French Football Weekly


Podcast by French Football Weekly


  • 2020.10.22 - Nouvelle Vague

    2020.10.22 - Nouvelle Vague

    22/10/2020 Duração: 01h17s

    The Champions League started badly for the French contingent, so Kris, Jez and Phil look back over 1 point from 3 matches and some late goals that did for PSG and OM. We also look at the weekend's games, lots of goals, two teams going down to nine men, whether we need to talk about Saint-Etienne, and if Lille might make a race of this.

  • 2020.10.15 - Adhere to your guidelines

    2020.10.15 - Adhere to your guidelines

    15/10/2020 Duração: 01h14min

    Kris, Jez and Phil look back over the international break, including two Nations' League games, and discuss Giroud's 100th cap, formation changes, and Kylian Mbappe's job. We also look forward to the weekend's schedule featuring several matches between closely placed teams, and give a nod to the start of European club competition.

  • 2020.10.07 - Brassier to Brest, and other stories

    2020.10.07 - Brassier to Brest, and other stories

    07/10/2020 Duração: 50min

    Kris, Jez and Phil round up game 6 of Ligue 1 including PSG's 6-1 win against Angers, the FFW derby as Metz won 3-1 against Lorient, and a slightly strange Olimpico. There's also some transfer news, Stephane Moulin's bad optics, the sad death of Eddie van Halen, and teams scoring with their only shot on target. Enjoy the international break!

  • 2020.10.0 - Awaiting the FFW Derby

    2020.10.0 - Awaiting the FFW Derby

    01/10/2020 Duração: 54min

    We missed last week because reasons, so are back to round up game 5, what Lyon and PSG are up to, the Champions League draw, French team announcement, and various discinplinary issues.

  • 2020.09.16 - Fear and Loathing In Paris

    2020.09.16 - Fear and Loathing In Paris

    16/09/2020 Duração: 01h01min

    It's been a quiet week, so Kris, Jez and Phil try to think of things to talk about. This includes the card-laden stramash with occasional football that was le Classique which saw Marseille winning 1-0 at the Parc des Princes, Lyon's woes, the current location of Houssem Aouar, Montpellier's up-and-at-'em style, and Irvin Cardona putting his name in early for the Puskás Award.

  • 2020.09.09 - Meaningful Friendlies

    2020.09.09 - Meaningful Friendlies

    09/09/2020 Duração: 01h10s

    After an international break that saw France beat Sweden and Croatia in the Nations League, Kris, Jez and Phil look back at les Bleus' performances, the new defensive set-up, the U21s, how many players PSG actually have available, and some mild transfer chat.

  • 2020.09.02 -OL Finish the Season in Style

    2020.09.02 -OL Finish the Season in Style

    02/09/2020 Duração: 55min

    We've had Day 2 of the new season (PSG notwithstanding) and roll into the first international break this weekend as France play Sweden and Croatia, but OL have also finally put an end to last season with their win in the Women's Champions League. Kris, Jez and Phil try to work out what day it actually is.

  • FFW POD: The Return of Ligue 1 - and Rabiot

    FFW POD: The Return of Ligue 1 - and Rabiot

    28/08/2020 Duração: 01h03min

    Just an intimate twosome this week as Kris and Jez review Matchday 1 of the new Ligue 1 season, picking out all the teams who seem to be missing a goalscorer and spotting the team who have found one! We also discuss the rights and wrongs of the Lens vs PSG postponement. And we end with a look at Didier Deschamps' latest squad announcement, which includes some exciting new call-ups, some interesting recalls ... and the inevitable Boring Benzema Brigade Backlash.



    25/08/2020 Duração: 01h01min

    In our Champions League final review special, Kris and Jeremy are joined by PSG fan (and Jeremy Menez fetishist) Matthew Gooding to look back on where the final was won and lost. We analyse the match, PSG's Champions League campaign and whether or not the future is bright for les Parisiens. We also discuss whether Ligue 1's reputation has been enhanced, and touch on whether or not PSG are unfairly treated in the media.

  • 2020.08.20 - One out of two aint bad

    2020.08.20 - One out of two ain't bad

    20/08/2020 Duração: 31min

    After the Champions League semi-finals, Kris, Jez and Phil regret Lyon's loss to Bayern and review PSG's win over Leipzig. They look forward to the final on Sunday, and try to work out when and how Ligue 1 is going to restart.

  • 2020.08.18 - Frying pan, fire

    2020.08.18 - Frying pan, fire

    18/08/2020 Duração: 39min

    After the mildly unexpected victory of Lyon over Manchester City in the last of the Champions' League quarter-finals, Kris, Jez and Phil convene for a short bonus pod in which we all try to work out what the heck happened, who was (ir)responsible, who shone, who didn't, and what might happen as the semi-finals heave into view.

