporated not one but two players who trained in Cher in their starting XV. Original Sancerre harlot Janick Tarrit scored a try before Ile-de-France lost (36-10). For Burgess-trained young winger Mahamadou Coulibaly, it was his baptism of fire with the pro group. Unforgettable!


In a rarity in handball in the Centre-Val de Loire region, Saturday’s Men’s Prenational, Eglantine de Vierzon versus Escale Orléan, was presided over by international referee Sami Khalid, an elite level referee who regularly referees among others. Liqui Moly Star league or Butagaz Energy league. Floods were possible between the two teams looking for points. But none of this and Vierzonnais coach William Grason wanted to applaud the referee’s performance. “There were no words on the pitch and, frankly, it was a pleasure. In fact, he just missed out on winning…

Referee (twice)

Marie-Pierre Garsoud, the talented goalkeeper of the Églantine Vierzon handball team, was not idle, single-handedly managing the Mehun – Val d’Aubois regional men’s meeting on Sunday afternoon. The final score was 36-54 in favor of Val d’Aubistes, who had to confirm an unusual 90 goals in handball, as the scoreboard showed!


On Sunday, at the end of the match with a stressful scenario, Bourges XV got their first win at home in Fédérale 1 (they won the first match in Orléans). At the final whistle, the players let their joy explode and president Pascal Blanc couldn’t hold back tears of happiness.Bourges XV at the final whistle – PUC (photo Olivier Martin).

snow blower

The effort by the Puy-en-Velay club volunteers for the French Cup soccer match between Le Puy and Vierzon FC (Vierzonnais qualifier on penalties) on Sunday evening is going well. Hours before kick-off, it took a long time to remove the tarp that protected the pitch from the snow, and then more effort was made to ‘blow’ the snow onto the pitch lines, which had been painted red for the occasion.Le Puy Foot – Vierzon FC was played in the snow (photo Lionel Ciochetto).

Full box

This weekend’s Coupe des Rois, an intergenerational tournament organized by the Cercle d’escrime vierzonnais, brought together 24 fencers from the club’s 30 members. The trio won: Agathe Riesemann, Mickaël Gastrein and Alexis Lasselin.Each team consisted of three shooters from different generations.


Pauline Astier’s fan club stretches back to Brittany. A young supporter pointed out young Tango at the benefit of Bourges Basket’s visit to Landerneau in the Women’s League on Saturday. “Pauline Astier, marry me!” “, he wrote on a piece of cardboard. According to our information, La Berruyère refused this offer… Pauline Astier reveals her passion for Brittany (photo by Ludovic Auregan)


Superstition or not, Vierzon FC’s Souleymane Diagne (n°7) did not want to watch Sunday’s French Cup penalty shoot-out against Le Pou. He turned his back for the first shot, then lowered his head and eyes for subsequent shots.Vierzon’s penalty shootout was intense.

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