Girondins de Bordeaux – 2012/13 Season Review

It’s been a season of contrasting emotions for Les Girondins and their fans, but 2012/2013 should go down as ultimately a successful year. Even before the season had begun, expectations were somewhat lowered when it became clear that there would no funds available for new players. Despite snatching a Europa League spot on the final day of last season, President […]

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Bordeaux win the Coupe de France in thrilling final

Congratulations to Girondins de Bordeaux on their Coupe de France victory last night. Relive last night’s final by reading through our coverage that was broadcast on twitter last night. PRE-GAME Bonsoir a tous, this is @Philby1976 here for Evian v Bordeaux in the #CdF final – #magiedelacoupe people! First, the teams. Evian : Laquait – Dja Djédjé, Cambon, Betao, Wass […]

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Ligue 1 Highlights: Week 37

These clips are available to all viewers in Europe (except France & Spain), Sub Saharan Africa and Australasia. Excluded in North Africa, Asia and N&S America. WEEK 37 Sunday 19th May NICE v LYON Saturday 18th May ST-ETIENNE v MARSEILLE PSG v BREST SOCHAUX v TOULOUSE RENNES v AJACCIO MONTPELLIER v LILLE REIMS v LORIENT TROYES v BORDEAUX EVIAN v […]

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Coupe de France Semi-Finals Preview / Weather Round-Up

The magic of the cup is still with us, people. Two sides who could well go down to Ligue 2 at the end of the season are still in the race for silverware, and a place in the Europa League; 19th play 9th, and 18th play 8th, which has a pleasing symmetry to it, although the dreaded word ‘reporté‘ has […]

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This Charming Man: Yoann Gourcuff

The tortured artist of the number 10 shirt is a so-what tired cliché at this point in the 21st century. The image projected by these magical players has changed dramatically since the days of the solitary artists of bygone years. The likes of Iniesta, Ozil and David Silva are no doubt the playmakers of their sides but the idea of […]

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Coupe de France Quarter-Finals: Previews

The Magic of the Cup took a bit of a knock in the last round, as only Lens remain as representatives of football outside Ligue 1. The last three amateur sides in the competition exited in the last round, so we will not see the like of last year’s final where Quevilly made Lyon sweat a little before getting their […]

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Ligue 1 Highlights: Week 32

These clips are available to all viewers in Europe (except France & Spain), Sub Saharan Africa and Australasia. Excluded in North Africa, Asia and N&S America. WEEK 32 Sunday 14 April LYON v TOULOUSE NICE v SOCHAUX LILLE v MARSEILLE Saturday 13 April EVIAN v RENNES BORDEAUX v MONTPELLIER LORIENT v BASTIA BREST v REIMS AJACCIO v NANCY TROYES v […]

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