  • 2020.08.13 - E-Moting

    2020.08.13 - E-Moting

    13/08/2020 Duração: 49min

    It's been a busy week as the 2019/20 season hits the business end(TM) - Kris, Jez and Phil review PSG's last-minute comeback against Atalanta, Lyon progressing against Juventus, and the Coupe de France Feminine final, where OL beat PSG on penalties after an unexpected goalless draw. In the Champions' League, Lyon will play Manchester City on Saturday, and we nervously consider how that could pan out, as well as discussing PSG's chances against their yet-to-be-confirmed opponent (Atletico Madrid or RB Leipzig). In the women's game, both OL and PSG will be off to Bilbao for the final stages of the WCL, to face Bayern Munich and Arsenal respectively.

  • 2020.08.05 - The Gabriel Angle

    2020.08.05 - The Gabriel Angle

    05/08/2020 Duração: 01h02min

    The French football season is over, as PSG beat Lyon on penalties in the last ever Coupe de la Ligue final. Kris, Jez and Phil are here to look at that, Lyon's upcoming game against Juventus, the transfer market, COVID, and more besides.

  • 2020.07.29 - Peak Verratti

    2020.07.29 - Peak Verratti

    29/07/2020 Duração: 57min

    We're back! Ligue 1 may have died a death in March, but we've just had the Coupe de France final, and are awaiting the Coupe de la Ligue Final on Friday and the Portugal-based 'lads on tour' Champions League thingy in August. Thus, Kris, Jez and Phil get the band back together to round up what the hell has been happening. Features promotions, relegations, transfers, stats, Loic Perrin and occasional friendlies.

  • 2020.03.12 - PSG Behind Closed Doors

    2020.03.12 - PSG Behind Closed Doors

    12/03/2020 Duração: 01h44s

    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. Kris, Rich and Phil round up PSG's win over Dortmund in the Champions' League, the Ligue 1 action last weekend, the Ligue 1 action we hope will happen this weekend, and how the burgeoning global pandemic may affect football more generally. Stay safe everyone.

  • 2020.03.05 - PSG in the final of the Coupe de France

    2020.03.05 - PSG in the final of the Coupe de France

    05/03/2020 Duração: 55min

    Kris, Jez, Phil and Rich round up PSG's 5-1 win over a ten-man Lyon, the Rhone derby, Rayan Cherki, why Rich doesn't like Mark Hughes and whether Alan Curbishley will ever manage in Ligue 1.

  • 2020.02.27 Lyon are no laughing matter

    2020.02.27 Lyon are no laughing matter

    27/02/2020 Duração: 01h04min

    Kris, Rich and Phil are here to talk Lyon, after their impressive win over Juventus in the Champions League and with some tricky matches on the way. The gang also look back at the weekend's results, and some red cards that will be important in upcoming games, a brief look at the Ligue 2 standings, and what's coming up next week.

  • 2020.02.19 - PSG in a Haaland of Confusion

    2020.02.19 - PSG in a Haaland of Confusion

    19/02/2020 Duração: 01h02min

    PSG have had a hell of a week, from a 6-1 hammering of Dijon in the Coupe de France, through a chaotic 4-4 draw in the Ligue to 19th placed Amiens, to a 2-1 defeat by Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League knock-out stages. Kris, Jez and Phil are here to look at what happened, how, why, by whom and wherever. They also round up the weekend's Ligue results as Saint Etienne continue to suffer and Nimes have something approaching a bounce, and look forward to a slightly underwhelming next round of fixtures.

  • 2020.02.05 - Neymars Birthday

    2020.02.05 - Neymar's Birthday

    05/02/2020 Duração: 01h02min

    Amidst a confusing midweek round, Kris, Jez, Rich and Phil try to keep up with what's going on after PSG won 5-0 against Montpellier, Mbappe threw a strop, Nimes are playing well, and a Depay-less Lyon have had trouble. Rich sings Camavinga's praises in our new French Football Futures section, and Jez has hope for Metz.

  • 2020.01.29 - Le Magie de la Coupe

    2020.01.29 - Le Magie de la Coupe

    29/01/2020 Duração: 01h11min

    We're back! After an extended winter break, Kris, Phil, Rich and Jez are joined by Coupe correspondent John Mainland to look back at the post-Christmas action, including many cupsets in the Coupe de France, one of which happens as we are recording. Along with the Ligue 1 positions and Coupe de la Ligue, we will be starting our series 'French Football Future' in the coming weeks, so if there are any players you are anxious to hear about, let us know in the comments or on Twitter.

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