This morning Arsenal confirmed the signing of French international Olivier Giroud. The striker has signed for a reported £13 million and becomes Arsenal’s second attacking signing of the summer. Our very own Andrew Gibney wrote a piece for Mirror Football – decriscribing everything you need to know about Giroud and [...]
Andrew, Jon and Vaishali join one last time during the European Championships to dicuss France v Spain and how Les Bleus performed during the tournament. Where did it all go wrong, are there any positives and where does Blanc and the tea go from here? All these questions and more [...]
by Jonathan Ervine Just before the start of Euro 2012, I wrote about the at times tense relations between the French football team and the media that have been evident at recent major tournaments. The interactions between France’s star players and the media at Euro 2012 were in many ways [...]
by Nicholas McGee There is a long standing debate in the football world as to how to deal with the World and European Champions Spain. The Spaniards ‘tika-taka’ style of play has drawn admirers across the world and has left a plethora of well respected sides mesmerised into surrender. The [...]
France come into Saturday’s Euro 2012 quarter-final clash with Spain with little optimism and although history is on their side, not even the staunchest French fans will feel confident ahead of the clash in Donetsk. The defending champions are expected to beat les Bleus easily given their sorry showing in [...]
On the day that France play Spain for a place in the European Championships semi-final the country celebrates the birth of three of it’s favourite sons. On this day the trio of Zinedine Zidane, Jean Tigana and Patrick Vieira were born. All three have been influential in France’s international success [...]
Andrew welcomes Vaishali Bhardwaj back onto the podcast and annouces the news that she has become a permanent member of the FFW team and will be a member of the broadcast team for the upcoming season. The discussion focuses on France’s game against Sweden and where it all went wrong for [...]
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