lille lille  /ˈlɪl/


  • (n) an industrial city in northern France near the Belgian border; was the medieval capital of Flanders


  1. Watch On The Rinds: The FDA’s Mimolette Ban

    Mimolette is a beloved French cheese produced for hundreds of years around the city of Lille. It looks somewhat like a ripe cantaloupe and tastes not unlike classic Dutch Gouda, to which it is related.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Cato Institute

  2. Lille hires Rene Girard as coach, replacing Garcia

    PARIS — Lille hired Rene Girard as coach on Friday, replacing Rudi Garcia after the club finished a disappointing sixth in the French league this season. As a player, Girard reached the World Cup semifinals with France in 1982 and won league titles with Bordeaux in 1984, '85 and '87. As a coach, Girard led Montpellier to its only league title in 2012. Following the departure of striker Olivier ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Soccer-Lille appoint Montpellier's Girard as coach

    PARIS, June 14 (Reuters) - Lille have appointed former Montpellier manager Rene Girard as their new coach, the Ligue 1 club said in a statement on Friday. Girard led Montpellier to their first French title last year but has left the club after four seasons to replace Rudi Garcia who joined AS Roma this week from the 2011 French champions. "I knew him as a coach and for his achievements. I met a ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  • "I have confidence we can beat anyone on a good day at Anfield. The fans will play a part, they will push and will be behind the team," Benitez said. "Lille are a good side, with good players and they are dangerous. We will play a difficult...
    on Mar 11, 2010 By: Rafael Benitez Source: USA Today

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