1. Team-by-Team Guide to the 2014/15 Ligue 1 Season

    The new Ligue 1 season is almost upon us. Champions Paris Saint-Germain will travel to Stade Auguste Delaune to face Stade de Reims on Friday, August 8 to kick off the new campaign...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 9 months ago 4,116 reads 7 comments

  2. PSG vs. Guingamp: Winners and Losers from Trophee Des Champions

    Paris Saint-Germain kicked off their season in fine style on Saturday, defending their Trophee des Champions title in Beijing, China...

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  3. Predicting PSG's 1st-Choice Starting XI for 2014-15 Season

    UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) sanctions have limited Paris Saint-Germain to just two recruits so far this summer in David Luiz and Serge Aurier...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 10 months ago 23,428 reads 16 comments

  4. Smart PSG Move Lands Toulouse's Ivory Coast World Cup Star Serge Aurier

    Shortly after their 2-1 win over Ligue 1 rivals OGC Nice in their friendly clash in Beziers on Wednesday, Paris Saint-Germain announced the signing of ...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 10 months ago 1,762 reads 3 comments

  5. Nice vs. Paris Saint-Germain: How PSG Will Line Up in Friendly

    Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has been boosted ahead of Wednesday’s friendly clash with OGC Nice at Stade de la Mediterranee in Beziers thanks to the return ...

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  6. Why PSG's UEFA Financial Fair Play Sanctions Should Not Pose a Major Problem

    For the past week or so, there have been two of this summer’s biggest transfer sagas gripping France’s Ligue 1 and both concern star performers from the recent FIFA World Cup in Brazil...

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  7. Barcelona Target Marquinhos Continues to Endure Difficult Pre-Season with PSG

    Paris Saint-Germain’s Marquinhos continues to struggle to find early pre-season form after a dreadful performance in the French champions' 4-2 friendly defeat to German 2...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 10 months ago 23,478 reads 32 comments

  8. Hervin Ongenda Overshadows Zlatan Ibrahimovic as PSG Go Down to RB Leipzig

    Paris Saint-Germain suffered their first defeat in three pre-season friendly matches on Friday, going down 4-2 to German Bundesliga 2 team RasenBallsport Leipzig...

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  9. Why Missing out on Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria Would Benefit PSG and Ligue 1

    Paris Saint-Germain’s pursuit of Real Madrid ’s Angel di Maria is on the verge of concluding, according to the latest reports coming out of Spain, but the likely result ...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 10 months ago 20,635 reads 9 comments

  10. 10 Players Who Could Leave Ligue 1 on Back of World Cup Performances

    This summer’s FIFA World Cup has been an excellent tournament as far as Ligue 1 has been concerned, with a number of French-based players excelling in Brazil...

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  11. 5 Defining Moments in France's 2014 World Cup Campaign

    With France’s FIFA World Cup campaign now consigned to memory, coach Didier Deschamps and his players can reflect on their progress and be happy with their efforts...

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  12. 5 France Players Whose Stock Fell at 2014 World Cup

    Although there were no obvious underperformers for France at this summer’s FIFA World Cup, there are a number of players in the squad whose stock has fallen...

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  13. 5 Players France Should Call Up Following 2014 World Cup Campaign

    Following on from France’s quarter-final FIFA World Cup exit, Les Bleus’ defeat at the hands of Germany now looks more respectable in light of the 7-1 thrashing that the Germans handed out to hosts Brazil in their semi-final clash...

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  14. 5 France Players Whose Stock Increased at 2014 World Cup

    Prior to this summer’s FIFA World Cup, little was expected of a France team that scraped past Ukraine 3-2 on aggregate in the play-offs after a heroic 3-0 second leg victory in Paris...

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  15. 5 Players France Should Axe Following 2014 World Cup Campaign

    Following France’s FIFA World Cup quarter-final exit to Germany, coach Didier Deschamps will now be turning his attention toward the 2016 UEFA European Championship on home soil...

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  16. Why World Cup 2014 Was Ideal Stepping Stone to Euro 2016 Success for France

    France are now out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup following Friday's 1-0 defeat to Germany in Rio de Janeiro ...

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  17. France Undone by Inferior Collective Experience in Germany World Cup Defeat

    France are out of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil after a 1-0 defeat to Germany at Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro on Friday...

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  18. Why Paul Pogba Is Primed for Lead Role in World Cup Quarter-Final vs. Germany

    France’s Paul Pogba made the ultimate difference in Les Bleus ’ 2-0 FIFA World Cup last 16 win over Nigeria in Brasilia on Monday and is now set to play a key role in the quarter-final against Germany in Rio de Janeiro on Friday...

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  19. Hard-Fought Win vs. Nigeria Emphasises Mamadou Sakho's Key Role for France

    France have now kept three clean sheets in the four FIFA World Cup matches they have played in Brazil so far, yet the latest—a narrow 2-0 victory over a determined Nigeria side ...

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  20. Deschamps' Tinkering Not Enough to Undermine France Team Spirit vs. Nigeria

    France have reached the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, but they needed a better-late-than-never substitution from Didier Deschamps to overcome the coach's ineffective tinkering with the starting XI...

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  21. Ranking the France Players on Their World Cup Group-Stage Form

    With their first objective of finishing top of FIFA World Cup Group E now accomplished, France are looking towards the latter stages with optimism. Next up, in the last 16, are Group F runners-up Nigeria...

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  22. Ecuador vs. France: 6 Things We Learned

    France have qualified as the top team in the FIFA World Cup’s Group E after a 0-0 draw with Ecuador in Rio de Janeiro, and they will face Nigeria in the last 16...

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  23. How Far Can Happy and Uninhibited France Realistically Go at the World Cup?

    France have been one of the major surprises of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil so far. Not because they are missing supposed key players and therefore expectations were lowered—there ...

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  24. France World Cup Team Being Shaped in the Image of Didier Deschamps

    Famously once described as “un porteur d’eau” (a water carrier, per Goal.com ) by former French international teammate Eric Cantona, Didier Deschamps is now coaching ...

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  25. 5 Things for France Fans to Look Forward to in Wake of Win vs. Switzerland

    France’s 5-2 mauling of Switzerland has seen Didier Deschamp ’s men announce themselves as genuine contenders for the FIFA World Cup title in Brazil...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 11 months ago 1,114 reads 0 comments