French Football Weekly

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      2018.07.12 - If it ain't broke, don't fix it

      Yes! France are in the final of the World Cup after beating Belgium 1-0, and will face Croatia who beat England 2-1 after extra time. Phil, Jez and Conor review the match in which the French defence chucked a wet blanket over some of the best attackers on the planet, preview the final against a Croatia team capable of playing through fatigue after three matches went to 120 minutes, and nervously make their predictions for the final outcome. Phil also sings.



      2018.07.09 - France beat Uruguay to set up a semi-final against Belgium

      After France beat Uruguay 2-0, they are into the semi-finals, where they will face Belgium. Phil is joined by Jeremy Smit and Conor Ketley to round up how les Bleus played against the Albiceleste, and look forward to how the game against the Belgians will pan out.



      2018.07.05 - France through to the Quarter Finals, to face Uruguay

      Well. Phil and Jez get together to review the 4-3 win over Argentina, and look nervously forward to the quarter-final against Uruguay. After a positive performance including a great second-half ten minutes against an Argentinian side dealing with a lot of issues, including Benjamin Pavard's wondergoal and a brace from Kylian Mbappe, les Bleus will have a very different challenge on Friday.



      2018.06.27 - France are through, to face Argentina

      A duet this week as Phil and Jez get together to look at the win over Peru, the *whatever that was* against Denmark, and forward to the Round of 16 game on Saturday against Argentina.



      2018.06.20 - France beat Australia, face Peru next

      We are one game into Group C of the World Cup, and France won 2-1 against Australia on Saturday. Kris is joined by Jez and Phil to break that down and look forward to France's next game against Peru. Jez has a rant, Phil has some stats to reference, and Kris wants to know more about France's sock choices.



      2018.06.13 - Allez Les Bleus - World Cup Preview Show

      The gang's all here for a bumper pod to preview France's chances at the World Cup, as Kris, Jez, Rich and Phil look at the France squad, upcoming opposition, and compare the 1998 vintage with the 2018 promise. The excitement is mounting before France's first group game against Australia on Saturday.


       2018-06-13  1h18m

      2018.06.05 - World Cup Pre-Preview

      We're gearing up for the World Cup as France have played and won their first two pre-tournament friendlies, against Ireland and Italy, with USA still to come. Phil is joined by Jez and Conor to discuss what we can learn from those, which less-starry France-based players could make an impact in Russia, including the Tunisian contingent, and how Kamil Glik seems to have injured himself. Also, the Toulon Tournament, Coupe de France Feminine, and what Zinedine Zidane's recent resignation could...


       2018-06-06  31m

      2018.05.29 - Team of the Season

      Phil, Jez and Rich round up the play-off results, OL's historic victory in the Women's Champions League, and France v Ireland, before moving on to the main topic, the FFW Team of the Season.


       2018-05-30  47m

      2018.05.22 - End of Season Special

      Join Phil, Jez and Rich for a round-up of the final day in Ligue 1, the European places, the relegation situation, the play-off prospects, the highlights of midtable, and managerial moves. OM had their hearts broken twice in four days, in the Europa final against Atletico Madrid, and with OL coming from behind to beat Nice, and Toulouse just the once, now preparing to play AC Ajaccio in the play-off, the first leg of which will be at Mosson for reasons. Next week we will be arguing about...


       2018-05-23  46m

      2018.05.15 - Round-ups, relegation, managers and Marseille

      This week Phil is joined by two special guests. First, Andrew Gibney pops back to FFW Towers for a look at how Lille managed to get away with that, and the rest of the Ligue 1 positions up for grabs as we head into the last day of the season. Then, new signing Conor Ketley is on hand to discuss the UNFP awards, PSG's latest managerial throw of the dice, and OM's chances in the Europa League final against Atletico Madrid.


       2018-05-16  1h3m