Fabulous Nabil Fekir the France and Fennec Flirt #FFWTOTW


This weekend saw the top three show the rest of Ligue 1 who is boss as they scored a spectacular 15 goals between them! Marseille started proceedings, winning on their travels for the first time since October and doing it in some style, smashing Toulouse 6-1, thanks in part to another Batshuayi double, his second in three matches. And Steve […]

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Episode 140: Claudio Beauvue is a bit of a stud

Episode 140

Welcome to the FFW Podcast, This week Jeremy, Jon and guest Steve Wyss discuss Marseille’s current problems, before looking back at Monaco’s recent performances against Arsenal and PSG. The Ibra vs Cavani debate is settled once and for all, and we look forward to the Coupe de France quarter finals and preview Montpellier vs Lyon. Steve also gives his expert […]

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Coupe de France: Quarter-Final Previews


France’s biggest cup competition has reached the quarter-final stage and all eight teams are now only three games away from lifting the Coupe de France trophy. Only four Ligue 1 sides remain, with two of them facing off in Paris. And with an all Ligue 2 clash taking place in Brittany, we can guarantee one side from outside the top […]

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Stade Brestois 29 v AJ Auxerre: Coupe de France Preview


Thursday evening’s clash between Brest and Auxerre is the only Coupe de France match-up without involving a side from Ligue 2. Both sides will be hoping to use this advantage to win a place in the final. With the game being played at the very atmospheric Stade Francis le Blé, you have to give a slight edge to the Breton […]

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Paris Saint-Germain v AS Monaco: Coupe de France Preview


After the “sensational” warm-up game at the Stade Louis II on Sunday, both Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco will do it all again on Wednesday night as they fight for a place in the semi-finals of the Coupe de France. It was expected that Monaco would feel the effects of a wonderful performance against Arsenal in the Champions League, but […]

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US Boulogne v Saint-Etienne: Coupe de France Preview


On Tuesday night, the first Coupe de France match-up sees US Boulogne-Sur-Mer of the third tier welcome Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne to the Stade de la Liberation. It will be a tough ask to overcome Christophe Galtier’s side to reach the semi-finals, but the northerners have overcome a lot to get to this stage, so let’s not rule them out […]

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US Concarneau v EA Guingamp: Coupe de France Preview


On Thursday evening, the Coupe de France quarter-final stage ends with Ligue 1 side EA Guingamp travelling just 140 kilometres south to face CFA side US Concarneau in a Breton derby fuelled with gallons of cup magic. Guingamp has been one of the best stories in Ligue 1 this season, and they are the current cup holders. They are taking […]

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Magnificent Lopes Helps Lille Shock Lyon #FFWTOTW


A few long-standing unbeaten records fell this weekend. Leaders Lyon fell to their first league defeat since the derby with Saint-Etienne on 30 November in succumbing 2-1 at Lille. In a game of two halves, Lyon dominated the first half, but barely did a thing in the second as Lille were a team transformed. Monaco’s excellent defensive streak continued after their […]

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