Kurt Zouma: Les Verts Teenage Sensation

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by Andrew Gibney This weekend at the Stade Lille Metropole Christoph Galtier’s Saint-Etienne side emerged with a new number four in the line-up. This was not a new signing making his debut this was a sign of Galtier confidence in the newest teenage sensation making waves in France. Appearing for the tenth time in Ligue 1 it would be the […]

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Can Mevlüt Erdinç fire Rennes past Marseille


by Andrew Gibney Back in September the season was still in its infancy, over in Brittany Rennes had started fairly well. Exciting crowds with their fast-paced counter-attacking style, could they go one step further than the previous season? Down in the south of France things hadn’t started as well. Didier Deschamps men were without a win in four games, and […]

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Clément Chantôme : The Forgotten Man

Last summer when the new-found QSI millions were bringing expensive signings to Paris by the truckload, one member of the Paris Saint-Germain side more than most was probably fearing for his position. Clément Chantôme, the home-grown, classy and technically gifted midfielder who had been a lynchpin of Antoine Kombouaré’s side in previous seasons saw the club go out and sign […]

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Interview with new Brazilian sensation


Francois Gillot was quick to add a new addition to the Bordeaux squad once the transfer window opened. Brazilian full-back Mariano has joined from Fluminese. Our friends over at SambaFoot were lucky enough to catch up with the right-back and asked him a few questions about his first few weeks in France. Before deciding to accept Bordeaux’s offer, did you […]

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Newcastle Bid For French Ace Rejected

A busy week so far in Ligue 1 following the opening of the transfer window, here are some of the most recent stories that have been catching the eye. Newcastle United have failed with a bid for Dijon midfielder Benjamin Corgnet according to the club’s manager Patrice Carteron. The Magpies have found great vaue across the channel in recent months […]

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