Zinedine Zidane Competition

BORDEAUX VS PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN

Eighteen years ago Zinedine Zidane scored a wonderful free-kick in the first half as Bordeaux beat Saint-Etienne 2-1 at the Stade Chaban Delmas. On Thursday night the two teams meet again, locked together on 26 points, a win for either side could be vital in their quest for Champions League qualification. In order to commemorate this game we have an […]

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Onwards and upwards for Gillot’s Bordeaux

FCGB v OM

Last season Bordeaux finished the campaign on a six-match winning run and that good form continued into this season as les Girondins made a flying start in Ligue 1. After a difficult recent spell, wins against Toulouse and Lorient have propelled Francis Gillot’s side into the European places and Europa League progress now seems a possibility after some good recent […]

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Gignac 2-2 Ibrahimovic as honours are shared in Le Classique

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Another great weekend of football in Ligue 1, with a bumper 33 goals scored over the 10 matches – great for all Ligue 1-ophiles looking to spread the good word about the Championnat. Matchday 8 saw some great matches, and was a good week for, amongst others, Lille who grabbed their first win since the opening day, Reims who continued […]

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Could Bordeaux be dark horses for the top three?

Bordeaux are tipped by many people to be the dark horses this season at getting into that elusive top-three and they are already consolidating that belief after a fantastic start to the season. Holding Paris Saint-Germain to a goalless draw in the capital at the weekend has received appraisal all over France by shutting out the most expensive attacking contingent […]

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Benoit Pedretti’s late goal steals all three points for Lille

There we have it, the first weekend in Ligue 1 is in the books. We had 25 goals, six sending off, four goals in the 90th minute and quite amazingly only one home team picked up a victory. Now instead of the normal review that most sites do, we want to do things a little different this season. We won’t […]

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2012/13 Ligue 1 Previews

FFW PRESENTS OUR 2012/2013 LIGUE 1 PREVIEWS The brand new Ligue 1 season is upon us. On Friday night Montpellier take on Toulouse and get the new season underway. Now to lauch the new season we have got together some of the best Ligue 1 writers and put together previews for all twenty Ligue 1 sides. So either click the […]

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The kits of Ligue 1: Part One

We are now only 11 days away from the new Ligue 1 season kicking off and we begin our previews by bringing you the kit you will be watching the teams wear throughout the season. First of all above is the new Ligue 1 ball, celebrating the 80th anniversary of professional football in France, the new adidas ball pays homage […]

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