La Magie De La Coupe

On Tuesday evening the French Cup reaches its conclusion, as Ligue 1 champions and holders Paris Saint Germain take on third tier Les Herbiers. This kind of mismatch is nothing new for the competition, with lower league sides a regular fixture in the final stages. In preparation for the final, we’ve had a look at […]

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Lille Dark Age

With Paris St Germain now a matter of weeks away from securing the Ligue 1 title and holding a seventeen point lead over second placed Monaco, attention in France has turned to the race at the bottom of the league. While bottom club Metz have looked odds-on to go down for some time, and last […]

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A Day Out At…Hertha Berlin

“Nur nach Hause, nur nach Hause, Nur nach Hause gehn wir nicht!” The full force of the Hertha ultras standing on the Ostkurve of the Olympiastadion could be heard well outside the confines of the historic ground. I should know because, having arrived in plenty of time for my first taste of a live German […]

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The Kids are Alle Recht

This summer clubs in the Premier League spunked a record £1.4bn in the transfer market as Uncle Rupert’s magic money tree, fed on the tears of working class football fans earning below the living wage, pumped enormous BACS transfer shaped fruit into the bank accounts of top level football club owners across the country. As […]

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