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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Welcome to the Uphill Struggle

10.8.12 MHSC v TFC

So, that happened. The first match of the 2012/13 Ligue 1 season, the grand event, reigning champions Montpellier at home to Toulouse, was a strange affair. Outside the ground, there was the usual hustle, people eating and drinking in the fanzone, a trail of blue and orange shirts making their way to the ground, a banner, hung on some railings, […]

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Heartbroken Toulouse fans suffering from Casanova charm

On Friday night we welcome the return of Ligue 1 and what better way to kick it off than by watching Champions Montpellier take on fellow southerners Toulouse. The Stade de la Mosson will be bathed in late evening sunshine to see a new-look Montpellier side face up to Alain Casanova’s depleted outfit. After finishing the season poorly with only […]

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PSG sign Lucas Moura: Superstar or Super-expensive?

Brazilian football expert Chris Atkins weighs up the latest move from Super-rich Paris Saint-Germain. Now will Lucas Moura become the next Ronaldinho or just another expensive flop? Traditionally, €43 million signings have been the domain of the established world class star. Indeed, just a matter of weeks ago, Brazil captain Thiago Silva, regarded by many as European football’s leading centre-back […]

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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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Hugo Lloris the hero for Lyon as they lift the Trophee des Champions

Lyon lifted the first cup of the season with a penalty shoot-out win over the French Champions Montpellier after the Trophee des Champions finished 2-2 in New York City. After Alexandre Lacazette missed a gilt edged chance to win the game late on it was goalkeeper Hugo Lloris who stepped up to be the hero saving two penalties as Lyon […]

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