What Has Gone Wrong For OGC Nice?

Following a podium finish in Ligue 1 for the 2016/17 season, hopes were high for OGC Nice. They qualified for the play-off round to reach the UEFA Champions League,...

Nabil Fekir is Lyon’s New Talisman

Nabil Fekir   This summer, Lyon’s French striker Alexandre Lacazette made the move from France to the Premier League. Lacazette was the star of the team having been the club’s top...

Are Nantes the French Leicester?

Glancing at the Ligue 1, it would be easy to dismiss the standings as unsurprising with Paris Saint Germain leading the pack and teams like Lyon, Marseille and Monaco...

Marcelo Bielsa Fighting for his Job at Lille

Under Marcelo Bielsa, Lille have struggled in Ligue 1 this season. After resigning as head coach at Serie A side Lazio after just two days in charge and walking...

Celtic thrashing is the latest humiliation for Anderlecht

If he is not the greatest writer of the 20th century, Argentina's Jorge Luis Borges may just be the most innovative. No-one before or since Borges has written the...

Five of Football’s Most Famous Penalties

Famous Five: This series looks at a match or event from the world of football which is making the news and draws comparisons with similar players, matches or events from football history....

Marseille’s Champions Project is coming off the rails

Following a season of huge disappointment, some months into the 2016/17 campaign, an American sports investor named Frank McCourt purchased Olympique de Marseille. Immediate investment in the club earned...

Why Monaco can Still win Ligue 1 this season

Paris Saint-Germain have cemented themselves as favourites to win Ligue 1 this season, having made a number of high-profile signings this summer. Champions Monaco, on the other hand, have let a lot of their...

Paris Saint-Germain Sign Kylian Mbappé

Paris Saint-Germain have signed Monaco's Kylian Mbappé on a season-long loan deal, with an option to sign the striker permanently at the end of the season. Should they undertake...

Aurier Signs for Tottenham Hotspur

Serge Aurier signs for Tottenham Hotspur, after departing Paris Saint-Germain for around £23m. Aurier has signed a four year contract.