Le Grand Choc Féminin : PSG v OL

Seger v Schelin

Tonight sees a match that could decide the Division 1 title and see it go somewhere other than Lyon for the first time since… (reaches for archive folder) 2006 when Juvisy took the honours. PSG welcome OL to Charlety and the situation could not be closer. PSG currently top the table with 73 points, but given their continuing involvement in the […]

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Can Paris Saint-Germain Take Lyon’s Crown Both Home and Away?

les bleues v brasil

At the winter break, it’s a chance to sit back, open a bottle of red and consider how things have gone so far – and also to ponder the prospects for an interesting 2015, at both club and international level. Division 1 is 14 games into a 22-game season, and there are changes afoot. The key battle is at the top, although […]

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U20 Women’s World Cup : Semi-Finals here we come

France U20 beat S Korea

The U20 Women’s World Cup is currently taking place in Canada, and France are through to the semi-finals where they will face (melodramatic music) Germany. Les Bleuettes motored through the group stage, with wins over Costa Rica (5-1), New Zealand (4-0) and Paraguay (3-0), making them the only team to go through with nine points, and with a joint-highest goals total […]

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Foot Feminin – Division 1 round-up and WCL

Five games into the new season, and Lyon are top with five wins out of five. Business as usual? It certainly looks that way, particularly as there have already been three grands chocs between the members of the traditional top four, with the title holders having already beaten both Juvisy and PSG. The scoreline was the same in both matches (3 […]

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Ladies Relaunch – Division 1

OLF Cup

Division 1 kicks off this weekend, and with yet more overseas internationals joining the league, and QSI also investing in their women’s team, it looks set to be more exciting than ever. While Lyon remain the team to beat, PSG have continued the investment that we noted last season, when they brought in a swathe of international stars as well […]

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Women’s Euros – Le Bilan des Bleues

The morning after the night before, and having reached the status of favourites with three wins in the group stage, and eight out of eight in qualifiers, France are out after losing to Denmark, who were there thanks to a hat, on penalties. «C’est ce sport : il faut savoir être efficace, dominer ne suffit pas.» Sandrine Soubeyrand As ever, […]

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Report: France 1 Denmark 1 – Women’s Euros

Bini

A worrying note before the match – Marie-Laure Delie, absent in the last group game after picking up a knock in the warm-up, listed as ‘très incertaine’. Another, Bruno Bini absent from the press conference on Sunday for a ‘family problem’. So, in the absence of your regular striker, and your back-up having played a good match against England? Play […]

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Report: France 3 – 0 England, Women’s Euros

Bleues warm up

So, having won the first two games France had already qualified, so Bruno Bini decided to try changing it up, replacing the goalkeeper, two defenders, one holder, and switching the attack around. While one appreciates that he might be trying to get his back-ups up and running in a safe environment, one does also wonder if he is not doing […]

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