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Coupe de France: Results and Draw

Coupe de France: Results and Draw

A cracking round of matches saw two proper giant-killings as Moulins (CFA) beat Toulouse 2-1, and fifth-tier Ile Rousse saw off Bordeaux on penalties. Three Ligue 2 sides (Caen, Lens and Angers) saw off Ligue 1 opposition (Ajaccio, SC Bastia and Sochaux), and CFA2′s Sete beat CFA’s Jura Sud 2-0. […]

Coupe de France: AJ Auxerre v Dijon FCO

This is one of the last scheduled matches to take place in this round of the CDF and it should be a spicy encounter between two big rivals. Many people won’t be aware of the hatred between these sides, but this’ll be a crunch Burgundian derby in which both teams […]

Coupe de France: Previews Seiziemes de Finale

Coupe de France: Previews Seiziemes de Finale

Reset your magie de la coupe levels, it’s the round of 32 – while top-billing in the timetable and TV schedules has been given to the two all-Ligue 1 clashes, OM v Nice and PSG v Montpellier, we are assured some minnow-progression with matches between Sete and Jura Sud, and […]

Coupe de France: Chasselay Monts d’Or Azergues vs AS Monaco

Coupe de France: Chasselay Monts d’Or Azergues vs AS Monaco

La magie de la Coupe. Something that the FA Cup tries to monopolise, but which has been diluted to homeopathic levels by reserve team selections, Wembley semi-finals and tea-time Final kick-offs. France still take their romantic duties seriously however, and a sprinkling of magic took place in the last round, […]

Coupe de France: Sete v Jura Sud

Coupe de France: Sete v Jura Sud

This round sees the meeting of two cupset sides from the last round; CFA2′s FC Sete saw off National side Carquefou 2-0 with goals from their top scorer Lionel Gelly and veteran midfielder Christophe Rouve (d.o.b. 24 December 1970), and CFA’s Jura Sud scored early in a postponed encounter with Ligue […]

Coupe de France: PSG v Montpellier

Coupe de France: PSG v Montpellier

The two most recent French champions go head-to-head on Wednesday when current titleholders Paris Saint-Germain welcome 2011-2012 surprise winners Montpellier HSC to the Parc des Princes in the Coupe de France round of 32. However, while the capital club have thrived since La Paillade famously pipped them to the title […]

Coupe de France: Balagne Ile Rousse v Bordeaux

Coupe de France: Balagne Ile Rousse v Bordeaux

Like the rustic Trinighellu train that snakes its way around the breath-taking coastline of the beautiful island of Corsica, local side Football Ile-Rousse Monticello (or Balagne Ile Rousse) are making steady inroads on what could potentially be a famous deep Coupe de France run. Next up for the plucky islanders […]

Coupe de France: AS Yzeure vs Olympique Lyonnais

Coupe de France: AS Yzeure vs Olympique Lyonnais

One of the big heroes of the last round of the Coupe de France were CFA’s Yzeure, who giant-killed Ligue 1 side Lorient 1-0, through Steve Mbida’s first half strike. For a fourth-tier team to beat a side from the top division is impressive enough; to overcome one of Ligue […]