Success for France as Les Bleues reach last 16 of World Cup

Le Sommer v Mexico

France are through to the knock-out stages of the Women’s World Cup in Canada, as winners of Group F, and will play South Korea in the round of 16. A comprehensive 5-0 win over Mexico in their final game sealed their spot, but things haven’t all been plain sailing, and some worries remain. First, that they are on the awkward side […]

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Ligue 1 Stars Looking to Lift Under-21 European Championship


On Tuesday evening the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championships begins in the Czech Republic and although France failed to qualify, it doesn’t mean there is a lack of Ligue 1 interest at the tournament. Out of the eight teams, there are five players representing the French top-flight, and we wish them all the best over the next few weeks. The […]

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Belgium Defeat Raises More French Questions Than Answers


Another les Bleus game, another pointless friendly you might say. Well Sunday night’s Stade de France encounter with Belgium proved just how entertaining an end of season friendly can be (Ireland and England take note!!). The Red Devils demonstrated just why they are now ranked second in the world with a comfortable display, despite what the 3-4 scoreline will show. The […]

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France Weather Moroccan Storm to Lift the Toulon trophy


At around the time that Hugo Lloris was picking the ball out of net in the Stade de France for the first time last night, France’s under-20 team were picking up their winners’ medals down in the Stade Mayol. Following the France Under-17 team’s European championship win last month, Francis Smerecki’s under-20 side added another piece of silverware to the Clairefontaine trophy […]

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Exclusive: Liverpool Target Simon Kjaer In No Rush to Move


Although the Ligue 1 season is over, many of the players are still on international duty before they can have a well-deserved break. Lille OSC’s Danish centre-back, Simon Kjaer, spoke to French Football Weekly before facing a double header with Denmark this week: “I am fit again after the injury that kept me out of our last game in Metz […]

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Lyon Youngster Interesting Celtic and the Premier League


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


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

France Costa

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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