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Coupe de France: Minnows to Heroes

The final ten games in the Coupe de France round of 64 feature some tasty match-ups, and the team have been digging for details. Chasselay CFA v Istres L2  Chasselay – full name Monts d’Or Azergues Chasselay – get their day in the spotlight this weekend when they host Ligue […]

Coupe de France: AC Amiens v Lille OSC

AC Amiens coach Azouz Hamdane will be sick of the sight of Lille come Sunday afternoon. At the end of November they travelled north to take on local side Villeneuve d’Ascq Metropole in the last round of the cup, the game went to extra-time and then was suspended due to […]

Game-changing month for AS Monaco

Game-changing month for AS Monaco

Pre-season hype did not seem to faze AS Monaco, who are sitting three points behind leaders PSG mere months after rediscovering Ligue 1 and coming into the January transfer window with renewed ambitions to overtake their Paris rivals by the end of the season. Claudio Ranieri’s men were tipped for […]

Coupe de France: Rennes v Valenciennes

There is no question about it: 2013 has been a bad year for both Rennes and Valenciennes, and one statistic gives you a pretty clear idea of the situation; of the seventeen teams involved in Ligue 1 during the whole of 2013, only Ajaccio (30 points) has a track record […]

Coupe de France: Bastia vs Evian

Down in Corsica, Bastia will be entertaining Evian with just four points separating the pair in the league. The home side will be hoping to show off their latest recruit, the former Liverpool and Marseille forward Djibril Cisse; the forward has spoken of his desire for a recall to the […]

Coupe de France: Nord Pas de Calais

Coupe de France: Nord Pas de Calais

US Avranches v RC Lens Lens ended 2013 on a sour note, as Antoine Kombouare’s side lost 2-1 at home to Istres which left them in third place going into the winter break, with Angers and Nancy hot on their tail as the race to Ligue 1 goes into the […]

Coupe de France: Jura Sud v Creteil

Coupe de France: Jura Sud v Creteil

The Coupe de France should be a welcome distraction for CFA side Jura Sud as they take on ligue 2 opponents Creteil. The hosts currently sit just one place above the relegation zone in CFA Groupe B and only a couple of sides have lost more games than them so […]

Coupe de France: Epinal v Niort

Coupe de France: Epinal v Niort

CFA side SAS Epinal play host to Ligue 2 outfit Niort at Le Stade de la Colombiere. Officially there are two divisions between these sides, but in all reality the gap might not be as wide as that. Epinal were one of the six unfortunate teams relegated from the National […]