Archive for category: Ligue 1

Bryan Dabo: Going Rover to Blackburn

Bryan Dabo: Going Rover to Blackburn

While most of the transfer window talk re: Montpellier has been about the arrival of M’Baye Niang on loan, and the potential exit of Remy Cabella, one move that has gone slightly under the radar (in that it is not up on the MHSC site as yet) is Bryan Dabo […]

Preview: Monaco v Marseille, Game 22

Preview: Monaco v Marseille, Game 22

Just a few days after dealing with the blow of losing star striker Falcao, possibly until the end of the season, AS Monaco (2nd in the table) host Olympique de Marseille (5th) on Sunday to stay alive in the Ligue 1 title race. Claudio Ranieri’s side is under pressure after […]

Mercato Winter Window Wonderland: Ligue 1 Transfer Review

Mercato Winter Window Wonderland: Ligue 1 Transfer Review

This month, the FFW team have been looking nervously at the transfer rumour reports, either hoping for much-needed reinforcements, or fearing a potentially disastrous departure. Or both. Now the window has Slammed ShutTM, we round up the moves, including a couple that may have flown under the radar as they […]

Coupe de France: Results and Draw

Coupe de France: Results and Draw

A cracking round of matches saw two proper giant-killings as Moulins (CFA) beat Toulouse 2-1, and fifth-tier Ile Rousse saw off Bordeaux on penalties. Three Ligue 2 sides (Caen, Lens and Angers) saw off Ligue 1 opposition (Ajaccio, SC Bastia and Sochaux), and CFA2′s Sete beat CFA’s Jura Sud 2-0. […]

Coupe de France: Previews Seiziemes de Finale

Coupe de France: Previews Seiziemes de Finale

Reset your magie de la coupe levels, it’s the round of 32 – while top-billing in the timetable and TV schedules has been given to the two all-Ligue 1 clashes, OM v Nice and PSG v Montpellier, we are assured some minnow-progression with matches between Sete and Jura Sud, and […]

Coupe de France: Chasselay Monts d’Or Azergues vs AS Monaco

Coupe de France: Chasselay Monts d’Or Azergues vs AS Monaco

La magie de la Coupe. Something that the FA Cup tries to monopolise, but which has been diluted to homeopathic levels by reserve team selections, Wembley semi-finals and tea-time Final kick-offs. France still take their romantic duties seriously however, and a sprinkling of magic took place in the last round, […]

Coupe de France: PSG v Montpellier

Coupe de France: PSG v Montpellier

The two most recent French champions go head-to-head on Wednesday when current titleholders Paris Saint-Germain welcome 2011-2012 surprise winners Montpellier HSC to the Parc des Princes in the Coupe de France round of 32. However, while the capital club have thrived since La Paillade famously pipped them to the title […]

Coupe de France: Balagne Ile Rousse v Bordeaux

Coupe de France: Balagne Ile Rousse v Bordeaux

Like the rustic Trinighellu train that snakes its way around the breath-taking coastline of the beautiful island of Corsica, local side Football Ile-Rousse Monticello (or Balagne Ile Rousse) are making steady inroads on what could potentially be a famous deep Coupe de France run. Next up for the plucky islanders […]