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The Ch’tis’ day out in Paris: Racing Club Lens – Paris St. Germain

The Ch'tis are coming to Paris and they were in celebration mood: the atmosphere around and in the Stade de France was almost festive ahead of the match. Lens had swapped their ground for the biggest game in every other club's season against Paris Saint Germain. The Parisians meanwhile seemed to be in their home…

The first title for Paris?

Paris St. Germain might have won the French league with 2 games in hand and with a bitter aftertaste after monday's events. However, they were not the first Parisian team to win the French league. This award goes to one of the forerunners of PSG: Racing Club Paris. This is one of the oldest clubs…

Struggling PSG provide thrill

The recent record of PSG looks bleak: 3 games, 1 point. More importantly, two defeats at home against AS St. Etienne and Stade Rennes, both 1-2. Only a point was collected away against Montpellier, in a match many headlined 'the champions vs. the champions elect.' However, things are not looking easy for Ancelotti's men. Without…

Derby Time

After an eventful week in the Champions League, the weekend will see several big derbies played out in Europe. El Clasico In Spain, the two biggest clubs, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona will meet at Camp Nou on Sunday evening for the first sparring in the contest for the Spanish championship. Both have won their…

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: A Truly European Goal Scorer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: some like him others detest him. This however, does not influence him. He scores goals and some of them are great goals. At his new club, Paris St. Germain he has found the back of the net 5 times in as many games which underlines his status as one of the greatest contemporary…

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…

Paris St. Germain: The World is not enough or La Folie

[typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]Once more PSG made the headlines today. As the owners grow frustrated about the lack of reputation of their toy, they have decided to splash money. And it is big money they want to spend. According to various newspapers and Internet platforms the Parisians are ready to spend up to

Capital Football

Leonardo, the football director at Paris St. Germain since 2011 was quoted in the Blizzard (issue four, p. 52) that Paris is THE only European capital that has not won the European Cup, i.e. the Champions League. Neither has any team from Berlin or Prague or Roma won this particular trophy but these cities are…

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…

Paris go top again

Paris St. Germain are top of Ligue 1 again after beating AC Ajaccio 4-1 at Parc des Princes Sunday night while Montpellier could only draw their match with Dijon 1-1. This round of play saw the big guns of French football suffering serious setbacks in the pursuit of the European places. Man of the hour…