Just 200 Lyon fans braved the 450-mile trek to Caen
but eight times more than that will be in Glasgow for the real action.
In 1432 Henry VI of England, who then ruled Normandy, obtained a charter for a university at Caen
. In 1436 he provided funds to pay the salaries of six professors, while the Estates of Normandy provided a little more money.
The 39-year-old Caen
, who writes two columns a week -- one for the Examiner and one for its sister freebie, The Independent -- purposely avoids the three-dot approach Herb Caen
practiced and perfected.
Architecture Studio won the competition for Caen
with a typically gestural and slightly perplexing building that on casual inspection might be mistaken for that ubiquitous French type le mediatheque.
Caen-do attitude: Home defender Brahim Thiam heads clear as his side comfortably dump the French champions; Lyon heart: Tough guy Kader Keita tries to get the visitors going as he edges Caen
's Brahim Thiam off the ball; Swede's no turnip: Classy international midfielder Kim Kallstrom battles with Remy Gomis and will be a big danger at Ibrox
We now know all this because APBnews.com, a site devoted to secret documents and crime news, has released Caen
's FBI file, compiled from 1941 to 1967, and obtained via the Freedom of Information Act.
then lost 2-1 at home to sixth-placed Guingamp but they have bounced back with 2-0 triumphs over Arles Avignon (away) and Havre.
"Herb would have loved it: were the words heard frequently at Grace Cathedral and on a wall; along Herb Caen
Way on the waterfront on Feb.
Billy Dodds has been given an astonishing pounds 5,000-a-week lure to quit Aberdeen for French strugglers Caen