Men Against Young Boys As Monaco Take Control


Before the new league campaign kicks off on August 7th, AS Monaco began their Champions League challenge with breath-taking 3-1 win over Young Boys of Berne on Tuesday night. Goals from Layvin Kurzawa, Guido Carillo and Marko Pasalic gave Leonardo Jardim’s side three fantastic away goals and puts them in a very strong position to reach the play-off round of […]

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AS Monaco Start Campaign for Champions League Glory

AS Monaco CL

Monaco will be the first French team to kick a competitive ball this season, as they take on Swiss league runners-up Young Boys in Berne in the third qualifying round for the Champions League this Tuesday evening. Young Boys have never made it to the group stage, most recently being knocked out by Spurs in a play-off back in 2010/11, […]

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Aston Villa to Continue French Adventure With Jordan Veretout


The catering staff at Aston Villa have been informed, the marketing team updated, from this season onwards Villa Park will be decked in Bleu, Blanc et Rouge and the menu will consist of exquisite Hors d’Oeuvres instead of Pukka Pies. On Tuesday morning, FC Nantes president Waldemar Kita was quoted in French newspaper L’Equipe confirming that a deal for Jordan […]

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Bordeaux – ConSagnolidation

Bordeaux preseason

There’s a way to go in the transfer window yet. For some fans, that’s a frightening thought, as their club has to try to hang on to key players for another four weeks; for others, a ray of hope as they wonder if their club will do … anything. Bordeaux fans may be in this second group. Arrivals! Four players back from […]

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Breton Pride Dented as Rennes Comfortably Beaten 2-0 By Celtic


At the beginning of the day, Glasgow was awash with blue skies and white clouds, but much like Stade Rennais’ Saturday afternoon, it quickly turned for the worse. As the rain fell over Celtic Park, a promising start from Philippe Montanier’s side was washed away within 13 minutes. Goals from Leigh Griffiths and Gary Mackay-Steven gave Celtic a 2-0 lead at HT and […]

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In Defence of Stephane Guivarc’h


In a parallel universe somewhere, Stéphane Guivarc’h is a French national hero. After terrorising the Brazilian defence for the first 45 minutes of the 1998 World Cup final with his high-intensity, high-pressing game, the Auxerre striker is rewarded as a long ball from Lilian Thuram in the closing seconds of the half is misjudged by Junior Baiano. Quick as a […]

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Nampalys Mendy Set for Ranieri Reunion at Leicester City


On Monday morning, French newspaper L’Equipe reported that Leicester City had made a €10 million offer for OGC Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy. The 23-year-old has been a commanding presence in the south of France since he joined Le Gym from Monaco in the summer of 2013. The English club are obviously in the market for a combative defensive midfielder after […]

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France U19 Men Fall to Spain as Women Stand Strong

Moussa Dembele U19

It’s been a busy summer, and France can be rather happy with how things have turned out, overall. First, they won the U17 Euros, beating Germany 4-1 in a final that featured a hat-trick from PSG’s Odsonne Edouard. Then, the Toulon Tournament, where an U20 side came from a goal down against Morocco with an impressive second-half performance in the […]

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