Archive for category: LOSC Lille

Qualifying for Europe: French clubs set for play-off tests

Qualifying for Europe: French clubs set for play-off tests

Champions League Lille have a big task ahead of them as they prepare to meet Porto on Wednesday evening (19.45 / 20.45 CEST on Bein 1). Having beaten Grasshopper of Zurich, making less of an impact than at the recent World Cup, 2-0 (Sebastien Corchia 30′, Ryan Mendes 49′) in Zurich, they […]

2014/15 Ligue 1 Season Preview

2014/15 Ligue 1 Season Preview

It’s here! We are only days away from the start of the 2014/15 Ligue 1 season. This is set to be one of the best seasons in recent years. Paris Saint-Germain may be miles away from the competition, but it’s the 19 teams behind the champions that will scrap for […]

Liverpool bound Divock Origi has the world at his feet

Liverpool bound Divock Origi has the world at his feet

Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have all been linked with a move for Lille’s Divock Origi in recent weeks, and on Wednesday evening it was reported that Liverpool had stolen a march on the other Premier League suitors and were close to completing a deal worth around €10 million for […]

Vincent Enyeama: Helping the Super Eagles to soar

Vincent Enyeama: Helping the Super Eagles to soar

It seems strange to say it about a 31-year old, but 2013-2014 has been something of a breakout season for Vincent Enyeama – at least in terms of the big European leagues. The Nigerian goalkeeper will take the field against Iran for his country’s World Cup opener this Monday full […]

Divock Origi: Arise the New Prince of Les Diables Rouges

Divock Origi: Arise the New Prince of Les Diables Rouges

The Divock Origi story starts like that of any other young hopeful striker at any club across Europe. You hear the stories: the remarks about how good he is and then he’s compared to the last great prodigy that came through the ranks. You are not sure what to believe, […]

Lille OSC: 2013/14 Season Review

Lille OSC: 2013/14 Season Review

For all the pre-season talk of transition and struggle, you have to take your hat off to René Girard and the Lille side for finishing third in Ligue 1. It may not have been pretty to watch, sometimes it was even dull, but it was incredibly effective. Although they could […]

RESULTS: FFW Ligue 1 End of Season Awards

RESULTS: FFW Ligue 1 End of Season Awards

The public votes have been counted and verified, the expert views of French Football Weekly’s crack team of writers have been included, and we are proud to reveal the winners of this years Ligue 1 End of Season Awards. Thank you to everyone who voted and everyone who ReTweeted a […]

Preview: Tough at the Top – Lille OSC v Paris Saint-Germain

Preview: Tough at the Top – Lille OSC v Paris Saint-Germain

The champagne is on ice, the fireworks are primed and ready to go: in case you missed it, Paris Saint-Germain clinched the Ligue 1 title at home on Wednesday night. Well we say clinched, but it was Monaco’s slip against Guingamp that sealed the deal. No matter what happens this […]