Gourcuff lands Ligue 1 gong

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PARIS - Girondins Bordeaux playmaker Yoann Gourcuff was named Ligue 1 player of the season by his peers on Sunday. France midfielder Gourcuff won a vote of the French league's coaches and players, who also named Olympique Marseille's Eric Gerets coach of the season. Olympique Lyon's Hugo Lloris beat Marseille's Steve Mandanda for the keeper of the season award. Bordeaux lead Marseille by three points in the Ligue 1 standings with one round of matches left.