Preview: AS Monaco v Valencia CF – Champions League


Although there have only been three weekends of league action, this has the appearance of being one of the biggest spells in AS Monaco’s season. On Tuesday night they host Valencia at the Stade Louis II – trying to peg back a 3-1 first-leg defeat – then Paris Saint-Germain come to town, asking questions of Monaco’s ability to challenge them at […]

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Palmieri Inspires Bastia and Marseille Hit Troyes for Six


Round three of the Ligue 1 season, and Paris Saint-Germain are top with three wins out of three thanks to a Blaise Matuidi goal. We know, we’re as surprised as you are. Despite their poor start to the season, Montpellier gave a good account of themselves and forced Kevin Trapp into making a great save. Quick note for PSG fans […]

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EUROUNDUP: Monaco Look Set for Busy Thursday Nights


European qualifying! And it’s already shaping up to be good for those of us with not much on on Thursday evenings… First, Monaco were in action in the Champions League play-offs, in a heavyweight match-up against Valencia. They were denied a clear penalty at 2-1, and then conceded what could be the killer blow as Feghouli scored the third in the […]

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Ligue 1 Preview + Predictions: Week Three


Normal service has already resumed, and it’s only the second week. Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-0 win over Gazelec Ajaccio on Sunday night saw Laurent Blanc’s side take top spot; the other teams are now playing catch-up. by @Gibney_A Montpellier v PSG: Friday 19:30 The Parisians travel south on Friday night for what is usually a tough test at the Stade de […]

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Ligue 2 Preview: Week Four


Going into the fourth week of Ligue 2 action and we have a three-way tie at the top. AS Nancy, FC Metz and US Creteil all have seven points, but something has to break as the latter two do battle at the Stade Dominique Duvauchelle on Friday night. That gives Nancy a chance to gain an early advantage when they […]

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Saint-Etienne and Bordeaux Must Prove Europa Dedication


Welcome back Eric Devin to look in-depth at the Europa League challenges ahead for Saint-Etienne and Bordeaux With several notable flops in Ligue 1 sides’ recent past, the qualification stages of European competition have been something of a banana skin of late. In Europa qualifying, in 2013 Saint-Etienne stumbled against Danish minnows Esbjerg, OGC Nice exited to the Cypriot team […]

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Episode 150: Welcome Home Remy Cabella

Episode 150

Welcome back to the FFW Podcast. Week 2 and we are till trying not to jump to any conclusions regarding the table, but there are worries over Montpellier and their squad depth, and the form of Alexandre Lacazette at Lyon. Is Nabil Fekir the better player and is Lacazette’s head in the game? We talk about Florian Thauvin’s move to […]

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