Metz Que Un Club: The night Metz humbled Barcelona


Earlier this week Paris Saint-Germain impressively beat Barcelona at the Parc des Princes, repeating their feat of 1995. However, only one French club has succeeded in beating the Catalan giants in their own back yard. This Friday, 3 October, sees the thirtieth anniversary of one of French football’s greatest European club results, and one of Barcelona’s biggest humiliations. Following their […]

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Deschamps and France: Searching for an identity


It’s no exaggeration to say that France has some soul-searching to do.  The World Cup qualifying play-offs are looming large on a sea that is anything but calm.  The qualifying campaign has been fairly efficient considering France was matched with trophy-magnet Spain, but it has hardly been inspiring stuff.  Going into their most recent game against Belarus, Les Bleus had […]

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Around Ligue 1, preseason is well underway, and the champions Paris Saint-Germain will fly out to Sweden this week, playing a local Swedish team and then a glamour friendly against Real Madrid on July 27th. During this game, the players will reveal the new NIKE away kit, and wear it against Carlo Ancelotti’s new team. To support this launch, NIKE […]

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French Football Weekly has teamed up with Savile Rogue to give you the chance to win one of the world’s finest cashmere football scarves in your club’s colours. Savile Rogue scarves give a nod to the football terraces of yesteryear, shunning in-your-face logos and cheap nylon in favour of a traditional bar design and the comfort, quality and warmth of […]

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Zinedine Zidane Competition


Eighteen years ago Zinedine Zidane scored a wonderful free-kick in the first half as Bordeaux beat Saint-Etienne 2-1 at the Stade Chaban Delmas. On Thursday night the two teams meet again, locked together on 26 points, a win for either side could be vital in their quest for Champions League qualification. In order to commemorate this game we have an […]

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