The Ups and Down from all around France: 2012/13

The 2012/13 football season has just about come to a close and here are the various UPS and DOWNS from all over the country. Beware of the lower league reconstruction which sees more teams go down than go up. LIGUE 1 Champions: Paris Saint-Germain CL Group: Marseille CL Qualifier: Lyon Europa League: OGC Nice Europa League Qf: Saint-Etienne Relegation: AS […]

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Créteil take one more step towards Ligue 2

Time to round-up the action around France this weekend. We’ll start down in the CFA 2, France’s fourth division. Starting in Group A Beauvais won a mid-table clash with Aubervilliers 1-0 on Wednesday evening – Jonathan Mendes scored the winner on the 71th minute, four minutes after going down to 10 men after Quentin Moutiapoulle saw red. That was as […]

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Ibrahima Touré impresses in the Principality: AS Monaco v Arles-Avignon

Swapping Norfolk for the South of France Matthew Wassell took a little trip to the principality and watched Monaco take on Arles Avignon in Ligue 2. Naturally he turned to FFW to provide the picturesque views and tales from Monte Carlo. “Vous êtes 6083”.  This message, displayed on the various screens around the Stade Louis II, gave rise to a […]

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Preview: AS Monaco heavy favourites to lift Ligue 2 crown

With the start of the Ligue 2 season upon us we needed a quality preview for the upcoming season. Only one name came to mind “Below The Top League” These guys are the go to guys when it comes to Europe’s second division. Let them get you all excited for the new season in France’s second tier. The opening weekend […]

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Lille II – Scouting Report v Villemomble Sports

Before the big night game between Lille OSC and Olym pique Lyon we travelled to the Stade Lille Metropole – Terrain II to watch the CFA game between Lille II and Villemomble Sports. A chance to have a look at some of the young Lille players trying to break through, who knows the next “Eden Hazard” could have been on […]

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