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Author Archives: Dave Trotter

What France Must Do to Overcome Nigeria

Posted on by Dave Trotter

After the first two matches of the group stage, France looked like a serious contender to capture their second World Cup. But with a 0-0 draw against ten-man Ecuador side, some started to question whether France can keep their composure … Continue reading

Didier Deschamps, France and the Rebirth of Les Bleus

Posted on by Dave Trotter

In 2010, France was the laughing stock of the World Cup. With a dismal performance, Nicolas Anelka being sent home, the team opposing the coach, and then the so-called “strike”, France was doomed. But if anyone knows French national team … Continue reading

Can Marseille Compete Against Ligue 1′s AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain?

Posted on by Dave Trotter
Olympique de Marseille

At the end of the 2009-2010 Ligue 1 season, Olympique de Marseille (OM) was sitting pretty. They had won the Ligue 1 title as well as captured the Coupe de la Ligue. And with the coming season, new players entering … Continue reading

Are AS Monaco FC A Cash Cow Or A Big Bust?

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Stade Louis II

Going into the 2013-14 Ligue 1 season, all the talk is centered around AS Monaco FC. With Monaco’s tax advantages causing quite the controversy, the prospective Ligue 1 powerhouse makes a strong case for players to transfer to The Principality. … Continue reading

A Crossroads In East German Football: Some Clubs Are Adapting to the Future, While Others Are Mired In the Past

Posted on by Dave Trotter

In November of 2014, Germans will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For decades, the Wall conjured up a number of negative feelings. While some said the Wall was built to keep East Germans from … Continue reading