UNFP – Player of the Year Awards

Yesterday evening the French professional footballer’s union (UNFP) announced the shortlists for this year’s player awards in Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and the woman’s league. The glitzy ceremony will be held on May the 22nd.  With one game to go in the league it could be a critical time in the season. Let’s run through who’s nominated for what in […]

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Marseille keep the pressure on Lille

Before Lille or Paris St Germain could concentrate on this weekend’s Coupe de France both teams had to take on midweek opposition. PSG played host to Nancy and Lille travelled to the Stade Geoffrey-Guichard looking for only their fourth all time win in St-Etienne. Mevlut Erding gave PSG an early lead but Anthony Kombouare’s side couldn’t go on the win […]

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Olympique Lyon v Olympique Marseille – Game of the Year?

Why not join us for Episode 13 of the French Football Weekly podcast as we discuss Sunday’s massive game between Lyon and Marseille. Andrew welcomes back Chris Oakley to the French Football Weekly podcast. It was a huge week in Ligue 1. Lyon hosted Marseille at the Stade Gerland with both teams needing the win the game was played at a fantastic pace […]

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Lorient stop the Lille bus – Marseille win the first prize

DOWNLOAD AND SUBSCRIBE LINKS This week Andrew is joined by Ligue 1 journalist Tom Williams. On the agenda this week is Lille dropping points at Lorient. Jeremie Janot’s acrobatics against Bordeaux and a round up of all the other Ligue 1 games this week. Andrew and Tom then dicuss Marseille’s 1-0 win over Montpellier in the Coupe de la Ligue. […]

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Episode 10 – The race at the top and the bottom really heat up

This week Andrew is joined by Ligue1.com writer and commentator Matt Spiro. They talk about this weeks action, the title and relegation battles and who has impressed Matt this season in Ligue 1. They then preview the Coupe de la Ligue final on Saturday and look at the Coupe de France semi-finals, plus the picks for Goal and Loser of […]

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Episode 9 – Lille slip up but Marseille fail to pounce

With Chris Oakley on holiday Andrew Gibney takes on the presenter reigns and welcomes special guest Dave Trotter from Ligue 1 Talk. They discuss all the weekends action, a look at Toulouse season more indepth. Lille’s defeat to Monaco, the relegation situation. Awards of Goal of the Week and Player of the week got to the one club. Plenty of […]

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