Harvey Burgess looks at the often forgotten backline of what is a very strong Lille side currently leading the way in Ligue 1.
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Manchester United, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid qualified for quarter finals of the 2011 Champions League following an exciting week’s action which saw the Round of 16 completed.
As the transfer window slammed shut in France last week, title challengers Paris St Germain were left disappointed in their attempt to strengthen their squad.
This week we feature Montpellier full-back Mapou Yanga-M’Biwa. The Frenchman has come on leaps and bounds since making the move into the starting eleven while in Ligue 2. This season, Yanga-M’Biwa was linked with a move to Arsenal but remains at Montpellier as they take part in the Europa League.
Ligue 1 is well underway and Richard Chambers gives a guide to the players to look out for over the coming months.
The 2010-2011 Ligue 1 season kicked off on Saturday night and delivered a couple of unexpected results. Etienne Michon takes a look back at the major games and analyzes the results.
France is getting ready for the start of the 2010-2011 Ligue 1 Orange season, and fans are eager to see if their team can battle for Olympique de Marseille’s crown. In this article, Etienne Michon takes a look at the biggest transfer moves and analyze more deeply the strength and weaknesses of the major teams.
As the nation crashes and burns at the World Cup, non-French Ligue 1 players might be France’s best chance to shine.
With a lot of talking point in French football this summer, Niall Farrell gives his insight in to the new Ligue 1 campaign. Of the ‘big 5’ leagues last year (the top 5 UEFA leagues, based on coefficient – that’s the EPL, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga and Ligue 1 respectively), the French Ligue 1 [...]
Timing is everything. A perfect photo or a blurred mess, a hilarious joke or a fluffed gag, a defence-splitting pass or a ball bobbling hopelessly over the sideline. Such things depend on fractions of seconds, intervals so short the mind can’t contemplate. It is not a matter of technique nor of application; it is an [...]