Articles by: Jason Milligan

Coupe de France: La Suze-sur-Sarthe vs Lyon

La Suze host Lyon in this cup fixture due to be held at MMArena, a stadium in which Le Mans play their home games.  It remains to be seen whether Lyon will display a strong line-up for this confrontation but it does not seem like an upset will be on […]

Lyon: No Case for the Defence?

Lyon: No Case for the Defence?

Lyon’s current run of form sees them without a win in their last five competitive fixtures.  Just a few weeks ago the side seemed the main contenders to Paris Saint-Germain’s seemingly insatiable march to the Ligue 1 title but things have changed dramatically in the space of a few fixtures.  […]

Meet the team: Jason Milligan

Meet the team: Jason Milligan

The third leg of the FFW team that got this website up and running. A fellow Scot like Andrew, just proves the Scottish definitely know their football. I’m Jason and I’m a fan of Olympique Lyonnais.  I live in Lanarkshire, Scotland and I am a qualified linguist and teacher by […]

Destination Angleterre for Lloris?

Destination Angleterre for Lloris?

Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has drawn interest from a number of clubs this summer.  In previous years, links to the French number one may have been brushed off but this year is different.  With Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas looking to balance the books at the club after years of overspending, […]

Capital Punishment? Title race goes the distance

Capital Punishment? Title race goes the distance

The curtain is drawn on Ligue 1 this weekend but there are still a number of things to play for.  Most importantly, the title race has gone to the wire with Montpellier and Paris Saint-Germain still able to get their hands on the Ligue 1 trophy when all is said […]

Newcastle & Arsenal Target Could Stay

Newcastle & Arsenal Target Could Stay

Despite all the rumours regarding his future with Montpellier, captain Mapou Yanga Mbiwa could actually stay with the club.  Montpellier will have a tough job on their hands in keeping hold of the 22 year-old defender amidst interest from the Premier League, notably from clubs like Arsenal and Newcastle United, […]

Malouda dropped for Newcastle star: La Sélection

Malouda dropped for Newcastle star: La Sélection

“La Sélection” (Part 2) by Jason Milligan You may remember earlier in the season, just before Christmas, we at French Football Weekly outlined our picks for France’s selection at Euro 2012.  Before embarking on the task, we agreed that our selections would be reviewed and indeed improved later in the […]

Mirallas Happy at Olympiakos

Mirallas Happy at Olympiakos

Former Lille & St Etienne forward Kévin Mirallas, now at Olympiakos, has revealed that he would like to stay in Greece for the foreseeable future.  There has been heightened interest in the striker following a haul of 18 goals in 21 league matches for the Greek Super League Champions but […]