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AC Ajaccio v SC Bastia – Preview Infograph

AC Ajaccio v SC Bastia – Preview Infograph

We are happy to welcome Cristian Liberum to French Football Weekly. He will be bringing another new dimension to the FFW website and infographics like this will become a new feature on the site. We hope you enjoy.

Team of the Week: Record Breaking Happy Ending for Micka

Team of the Week: Record Breaking Happy Ending for Micka

Matchday 15 will go down in Ligue 1 history for a couple of reasons: at one end of the scale Mickaël Landreau equalled Jean-Luc Ettori’s Ligue 1 appearance record, turning out for the 602nd time; at the other end, PSG started their match against Lyon with an all-non-French line-up – a […]

LOSC’s Highly Underrated Warrior: Marko Baša

LOSC’s Highly Underrated Warrior: Marko Baša

With 12 clean sheets in 14 games the Lille back line has received a lot of praise this season. Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has earned multiple plaudits from fans and press, Danish newcomer Simon Kjaer has made various “team of the week” selections in his short time in France, but yesterday […]

Soviet stars struggle to shine under the Red Star

Soviet stars struggle to shine under the Red Star

Soviet Football has produced a lot of well-known names over the years, Ballon d’Or winners Lev Yashin, Oleg Blokhin and Igor Belanov to name but a few. When the Soviet Union was on the edge of collapse in late the 1980s, many Soviet footballers were looking for the opportunity to […]

FC Nantes predator Filip Djordjevic future in the balance

FC Nantes predator Filip Djordjevic future in the balance

Looking at the Ligue 1 top goalscorers chart one finds three veritable superstars in the top four in Radamel Falcao, Edinson Cavani and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The one intruder in that group is FC Nantes’ Serbian hitman Fillip Djordjevic. His eight goals have propelled Nantes up the league and into flirting […]

Team of the Week: Aboubakar helps Merlus to swim through Evian waters

Team of the Week: Aboubakar helps Merlus to swim through Evian waters

Ligue 1 action returned this weekend after a week off for the small matter of Les Bleus’ World Cup qualification. And despite sending their players to all corners of the earth, PSG still appear to be on another planet to the rest of the league. On their return to the […]

Sochaux v Bastia; Boudebouz returns to Bonalona

Sochaux v Bastia; Boudebouz returns to Bonalona

They might not remember in Montbeliard, but less than three years ago, modest Sochaux were drawing parallels with FC Barcelona. The comparisons were made in jest, but the association still complimented Francis Gillot’s Europa League qualifying side. Lacombe and Gillot had assembled such an attacking quatrain, that their clever interchange […]

Episode 106: We All Dream Of A Team Of Auriers

Episode 106: We All Dream Of A Team Of Auriers

Just days after France’s triumphant 3-0 victory over Ukraine the FFW team are here to look back at the performance, the result and then look towards Brazil 2014 and the European Championship in France in 2016. We continue to pick our team of the season so far and we debate […]