Archive for category: Paris Saint-Germain

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain v Saint-Etienne – Out of the frying pan and into the fire

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain v Saint-Etienne – Out of the frying pan and into the fire

This is, without a doubt, the first major clash in this new Ligue 1 season. As Saint-Etienne travel to Ligue 1’s double title-holders, Paris Saint-Germain, Les Verts have been enjoying a near-perfect start to the season, while Laurent Blanc’s men are experiencing their usual – relative – slow start in […]

Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Bottom three surprise?

Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Bottom three surprise?

Three teams to get off the mark Whilst many may have predicted that come week three, both Lens and Evian would have failed to get off the mark, I doubt many, if any, would have guessed that Monaco would also be part of that club.  After a home loss to Lorient […]

Brandao’d for life! PSG seek life sentence for headbutt on Motta

Brandao’d for life! PSG seek life sentence for headbutt on Motta

  We’ve all seen the footage by now. After PSG’s 2-0 win over SC Bastia in the 2eme Journée, in which Ibrahimovic struggled off early with a muscle injury, Brandao hovered in the players’ tunnel until he saw Thiago Motta, went over, headbutted him, and then scampered away ‘like a […]

Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Return of the Mak

Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Return of the Mak

Every week FFW will bring you Five reasons to watch Ligue 1 this weekend. Return of the Mak The early game on Saturday afternoon sees new Bastia manager Claude  Makelele return to Paris to take on champions PSG. When Makelele left Chelsea in 2008 he joined PSG and played with […]

2014/15 Ligue 1 Season Preview

2014/15 Ligue 1 Season Preview

It’s here! We are only days away from the start of the 2014/15 Ligue 1 season. This is set to be one of the best seasons in recent years. Paris Saint-Germain may be miles away from the competition, but it’s the 19 teams behind the champions that will scrap for […]

PSG’s Edinson Cavani to be Uruguay’s main man in Brazil?

PSG’s Edinson Cavani to be Uruguay’s main man in Brazil?

Uruguay and Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani comes into the FIFA World Cup on the back of a satisfactory debut season in Ligue 1. After scoring 16 times in 30 league appearances – 25 goals across all competitions – El Matador will have his sights set on gunning down the likes […]

Brazil’s Maxwell Enjoying Long Overdue Selecao Recognition

Brazil’s Maxwell Enjoying Long Overdue Selecao Recognition

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will crown one of the most unlikely – but thoroughly deserved – success stories of recent international football. Paris Saint-Germain left-back Maxwell, at the ripe old age of 32, has played his way into Luiz Felipe Scolari’s plans for the host nation when […]

Paris Saint-Germain: 2013/14 Season Review

Paris Saint-Germain: 2013/14 Season Review

The 2013-14 Ligue 1 season will go down as one of the best in Paris Saint-Germain’s relatively short history. For the first time in the capital club’s 43-year existence, les Parisiens defended their title and also secured a maiden league and domestic cup double thanks to Laurent Blanc’s men also […]