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Bastia Supporters Reënact Dumas’ The Corsican Brothers

Bastia supporters let the world feel the pain of their Corsican brothers on Easter Weekend, disrupting their Ligue 1 match against Olympique Lyon.

In 1844, Alexandre Dumas (père) wrote a novel about vengeance centered on two conjoined brothers separated at birth but who still felt each other’s pain. It was titled The Corsican Brothers. Cheech and Chong lampooned it on film in 1984. The cinematic world felt Dumas’ pain. On this Easter weekend, Olympique Lyon felt Corsica’s pain when Bastia fans caused their club’s match against OL ... Read More »

Ligue 1 Title Race Set To Go The Distance

At the start of the season, nobody would have predicted France’s top tier would have been the captivating and competitive league we are getting. With ten games left to play in Ligue 1, Monaco leads the pack but only by three points – as both Paris Saint-Germain and OGC Nice try to dethrone them. Read More »

Tiemoue Bakayoko proving why he is a wanted man

Not entirely a household name just yet, but remember his name, he is footballs next biggest thing. Tiemoue Bakayoko is a wanted man, and he has done nothing but enhance that fact on Tuesday Evening in front of supporters across the world in the Champions League, completely bossing the midfield when his side took on the might of Pep Guardiola’s Manchester ... Read More »

The three most outstanding French teenagers this season

The French Ligue 1 is renowned for grooming and nurturing raw talents who in the long run blossom into some of the best players in the world. And this season hasn’t been an exception with teenagers taking the French top flight by storm with superb and improbable performances way beyond their age. Read More »

Will AS Monaco drive away with the Ligue 1 title this season?

If you haven’t paid attention to Ligue 1 so far this season you might be surprised to know that PSG are not at the top of the league. AS Monaco have been commanding the French league for some time this season. Read More »

The mysteries behind Monaco’s ruthlessness this season

AS Monaco has thus far shown unbelievable signs of class, style, and precision this season. The Principality club has moved from ordinary perennial underachievers in France to unarguably one of Europe’s most exciting teams this term.  Read More »

What does it mean to be World Class?

The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘world class’ as ‘of or among the best in the world’. Having said that, there remains a lot of debate around the term when it comes to football. Read More »

Edinson Cavani emerges from the shadow of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

A few months ago he was being played out of position just to accommodate one man, the mercurial Zlatan Ibrahimović, but today he has emerged the sharpest point in the Paris Saint-Germain free-scoring attack – step forward Edinson Roberto Cavani. Read More »

Four Ligue 1 stars that Premier League clubs should target

Earlier this week, Sam Allardyce revealed that his Crystal Palace will be forced to search the continent for potential signings as inflated prices make it impossible to find value in England. Given his past utilisation of the French market at Bolton and West Ham, it would be no surprise to see new faces arrive at Selhurst Park from Ligue 1. Read More »

Zidane’s The Man

Real Madrid’s record-breaking 40-game-unbeaten run came to an abrupt end on Sunday evening when the Spanish giants found themselves losing their lead, the game and their streak to surprise title contenders Sevilla. Read More »

Draxler’s new-found romance with PSG

Julian Draxler and Paris Saint-Germain are already looking like a match made in heaven. Barely two games into his career in the French capital, the 23-year-old has thus far been phenomenal – scoring in both matches for his new team. Read More »

Six clubs who bought their way to success

In the modern game money talks. Everywhere you look be it in a stadium, on the pitch, on the television and on the player’s kits there is something money related. It can bring teams success as well as failure. Here are six teams who had money pumped into them and how it affected their stature.  Read More »

Sanchez to PSG – Will it Happen?

Paris Saint-Germain are readying a huge £60 million bid for Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, and reports from The Sun claim that the Ligue 1 Champions have serious intentions of acquiring Arsenal’s top scorer this season. Read More »

The Resurgence of Anthony Martial – More Millions for Monaco

One player whose performances defies his age is Anthony Martial. The Manchester United forward is only 21 and is regarded as one of the most promising players in his age group. After a short dip in form, Anthony Martial is back to his best, and as a result, Manchester United could cough out a few million Euros. Read More »

What Julian Draxler brings to France

Germany international, Julian Draxler, has officially joined French champions, Paris Saint-Germain from Wolfsburg. The 23-year-old penned down a four-and-a-half contract in the region of €42million. Read More »

It’s time for Edinson Cavani to move on from Paris Saint-Germain

The Uruguayan is the top scorer in the Ligue 1; whilst an impressive feat – at the age of twenty-nine there isn’t much time for him to take on a new challenge, but he certainly needs one and needs it in January. Here is why Edinson Cavani should leave Paris Saint-Germain as soon as possible. Read More »

Olivier Giroud, the most unappreciated striker alive!

Booooooooo!!! Goes the entire stadium as Olivier Giroud touches the ball. 20 minutes later, there comes an in-swinger, rising highest to meet it is the same Giroud – the ball is in the back of the net and the entire stadium goes ballistic! Next match, same scenario – score 20 goals or none Olivier Giroud still remains under-appreciated.   Read More »

Radamel Falcao reborn with AS Monaco after two-year exile

AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao opened the scoring in a 3-0 win away to Lorient in Friday’s French Ligue 1 clash to help send his top of the table. This excellent start to the season shows a reborn El Tigre at the top of his game – directly after failing at both Manchester United and Chelsea over recent times. Read More »

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