Le50 2017 – Alban Lafont

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Goalkeeper Alban Lafont’s arrival on the Ligue 1 scene as a 16-year-old initially smacked of a desperate roll of the dice by (then) Toulouse manager Dominique Arribagé as he sought to allay the slide that eventually did for his job, and very nearly for TFC’s top-flight status. However, Lafont immediately made the No. 1 spot his own and this has […]

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Le50 2017 – Alexis Blin

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Sometimes the obvious stats are misleading. It’s no goals and no assists so far for Alexis Blin in his club career, but maybe that’s not what he’s there for – yet. A defensive midfielder in the ‘what needs to be done’ mould, Blin specialises in tackling, blocking, intercepting, basically frustrating opponents in their attempts to develop attacks. He’s also decent […]

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Toulouse Le Trek: One Year Under Pascal Dupraz

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For Toulouse Football Club, 1st March 2017 was marked by fanfare on the club’s official website, fansites, social media, and a hashtag trending on twitter: it had been exactly one year since Pascal Dupraz arrived at the Stadium Municipal and set about transforming the club. The TFC side of March 2017 is markedly different from its incarnation of twelve months […]

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Coupe de France 2017 32emes – Sunday Part I

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The epic five part 32emes, directed by Peter Jackson, continues this afternoon with part IV: A Faint Hope, featuring six matches, including two all-Ligue 1 clashes, a historical grudge match, and a reorganisation from yesterday. These matches are available on France 3 for French IPs, with TFC v OM the headline match but the others available online and also by region on TV. […]

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Coupe de la Ligue – Wednesday Preview

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As we wait for the European teams to get involved, the seiziemes are again the dixiemes in the Coupe de la Ligue, with a cast of fourteen Ligue 1 teams joining four from Ligue 2 and two from National over a midweek bonus round. Chateauroux v Girondins de Bordeaux – 18.45 CEST (Canal+ Sport) One of only two third-tier teams left in […]

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Ligue 1 Betting: Week 10 – PSG vs Marseille, Nantes vs Rennes, Monaco vs Montpellier

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Every matchday the FFW team of Andrew, Jeremy, Philippa and Rich will each pick a game where they believe both teams will score, and an anytime scorer. SPONSORS….THIS COULD BE YOUR FEATURE Let’s look at how the team did in Week 9… The team (well most of them…) regained a little collective pride with a much better showing this week – […]

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