Ligue 1 Highlights: Week 32

These clips are available to all viewers in Europe (except France & Spain), Sub Saharan Africa and Australasia. Excluded in North Africa, Asia and N&S America. WEEK 32 Sunday 14 April LYON v TOULOUSE NICE v SOCHAUX LILLE v MARSEILLE Saturday 13 April EVIAN v RENNES BORDEAUX v MONTPELLIER LORIENT v BASTIA BREST v REIMS AJACCIO v NANCY TROYES v […]

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Le50: Florian Thauvin – The one that got away

To give you a little taster of what Le50 is all about, here is @Puchkin_B‘s piece on Bastia wonderkid Florian Thauvin. If you would like to read the other 49 #Le50 members please download the PDF. Terrific technical skills, fantastic pace and impressive power: at only twenty, Florian Thauvin is already one of the hottest prospects in French football, and […]

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Le50 – 2013: The Best Young Players In France

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Le50. This is a collection of the best young footballers currently playing in France – all the players featured were born on or after the 1st of January 1991. The French Football Weekly team have spent the last few months deliberating and voting on who to include from a list of around 200 players. […]

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Fury at Furiani – Bastia banned from their own stadium


Watching Bastia v Marseille on TV on Wednesday night was a strange experience; switching on for the 9pm KO, I wasn’t sure if I was watching the game live, or footage of a previous game, one of several, per L’Equipe, that have brought things to a head. There was the constant sound of explosions, and a swelling bank of fog […]

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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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Bastia and Ajaccio: The Islanders Looking To Make Waves In Corsica

Last season AC Ajaccio were expected to struggle against the tide and eventually find themselves relegated from Ligue 1. Against all expectations and also defying a pre-Christmas position in the bottom three, les Ours finished the campaign in 16th place thanks laregly to some shrewd signings in the transfer window by now-departed boss Olivier Pantaloni. The manager was one of […]

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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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