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Author Archive for Adam White and Eric Devin

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Lille’s win over PSG shows that fame only takes you so far in Ligue 1

Lille beat PSG 1-0 at the Parc des Princes over the weekend to take the lead in a fascinating title race in FranceBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsThings did not augur well for Lille before their trip to the Parc des Princes at …

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Kylian Mbappé sparkles as PSG beat Lyon to go top of Ligue 1

PSG delivered their best domestic performance of the Mauricio Pochettino era to leapfrog Lille before the international break By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsKylian Mbappé put in an abject performance for PSG last Sunday as the…

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Will Jorge Sampaoli bring back the Marcelo Bielsa magic to Marseille?

Sampaoli is an exciting coach but his squad is creaking, money is short and he is battling against the weight of history By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsSupernovae are common in Marseille. Having exhausted their supply of hydro…

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Julien Stéphan and Rennes go their separate ways with heavy hearts

After securing the club’s first trophy in 48 years and leading them into the Champions League, Stéphan has resignedBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsThe Champions League theme blared into the night. There was little to celebrate …

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Saliba and Todibo’s transfers show the big move is not always the right one

Other youngsters in Ligue 1 should learn from what happened to William Saliba at Arsenal and Jean-Clair Todibo at BarcelonaBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News“He judged me on two and half matches,” said William Saliba when asked a…

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PSG outclassed Barcelona but they could not lay a glove on Monaco

Niko Kovac delivered a tactical masterclass in a game that showcased his youngsters – and the competitiveness of Ligue 1By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News“Ligue 1 – That’s Another Story,” trumpeted the front page of L’Équipe on M…

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Leandro Paredes offers PSG reasons for optimism against Barcelona

PSG will be without Neymar and Ángel Di María on Tuesday but another South American will be pulling the stringsBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsOn a weekend when Lyon, Lille and Monaco all stumbled, PSG beat Nice 2-1 at the Parc…

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PSG are still searching for an identity under Mauricio Pochettino

A week before his team’s trip to Barcelona in the Champions League, Pochettino does not seem to know his best teamBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsPSG went into the Classique against Marseille needing to win to keep pace with Li…

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Lille were Ligue 1 title contenders. Now they look like the favourites

Lille are top of the table after a run of five straight wins. Will they hold off PSG and Lyon in the run-in?By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsPSG have megawatt star-power embodied by Kylian Mbappé and Neymar, and Lyon have their …

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Lille were Ligue 1 title contenders. Now they look like the favourites

Lille are top of the table after a run of five straight wins. Will they hold off PSG and Lyon in the run-in?By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsPSG have megawatt star-power embodied by Kylian Mbappé and Neymar, and Lyon have their …

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Violent Marseille ultras bring more shame upon French football

French football faces various challenges. As shown in Marseille this weekend, hooliganism remains the most dangerousBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News“There are two visions competing with each other tonight,” said Marseille presi…

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Frédéric Antonetti is having the last laugh as Metz climb the Ligue 1 table

Antonetti has not always been taken seriously, but no one can mock the results the Metz boss has produced this seasonBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsMetz delivered another bravura performance at the weekend, beating Nantes on S…

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Marseille’s title challenge in Ligue 1 has ended before it started

Marseille were fighting PSG and Lyon for top spot in Ligue 1 a month ago. Now they are only fighting among themselvesBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIt wasn’t so long ago that we found ourselves tipping Marseille as outsiders f…

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Raymond Domenech is back in the game at Nantes. Enjoy the ride

A rusty and eccentric manager working for an explosive president and irate fans. What could possibly go wrong?By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News“Will you marry me?” asked Raymond Domenech. A proposal is usually a joyous moment, b…

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Mauricio Pochettino begins his PSG spell with a shaky draw at St-Étienne

The former Tottenham and Southampton manager faces of all sorts of challenges in his new job in Paris By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsThe Mauricio Pochettino era at PSG began with a 1-1 draw in Saint-Étienne on Wednesday night….

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Mauricio Pochettino begins his PSG spell with a shaky draw at St-Étienne

The former Tottenham and Southampton manager faces of all sorts of challenges in his new job in Paris By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsThe Mauricio Pochettino era at PSG began with a 1-1 draw in Saint-Étienne on Wednesday night….

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Lille, Lyon and PSG will fight it out in a three-way title race in Ligue 1

Lyon and Lille sit side by side at the top of the table before the winter break. PSG have a lot of work to do to retain their titleBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIt was hinted at as early as September, when Marseille beat PSG,…

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Lille are top of Ligue 1 despite boardroom chaos

Lille’s owner had to leave the club this week but they are still top of the league after their goalless draw against PSG By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsThe return of football during the second half of 2020 following the Covid-…

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Lens beat Monaco 3-0 to climb even further up the Ligue 1 table

Newly promoted Lens are up to seventh in Ligue 1 – and they have a game in hand on the teams above themBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIn our first article of the season, we were quick to praise the two promoted sides, Lens and…

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Lyon beat PSG at Parc des Princes thanks to unlikely heroes

Karl Toko Ekambi, Lucas Paquetá, Thiago Mendes and Tino Kadewere were brilliant for Lyon against the champions By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsWhile Lyon have run roughshod over most of their opponents in Ligue 1 of late, a tri…