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2013/14 Preview: Ligue 2 Kick-off

2013/14 Preview: Ligue 2 Kick-off

It’s that time of year again when the dust begins to settle, the smell of fresh grass wafts through the corridors to the changing rooms and a sense of optimism swells inside every supporter. There really is nothing better than the beginning of the football season. As Paris and Monaco […]

Report: Monaco Outfox the Foxes – Leicester City 0, AS Monaco 3

Report: Monaco Outfox the Foxes – Leicester City 0, AS Monaco 3

The new season draws ever closer, and to get a look at Ligue 1 new boys AS Monaco we sent @RyanHubbard on a scouting mission as Les Rouges et Blancs took on his hometown team Leicester City, to watch the action and the post-match presser.  AS Monaco boss Claudio Ranieri […]

France advance through the group stage – U19 Euro Finals

France advance through the group stage – U19 Euro Finals

France 0 – 0 Georgia After Serbia beat Turkey 2-1 in the other Group B game to open the tournament, France and Georgia played out a goalless game with few clear chances and a lot of good defending. The stats say that France got seven shots on target to their […]

Who were the best strikers in Ligue 1 – 2012/13

Who were the best strikers in Ligue 1 – 2012/13

by Jonathan Fadugba Despite there being an abundance of football to keep you ticking over through the summer (more than usual or is it just me?), the off-season is usually a good time for reflection. On Just Football we recently used the time to run #StrikersWeek, in which I statistically […]

Henri Bedimo: Talented full-back available for the right price

Henri Bedimo: Talented full-back available for the right price

With all the transfer hoo-hah about Younes Belhanda, the other Montpellier player cleared for departure from Mosson has been slightly overlooked in the rumour stakes. Cultured left-back Henri Bedimo shouldn’t cost a lot (ignore LouLou, he says things all the time) and would bring one lucky buyer some very attractive […]

GOLAZO: Clement Grenier scores a wondergoal against Real Madrid

GOLAZO: Clement Grenier scores a wondergoal against Real Madrid

If you haven’t seen this goal yet, prepare to be amazed. Against Real Madrid in last night’s friendly the Lyon midfielder enhanced his reputation even further with a lovely “no look” goal. Sheer skill, craft and just plain cheek from the outstanding youngster. Grenier was a member of this year’s […]

Women’s Euros – Le Bilan des Bleues

Women’s Euros – Le Bilan des Bleues

The morning after the night before, and having reached the status of favourites with three wins in the group stage, and eight out of eight in qualifiers, France are out after losing to Denmark, who were there thanks to a hat, on penalties. «C’est ce sport : il faut savoir […]

Report: France 1 Denmark 1 – Women’s Euros

Report: France 1 Denmark 1 – Women’s Euros

A worrying note before the match – Marie-Laure Delie, absent in the last group game after picking up a knock in the warm-up, listed as ‘très incertaine’. Another, Bruno Bini absent from the press conference on Sunday for a ‘family problem’. So, in the absence of your regular striker, and […]