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Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Bottom three surprise?

Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Bottom three surprise?

Three teams to get off the mark Whilst many may have predicted that come week three, both Lens and Evian would have failed to get off the mark, I doubt many, if any, would have guessed that Monaco would also be part of that club.  After a home loss to Lorient […]

Saint-Etienne and Lyon flying the flag for the Rhone valley

Saint-Etienne and Lyon flying the flag for the Rhone valley

The headline team in France at the moment are most definitely Bordeaux after their astonishing defeat of noveau-riche Monaco on Sunday, after an away victory at Montpellier in week one. New Bordeaux manager Willy Sagnol’s tweaks at half time turned the match around completely and it meant that after two matches Bordeaux […]

Qualifying for Europe: French clubs set for play-off tests

Qualifying for Europe: French clubs set for play-off tests

Champions League Lille have a big task ahead of them as they prepare to meet Porto on Wednesday evening (19.45 / 20.45 CEST on Bein 1). Having beaten Grasshopper of Zurich, making less of an impact than at the recent World Cup, 2-0 (Sebastien Corchia 30′, Ryan Mendes 49′) in Zurich, they […]

Episode 123: Bordeaux Rock the Khazri-bah

Episode 123: Bordeaux Rock the Khazri-bah

FFW pod welcomes Andrew back on to the show. The guys tackle all the goings on in Ligue 1 from this weekend. Including Bordeaux’s 4-1 win over Monaco, Brandao headbutting Thiago Motta and Marseille losing 2-0 at home to Montpellier. There are also predictions for next weeks big games. Enjoy. […]

U20 Women’s World Cup : Semi-Finals here we come

U20 Women’s World Cup : Semi-Finals here we come

The U20 Women’s World Cup is currently taking place in Canada, and France are through to the semi-finals where they will face (melodramatic music) Germany. Les Bleuettes motored through the group stage, with wins over Costa Rica (5-1), New Zealand (4-0) and Paraguay (3-0), making them the only team to go […]

#FFWTOTW A Mexer-lent result for Rennes

#FFWTOTW A Mexer-lent result for Rennes

Oh Brandao! What were you thinking? Don’t get me wrong – we’d all secretly like to headbutt Thiago Motta, of course we would. Yes, calling you and your team-mates sons of bitches all match is not very becoming. But that kind of thing must happen all the time. And you […]

Brandao’d for life! PSG seek life sentence for headbutt on Motta

Brandao’d for life! PSG seek life sentence for headbutt on Motta

  We’ve all seen the footage by now. After PSG’s 2-0 win over SC Bastia in the 2eme Journée, in which Ibrahimovic struggled off early with a muscle injury, Brandao hovered in the players’ tunnel until he saw Thiago Motta, went over, headbutted him, and then scampered away ‘like a […]

Episode 122: Rennes for the hills

Episode 122: Rennes for the hills

On this week’s podcast the FFW team are joined by Pete Sharland with Jeremy taking the role as host. The guys go through the first weekend’s games. Reims v PSG, Bastia v OM and Lyon v Rennes including others. Pete’s gives us his view on Rennes’ summer dealings. They also […]