The Madness of Mensah

With controversial Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah moving to Ligue 1 new-boys Evian Thonon-Gaillard under somewhat controversial circumstances, we asked Serie A enthusiast Luca Persico of Global Calcio for his opinions on the defender and what can be expected from him should the move be sanctioned. While many in France are familiar with Olympique Lyonnais defender John Mensah, his namesake Jonathan […]

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The Ten Greatest French Club Sides of All Time – Part 1

Today sees the start of a new series on French Football Weekly. The Orwell prize nominated writer Juliet Jacques has selected the 10 Greatest French club sides of all time. To kick-off the countdown we start with an introduction and the team chosen in 10th place. French and European club competition owes much to former France player and manager Gabriel […]

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Rennes’ Jonathan Pitroipa: The German opinion

Rennes captured the signing of Hamburg winger Jonathan Pitroipa this week, and who better to tell us all about him than HSV and Bundesliga expert @dan_bu After weeks of uncertainty and negotiations between the clubs, HSV’s Jonathan Pitroipa was finally allowed join Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais for a basic fee of about €3.5 million. After three years in Northern […]

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