PSG, doing their bit for sex equality.

PSG Last-Minute Penalty v MHSC

Mosson plays host to the Montpellier women’s team for the first time in over two years. God bless the new TV deal. A rainy weekend turns sunny for the match, and free admission encourages a wide range of support – grizzled old men smoke, young guys tweet, children play, babies cry.  Two little girls have matching ‘Lattaf 18’ shirts, others […]

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Les Bleues: KO’d at the JO – The Road to the Olympics

France's penalty miss against Japan in the Olympic semi-final. Fukumoto goes the wrong way, but Bussaglia puts it wide. Photo by Danny Myers.

Playing the reigning world champions in the semi-final of a knock-out tournament is always going to be a big ask, and when those champions play a patient possession game, have a doughty defence, and go 2-0 up just after half-time, the challenge becomes almost impossible.  Japan beat France 2-1 at Wembley on Monday night to set up a replay of […]

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Here Come the Girls – Div 1 Féminine Preview


Gareth Llewellyn-Stevens is a keen follower of Women’s football around the world. So who better to bring us an excellent preview into the start of the Women’s French Division 1 Féminine. It seems like an eternity since Lyon won their ninth Division 1 Féminine title at the end of the 2010/2011 season, finishing unbeaten in Division 1, just three days […]

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