Coupe de France 32emes : Sunday Part I

CDF 2018

Saint-Etienne vs Nimes Although on paper, Ligue 1 giants at home to a Ligue 2 club should point to a relatively comfortable home win, this tie has potential upset warning alarms ringing. With Saint-Etienne winless since mid-October and sitting in 16th place in the Ligue 1 table, they are only six places ahead of Nimes, who have emerged as serious […]

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Coupe de la Ligue 8emes – goalkeeping heroics and officiating fails

Rennes v OM CDL

This midweek saw the Coupe de la Ligue huitiemes (round of 16) as the European teams joined in with a schedule featuring only one survivor from Ligue 2, lanterne rouge Tours. The junior cup competition in France may not be the most intriguing, and with the European teams having played twice a week since the international break, and two Ligue […]

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FFW Podcast : Win lose or draws


After a week out, Kris is joined by Jez and Phil to round up game 17, PSG’s Champions’ League campaign, Disneyland, the draw for the¬†European knock-out rounds, some mild Coupe de la Ligue action, and¬†what the hell is happening to Saint-Etienne right now. Lille were on a bit of an up after Marcelo Bielsa moved on, but are still in […]

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