Olympiacos v Marseille – CL Preview

Olympiacos v Marseille

Normally you would think that Marseille would be favourites for an away trip to Olympiacos however, Didier Deschamps’ side are struggling in the league and out of five matches played so far they have drawn three and lost two. Following Saturday’s 0-1 home defeat to Rennes the side from Provence are in crisis and after a second consecutive home match […]

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Episode 28 – The Wheels come off the Marseille bus

Join Jonathan and Andrew for the latest round-up of all the action from Week 5 in Ligue 1. They begin disecting the performances of Marseille and their match against Rennes. What Deschamps can do to fix the situation and the strength shown by Rennes. Pastore, Lorient, Toulouse, Ajaccio and Montpellier all feature in this week’s Top 5 Then they reveal […]

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“Bixente!”

Bixente Lizarazu - Bayern Munich

It is a great pleasure to announce the next inductee into the French Football Weekly Hall of Fame as World-Cup winning left-back Bixente Lizarazu. Bixente Lizarazu was born in 1969 in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, a town which lies in the French Basque Country.  In 1987, Lizarazu made his professional debut for Bordeaux, starting out as a left-sided midfielder before making the switch […]

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Will Joe get LOSC in Lille’s system

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There is no doubt that this summer’s transfer window will go down as one of the busiest in Ligue 1 history. Marseille, PSG, Lyon and Lille all spent money, bringing in players to strengthen their status as the four biggest teams in France. Throughout the transfer period it seemed a day didn’t pass without one of the leagues finest linked […]

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Here Come the Girls – Div 1 Féminine Preview

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Gareth Llewellyn-Stevens is a keen follower of Women’s football around the world. So who better to bring us an excellent preview into the start of the Women’s French Division 1 Féminine. It seems like an eternity since Lyon won their ninth Division 1 Féminine title at the end of the 2010/2011 season, finishing unbeaten in Division 1, just three days […]

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