Sensible moves within Ligue 1 the way forward

Now that the transfer window has finally slammed shut and we can concentrate on matters on the pitch, Matthew Richards looks at the business done within Ligue 1 in the last month, and it’s not all doom and gloom. The January transfer window was its usual manic self; rumours, agents, ‘Arry in a Land Rover, all the ingredients were there to […]

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A New Star is Shining in the Violet City

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  While former Toulouse player André Pierre-Gignac is rediscovering the form at Marseille that made him a hero in his time at the Stade Municipal, TFC fans have a new star to cherish… Anyone who watched Toulouse FC more than a few times last season would have guessed that they would never keep up the form that saw them flirting […]

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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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Ali Ahamada’s heroics steal a point from Rennes

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Where does the week go? After a wonderful weekend in France the new weekend of games is nearly upon us, but we couldn’t let last week pass without picking out a couple of the great goals scored this weekend. The story of the weekend has to be Toulouse goalkeeper Ali Ahamada, but we’ll get back to that in a minute. […]

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Michel Bastos: What a way to say goodbye

Time again to re-cap the action in Ligue 1 this week. From seven away wins last week there were none this week. Only 20 g0als over the three days of action but from cracking games none the less. Lille opened the Grand Stade Lille Metropole with a 1-1 draw with Nancy. New boys Bastia made it two wins from two […]

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Welcome to the Uphill Struggle

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So, that happened. The first match of the 2012/13 Ligue 1 season, the grand event, reigning champions Montpellier at home to Toulouse, was a strange affair. Outside the ground, there was the usual hustle, people eating and drinking in the fanzone, a trail of blue and orange shirts making their way to the ground, a banner, hung on some railings, […]

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Heartbroken Toulouse fans suffering from Casanova charm

On Friday night we welcome the return of Ligue 1 and what better way to kick it off than by watching Champions Montpellier take on fellow southerners Toulouse. The Stade de la Mosson will be bathed in late evening sunshine to see a new-look Montpellier side face up to Alain Casanova’s depleted outfit. After finishing the season poorly with only […]

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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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