Antoine Griezmann: France’s Most In-Form Striker

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Atlético Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann may just be the in-form player in La Liga at the moment. On Saturday, the Mâcon-born France international extended his recent run of scoring to a remarkable 8 in 7 as he netted a brace in the Vicente Calderon side’s routine 3-0 win against struggling Elche. The former Real Sociedad star now holds the record […]

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Parisian Duo Head the Way in National Title Race

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While Paris Saint-Germain were sticking six goals past Lille OSC – to the delight of one member of the FFW team and the absolute despair of another – at the Parc des Princes on Saturday, in the north of the city, another Parisian team would go two better, outscoring the Ligue 1 leaders on the same day. Championnat National’s Red Star Football […]

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In Defence of Bielsa: Players are to Blame for OM Nightmare

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Another year, the same problem. Another manager, the same problem. The more things change, the more they stay the same. That is, in reference to another implosion from Olympique de Marseille. It should be no surprise. Four coaches since 2011/12 and four distinct periods ending with the feeling of hitting rock bottom. In 2012, it was Didier Deschamps who found himself […]

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Laurent Blanc: Paris St Germain Not Being Threatened by Tiredness

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Paris St Germain were the overwhelming favourites to win the league title at the start of the campaign. Unexpected challenges from Lyon, Marseille and Monaco have brought about one of the exciting title challenges in the French league. After the 3-2 loss against Bordeaux, PSG have won four straight league encounters and this is likely to see them in a […]

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Episode 144: Jordan edges the Ayew battle in Marseille

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DOWNLOAD NOW!! Welcome to the FFW Podcast, This week’s podcast starts in Marseille, with Lorient’s stunning 5-3 win over OM. Marcelo Bielsa’s methods come under scrutiny and the future doesn’t look good at the Velodrome. The team look at the battle for the last Champions League and Europa League spots….and it’s as clear as mud up there, but not as […]

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Foot Feminin : PSG to face Frankfurt in the WCL Final

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After PSG went out of the Champions League to Barcelona last week, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi was talking up the possibility of the Parisiens pulling off an unprecedented domestic triple. On Sunday night, he was at Charlety to witness the Parisiennes booking a trip to Berlin and the possibility that there will indeed be European silverware in the trophy cabinet this season, […]

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Javier Pastore Dazzles for PSG in the Parc #FFWTOTW

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A goaltastic weekend, as things become increasingly interesting at both ends of the table. At the top end, Lille were the victims of PSG’s post-Barcelona-humiliation backlash, as the Parisians won 6-1. Lavezzi, who scored three, and Cavani, who notched a brace, have found their level, it seems. Lyon remain level on points with PSG after winning a relatively miserly six-goal […]

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Top-Flight Troyes: On the Verge of Promotion

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There is a distinct chance that corks will be popping in the Champagne region this weekend, as Espérance Sportive Troyes Aube Champagne will achieve automatic promotion to Ligue 1 if they record a tenth away triumph of the season on Friday night, against Ligue 2’s eighth-placed outfit AS Nancy-Lorraine. Jean-Marc Furlan’s side have impressed with their consistently high levels of […]

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