Calling all fans!

Fans of FrenchFootballWeekly.com!  We are looking for your help in nominating the site for the Not 100% Awards this year.  In particular, we seek nominations in the categories “Best New Site” and “Best International Blog”.  This would help us receive some well-deserved recognition for our efforts in promoting French football to the British audience. At French Football Weekly, we have […]

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Hop aboard the Lorient Express

GOURCUFF

With the top of the Ligue 1 table taking a relatively familiar shape with the exception of Montpellier (yes I know!) and perhaps Toulouse, Lorient’s steady and impressive start to the season has crept under the radar so far. Sat in seventh place after eight games Les Merlus are playing some good football and wily manager Christian Gourcuff, famed for […]

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Rennes 1-1 Atletico Madrid – EL Review

RENNES

Rennes fan Bastien Leclair gives us his view of Rennes’ home draw with Atletico Madrid in the Europa League. Once again, Rennes will look back at their Europa League performance with regrets, drawing 1-1 against hot favourite Atlético Madrid in a game they could – and should – have won. With a rather experimental team, Rennes had done everything right, […]

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Athletic Bilbao 2-0 PSG – EL Review

BILBAO

Paris Saint-Germain dropped valuable points in Group F and find themselves in third place after suffering a tough night at San Mames. Athletic Bilbao were far superior to the capital club and inflicted a 2-0 defeat upon the visitors who played for 40 minutes with ten men after debutant Momo Sissoko’s red card. Goals from Igor Gabilondo and Markel Susaeta […]

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Atletico Madrid: Five Players to Watch

ATLETI

We have tapped into the superb knowledge shown at spanishfootball.info this time it’s Kieran Canning with the five dangerman that Rennes will face this evening. Atletico Madrid have gone through a summer of transition after the departure of big names such as Sergio Aguero, Diego Forlan and David de Gea this summer, but that money has been re-invested and they […]

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Rennes v Atletico Madrid – EL Preview

RENNES

Rennes head into tonight’s match against Atletico Madrid hoping to shake off a disappointing draw at home to Saint-Etienne last weekend, they also need to register their first points of the group stage after defeat last time out at Udinese. With Atletico coming off the back of a 5-0 thumping from Barcelona this past weekend, Frederic Antonetti will be hoping […]

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Athletic Bilbao: Five Players to Watch

Munian Bilbao

Tonight’s Europa League action will see Paris Saint-Germain one of the favourites to win the competition take on the very exciting Spanish side Athletic Bilbao. Our friend and Spanish football expert David Cartlidge from spanishfootball.info picks out the men Antoine Kombouare need to look out for. #1 Marcelo Bielsa: Okay so he’s not a player but Bielsa’s influence on Athletic […]

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