Stade de Reims – 2012/13 Season Review

Back in the top flight after a 33-year absence, the Stade Auguste Delaune was absolutely rocking for the opening game against Marseille, and although beaten by a very good Benoit Cheyrou goal, there were positives to take for Hubert Fournier and his team. Losing the next week to Bastia must have had the club worried that they could be facing […]

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Ligue 1 Highlights: Week 37

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 37 Sunday 19th May NICE v LYON Saturday 18th May ST-ETIENNE v MARSEILLE PSG v BREST SOCHAUX v TOULOUSE RENNES v AJACCIO MONTPELLIER v LILLE REIMS v LORIENT TROYES v BORDEAUX EVIAN v […]

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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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Krychowiak Brings Polish to Reims

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Reims were many people’s pick as a potential ‘whipping boy’ in Ligue 1 this season. They may yet go down, but it’s fair to say they have been very competitive and played much better than a lot of pundits would have predicted. One of the key men for the Champagne side this season has been Grzegorz Krychowiak. The Polish international […]

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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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Champagne Football Here To Stay?

Since their promotion to Ligue 1 at the end of last season, Stade de Reims have been bubbling on their return to French top flight action after an absence of 33 years. In a remarkable rise, one of French football’s dinosaurs completed a miraculous ascent back to the domestic top table from semi-professional status in just two years. Playing Championnat […]

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

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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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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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