Coupe de France 2017 32emes – Saturday Part I

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After last night’s aperitif, featuring two mild cupsets as Les Herbiers and Avranches both saw off Ligue 2 opponents, and one par-for-the-course win for Monaco, we move on to the first course of this year’s Coupe de France Round of 64 this afternoon. There are ten ties, featuring teams from the top six tiers of France’s footballing pyramid from Ligue […]

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Coupe de France 2017 32emes – Friday

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It’s the 100th edition of the Coupe de France and the ninth round / 32emes / round of 64 is the traditional way to restart French football after the winter break. Things kick off on Friday night with three matches, including high-flying Monaco against AC Ajaccio, and two potentially tight encounters between teams just one division apart. Monaco (L1) – […]

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United Keeping Tabs On Celtic’s Dembele

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Ever since young French striker Moussa Dembele arrived at Celtic Park from English Championship side Fulham, he has looked every bit a star, scoring eighteen goals for his new club to date. The 20-year-old took his tally for the French Under-21 side to four goals from four games recently, finding the back of the net twice in a 3-2 victory […]

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Is Ligue 1 Improving or are PSG in Decline?

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Ever since the Qatar Sports Investment company waltzed into Paris, with their dream of global football domination and a huge sack of Euro’s at their disposal, PSG have been the dominant force in French football. Since that takeover, PSG have splashed out close to half a billion Euros on playing staff. Some of those signings have been better than others, […]

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I Ligue 1 Betting Preview: Week 11 – Lille v PSG, Marseille v Bordeaux, Nice v Nantes

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As we roll into Week 11 of the Ligue 1 season, OGC Nice lead the way, but Paris Saint-Germain have the chance to lump the pressure on as they take on Lille OSC in Friday night’s game. Mario Balotelli & Co. play FC Nantes on Sunday afternoon, with a four-point gap over AS Monaco in second they will end the […]

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Rudi Garcia Appointed as the New Coach of Olympique Marseille

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The French football club Olympique Marseille has already confirmed reports that Rudi Garcia will fill the seat of the head coach. According to the confirmed reports, the French coach has agreed to hold the position for a period of three years in a deal reached on the same day his contract at AS Roma was terminated. The Italian giants did […]

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Ligue 1 Betting: Week 10 – PSG vs Marseille, Nantes vs Rennes, Monaco vs Montpellier

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Every matchday 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 Let’s look at how the team did in Week 9… The team (well most of them…) regained a little collective pride with a much better showing this week – […]

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