FFW Pod – Trollcams and Real Talk

FCN Tifo

This week there’s a full complement at FFW towers as Kris is joined by Jez, Phil and Rich, which involves a level of organisation equivalent to herding cats with a stick and/or the OL defence under pressure. The team rounds up Saint-Etienne 2 – 2 Marseille, Monaco’s big win at Angers, PSG’s upcoming match against Real Madrid, and OL’s troubles against Rennes. Also, questions, […]

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FFW Pod : Marseille v Monaco and Mercato Meanderings

OM 2.2 ASM]

Kris is joined by Phil and Jeremy to discus the big games of the weekend, mostly Marseille 2-2 Monaco, plus Malcom diving and Metz winning. They then move on to transfer movements featuring much love for Olivier Giroud, and whether Bryan Dabo is just trying to put a collection of cool shirts together. The podcast is available on Soundclound: And […]

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FFW Pod : Happy New Year

Granville v GDB

Phil, Jez and Rich get together for the first FFW Pod of 2018, reviewing the Coupe de France, glancing sideways at the Coupe de la Ligue and the transfer window, and looking forward to the return of Ligue 1 at the weekend. Which clubs might pull themselves together after the winter break? Which could tumble down the table? And which […]

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Coupe de la Ligue Quarter Finals


2018 got under way at the weekend with the round of 64 of the Coupe de France, with the Ligue 1 teams joining the fray, more or less successfully. Now with slightly less magic and a different take on what constitutes an upset, the junior cup competition is here as an amuse-bouche before the first round of 2018 Ligue 1 fixtures. OGC […]

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Coupe de la Ligue 8emes – goalkeeping heroics and officiating fails

Rennes v OM CDL

This midweek saw the Coupe de la Ligue huitiemes (round of 16) as the European teams joined in with a schedule featuring only one survivor from Ligue 2, lanterne rouge Tours. The junior cup competition in France may not be the most intriguing, and with the European teams having played twice a week since the international break, and two Ligue […]

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FFW Podcast : Win lose or draws


After a week out, Kris is joined by Jez and Phil to round up game 17, PSG’s Champions’ League campaign, Disneyland, the draw for the European knock-out rounds, some mild Coupe de la Ligue action, and what the hell is happening to Saint-Etienne right now. Lille were on a bit of an up after Marcelo Bielsa moved on, but are still in […]

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FFW Podcast: A Modern Classique

Neymar 10 crop

This week’s podcast is a duet, featuring Phil and Rich, as Jez is out of the country and Kris is in a meeting. Our duo look back over the Ligue 1 action, focusing on le Classique as Marseille and PSG drew 2-2 and Neymar got sent off. They also run over the European match-ups, France friendlies, and look forward to the […]

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Coupe de la Ligue Seiziemes / Dixiemes

Gaz v Red Star CdL

The Coupe de la Ligue is back, with the 14 Ligue 1 teams un-bothered by Europe joining the fray, which combined with the limited scope of professionalism in France and a fairly rigid approach to naming things, means another set of seiziemes that involve dix matches. One National (third-tier) team remains, Paris’ Red Star, who have so far needed penalties for their […]

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