“Bixente!”

Bixente Lizarazu - Bayern Munich

It is a great pleasure to announce the next inductee into the French Football Weekly Hall of Fame as World-Cup winning left-back Bixente Lizarazu. Bixente Lizarazu was born in 1969 in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, a town which lies in the French Basque Country.  In 1987, Lizarazu made his professional debut for Bordeaux, starting out as a left-sided midfielder before making the switch […]

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Will Joe get LOSC in Lille’s system

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There is no doubt that this summer’s transfer window will go down as one of the busiest in Ligue 1 history. Marseille, PSG, Lyon and Lille all spent money, bringing in players to strengthen their status as the four biggest teams in France. Throughout the transfer period it seemed a day didn’t pass without one of the leagues finest linked […]

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Here Come the Girls – Div 1 Féminine Preview

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Gareth Llewellyn-Stevens is a keen follower of Women’s football around the world. So who better to bring us an excellent preview into the start of the Women’s French Division 1 Féminine. It seems like an eternity since Lyon won their ninth Division 1 Féminine title at the end of the 2010/2011 season, finishing unbeaten in Division 1, just three days […]

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Arsenal New Boy: Park Chu Young

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The sleepy region of Nord-Pas-de-Calais awoke on Saturday morning to rumours of Lille’s favourite Belgian son Eden Hazard apparently turning up in London for a medical in London. Was the move to Arsenal finally on? Quickly these rumours were dashed when Hazard’s teammate Aurelian Chedjou posted a picture on twitter of Hazard and himself posing in the LOSC changing room […]

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Episode 26 – Marseille LOSC the lead

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Welcome to the French Football Weekly podcast. Join Jon and Andrew for a bumper edition of French Football Weekly. They discuss the big game of the week between Lille and Marseille. Dijon win their second game in a row, Alain Traore continues his fantastic start to the season. And Francis Gillot guides Bordeaux to their first win. The latest prediction […]

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