Lyon Youngster Interesting Celtic and the Premier League

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Reports have emerged within the French press tonight that suggest Scottish champions Celtic and a host of English Premier League teams are interested in Olympique Lyonnais and Morocco under-23 international Fahd Moufi. According to sources at Foot Mercato, the 19-year-old right-back is also attracting attention from a number of Les Gones’ Ligue 1 rivals. The promising youth prospect is said […]

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2014/15 French Football Weekly Ligue 2 Awards

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After our Ligue 1 Awards, we wanted to do the same for Ligue 2. We consulted our experts and they picked they players and coach deserving of the awards. Here is your Player, Young Player, Coach, and Goalkeeper of the Year.    Thank you to everyone that has contributed in some way to French Football Weekly this season. We appreciate […]

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Toulon: France take step towards final beating Costa Rica 2-1

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On Tuesday evening, France guaranteed passage from the Group stage at Toulon with a 2-1 win over Costa Rica. It hasn’t confirmed their place in the weekend’s final, but they are one step closer. A double from Bordeaux’s Enzo Crivelli means that Les Bleuets only need a point from their final game against Netherlands and they will be in the […]

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Coupe de France Preview: AJ Auxerre v Paris Saint-Germain

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AJ Auxerre make the journey from Burgundy to Paris on Saturday, hoping to upset the odds and stop Paris Saint-Germain winning an unprecedented treble. It is going to be tough, but here is Steve Wyss on how they get here, and who and what will be key to their success. To make the final of the Coupe de France is […]

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Toulon: All-change for France in 2-0 Victory Over Qatar

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France took control of Group A on Friday evening, beating Qatar 2-0 in Hyeres. Adrien Hunou’s early goal separated the two sides, but Younes Kaabouni stole the show with a stunning second half strike. Francis Smerecki made nine changes to the side that beat USA 3-1 on Wednesday, but it only strengthened France’s chances of winning the tournament, showing the depth […]

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Episode 148: Renard may Roux early decisions

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DOWNLOAD NOW!! After the season has concluded, the FFW pod looks back at every team and picks out players who impressed during the 2014/15 campaign. Should PSG be doing everything to keep Edinson Cavani? Has Hervé Renard got off to the wrong foot at Lille – and will Bielsa struggle with Marseille’s departures next season. All that and more… Enjoy. […]

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Anthony Mounier: Montpellier’s Wanted Midfield Maestro

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On the 17th August 2014, the gates at the then newly-renovated Stade Vélodrome opened for the first-time, as Marcello Bielsa’s Marseille took the pitch in their first home game of the season. An air of expectation was almost tangible in the tribunes, where expectant Marseillaises were eager to see a first win in the new Bielsa era, against a travelling […]

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France shock USA with 3-1 opening win at Toulon

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France got their 2015 Toulon Tournament campaign off to a fantastic start on Wednesday. Three first half goals put a swift end to the challenge from the United States and announced a new group of talented young players. Francis Smerecki lined up his side playing 4-2-3-1 with Yann Bodiger and Baptiste Santamaria anchoring the midfield so the three talented attacking midfielders – Romain Habran, Fares […]

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