Far from the glowing lights of Parc des Princes, a crowd of around one thousand people witnessed the Paris derby between Paris FC and Red Star go the home side’s way after a fairly uneventful 2-1 victory. The two less famous Paris sides were playing the final regional knock-out round […]
David Ospina arrived at Nice in the summer of 2008, a shy Colombian who didn’t speak a word of French but was expected to replace local hero Hugo Lloris, who had recently departed for the richer, higher-profile pastures of Lyon. When the deal was made official, I texted a Colombian […]
There has been a lot in the press recently about the situation with the pending 75% tax law and its potential impact on French football. The teams are already organising a strike at the end of November to protest the decision. In order to explain how this could affect French clubs […]
Anderlecht v PSG ce soir CET 20:45 The Parisians travel to Brussels to take on a Belgian side that they must fancy all three points against. Anderlecht have lost both their Champions League games so far and the 3-0 defeat to Olympiakos makes them favourites to finish bottom of the […]
We are just over a quarter of the way through the 2013/14 season, the table is starting to take shape but still as always in Ligue 1 there are a few surprises. Week 10 saw 28 goals, two red cards and amazingly no goalless draws, six of the games enjoying […]
Born in Giuliano di Roma (Italy) on March 24, 1948, Delio Onnis grows up in his South-American fatherland, Argentina, and makes his debut for Almagro aged 18. Two years later, he joins La Plata’s Gimnasia and compiles 53 goals in 93 league games for the River Plate side, putting him […]
Just over three years ago on the 22nd June 2010, France were humiliated by South Africa in Les Bleus’ final group game of the 2010 World Cup by two goals to one. It capped a miserable campaign for the French national team who had seen incidents such as the players’ […]
Gavin Dobson is a very lucky man. He was in attendance to watch Nice v Montpellier – the final ever game to be played at the legendary Stade du Ray. And now he gets to appear on the pages of FFW. We hope you enjoy Gavin’s pictures.