Category Archives: Ligue 1

Barcelona’s Summer of Discontent

Barcelona’s summer transfer window has been less than ideal, to say the least. Before last season even ended, even the casual observer knew that Barca needed a right back, midfield options, and maybe some defensive cover. The Blaugrana also needed to … Continue reading

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The Massive Implications from Nabil Fekir’s Knee Injury

So… this is awkward. We posted our feature piece on Nabil Fekir at 12:00 PM MST yesterday on just how exciting a player he is and projects to be (the words “next Lionel Messi” were used in a non laughing … Continue reading

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Nabil Fekir: Lyon’s Crown Jewel

One of the greatest legacies that Lionel Messi will leave behind when he slowly fades away from our collective consciousness (you know, outside the usual “he’s the greatest ever”, “he was better than Ronaldo” mambo jumbo) is that he’s spawn … Continue reading

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The Anthony Martial Saga and Another Detour in the Monaco Project

The Principality has been an awfully busy place this summer, but no deal Monaco have made is bigger than this one. At the time of this writing, Anthony Martial looks like he’ll be the most expensive French teenager in the history … Continue reading

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Marcelo Bielsa Leaves Olympique Marseille in a Blaze of Glory

We should’ve known that this is how it would end between Marcelo Bielsa and Olympique Marseille. A manager who is the antithesis of sanity combined with a club such as Marseille, with its frenzied, checkered history, had all the ingredients for … Continue reading

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The Tiers of Ligue 1: Previewing the 2015-16 season

It seems like just yesterday that PSG were wrapping up a domestic treble last season in Ligue 1, the first team to have ever accomplished the feat in France. Okay maybe it was over two months ago that PSG accomplished … Continue reading

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The Parisian Angel

Ángel Di María, the world-record signing by a British team, didn’t exactly settle in in his first, and from the looks of it only, season in Manchester. Brought in as part of Louis van Gaal’s rebuilding project, di María started … Continue reading

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