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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