Tag: French Football

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France’s forgotten kings of Europe

Chris Bardet takes a look back and remembers the heroes, and sadly the villains, of the greatest team ever seen in France, Olympique de Marseille, and why their legacy has been tarnished somewhat.

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Tottenham new boy N’Jie has the potential to succeed in England

There has been somewhat of a reputation building around Lyon’s academy success in recent years. In the recent past they’ve produced some exciting young talents who look destined for the top. If you don’t follow Ligue 1 closely you probably haven’t

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A look at Lyon

It’s common knowledge that in football your pre-season doesn’t define the season ahead, but it can certainly set the tempo for how you start. In Lyon’s five pre-season games, they’ve lost four of them, conceding 13 goals and scoring two in the

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Why Lyon’s Lacazette is hot property

Last week I decided to focus on one half of Lyon’s dynamic duo in the shape of Nabil Fekir but this week I’m having a look at another influential figure and the other decisive factor in Lyon’s recent revival in Alexandre

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Lyon’s Nabil Fekir could be the next big thing to come out of France

Ligue 1 received a lot of plaudits last season. The title race was a lot more exciting than many predicted, with Marseille and Lyon pushing eventual champions Paris Saint Germain all the way. Last campaign also saw a French duo storm onto

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s dodgy grasp of French leaves PSG team-mates in tears of laughter

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was crowned the Ligue 1 Player of the Year for the second season running on Sunday evening, also picking up trinkets for ending 2013/14 as top goalscorer and the scorer of the league’s most beautiful goal against Bastia. His