Azpilicueta plays on for Marseille despite Chelsea interest

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After already crossing the Channel once this summer to sign Lille’s star midfielder Eden Hazard, Chelsea are strongly rumoured to be about to dip into the Ligue 1 talent pool again, this time to pick up the services of Marseille’s right back Cesar Azpilicueta. The young defender, who will turn 23 later this month, arrived at the Stade Velodrome in […]

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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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Elie Baup: Marseille’s New Boss Facing Hard Times

If Didier Deschamps leaving the Stade Vélodrome had been on the cards for a while and was not a huge surprise for OM fans, then the club’s fast appointment of Élie Baup as Deschamps’ successor must have been a big surprise. OM toiled through last season finishing in 10th place despite starting the season as one of the favourites for […]

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