Real Madrid’s Newest Galactico: Raphael Varane

With only seconds remaining at the Stade Louis II Raphael Varane rose highest to power a towering header past Sebastien Chabbert. The 94th minute equaliser against Monaco from the RC Lens defender wouldn’t be enough to keep his side up and the failure to collect all three points sealed Lens fate. Les Sang et Or would be playing their football […]

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Nolan Roux: Top prospect linked with Liverpool

On Tuesday afternoon various media sources picked up the story that Brest striker Nolan Roux was a target for English side Liverpool. Some sources even going as far to say a fee and contract terms had been agreed and the 23 yr old would be on his way to Anfield on Friday or Saturday to have a medical before completing […]

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Johnny Rep: Les Verts and Oranje Legend


In the midst of transfer rumours and gossip it’s too easy to get lost in the hype of players of the future. So we asked John Dobson to cast his mind back to one of the greatest players ever to grace Ligue 1. Sometimes, even seasoned football observers must look at the Dutch side of the mid- to late-seventies and […]

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France light up the U17 World Cup

After a poor display at the U17 European Championships, understandably France started this tournament as one of the outsiders. A fantastic 3-0 win from this young Les Bleus side have put the other 23 teams on notice. A wonderful display of passing and movement turned out too much for the Argentine defence to handle and France were worthy winners.

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France steal a point off Hungary

Everyone at French Football Weekly was disappointed that Eurosport UK didn’t show France’s final group game in the Toulon Tournament. One of our good friend Tomasz Mortimer, a fan and writer of Hungarian football thankfully helped us out with a report on the game. France grabbed a last minute equaliser and go through top of the group while Hungary are […]

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