FRANCE may be World Champions and UEFA Nations League champions, but all does not seem well in French domestic football. Last weekend, the game between Marseille and Lyon was abandoned after Dimitri Payet, everyone’s favourite punchbag these days, was struck … Continue reading Football Media Watch: Why does France seem so unhappy?
ALTHOUGH French football played its part in the development of European club competitions, only one has secured the major prize. In 1993, Olympique de Marseille (OM) lifted the huge trophy by beating highly-fancied and star-studded AC Milan. Marseille went one … Continue reading Europe’s Champions: Olympique de Marseille 1993
OLYMPIQUE MARSEILLE (OM) are the only French team to have won the European Champions League and they happen to be the best supported club in Ligue 1. Marseille is a classic football city, full of passion that can overheated at … Continue reading Marseille’s African venture is bold, but what of the future?
IT IS hard to shake off the feeling that Ligue 1 is a one-horse race, despite France being the home of the World Champions and French football’s status as one of the breeding grounds for nurturing talent. Paris Saint-Germain’s dominance of … Continue reading Club of the Month: And the word is… OM