Coupe de France 8emes : Schedule

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The 101st Coupe De France is down to the last 16, and as ever, there are still some smaller teams in it. Granville from the fourth tier are on a difficult-to-handle nothing-to-lose run, and are away at third-tier Chambly – a doable game for the National 2 side, but maybe not the starry match-up they were hoping for. As well as Chambly, other […]

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Coupe de France 8emes – AJ Auxerre v Les Herbiers

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Tucked into the early part of the schedule is one of the less glamorous ties of the round as Ligue 2’s Auxerre takes on third-tier Les Herbiers. Four-time winners Auxerre last lifted the trophy in 2005; Les Herbiers are through to the huitiemes for the first time in their history, after being knocked out by Guingamp – in extra-time – […]

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Coupe de France 16emes : FC Nantes v AC Auxerre

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La Coupe de France rolls into Nantes on Tuesday night when AJ Auxerre take on FC Nantes at the famous Stade de la Beaujoire. Two of France’s more storied clubs, who have both experienced a number of ups as well as downs in recent times. They share seven Coupe de France titles between them, four to three in Auxerre’s favour, […]

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Coupe De France 8emes – Tuesday – CA Bastia v Angers, Frejus v Auxerre, Bordeaux v Lorient

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The round of sixteen crashes into view with some interesting fixtures but also not the draw we might have hoped for, as the minnows are all at home against higher opposition. However, with several of the higher-ups in a slightly awkward situation league-wise, there could still be some upsets in store. Today there are three fixtures, including a couple of minnows facing […]

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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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AJ Auxerre v FC Metz: Ligue 2 Preview – Week 33

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Auxerre had a great 2-0 win against Red Star a few weeks ago away from home which looked to have moved them back into the promotion race. However, back to back defeats to Bourg-en-Bresse and RC Lens appears to have ended any lingering hopes of a top three finish. The Burgundy outfit are nine points adrift of that spot now […]

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Ligue 2: Week 17 – Preview

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There is no chance to sit and analyse the results from this weekend as we are straight into the mid-week Ligue 2 fixtures. RC Lens and Nimes kicked things off with a 1-0 home win on Monday. The Crocodiles are still seven points from safety, and the three points takes Lens up to 10th before everyone else plays. Dijon face a tough […]

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