Articles by: French Football Weekly

Episide 120: Down and out without much of a fight

Episide 120: Down and out without much of a fight

France lost 1-0 to Germany in the quarter-finals of the World Cup. The journey is over, France are out, and as impressive as the run was, they left Brazil without putting up too much of a fight. France were tame, and disappointing on the day. The team look at the […]

Relive the France glory days with Campo Retro

Relive the France glory days with Campo Retro

After the success of our competition with Campo Retro, they have kindly offered to try and soften the blow of France’s 1-0 defeat to Germany and subsequent elimination from the World Cup in Brazil. Until the end of the World Cup they are offering 10% off all their clothing to […]

Episode 119: Nigeria beaten by Griez-lightning

Episode 119: Nigeria beaten by Griez-lightning

France have qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup after defeating Nigeria by 2 goals to nil. It was a tough match for France and came under a lot of pressure in the first 60 minutes, then substitute Antoine Griezmann made a telling impact and France found a way […]

Episode 118: Mission Accomplished – Next Stop Nigeria

Episode 118: Mission Accomplished – Next Stop Nigeria

After France’s 0-0 draw with Ecuador, the team discuss the end of the Group Stage. France finishing with seven points, who impressed, who needs to step up and what decisions did Didier Deschamps get right. They also look forward to the knockout game against Nigeria and discuss the best XI […]

Episode 117: France blast holes in Swiss cheese

Episode 117: France blast holes in Swiss cheese

France continued their impressive start in the 2014 World Cup with a wonderful 5-2 victory over Switzerland. Jeremy, Jonathan and Andrew are joined by Stephane Farenga to discuss the game. Karim Benzema and Olivier Giroud impress upfront ahead of the wonderful midfield trio. Moussa Sissoko played superb and inspired France […]

Episode 116: Benzema Blasts Away Those Damn Monkeys

Episode 116: Benzema Blasts Away Those Damn Monkeys

France get their 2014 World Cup campaign off with a 3-0 win over Honduras. Andrew and Jeremy are joined by Igor Mladenovic to discuss the game, the key moments and the decisions made by Didier Deschamps. They look forward to the game against Switzerland and discuss their thoughts and predictions. […]

Episode 115: It was only Jamaica-lite

Episode 115: It was only Jamaica-lite

The World Cup is upon us and this is the first French Football Weekly podcast looking towards this summer’s tournament. The team discuss the friendly against Jamaica and what it means for the tournament and the opening game against Honduras. How important will the loss of Franck Ribery be to […]

Olympique Lyonnais Stars Warm up for the World Cup with poker hands

Olympique Lyonnais Stars Warm up for the World Cup with poker hands

Former Olympique Lyonnais goalkeeper Rémy Vercoutre may be known for having a reasonably safe pair of hands – but according to a recent video ad for the Poker Stars website – midfielder Clément Grenier has even bigger hands. Of course you have to know at least a little Francais to […]