Ligue 1: Week 24 – Previews + Predictions

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Lille OSC v SM Caen: Wednesday 18:00 – by @Gibney_A Lille welcome SM Caen to the Stade Pierre Mauroy on Wednesday, hoping to stop the recent slide. However, they won’t have it easy, facing Patrice Garande’s team that seem to have stopped their own run of bad form. After three straight defeats, the Normand side, following the 2-0 win over […]

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Steve Savidan: The Man Who Brought Joy Back to Valenciennes

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The annals of football are littered with late bloomers.  Toto Schillaci went from Serie B to World Cup Golden Boot in one year, while Ian Wright, signed by Arsenal at the age of 28, somehow still managed to become their highest ever scorer. And of course, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you can […]

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Ligue 1: Week 21 – Preview + Predictions

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No doubt what the biggest game is this weekend, Saint-Etienne hosting Lyon at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in the Rhone derby. We also have second v fourth as Angers travel south to face Nice on Friday. Lille and Bordeaux do battle in the middle of the table, plus Marseille has a great chance of closing the gap on Caen on Sunday. […]

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Ligue 1: Week 20 – Preview + Predictions

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Ligue 1 is back following the winter break and the Coupe de France and, despite Paris Saint-Germain’s, 19-point lead at the top, we couldn’t be more excited for its return. Lyon open their brand new stadium against Troyes, Marseille will try to win at home against Guingamp and Lille boss Frederic Antonetti faces his old side Nice at the Stade […]

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Patrice Garande Caen Continue the Normand Conquest

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Stade Malherbe Caen, just that quiet, little club from Normandy right? Whilst that may be, it is time credit was given to this hard-working team led by coach Patrice Garande. Whilst Friday evening’s surprise home defeat to Nantes will have dampened spirits, it will only be momentary as by and large it has been a very successful start to the […]

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Ligue 1 Preview + Predictions: Week 10

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We’re back! Another international break is over, now clubs can get back to picking up some momentum in the league race. Friday’s clash in Monaco is huge for both sides as they will be hoping to push up the table in the next weeks. PSG look to exorcise the ghosts of last season and exact revenge on Bastia, and clubs […]

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Preview: Ligue 1 – Week 7

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The first mid-week set of fixtures this season sees Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the table take on in-form Guingamp. Angers and Reims do battle in the top six, Rennes take their quick start to Corsica and both Lille and Nantes get an extra few days off because of the Eurobasket at Stade Pierre Mauroy.   SCO Angers v […]

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Ligue 1 Preview + Predictions: Week Three

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Normal service has already resumed, and it’s only the second week. Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-0 win over Gazelec Ajaccio on Sunday night saw Laurent Blanc’s side take top spot; the other teams are now playing catch-up. by @Gibney_A Montpellier v PSG: Friday 19:30 The Parisians travel south on Friday night for what is usually a tough test at the Stade de […]

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