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Author Archive for Adam White and Eric Devin

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PSG: a story of promise, dominance, blunders and now hope?

As PSG look forward to a (potential) Champions League quarter-final, we reflect on their key games of the last decadeBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsAfter three years of exiting the Champions League at the last-16 stage, PSG fi…

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Terrible Toulouse all but relegated but problems may be just beginning

A catastrophic season is set to end with a humiliating drop into Ligue 2 and a controversial new owner in Chien Lee By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsAnother week, another defeat for Toulouse in a relegation six-pointer against D…

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Lyon v St Étienne: the French derby with lots of clowns but no laughs

Poor teams, angry fans, incompetent managers and swathes of clowns turned France’s fiercest derby into something of a circusBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsLyon threatened to sue their own supporters this week. After becoming i…

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Loïc Rémy has found his voice – and his scoring boots – at Lille

Lille coasted to second in Ligue 1 last year. Things are not going as well this time around but Rémy continues to be influentialBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsMuch of Lille’s recent success under Christophe Galtier has been do…

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PSG are better placed than ever to satisfy European obsession

Thomas Tuchel is controlling matters on the pitch. Leonardo is instilling discipline off it. And, for once, Neymar looks happy By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsPSG’s dumbfounding defeat to Manchester United in the last-16 of the…

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Dimitri Payet roars back into view with audacious Marseille winner

The former West Ham man is revived since a four-match ban and is leading OM towards Champions League qualificationBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsWhile the old tale about a cat having nine lives may not be exactly true, there i…

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Is Kylian Mbappé spoiled or just spoiling for a move from PSG?

Mbappé had a needless argument with his manager over the weekend. Is he becoming entitled or simply trying to leave?By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsTo say that PSG were cruising would be an understatement. With a quarter of the…

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Strasbourg swat aside Monaco as they set their sights on Europe

After suffering a difficult start to the season, Strasbourg have won four of their last five gamesBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsEven though Monaco are still struggling to find their feet under Robert Moreno – and were playing…

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There is still magic in the French Cup

Domestic cups have lost their lustre in recent years but the Coupe de France is as romantic as everBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsLa Magie de la Coupe is thriving in France. While the big European leagues demand more and more …

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Monaco show PSG the folly of their Fantastic Four frontline

PSG started Mauro Icardi, Kylian Mbappé, Ángel Di María and Neymar against Monaco … and conceded three goalsBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsLigue 1 finally had a showpiece occasion to be proud of on Sunday evening. The Olympi…

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What can we expect in the second half of the Ligue 1 season?

PSG should win the title but will Marseille keep up their challenge and will Monaco thrive under Robert Moreno?By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsThe first half of the Ligue 1 season proved two things: that the title will remain e…

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Montpellier are no longer a selling club – and they are all the richer for it | Adam White and Eric Devin

By signing players in their prime Montpellier are looking to jump ahead of clubs around them who mostly sign youngstersBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsTo say that Montpellier have had an uneven start to the season would be putt…

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Lyon are a mess – and things will only get worse without Memphis Depay

Their manager is weak. Their squad lacks quality. Their fans are angry. And their best player will miss the rest of the seasonBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News“Y’all not ready yet, Got so much heat for everyone who wants that cl…

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A week at Bordeaux: protests, fallouts, a huge win and a familiar defeat

Bordeaux won 6-0 on Tuesday and were beaten 3-1 on Sunday. And that’s only half the story By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsAs Laurent Koscielny trudged off the pitch on Sunday evening at the Stade Vélodrome, he must have been ex…

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André Villas-Boas is quietly making Marseille best of the rest in Ligue 1

The revolution has been quiet, stable and even a little boring, but Villas-Boas is giving Marseille exactly what they needBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News“Stable” and “efficient” are not words that describe Marseille’s recent h…

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In praise of Stéphane Ruffier, the most underrated goalkeeper in Europe

Ruffier made his 303rd league appearance for Saint-Étienne this weekend and was as reliable as everBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIt wasn’t pretty, but Saint-Étienne battled their way to a goalless draw against Montpellier on …

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Dimitri Payet has his revenge as Marseille finally beat Lyon in Ligue 1

Payet had a point to prove against his former manager and did it perfectly. If only he was that motivated every weekBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsDimitri Payet didn’t hold back. “They have two different visions of football. T…

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Dijon defeat PSG and savour the sweet taste of redemption

Stéphane Jobard was sacked by Dijon last year for stealing from a colleague. This weekend he led the club to victory against PSGBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsDijon surprised everyone by beating PSG on Friday night. They were …

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Dijon defeat PSG and savour the sweet taste of redemption

Stéphane Jobard was sacked by Dijon last year for stealing from a colleague. This weekend he led the club to victory against PSGBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsDijon surprised everyone by beating PSG on Friday night. They were …

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PSG tried to offload Ángel Di María. He stayed and became their key player

Neymar’s skill bamboozles opponent and Kylian Mbappé’s pace terrifies them, but Di María’s vision knits it all togetherBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsWhen a frustrated Ángel Di María trudged off the pitch at the Allianz Rivier…