Archive for category: Ligue 1

Debut Issa piece of cake for Baradji #FFWTOTW

Debut Issa piece of cake for Baradji #FFWTOTW

Oh, Valenciennes! Valenciennes, Valenciennes, Valenciennes… With three minutes to go, Ariel Jacobs’ men were all set to climb outside the relegation zone for the first time since mid-September, leading lanterne rouge Ajaccio 2-1 at home (two more goals from Waris to make it 8 goals in 11 matches – Waris, he’s […]

Coupe de France Quarter Finals – Tilting at Windmills…

Coupe de France Quarter Finals – Tilting at Windmills…

The magic’s back. Eight teams, including two from the fourth tier of French football, will be fighting it out for a place in the semi-final, hoping for an iconic piece of silverware and a place in Europe next season. No replays. No names on shirts. No messing. Tuesday 25 March 19.45 GMT […]

Waris The Love: Majeed Magic sees Valenciennes beat Evian #FFWTOTW

Waris The Love: Majeed Magic sees Valenciennes beat Evian #FFWTOTW

A fascinating weekend of Ligue 1 action is over, at the end of which the positions have barely changed in the table, but the results may yet have a huge bearing on how the rest of the season pans out. Result of the weekend must surely go to third-bottom Valenciennes, […]

Episode 113: OMG AVB TO OM

Episode 113: OMG AVB TO OM

Hello and welcome to this week’s FFW podcast. This week’s podcast comes after the latest FFW summit in Lille. The guys took in LOSC v Montpellier in Lille. They discuss the game and the performances of some of the key players. Plus some more Salomon Kalou bashing. The topic of […]

Europa League Last 16 : Lyon v Viktoria Plzen

Europa League Last 16 : Lyon v Viktoria Plzen

Yet again, Lyon have Thursday Night FootballTM with a key Ligue 1 match looming just behind it; yet again, Remi Garde has to try to keep several plates spinning simultaneously. As they prepare to welcome Viktoria Plzen to Gerland, with injuries to Gourcuff and Grenier ruling them out and Henri […]

Arsenal target Serge Aurier leads stunning Toulouse comeback #FFWTOTW

Arsenal target Serge Aurier leads stunning Toulouse comeback #FFWTOTW

What’s the only thing better than scoring an injury time equaliser? How about following that up with an injury time winner? Scored by a 19 year old with his first career goal, en plus! Step forward Lyon and more specifically Corentin Tolisso, whose 95th minute winner, a couple of minutes […]

The six-way race for Europe is coming to the boil

The six-way race for Europe is coming to the boil

With 11 rounds left to play until the curtain falls on the 2013-2014 season, the race for Le Championnat is pretty much over. Except for a major cataclysm at the Camp des Loges, Paris will secure back-to-back Ligue 1 victories, as AS Monaco manager Claudio Ranieri himself admitted before facing […]

Moura-dona helps PSG to Le Classique victory #FFWTOTW

Moura-dona helps PSG to Le Classique victory #FFWTOTW

This weekend’s programme had two very stand-out games, both of which lived up to their billing, both of which ended with 2-0 wins for the home side, and both of which, combined, have arguably ended the title race. Marseille showed good heart against PSG but Blanc’s side were simply too […]