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Why is Ligue 1 star-power fading?
12:01 Monday 2nd September 2019

Ligue 1 is known as a division in which its top clubs attract quality players but such stars can't stay and develop into what they want to become. This trend was thought to stop when Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint…

Can Les Bleus do the gender double at the World Cup?
15:00 Friday 7th June 2019

Just under a year has passed since France lifted the FIFA World Cup, putting end to an eighteen-year trophyless streak. Now, the nation's women have the opportunity to break their own World Cup curse, on home soil none less. France’s…

Confident Memphis Depay ready to move up from Ligue 1
15:00 Wednesday 27th March 2019

Memphis Depay was close to becoming an afterthought back in 2016. After succumbing to the cursed Manchester United #7 mantle, the presumed future superstar almost saw the end of the road. However,  the embarrassing exit from Manchester lit…

12 Days of Football 2018: Three French Clubs
08:00 Monday 24th December 2018

On the 3rd Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual year-end football soiree. Over the course of a dozen days,…

Is Lyon's Maxwel Cornet ready to shine in a more competitive league?
16:00 Wednesday 24th January 2018

The French Ligue 1 has been one of the most interesting competitions in Europe this season. Despite Paris Saint-Germain gaining a sizable lead at the top over teams such as AS Monaco, Olympique Lyon and Marseille, the league contains several…

French hit, or French farce: Arsenal's new hitman Alexandre Lacazette
16:30 Wednesday 12th July 2017

At £52m for a striker who would have been joining Atletico had it not been for an upheld transfer ban, this is a superb signing. But is this a revival of the French connection? Let's wait and see. Will he be a farce, especially considering…

Premier League
Arsenal officially sign Alexandre Lacazette from Olympique Lyon.
16:47 Thursday 6th July 2017

Arsenal Football Club have officially announced the signing of French forward, Alexandre Lacazette. In a deal that could rise up to £52.6m, Arsenal have secured the services of the 26-year old striker on a five-year contract from Olympique…

Three strikers Arsenal should sign if they can't get Kylian Mbappe
17:30 Wednesday 7th June 2017

I don't know what's stranger, the fact Arsene Wenger bid £100m for a player or the fact Arsenal actually look capable of signing him. However, with all big deals , fans must be cautious as Kylian Mbappe is a player the whole world is watching. …

Can Jose Mourinho deliver Manchester United the Europa League?
12:00 Tuesday 25th April 2017

The Red Devils continued their European adventure with a nervous 2-1 win at home to Anderlecht. Will Jose Mourinho deliver Manchester United the Europa League trophy this season?

Match Preview
Besiktas away goal may be enough to defeat Lyon
18:04 Thursday 20th April 2017

Istanbul's Vodafone arena will be rocking on Thursday night. Olympique Lyonnais arrives for a Europa League quarterfinal second leg. Besiktas comes in 2-1 down but the away goal in France could be the difference. The first leg, just seven days…

Samuel Umtiti: The unheralded linchpin of Barcelona
12:00 Wednesday 15th March 2017

Whenever Barcelona is mentioned, their famed front three, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar immediately comes to the fore.  But as unlikely as it may seem, French defender, Samuel Umtiti, has equally been as influential as the team's attacking…