Benefiting from the PSG ascent: Doing things the French football way

Please welcome to the FFW family Mr Igor Mladenovic. A French-Serbian living in Paris, a very knowledgeable writer whose work has featured on In Bed With Maradona and Slavic Football Union among others. The ascent of PSG on the French and European football scene has been accompanied with constant criticism at the upstart behaviour displayed by the club’s Arab owners […]

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Gomis, Zlatan and Gignac Wallpapers

      Something we have been meaning to do for a while on FFW. Wallpapers for your computer/phone/tablet. We will create one for each Ligue 1 team before taking requests. Feedback is much appreciated. To save the full size click on the image twice. Any specific size requests please comment on this page. Let us know what you think.

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Ashley Cole strongly linked with move to PSG this summer


Usually we have to wait until January the 1st for the transfer silly season to begin, but a tweet from the official Paris-Saint Germain account this weekend had the internet rumours going wild. The tweet read “Angleterre Ashley Cole arriere gauche sera un joueur Rouge et Bléu cet été”. Which was meant to say “England left-back Ashley Cole will become a player […]

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PSG using Sleight of Hand to distract Ligue 1 defences


Please give a warm French Football Weekly welcome to Maher Mehazi. Maher has offered to bring his multimedia talents to the website, combining articles with his own videos to give you an insight into the tactics and styles in Ligue 1. What better way to start than looking at the relationship between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Kevin Gameiro, a very interesting […]

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Gignac 2-2 Ibrahimovic as honours are shared in Le Classique


Another great weekend of football in Ligue 1, with a bumper 33 goals scored over the 10 matches – great for all Ligue 1-ophiles looking to spread the good word about the Championnat. Matchday 8 saw some great matches, and was a good week for, amongst others, Lille who grabbed their first win since the opening day, Reims who continued […]

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Classic Le Classiques: The best of OM v PSG


French football fans are well versed in the reasons why ‘le Classique’ is such an important event on the French football calendar but it is often forgotten that Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain are not traditional rivals. Instead, the intrigue behind this fixture has been built up over many years and a number of classic encounters between two of France’s most […]

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Le Classique: When two tribes go to war

We start the build up to this Sunday’s Le Classique with a debut piece by Theo Benneworth. A life-long Ipswich fan who lives in Lyon and writes for The Football Ramble, its a crazy combination for what could be a crazy match. This weekend, Marseille’s Stade Vélodrome plays host to the biggest match in world football. Ok, so that might […]

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PSG, doing their bit for sex equality.

PSG Last-Minute Penalty v MHSC

Mosson plays host to the Montpellier women’s team for the first time in over two years. God bless the new TV deal. A rainy weekend turns sunny for the match, and free admission encourages a wide range of support – grizzled old men smoke, young guys tweet, children play, babies cry.  Two little girls have matching ‘Lattaf 18’ shirts, others […]

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