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Riff of (Last) Week – put that in your bun and eat it…

Riff of (Last) Week – put that in your bun and eat it…

So, someone has brought out a ‘Zlatan Burger’ to (it says here) pay homage to the great man – “600 grams of mince beef with onions, bacon and three types of cheese including cheddar, Emmental and Auvergne blue”. Boooooooring. There are so many other Ligue 1 burger options, we tried […]

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Dortmund v Marseille: Champions League Preview

Dortmund v Marseille: Champions League Preview

Game 2: Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion) – KO 20:45 local-time Game 1: Marseille 1 – 2 Arsenal; Napoli 2 – 1 Dortmund It doesn’t get much easier for Marseille in the Champions League after Arsenal came to town and crept past Elie Baup’s side. They now travel to face one […]

Team of the Midweek, plus Managerial Casualty Klaxon

Team of the Midweek, plus Managerial Casualty Klaxon

The midweek round for game seven saw the highest team score so far, and also the first managerial casualty, as Guingamp hammered Sochaux 5-1, leading to Eric Hely tendering his resignation and - massive surprise - it was accepted. While the Daf-Pégorer-Ginès triumvirate of interim fort-holders look to be dragging every player who […]

It’s Grim Up North for Valenciennes

It’s Grim Up North for Valenciennes

In the early 90’s a British group released a song called “It’s Grim Up North”, a sort of acid house composition where the main lyrics consisted of naming towns and cities in Northern England. Given that the  impression of the song was that the North was grey, drab and generally […]

Saint-Etienne feeling the strain as cracks begin to show

Saint-Etienne feeling the strain as cracks begin to show

After their midweek defeat at Marseille, Les Verts sit in 6th place with 12 points, which, at first glance, seems just fine.  After all, at this point last season they were mired down in 11th with 8 points and ended up finishing in 5th.  Add to that the fact that […]

Episode 100: FFW Brings up the century

Episode 100: FFW Brings up the century

That’s right folks, we’ve somehow managed to record 100 podcasts. To celebrate the 100th episode it would be great to say we had an interview with Zlatan or Falcao but instead you’ll have to do with Jon, Andrew and Jeremy talking about them as PSG v Monaco takes centre stage. […]

So Long Sochaux? Eric gets the Hely out of there…

So Long Sochaux? Eric gets the Hely out of there…

Seven games into the season is really no time to be looking at the table and talking about relegation, but… But. Sochaux are the lanterne rouge, with two points. Four scored, 14 conceded. Their manager Eric Hely has tendered his resignation, which club president Laurent Pernet is considering, possibly over […]