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The Magic of the Cup: Paris FC – FC Metz

The French league cup is one of the minor trophies to win each season. A chance for Paris FC to demonstrate their capabilities against Metz. A chilly Wednesday evening at the Stade Charl├ęty where Paris FC was hosting FC Metz in the league cup. The ground was not even half full which is a sign…

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…

Co(a)rse Football: Paris FC – AC Ajaccio

Paris FC, so far with only one win 11 games this season hosted AC Ajaccio in a freezing evening at Stade Charl├ęty. Ajaccio aimed for a point. Upon entering the ground, something like atmosphere was audible in this ground. It is always a shame to see a meagre 1000 or 1500 people gathering in a…

Red Star FC 93 – Paris FC

The Paris derby. Or what counts as a derby in the City of Light. Moreover, it was the top game of the division this weekend as the visitors from the South of Paris came as leaders of the National, France's third division and the hosts who are two places behind them. Suspicious baggage A journey…

Paris FC – Boulogne-sur-Mer

Paris is a city full of people, occasionally too many. There's hardly a time or place that it is not crowded. Visit any park as soon as spring comes and you won't be able to find a quiet spot. What a difference a visit in the Stade Charlety makes. A 20000 capacity ground for a…

Le Derby Metropolitain: Paris FC vs. Red Star FC 93

[typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]While Paris St. Germain celebrated their return onto the big stage with a stylish 4-1 victory over Dynamo Kiev, the smaller Paris clubs, Paris FC and Red Star FC 93 laboured to a tedious draw at Stade Charlety.[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="24" size_format="px"]Stade Charlety[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]The stadium, located on the southern…

Out of Contention

In the top spots of Ligue 1 OSC Lille have been eliminated from the title race after being defeated by a Lyon side which had to make amends for their Champions League embarrassment during the week against Nicosia, where they lost on penalties. Paris St. Germain (58) and Montpellier (57) are now engaged in a…

The struggle for second place: Red Star FC 93 – Paris FC

When comparing the size of London and Paris, there are many similarities. Both are mega cities with more than 8 million inhabitants. There are flamboyant shopping streets on both sides of the channel. The biggest disparity between the two however, is number of football clubs in the top divisions of French and English football. London…

Paris 0 – Marseille 5

The Cup match between Red Star FC and Olympique Marseille turned out to be a home game for Marseille. Each time they scored one of their five goals in Saturday's match against Red Star FC, Stade de France witnessed an eruption of joy as the majority of the spectators were supporting l'OM. This is rather…