Le Grand Match: Rennes v Bordeaux

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Wednesday night’s match at the Stade de la Route de Lorient pits two managers against each other who have been facing difficult periods recently. In the blue corner visiting manager Francis Gillot had been under immense pressure until a recent upturn in form at the end of November has seen them rise to ninth position in the league. Meanwhile, Frédéric Antonetti […]

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Week 18: Ligue 1 Previews

Saturday 17th December – 18:00 kick-off BREST v AUXERRE SM CAEN v AS NANCY DIJON FCO v SAINT-ETIENNE MARSEILLE v LORIENT MONTPELLIER v TOULOUSE OGC NICE v VALENCIENNES Saturday 17th December – 20:00 kick-off LYON v EVIAN TG Sunday 18th December – 16:00 kick-off AC AJACCIO v RENNES BORDEAUX v SOCHAUX Sunday 18th December – 20:00 kick-off PARIS SAINT GERMAIN […]

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Pastore Unhappy at PSG?

Paris Saint-Germain’s big-money summer signing Javier Pastore has revealed that he “dreams of playing for a big club”.  The midfielder hinted to a radio station that he would move on to a bigger club if the opportunity arose in the future.  He even went as far as to say: “I miss Italian football, especially Palermo.  French people are much colder […]

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Le Grand Match: Paris Saint-Germain vs Lille OSC

This weekend sees Paris Saint-Germain take on Lille in what should be an interesting and entertaining confrontation between two sides looking to make their mark on the title race in Ligue 1 this season.  There will be a number of key battles across the field as both sides look for maximum points in this fixture. It must be said that […]

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Aubameyang Set For St Etienne Stay

St Etienne have been buoyed by the news that forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants to stay at the club.  The 22 year-old Gabon international had been loaned in consecutive seasons by AC Milan to Dijon, Lille, Monaco and now St Etienne, but it seems the player has now found somewhere he would like to continue his career.  He told Gabonese press:

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Maiga the Magpie?

France Football have suggested that Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga is set to join Premier League side Newcastle in the January transfer window.  The 24 year-old Mali international, under contract until 2014, requested a move away from the Stade Auguste Bonal this summer but a move did not come to fruition.  Newcastle have been rumoured to be in negotiations with Sochaux […]

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