Ligue 1 Betting Preview: Week 3

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Every weekend the FFW team of Andrew, Jeremy, Philippa and Rich will each pick a game where they believe both teams will score, and an anytime scorer. SPONSORS….THIS COULD BE YOUR FEATURE Before we get into this week’s bets, let’s recap Week 2. Rennes beat Nancy 2-0, so Phil missed out there. Andrew was saved by Florian Thuavin’s second half […]

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Preview : Olympic Football Group G – France v Colombia, USWNT, New Zealand

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Football at Rio2016 kicks off today, Wednesday 3rd August, two days before the opening ceremony. Team FFW previews Group G with words from Philippa Booth, and Janai Garrett on the USWNT.  Her name is Rio. France will not be represented in the Men’s tournament, after the U21s buggered up the play-off to qualify for the 2015 U21 Euros, used as the Olympic qualifying tournament for UEFA. So […]

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Spurs New Boy Faces Fight for First-Team Minutes

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Once his medical is complete and the finer details are ironed out, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou will sign for Tottenham Hotspur. The deal is reported to be for around €13 million and he is another young player with great potential joining Mauricio Pochettino’s squad. You can read more about his strengths and weaknesses in Andrew Gibney’s FourFourTwo Talentspotter piece. If we are […]

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France 2016 : highlights and happier times

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So, that happened. As we come to terms with France’s defeat in the Euro 2016 final to Portugal, it’s important to remember the good stuff. Team FFW have finished the bottle, pulled themselves together, dabbed the tearstains off their wallcharts, and put together a few moments that remind us of happier times. Best Goal Dimitri Payet’s winner against Romania, group game […]

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What will Philippe Montanier Bring to Nottingham Forest

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The appointment of Philippe Montanier as the new coach at Nottingham Forest came as a surprise to quite a few people in France. Perhaps the same way as his arrival at Stade Rennais did back in 2013. After great success at Real Sociedad, the former goalkeeper turned up in Brittany and offered hope to the Rennes fans, hoping to usher […]

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