Archive for category: SM Caen

Coupe de France: Lille OSC v SM Caen

Coupe de France: Lille OSC v SM Caen

It seems a long, long time ago that Lille were last at this stage of the cup and hoping to lift their first trophy since 1956. That was back in 2011, and Les Dogues would go on to lift the famous Coupe de France and weeks later they completed a […]

Coupe de France: AC Ajaccio v SM Caen

Coupe de France: AC Ajaccio v SM Caen

Here is the tale of two teams who could very well meet up this summer on their transition between Ligue 1 and Ligue 2. While top-flight strugglers Ajaccio stand at the bottom of Ligue 1 with only nine points in 21 games, Caen remain well positioned in the race for […]

2013/14 Preview: Ligue 2 Kick-off

2013/14 Preview: Ligue 2 Kick-off

It’s that time of year again when the dust begins to settle, the smell of fresh grass wafts through the corridors to the changing rooms and a sense of optimism swells inside every supporter. There really is nothing better than the beginning of the football season. As Paris and Monaco […]

Le50 – 2013: The Best Young Players In France

Le50 – 2013: The Best Young Players In France

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Le50. This is a collection of the best young footballers currently playing in France – all the players featured were born on or after the 1st of January 1991. The French Football Weekly team have spent the last few months deliberating and voting on […]

Not so second rate: Ligue 2 set for thrilling finale

Not so second rate: Ligue 2 set for thrilling finale

The Ligue 1 title race is one of, if not the, closest in European football this season, but perhaps more thrilling is the battle for promotion in France’s second tier. As many as 10 teams can at least be considered as harbouring hopes of earning a place in the top […]

Ligue 2 fans look forward to the new season

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 […]

Preview: AS Monaco heavy favourites to lift Ligue 2 crown

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 […]

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

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 […]