Tragically, a club in decline because of instability at every level is not uncommon. When it’s a side responsible for producing some of the greatest French talent of the past 20 years it deserves a further look. Welcome to IBWM Liam Milner.
England play France at Wembley next week & reports of the French national team's demise have been greatly exaggerated. As well as giving the football world Laurent Robert, Reunion Island is also providing it with less tempremental players. Josh Clarke explains.
Top clubs the world over start badly on a regular basis, but often find form after a few weeks. Lyon have been THE French side for a long while now so they should be at least worrying the top four in Ligue 1. John Dobson reports.
Real fun and games in Ligue 1 at the moment as the league leadership changes hands regularly. Last week it was St Etienne taking control, this time flamboyant Rennes are sitting pretty. John Dobson reports from France.
St Etienne once seemed the most glamorous of European teams. By the time the wonderful Johnny Rep had moved on in 1983, it was downhill for the Massif Central club. Is it time to rekindle that glamour? John Dobson presents a Ligue 1 round-up.
An interesting weekend in qualification for the 2012 European Championships. Normal service resumed for Holland but for France, well, normal service appears to have resumed there too. John Dobson reports.
The talented Yoan Gourcuff was one of the big movers in France during the summer, completing a transfer to Lyon. On the evidence of this weekend, they're going to need him. John Dobson presents the latest update from Ligue 1.