Ligue 1: Week 20 – Preview + Predictions

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Ligue 1 is back following the winter break and the Coupe de France and, despite Paris Saint-Germain’s, 19-point lead at the top, we couldn’t be more excited for its return. Lyon open their brand new stadium against Troyes, Marseille will try to win at home against Guingamp and Lille boss Frederic Antonetti faces his old side Nice at the Stade […]

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Abdoul Camara: Derby County’s Ram-Raiding Speedster

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Under the bright lights of the Stade de France in 2008, a young Stade Rennais side beat Girondins de Bordeaux 3-0 to lift the prestigious Coupe Gambardella. Coming off the bench that day was Derby County’s new signing, Abdoul Camara – however, his journey from youth team to Pride Park has not been a smooth ride. INTERVIEW: @abdoul_razzagui says #DCFC's ambitions […]

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Angers Confirm Abdoul Camara Set for Derby County Move

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Speaking to French television program Telefoot, Angers boss Stephane Moulin has confirmed that winger Abdoul Camara is set to join Derby County this month. “Camara should be the last departure,” said the manager on Sunday.” Sitting third in Ligue 1, Angers have been one of the surprise packages this season, and although disappointed to lose another starter, it would mean […]

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Large Bid Needed to Take Marseille Defender to Norwich City

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In the summer just gone, Olympique de Marseille lost both Andre Ayew and Andre-Pierre Gignac on free transfers. With centre-back Nicolas N’Koulou unlikely to put pen to paper before his contract expires in 2016, it seems a large bid could persuade President Vincent Labrune to let the Cameroon international leave the club. Newspaper L’Equipe are reporting that Norwich City are […]

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Lille Name Their Price for Tottenham Hotspur Target

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Lille winger Sofiane Boufal has been monitored by Tottenham Hotspur for over a year now, even before he joined the Northern club from SCO Angers last January. Now, the 2011 Ligue 1 champions have told any interested party, via L’Equipe, that they will have to pay between €25-30 million to sign their top scorer. After the mess that was Divock […]

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Ligue 1: Week 17 – Previews + Predictions

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It’s a quick turnaround here in Ligue 1, and even the TV commentary team last night got confused what round they were talking about as Marseille beat Rennes 1-0 to finish up round 16. After the goal-fest last weekend (35), the midweek action saw the lowest scoring round so far this season, with only 13 scored, and a massive zero goals […]

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Ligue 1: Week 13 Preview + Predictions

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There has been more talk off the field that on it this week. Everyone loves a scandal, but here at FFW we prefer to stick to the football. Angers kick off proceedings with a tough test against Rennes, Caen will hope to stop the slide at home to Guingamp and then we end things with the last ever derby at […]

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Preview: Ligue 1 – Week 7

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The first mid-week set of fixtures this season sees Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the table take on in-form Guingamp. Angers and Reims do battle in the top six, Rennes take their quick start to Corsica and both Lille and Nantes get an extra few days off because of the Eurobasket at Stade Pierre Mauroy.   SCO Angers v […]

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