Stade Lavallois: 2015/16 Ligue 2 Preview

Stade Lavallois: 2015/16 Ligue 2 Preview

Coach: Denis Zanko Stadium: Stade Francis Le Basser Last Season: 8th in Ligue 2 DEFENCE Lionel Cappone isn’t a GK I ever really rated, but even I have to admit he was superb last season. Many a time he came up with some clutch saves for Laval and was really solid. Should he repeat that then they’ll have a top man in between the sticks. Les Tangos’ backline was surprisingly one of the best in Ligue 2…

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Who is Sehrou Guirassy? The Fox Catches His Newest Dogue

Who is Sehrou Guirassy? The Fox Catches His Newest Dogue

The Hervé Renard-era is now officially here and the charismatic coach has been quick to make his mark on his new team by buying and selling within the current transfer window. The former Sochaux boss has obviously learned from the success of one of Lille’s best pieces of business last year, by returning to Ligue 2 to source his latest transfer target. Before his January move to the Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Sofiane Boufal stood out as…

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Coupe de France Preview – Stade Brestois 29 v Stade Lavallois

Currently sitting in an impressive third place in Ligue 2, things have been going smoothly this season for Alex Dupont’s Brest side. The Breton outfit have earned themselves a well-deserved reputation as one of the league’s most defensively competent sides and they’ll be hoping to extend their unbeaten run at home this season when they welcome Stade Lavallois to the Stade Francis-Le Blé on Saturday afternoon, in what will be an all-Ligue 2 cup clash….

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Ligue 2 Preview: 2014/15

Ligue 2 Preview: 2014/15

Ligue 2 kicks off on Friday night and it is set to be a very exciting and unpredictable season. Our resident Ligue 2 expert Steve Wyss brings you up to date with all the summer goings on, and looks at the contenders up and down the table. Promotion contenders When mentioning promotion contenders, the first place to start has to be Troyes. Arguably, the club managed by Jean Marc Furlan have the strongest looking squad…

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Five Worried Candidates in the Ligue 2 Relegation Battle

Five Worried Candidates in the Ligue 2 Relegation Battle

With just three games left to play, the Ligue 2 relegation battle is really tight. Here is an analysis of all the teams in the mixer at the bottom, and what their respective chances of beating the drop are. The only certainty is that CA Bastia have already been relegated back to the National division following a really poor campaign, but who will join them? It’s not been too much of a surprise to see…

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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 splash their cash in Ligue 1 in preparation for world-wide dominance, the more humble surroundings of Ligue 2 takes a slightly more subdued approach than…

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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 of the 2012-13 season is only a matter of hours away with all eyes cast…

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