News story it has been reported by several sources.
It is revealed that on November 25th that INAC Kobe will sign on business partnership with Olympique Lyonnais next February. President Hironori Bun comments, “I feel like we have a…Continue
(All Matches are in British UK Time)
Monday 26th November
Russia - Supreme Division
Zorkiy 2 - 0 Ryazan (10:00)
South America - Copa Libertadores…
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France have an exciting challenge ahead when they face the FIFA World Rank number 2 team Germany in a international friendly on Thursday 29th November 2012.
Over recent months, France have been a dominating force on the international stage, despite their recent successes they were unable to bring home a medal at the recent Olympics and were held to a draw in…Continue
The squad for the friendly against France corresponds to a position on the squad of the USA tour in October reached two draws against the Olympic champion. Only Dzsenifer Marozsan of 1 FFC Frankfurt has to match due to a groin strain, but puts Josephine Henning from VfL Wolfsburg in the team.
"The players during the action in the United States make a good impression," says Silvia Neid. "We have again nominated 23 players, because this will be the size…Continue
PSG's coach Farid Benstiti's very interesting and lucid reflexions after the match against Lyon yesterday (Lyon won 1-0, thanks to a severe penalty, scored by Amandine Henry, 72').
The interview was made by Oicem Saidoun for the French site une-deux.net
My own translation.
"As always when facing a high level team, there are a lot of things to be learnt. What gets interesting…
The French selection for the match in Germany on 29th november (the team will be in training camp from 25th to 29th).
Take note that all the usual Lyonnaises have been called, with the return of Wendie Renard and Sonia Bompastor's absence again.
GK : Sarah Bouhaddi (OL), Céline Deville (OL)
Defenders : Laure Boulleau (PSG), Sabrina Delannoy (PSG), Corine Franco (OL), Laura Georges (OL), Wendie Renard (OL), Ophélie Meilleroux (Montpellier), Julie Soyer…
[This is an article published today on the French Website Une-deux.net (my own translation). Montpellier is the club I support in French championship]
There is a club that slips quietly toward the summit of the championship. Enjoying the spotlights pointed at the OL's performances, PSG's power or Juvisy's coughing, Montpellier advance undercover. Second with 26 points, two points behind the leaders and Lyon's next opponent, Sarah M'Barek's girls could be the true rival of the…
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France and Germany will play their friendly "return" match at La Meinau stadium in Strasbourg on Wednesday 13th February 2013. The meeting will be part of the 50th anniversary of Franco-German reconciliation. The first match will be held in Halle-Saale (Germany) on next 29th November (3.15, Live on D8).
Last match of Les Bleues in Strasbourg was in 2002 against Czech Republic (4-1) for 2003 WC qualifiers.
For the first time since Sonia Bompastor's eviction from the NT, the other Bleues officially reacted. And prove at the very same time their wisdom, sense of responsability, professionalism and maybe a bit of prudence. All in all, cleverness...
This is an article from Footofemin (Gromit's translation)
Has the absence of Sonia Bompastor disrupted Les Bleues ?
Netherlands women's national football team will play France at the Jan Louwers Stadium (home of FC Eindhoven), on Wednesday 24th October 2012 at 19:00 CET.
This will be the first international friendly match the Netherlands have competed in since qualifying for the UEFA Euro 2013 Women's…Continue
France women's national football team play hosts to England at the Charlety Stadium in Paris this Saturday 20th October 2012 at 7.50pm BST.
Bruno Bini named his selection for the French national women's team earlier this month with the surprise absence of Sonia Bompastor.…Continue
After her non-selection by Bruno Bini, Sonia Bompastor (156 caps) decided to talk, giving an interview to the newspapers La Nouvelle République. Here it is (my translation). Bruno Bini should talk today in an ealry afternoon press conference.…Continue
Opposed to North Korea this Saturday night at Baku in Azerbaijan in Final of the U17 Women's World Cup, the tricolor selection won the title after a clenching match which ended with a penalty shoout-out (1-1 , 7 pen. to 6). France is the first European nation to enter his name in the history of the event. The French coach Guy…Continue
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Interview of Guy Ferrier, French U17's coach for footofeminin site. (Gromit's translation).
What is the strength of this team which will play the final ?
The strength of this team is to play as a team. There is no star, no red carpet. Everything the players do, they do it for each others. There is a…
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Interview given by Lyon's striker Laëtitia Tonazzi to the site footofeminin. (Gromit's translation)…Continue
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Les Bleues will welcome England Saturday 20th October (20h50, French time) at Le Stade Charléty, FFF (French Federation) announced today.
It's clear that FFF learnt from past years and decided that it was time for France to meet top levels nations in preparation matches. Les Bleues will meet Germany twice, after England.
Le Stade Charléty is a 20,000 stadium where Les Bleues played for the first time (and the first time in Paris, actually) against Japan some time before the…
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Just before the Olympic Games start, the free newpapers 20 Minutes asked Les Bleues' forward Gaëtane Thiney to talk about some of her teammates. Thiney is known for her outspokeness. [Gromit's translation]
Sarah Bouhaddi, Goal-Keeper, nicknamed "Sarah"
"A great goalie who had a lot of injuries lately. It is not easy to recover, she missed the World Cup. She will be number 1 in the Olympics. I do not know if she feels vengeful. She may…
PSG's historical Captain Sabrina Delannoy's interview. She is 26 years old (1,71 m) and has been playing in central-defense for PSG for 7 years.
From Footofeminin. Gromit's translation.…
Back to Scotland-France (0-5) with my analysis of French performance.
The first half was uneven. Some good offensive moves which brought the first two goals, with a very active Louisa Necib (who fully derserved to be elected best player of the match for the second consecutive time), Laure Boulleau who was a superb center-machine all along the game and Camille Abily's splendid shot from 35 yards which hit the crossbar. Let's add a 22 yards semi-volley by Sandrine Soubeyrand,…
14 matches in 3 weeks will be broadcast on French TV !
The time is French time.
Mercredi 19 septembre 2012
Ecosse - France
Qualifications Euro 2013
D8 à 18h00 (direct)
Samedi 22 septembre 2012
France - Etats-Unis
Coupe du Monde U17
Eurosport à 12h00 (direct)
Toulouse - Montpellier
Eurosport à 16h30 (direct) …