Archive for category: CFA2

Coupe de France: Moulins v Sete

Coupe de France: Moulins v Sete

CFA side Moulins sent Toulouse spiralling out of the cup in the last round, as we warned, in one of the upsets of the competition so far. A second-half brace from Sébastien Da Silva saw them come from behind to win 2-1 after Eden Ben Basat had opened the scoring, and put the […]

Coupe de France: Results and Draw

Coupe de France: Results and Draw

A cracking round of matches saw two proper giant-killings as Moulins (CFA) beat Toulouse 2-1, and fifth-tier Ile Rousse saw off Bordeaux on penalties. Three Ligue 2 sides (Caen, Lens and Angers) saw off Ligue 1 opposition (Ajaccio, SC Bastia and Sochaux), and CFA2′s Sete beat CFA’s Jura Sud 2-0. […]

Coupe de France: Previews Seiziemes de Finale

Coupe de France: Previews Seiziemes de Finale

Reset your magie de la coupe levels, it’s the round of 32 – while top-billing in the timetable and TV schedules has been given to the two all-Ligue 1 clashes, OM v Nice and PSG v Montpellier, we are assured some minnow-progression with matches between Sete and Jura Sud, and […]

Coupe de France: Sete v Jura Sud

Coupe de France: Sete v Jura Sud

This round sees the meeting of two cupset sides from the last round; CFA2′s FC Sete saw off National side Carquefou 2-0 with goals from their top scorer Lionel Gelly and veteran midfielder Christophe Rouve (d.o.b. 24 December 1970), and CFA’s Jura Sud scored early in a postponed encounter with Ligue […]

Coupe de France: Balagne Ile Rousse v Bordeaux

Coupe de France: Balagne Ile Rousse v Bordeaux

Like the rustic Trinighellu train that snakes its way around the breath-taking coastline of the beautiful island of Corsica, local side Football Ile-Rousse Monticello (or Balagne Ile Rousse) are making steady inroads on what could potentially be a famous deep Coupe de France run. Next up for the plucky islanders […]

Day-trip to Calais makes perfect football day out

Day-trip to Calais makes perfect football day out

Fed up with the price of English non-league football, James Drobka and friends took to the ferry, picked up their free bottle of wine and enjoyed a day out watching Calais and fifth division French football. You wouldn’t think it would be possible; however on this weekend, two friends and […]

Preview: Coupe de France 32es de finale

Preview: Coupe de France 32es de finale

Get set for some Magie de la Coupe as things kick off after the winter break with the Ligue 1 teams joining the fray. There are four all-Ligue 1 clashes, some familiar names from previous cupsets, and some minnows looking to overturn the big fish. Below is the full list […]

Coupe de France: Minnows to Heroes

The final ten games in the Coupe de France round of 64 feature some tasty match-ups, and the team have been digging for details. Chasselay CFA v Istres L2  Chasselay – full name Monts d’Or Azergues Chasselay – get their day in the spotlight this weekend when they host Ligue […]