THE FRENCH ALL ROUNDER

To be scouted by Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at any age is a huge compliment. To be scouted by these clubs while still a teenager? It takes something special. Special is perhaps the easiest way to […]

FOOTBALL’S WONDER WOMAN

It is often said that true talents are borne out of adversity. For some, it might be a difficult childhood leading them to look towards sports as a refuge. For others, it might be driven by self-doubt or the death […]

SOLID DENAYER

Belgium enters the Euro 2020 as the No.1 ranked team. However, they have an ageing squad with many players way past their prime, especially in the defensive third. This situation can turn out to be a golden opportunity for Lyon’s […]

Championship Supremacy in Euros

Well, we all know the superiority Premier League has over all other domestic leagues in the world. The amount of talent playing in the Premier League cannot be found anywhere in the rest of the world, but England’s superiority is […]

LYON LEFT UNSATISFIED

Lyon had a very luckless 2019-20 season by any standard. They changed manager in October, lost two cup finals, and finished a lowly 7th. Their best performances came in the Champions League where they reached the semi-finals. They defeated Juventus […]

MONACO MAGIC

Monaco had a pretty disappointing 2019-20 by their standards. They finished 9th in Ligue 1, while exiting both domestic cup competitions at the round-of-16 stages. Leonardo Jardim was let go before the turn of the year with former Spain manager […]

CHAMPIONS NO MORE

For the first time in recent history, the Ligue 1 title race was so intense that it went on till the last matchday. What is considered to be a farmers league gave us some entertaining football action to cherish. PSG […]

New Boss In Town

The last time Lille were crowned champions of France Belgian winger Eden Hazard was named Ligue 1’s best player for his performances for Les Dogues a decade ago. Ever since that victory, Hazard has moved to pastures anew – first […]

POCH WANTS TO GO!

Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly asked to leave Paris Saint-Germain after just half a season at the helm at Parce Des Princes. The Argentine’s request comes amidst links with openings at his old club, Tottenham Hotspur and Spanish giants Real Madrid. […]

MIKE IN, GIGI OUT

The answer to the question who has kept the most clean sheets in Europe’s top five leagues is not Manuel Neuer. Not Ederson. Not Samir Handanovic. Not even Jan Oblak but rather, Mike Maignan. The Lille shot-stopper had 21 shut-outs […]

THE CROWN HAS BEEN DROPPED

Reigning Ligue 1 champions, Paris Saint Germain locked horns with relegation-threatened Brest on Sunday in the season finale. Mauricio Pochettino’s squad needed a win and a few favours from Angers if they wanted to retain their title. Brest would have […]

NO LILLE FEAT ;)

This was coming for a long time. Lille have been crowned champions of France after tonight’s win against Angers on the final day of Ligue 1. Their win, combined with PSG’s draw earlier this month against Rennes, confirmed a fourth […]

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