The kits of Ligue 1: Part One

We are now only 11 days away from the new Ligue 1 season kicking off and we begin our previews by bringing you the kit you will be watching the teams wear throughout the season. First of all above is the new Ligue 1 ball, celebrating the 80th anniversary of professional football in France, the new adidas ball pays homage […]

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Ligue 2 fans look forward to the new season

The 2012/13 Ligue 2 season kicks off tonight with seven matches are being played at 20:30 CET. RC Lens play Le Mans on Saturday and favourites AS Monaco kick off their season on Monday evening against Tours FC. After the excellent season preview by @tiertwofooty we asked a couple of Ligue 2 fans how they saw their team’s chances this […]

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Preview: AS Monaco heavy favourites to lift Ligue 2 crown

With the start of the Ligue 2 season upon us we needed a quality preview for the upcoming season. Only one name came to mind “Below The Top League” These guys are the go to guys when it comes to Europe’s second division. Let them get you all excited for the new season in France’s second tier. The opening weekend […]

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Modibo Maiga: Potential West Ham star or trouble-maker?

Finally one of the longest running transfer sagas in Ligue 1 history is over. Yesterday Modibo Maiga completed a £4.7 million move from Sochaux to West Ham United; at last the Malian international has completed his dream move to the English Premier League and finally forced his move away from France. Speaking to the press last August he made his […]

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Very raw but very talented: Caen’s M’Baye Niang is a wanted man

At the end of the 2010/11 season the final match-day saw seven teams including Caen on the verge of relegation. Hoping to avoid defeat they would play host to 2nd place Marseille in what was always going to be a difficult end to the season. Against the odds it was Franck Dumas’ side that took a surprise early lead, Yohan […]

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Liverpool eye the talented Ryad Boudebouz

by Jonathan Johnson Since Sochaux’s unprecedented success last season which saw them finish fifth Ryad Boudebouz has become one of the most exciting young prospects in French football. This has led to the 22-year old French-born Algerian international being linked with a number of top European clubs.  He is an exceptionally talented midfielder who mostly plays on the wing. This season has […]

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