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Red Star FC – RC Lens

It is Friday evening which means the French Ligue 2 will commence the proceedings of the football weekend. After a baby break of mine, another match report from the Stade Jean Bouin in Paris’ plush 16 arrondissement where Red Star met RC Lens. The Visitors Lens came with a strong position and some positive results…

Red Star – Niort FC

Mid-table Red Star host bottom team Niort FC on a Friday evening kick-off. While the hosts have found their momentum again, Niort are sinking slowly. The last of the summer sun has not yet disappeared and Red Star finally got their season on the way. After 2 draws and as many defeats in their opening…

Red Star FC 93 – AJ Auxerre

The curtain raiser for Red Star at Stade Jean Bouin on a Saturday afternoon in late July. Today’s visitors were AJ Auxerre from the Bourgogne, south of Paris. It was one of those games, where you want to excel, yet there is something preventing a performance appropriate for this level. Perhaps the excuse is that…

Wandering Red Star

After the Euro 2016 finished three weeks ago, there was all of a sudden no football to watch, talk about. After a few moments of confusion though, the focus soon switched to league football. Here we go again: It is late July and the season kicks off. For Red Star it means getting used to…

Home Away: Red Star FC 93 – Paris FC

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It is spring and it is the time when it becomes clear where the season will go. While Leicester City have underlined that they will surely be English Champions for the first time in the club’s history come May 15, Red Star today underlined their ambitions to push for promotion…

The Paris Derby re-loaded

Just over six months ago Paris FC travelled to the northern Peripherique of Paris to play Red Star FC at the beloveth Stade Bauer in St. Ouen. Back then it looked unlikely that PFC would go up. Well, they did as did Red Star. Here’s to another Paris derby, though a smaller one but a…

Get the Party started

There was no need to, not today for Red Star have won promotion two weeks ago with a four-nil victory over Istres. This final match against Amiens SC at the Stade Bauer will be icing on the cake. They have added the league title last week with an incredible last minute turn around away at…