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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


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 s


Excellent: 8-bit Football recreate Roberto Carlos’ free-kick vs France

Plenty of iconic free-kicks have been buried over the years, with a certain few arguably standing out from the rest. Roberto Carlos’ stupendous effort against France in the 1997 Tournoi de France is one of them and has been re


Terrific: cartoonist draws Zinedine Zidane’s career on whiteboard

Apart from maybe Marco Materazzi, the football world seems to adore former Real Madrid and France star Zinedine Zidane. His unique style on the ball and relaxed manner made him a joy to watch. The Frenchman was


Zinedine Zidane shows once again that he’s still ‘got it’

Seeing as the World Cup in Brazil is almost here, we felt it was more than appropriate to share this video of World Cup legend Zinedine Zidane tearing it up during a recent Real Madrid versus Inter Milan legends game.


Adidas destroy France’s team bus from previous World Cup

The 2010 World Cup in South Africa is certainly one to forget for anyone who’s French. Patrice Evra and Nicolas Anelka persuaded their team-mates to revolt against the reported inept management of then boss Raymo