Preview: PSG v Arsenal – Champions League

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Even though it feels like Paris Saint-Germain has played Chelsea around 100 times in the last few seasons, Tuesday’s game with Arsenal is only the first competitive meeting between these two clubs in 22 years. Arsenal beat PSG 2-1 on aggregate, winning 1-0 at Highbury, to advance to the final of the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1994. Now, the […]

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Preview: Lille OSC v FK Qabala – Europa League Qualifying

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Opinions are mixed in Lille right now, fans are somewhat happy, apprehensive and some just plain confused. All that goes out the window on Thursday when the action turns to the pitch – not their normal pitch – as they take on Azerbaijani side FK Qabala in the first leg of their Europa League third round qualifying tie. Due to […]

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Chelsea Set to Win Race to Sign Michy Batshuayi from Marseille

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On Monday evening, news broke that Crystal Palace had agreed a fee with Olympique de Marseille for Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi. That must have triggered a few alarm bells around Europe and 24 hours later L’Equipe and RMC were reporting that Chelsea have jumped in, sealing a €40 million move. Confirmation de l'info de l'Equipe. #Batshuayi c'est fait à #Chelsea pour […]

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France Defence Fails to Convince Against Cameroon #Euro2016

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From the moment that France was eliminated from the 2014 World Cup by Germany, any progress from les Bleus was going to be difficult to gauge. Since that day in Rio de Janeiro, Didier Deschamps’ team have not played a competitive fixture. Monday’s friendly fixture against Cameroon in Nantes’ Stade de la Beaujoire again asked more questions than it answered, […]

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Bulgaria 0-1 France: Toulon 2016 – Guirassy with the Winner

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France took control of Group A of the Toulon Tournament with a close 1-0 win over Bulgaria on Friday evening. The Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny in Aubagne wasn’t treated to the best performances, but Sehrou Guirassy’s second half strike was enough to seal their second win in three days. Patrick Gonfalone made seven changes to the team that beat Mexico 3-1 […]

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Toulon Tournament 2016: France kick off their campaign

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It is one of the most anticipated youth tournament on the football calender. The Toulon Tournament may not have official UEFA backing, but it’s classed as the place to be as summer football gets underway. France has a huge tradition in this tournament, as well as hosting the event Les Bleus have lifted the trophy 13 times and been runners-up […]

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PREVIEW: PSG v Rennes: Ligue 1 Week 36

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Stade Rennais travel to the French capital on Friday night for a tough clash against the champions at the Parc des Princes. On one hand, Paris Saint-Germain could be distracted and chance for Rennes to win some vital points in their quest for European football, but Laurent Blanc will expect his team to finish the season strong to help their […]

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