Forget Wigan: What Andy Delort Did Next

Andy Delort

In September 2014  one of French football’s longest sagas drew to a close. After a sensational season with Tours FC, Ligue 2’s second top scorer of the 2013/14 season crossed the channel to sign for a new club. The man in question, Andy Delort, signed for Wigan Athletic, and his move to England saw comparisons drawn between him and another former Tourangeau […]

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Will Hatem Ben Arfa Be a Flop or a Best Buy for Nice?

Ben Arfa Flop

The new Ligue 1 season kicks off on Friday the 7th of August as Paris Saint-Germain start their quest for a fourth consecutive league title at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille. We have pulled together French Football Weekly’s wealth of writers to discuss the biggest topics ahead of the new campaign. Who will finish in the top three? What […]

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Preview: AS Monaco Fully Fit for Young Boys Second Leg

ASM Silva

Monaco will try and take one step closer to the Champions League group stage on Tuesday evening when they face Young Boys of Berne in the second leg of their third qualifying round tie. Les Monegasques take a 3-1 lead into the home game following an excellent performance in Switzerland, and it should be plain sailing for the Ligue 1 side to […]

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Will Angel Di Maria Be The Worst Buy in Ligue 1?

Di Maria Worst Buy

The new Ligue 1 season kicks off on Friday the 7th of August as Paris Saint-Germain start their quest for a fourth consecutive league title at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille. We have pulled together French Football Weekly’s wealth of writers to discuss the biggest topics ahead of the new campaign. Who will finish in the top three? What […]

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Valenciennes FC: 2015/16 Ligue 2 Preview

VAFC preview

Coach: David le Frapper Stadium: Stade du Hainaut Last Season: 16th in Ligue 2 DEFENCE The GK spot was an issue for VA last season but they’ve rectified that by signing Damien Perquis from Caen. Truth be told, Perquis could be a ligue 1 keeper but Remi Vercoutre denied him that chance at Caen. It’s surprising he’s made the move back down […]

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FC Tours: 2015/16 Ligue 2 Preview

Tours Preview

Coach: Marco Simone Stadium: Stade de la Vallée du Cher Last Season: 15th in Ligue 2 DEFENCE Tours had huge goalkeeping problems last season. They ended up using three different starting custodians, eventually settling on youngster Bingoura Kamara. He was ok but inconsistent as you’d expect. They have signed Quentin Westberg from Norwegian club Sarpsborg as competition but he’s only average at […]

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FC Sochaux: 2015/16 Ligue 2 Preview

Sochaux Preview

Coach: Olivier Echouafni Stadium: Stade Bonal Last Season: 10th in Ligue 2 DEFENCE Sochaux have lost GK Yohann Pele to OM which is a blow because he was quite impressive last season. Replacing him is Olivier Werner who comes in from Belgian side Cercle Bruges. I have little idea if he’s any good but considering the level he was playing at, you’d […]

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