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2014/15 Ligue 1 Season Preview

2014/15 Ligue 1 Season Preview

It’s here! We are only days away from the start of the 2014/15 Ligue 1 season. This is set to be one of the best seasons in recent years. Paris Saint-Germain may be miles away from the competition, but it’s the 19 teams behind the champions that will scrap for […]

EA Guingamp:2013/14 Season Review

EA Guingamp:2013/14 Season Review

As they returned to Ligue 1 last season, nearly a decade after their relegation to the second tier, to say that Guingamp weren’t favourites to remain in the top flight would have been an understatement. With the smallest budget of all clubs involved in the division and a squad similar […]

Coupe de France: Rennes v EA Guingamp – Voice of the Fans

Coupe de France: Rennes v EA Guingamp – Voice of the Fans

As Rennes and Guingamp prepare for their final-showdown at the Stade de France, Bastien Leclair has asked a few questions to Régis Delanoë, journalist for French magazine So Foot and Guingamp fan, and to Nils Talibart, founder, administrator and webmaster of Stade Rennais Online and Stade Rennais supporter. 1 – […]

Preview: Coupe de France – Rennes v EA Guingamp

Preview: Coupe de France – Rennes v EA Guingamp

As Rennes and Guingamp prepare for their second Coupe de France final in five years, the build-up will be completely different to what it was in 2009. Guingamp aren’t travelling to Paris as lower-league outsiders anymore, as they face their Rennes neighbours as equals. And this isn’t only a matter […]

Coupe de France: Rennes v EA Guingamp – Return Of The Breton Roar

Coupe de France: Rennes v EA Guingamp – Return Of The Breton Roar

Five years on and the memory remains vivid and beautiful in the hearts of all Rennes and Guingamp supporters alike. From the Gare Montparnasse to the Stade de France, a joyful and noisy Breton crowd had taken over the capital for a weekend. The Red and Black colours shared by […]

The Best of the Worst: Ligue 1 Relegation Bound XI

The Best of the Worst: Ligue 1 Relegation Bound XI

It’s around this point in the season when people start prepping their Team of the Season articles, and hoping that nobody has a calamitous crash in form or unexpectedly starts knocking in hat-tricks as part of a late surge for the European places. Not here. Oh no (OK, we will […]

Coupe de France Semi-Final : En Avant Guingamp v AS Monaco

Coupe de France Semi-Final : En Avant Guingamp v AS Monaco

While onlookers wish for magic, maybe the most important factor in cup competition, after raw ability, is motivation. The situations of the two teams facing off on Wednesday could not be more different. Monaco hit the top three almost immediately on arrival back in Ligue 1, and have been solidly second […]

Battle, what battle? Preparing for life in Ligue 2

Battle, what battle? Preparing for life in Ligue 2

With five games to go (mostly) in the Premier League, 13th to 20th are separated by 9 points and while there is a five point span between safety / not-safety, there are five games in hand and managerial moves to consider, so things are, if not still up in the […]