What will Philippe Montanier Bring to Nottingham Forest

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The appointment of Philippe Montanier as the new coach at Nottingham Forest came as a surprise to quite a few people in France. Perhaps the same way as his arrival at Stade Rennais did back in 2013. After great success at Real Sociedad, the former goalkeeper turned up in Brittany and offered hope to the Rennes fans, hoping to usher […]

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David Beckham ends his football career at Paris Saint-Germain

Former England midfielder David Beckham has announced his retirement from football. Beckham only made one start for PSG since signing in January but he is already made himself a favourite within the club, and with most PSG fans. Beckham says “I’m thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right time to […]

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Griez-proof: Scouting Report – Antoine Griezmann

Following Franck Ribery’s exploits with Bayern Munich, and Mathieu Valbuena’s weekly heroics for Les Phoceens, it’s only fair we tilt the spotlight at another pixie-sized French midfield dynamo: Antoine Griezmann. Griezmann has more in common with the aforementioned two than just an impressive stat line. Griezmann, like Ribery and Valbuena, struggled to find a suitor despite his electric ability due […]

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The future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Ever since he signed a permanent deal with Saint-Etienne 18 months ago, the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been under the spotlight almost weekly, and with the season coming to an end the race is heating up. Saint-Etienne finished just outside the Europa League places last year, losing on the final day to Bordeaux. Aubameyang had been highly impressive, scoring […]

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VIDEO: Interview with Marseille’s Joey Barton

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Before Marseille played Lille last Sunday midfielder Joey Barton met with Andrew and sat down to talk about a wide range of subjects. You may have read the interview last week, but below is the VIDEO. Around 30 minutes of what was a very interesting chat. Referees, Ligue 1, Champions League, his future and loads in between. Thanks to Scott […]

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Ligue 1 Highlights: Week 32

These clips are available to all viewers in Europe (except France & Spain), Sub Saharan Africa and Australasia. Excluded in North Africa, Asia and N&S America. WEEK 32 Sunday 14 April LYON v TOULOUSE NICE v SOCHAUX LILLE v MARSEILLE Saturday 13 April EVIAN v RENNES BORDEAUX v MONTPELLIER LORIENT v BASTIA BREST v REIMS AJACCIO v NANCY TROYES v […]

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PSG v Marseille – Coupe de France LIVE

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JOIN FFW to watch the Last 16 clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille LIVE from the Parc des Princes. Can Joey Barton extract revenge on David Beckham or will Golden Balls himself make it two wins from two against PSG’s biggest rivals? Kick off is 19:55 UK time. Make sure to tune in and let us know what you think […]

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Talent Scout: Sevilla’s Geoffrey Kondogbia

Age: 19 Club: Sevilla Position: Central midfield Strengths: Physique, aerial ability, tactical discipline Weaknesses: Immaturity, long-passing The last long, left-footed central midfielder Sevilla acquired from RC Lens was Seydou Keita. Nostalgic bias may, therefore, have lubricated Geoffrey Kondogbia’s transfer last summer. Most Lens fans did not seem particularly bothered when the transfer mill first churned out rumours of the youngster’s departure. In fact, […]

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