Category Archives: Ligue 1

Olympique Marseille’s Murky Future

It was almost impossible to ignore the 2014-15 iteration of Olympique Marseille for a number of reasons. Whether it was manager Marcelo Bielsa telling the press not even two months into the job that he had an opt out clause after one … Continue reading

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Yoann Gourcuff: A Tortured Prodigy

Let’s take a trip back to August of 2010: it was just over a month since France self combusted in the World Cup unlike any country in recent memory, the 2010-11 Ligue 1 season was about to begin and one … Continue reading

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Lyon 1-1 PSG: The Slowing Down of a Kamikaze

When PSG and Lyon played in the Parc de Prince early in the season, Lyon didn’t look anywhere near the electrifying  presence they’ve came to be. Floundering in 12th place in Ligue 1, there was just an odd feeling to watching … Continue reading

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Zlatan, Zlatan: Where Art Thou Zlatan

Note: The radars used in this piece were created by Ted Knuston and Sami Hernia We make no bones about the following: We at the blog love Zlatan Ibrahimovic. We love his eccentricity, we love that he goes into third person when it … Continue reading

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The Intrigue that is Alexandre Lacazette

As of this moment, the top three players in non penalty goals this season in the five European leagues are Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and — wait for it… Alexandre Lacazette. The first two names are obvious, as it’s been … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Roundup: Week 14

The international break is upon us, which means that there’ll once again be a two week hiatus from European domestic football. Ligue 1 has gone through 13 match days so far in the 2014-15 season and Marseille’s lead at the … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Roundup: Week 12

In many ways, week 12 of Ligue 1 was a preview for bigger things to come next week. With the showdown between PSG and Olympic Marseille next Sunday, the cards had to be shuffled and organized in such a way … Continue reading

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