Men Against Young Boys As Monaco Take Control

Men Against Young Boys As Monaco Take Control

Before the new league campaign kicks off on August 7th, AS Monaco began their Champions League challenge with breath-taking 3-1 win over Young Boys of Berne on Tuesday night. Goals from Layvin Kurzawa, Guido Carillo and Marko Pasalic gave Leonardo Jardim’s side three fantastic away goals and puts them in a very strong position to reach the play-off round of Champions League qualification. Here is the story of the match: Que pensez-vous de la compo…

Read More

AS Monaco Start Campaign for Champions League Glory

AS Monaco Start Campaign for Champions League Glory

Monaco will be the first French team to kick a competitive ball this season, as they take on Swiss league runners-up Young Boys in Berne in the third qualifying round for the Champions League this Tuesday evening. Young Boys have never made it to the group stage, most recently being knocked out by Spurs in a play-off back in 2010/11, although they then made it to the knock-out stage of the Europa League; the following…

Read More

Aston Villa to Continue French Adventure With Jordan Veretout

Aston Villa to Continue French Adventure With Jordan Veretout

The catering staff at Aston Villa have been informed, the marketing team updated, from this season onwards Villa Park will be decked in Bleu, Blanc et Rouge and the menu will consist of exquisite Hors d’Oeuvres instead of Pukka Pies. On Tuesday morning, FC Nantes president Waldemar Kita was quoted in French newspaper L’Equipe confirming that a deal for Jordan Veretout to move to a “large” English club could be agreed later in the day….

Read More

Bordeaux – ConSagnolidation

Bordeaux – ConSagnolidation

There’s a way to go in the transfer window yet. For some fans, that’s a frightening thought, as their club has to try to hang on to key players for another four weeks; for others, a ray of hope as they wonder if their club will do … anything. Bordeaux fans may be in this second group. Arrivals! Four players back from loan spells, two of whom are out of contract and Emilio Sala who has moved…

Read More

Breton Pride Dented as Rennes Comfortably Beaten 2-0 By Celtic

Breton Pride Dented as Rennes Comfortably Beaten 2-0 By Celtic

At the beginning of the day, Glasgow was awash with blue skies and white clouds, but much like Stade Rennais’ Saturday afternoon, it quickly turned for the worse. As the rain fell over Celtic Park, a promising start from Philippe Montanier’s side was washed away within 13 minutes. Goals from Leigh Griffiths and Gary Mackay-Steven gave Celtic a 2-0 lead at HT and left the former Real Sociedad boss scratching his head with only two weeks until their…

Read More

Nampalys Mendy Set for Ranieri Reunion at Leicester City

Nampalys Mendy Set for Ranieri Reunion at Leicester City

On Monday morning, French newspaper L’Equipe reported that Leicester City had made a €10 million offer for OGC Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy. The 23-year-old has been a commanding presence in the south of France since he joined Le Gym from Monaco in the summer of 2013. The English club are obviously in the market for a combative defensive midfielder after being linked with SM Caen’s N’Golo Kante, but it’s no surprise that new boss Claudio…

Read More

OL Pride: Youthful Lyon Ready to Roar Again

OL Pride: Youthful Lyon Ready to Roar Again

While Monaco picked up ten players before the rest of the league had had a chance to even bookmark the LFP transfer page, and Marseille are shedding last season’s first team like they’ve got some form of bet on, things are a little bit different at the Stade Gerland. Yes, they’ve picked up Claudio ‘Air’ Beauvue from Guingamp and Jeremy ‘Free’ Morel from Marseille, and are shopping around for a centre-back, but as ever, it seems that…

Read More

What Jordan Amavi will bring to the Aston Villa revolution

What Jordan Amavi will bring to the Aston Villa revolution

When Aston Villa first made an approach for OGC Nice left-back Jordan Amavi, the French club were open to the move but apparently the young defender rejected the deal. However, now, it seems that Tim Sherwood and the midlands club are close to landing their next target. After recruiting Lille’s Idrissa Gueye and following the decision from Fabian Delph to continue his career at Vila Park, it has been reported that Amavi has been convinced…

Read More
1 2 3 111