Archive for category: Competition

World Cup 2014: France v Honduras – Preview

World Cup 2014: France v Honduras – Preview

After having to sit and watch the first three days of World Cup action, finally France get their tournament under way on Sunday evening. Honduras are the opponents as they do battle for Group E superiority. Having watched Brazil kick off with a win and Spain dismantled by Netherlands, Les […]

Forget Brazil 2014: The Alternative World Cup

Forget Brazil 2014: The Alternative World Cup

While most of the footballing world turns its eyes toward Brazil, Östersund, in the north of Sweden, is taking a breath after a frenzied week spent hosting a very different event: the first ever ConIFA World Football Cup. ConIFA, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations, is not yet a year […]

5 things to look for in France’s warm-up games

5 things to look for in France’s warm-up games

Hope springs eternal, the World Cup is just around the corner. This is the time when teams dream big – no one is here to make up the numbers and everyone believes (well, in not finishing bottom anyway!). But let’s not get carried away, almost all 32 teams have issues […]

France hoping to start winning summer in Toulon

France hoping to start winning summer in Toulon

Before the uncontrollable shaking begins, before you start trying to steal footballs off kids in the park, look at your TVs! Football is back already. The FFW calendar says today is the 21st of May, and that means we’ve been without competitive football for a whole FOUR days. We’re not […]

Europa League Last 16 : Lyon v Viktoria Plzen

Europa League Last 16 : Lyon v Viktoria Plzen

Yet again, Lyon have Thursday Night FootballTM with a key Ligue 1 match looming just behind it; yet again, Remi Garde has to try to keep several plates spinning simultaneously. As they prepare to welcome Viktoria Plzen to Gerland, with injuries to Gourcuff and Grenier ruling them out and Henri […]

An Audience with… Didier Deschamps

An Audience with… Didier Deschamps

This coming Monday 20 January, tune into our good friends at Sports FRL on French Radio London. The programme’s special guest will be Didier Deschamps, the manager of France’s national team. Samir Nasri’s injury, Franck Ribéry and the Ballon d’or, the responsibilities of a coach, his objectives for the World […]

#ICICESTPARIS Paris Saint-Germain Nike Air Max 90

#ICICESTPARIS Paris Saint-Germain Nike Air Max 90

  NIKE FRANCE FOOTBALL have released the new Nike Air 90 – this is no normal trainer, it is of course the PSG Nike Air 90. You can personalise the trainers in the PSG colours and with choice of slogan in the tongue and the PSG badge on the back, […]

World Cup: CAF Qualification – French representatives star in first leg battles

World Cup: CAF Qualification – French representatives star in first leg battles

World Cup Qualifying from the African Group has been a high-speed affair that has seen some big names already dumped out in the group stages, and a worryingly high number of results being overturned for fielding ineligible players (including Cape Verde, who managed to have one – lost – match […]