Somewhere in France, Raymond Domenech is sitting alone. Sitting alone and giggling. France produced a woeful performance that sent shivers down this French fan’s spine as memories of the Domenech years flooded back. Conservative lineups. Slow, deliberate play. Creaking defence. Inept shooting. All that was thought to be dead and [...]
Before the big game against Sweden tonight we have grabbed a few words with Swedish football fan Andy Hudson. Andy runs the excellent Blågul Fotboll website. Read Andy’s thoughts on the Swedish national team and where he sees a possible threat towards the French for tonight’s game. You can also read [...]
The time for talk is over. France may have taken a step towards the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 but Sweden will be standing in their way. Sweden may already be knocked out of the competition but they are highly unlikely to give France an easy time of things in this [...]
Before the Sweden and France group game on Tuesday there will be a minutes silence to commerate the memory of Thierry Roland. A legend of French broadcasting he sadly died in the early hours of Saturday morning. Jonathan Ervine remembers the great man. The day after France’s 2-0 win against [...]
Welcome back to the FFW Euro 2012 podcast specials. Jon is joined by Andrew and Vaishali to run the rule over France’s 2-0 win over Ukraine in Donetsk. They discuss Blanc’s team selection, how the changes fared and what players did well. They look at what this game showed with [...]
by Steve Wyss France eased past the Ukraine 2-0 and moved top of the Group D table thanks to goals from Jeremy Menez and Yohan Cabaye. In a match which might be remembered by some because of the stormy interruption which forced the players off the field after 4 minutes, [...]
Thank you to Olga once again for taking these excellent pictures.
Recently one of our new signings Jeremy Smith went to the “Writing About Sport” talk at the French Institute in London. Amongst some top writers speaking that evening was former FC Metz, Newcastle, Fulham, Everton and Spurs striker Louis Saha. The French international has just released a book called “Thinking [...]