Ligue 1 | French Football 2021/22

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Someone just compared the French league to the English league. :lol:

If you can't see the blatantly obvious difference in the competition level between the 2 and the level of opposition faced then it's your fault.

I mean wasn't the league behind the Portuguese league very recently for a while....

French league is currently way behind the other 4 leagues in terms of quality. Even the Bundesliga with the Bayern domination are a much better league with better quality of Football from top to bottom.

In England, Liverpool and possibly current Chelsea are better "cup teams" than City who are the best league team closely followed by Liverpool in that regard. That's the level of cut throat competitive quality in English Football.
 

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What a bunch of cnuts for fans. I really don’t get this at all.
 

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Not even PSG’s own players or fans give a shit about winning that dead rubber of a league. Tons of fans left with 15 minutes to go and the stadium was completely empty ten minutes after full time. Players didn’t do a lap of honour, no applause, nothing. :lol: :lol: :lol:

What a total fecking embarrassment of a shit show. That club begins and ends with Qatari oil money, from the players to the “trophies”. There’s zero substance beyond that.
Bayern celebrated their 10th in a row a lot harder than PSG their title. Strange
 

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Bayern celebrated their 10th in a row a lot harder than PSG their title. Strange
That's because of the rift with the supporters. Their stadium has been dead for many weeks now, and the ultras chose to celebrate outside the stadium rather than with the players inside.

The atmosphere was very weird yesterday and multiple players came out and said it put a damper on the title. Very different from their last title wins.
 

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Bayern celebrated their 10th in a row a lot harder than PSG their title. Strange
Despite Bayern’s dominance, it’s far more of a self built club with a connection to their supporters and a deep history. Although 10 in a row is not good for anyone.
 

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Emiliano Sala is the Nantes forward who died in a plane crash while he was making his move to Cardiff.

 
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St Etienne and Bordeaux both getting relegated, feck.


Emiliano Sala is the Nantes forward who died in a plane crash while he was making his move to Cardiff.

About right for some Ligue 1 “supporters”this season ….
 

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About right for some Ligue 1 “supporters”this season ….
It's not just this season, Nice ultras are on the extreme lunacy side of things. They are not the only ones but they are at the forefront, some of them are illegal and banned but still manage to "sneak" in.
 

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What's going on with fans on France in general. I only have a very broad view of Ligue 1, but my impression is that there have been quite a few shocking incidents since capcity was ramped up again.
Am I mistaken or has fan culture taken a turn for the worse? In comparison most sets of fans in Bundesliga just seem to be happy to celebrate their return to normal atmospheres. The most excessive thing that comes to my mind is one idiot in Bochum aiming to well with his beer mug.
 

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What's going on with fans on France in general. I only have a very broad view of Ligue 1, but my impression is that there have been quite a few shocking incidents since capcity was ramped up again.
Am I mistaken or has fan culture taken a turn for the worse? In comparison most sets of fans in Bundesliga just seem to be happy to celebrate their return to normal atmospheres. The most excessive thing that comes to my mind is one idiot in Bochum aiming to well with his beer mug.
Nothing new happened. There used to be a solid amount of idiots and they are still around, that's why many groups aren't allowed to travel to certain games, be anywhere football stadiums or are escorted by the police on their way to stadiums. I think that the lack of supporters during the pandemic made people forget about them.
 

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Bordeaux is all but buried... St Etienne can still catch Lorient, and if they don't they will have a second chance in a playout against the third of Ligue 2.
Ah yeah I forgot about the playoff system. Looks like Lorient have the better fixtures too . Most Ligue 1 titles (up until this year) and potentially going down. Must be the biggest relegation ever if it happens.

It's not just this season, Nice ultras are on the extreme lunacy side of things. They are not the only ones but they are at the forefront, some of them are illegal and banned but still manage to "sneak" in.
Ah yes, fighting with Payet earlier in the season. They certainly don’t play nice….
 

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Ah yes, fighting with Payet earlier in the season. They certainly don’t play nice….
Just seen this on twitter about the Nice ultras.

After the tragic collapse of a building in Toulon in the 80s, it took them 2 days to put this on a banner when they faced the team from that city.

“Toulon 13 morts : merci l’immeuble”

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“Toulon 13 dead: thank you building”
 

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Nothing new happened. There used to be a solid amount of idiots and they are still around, that's why many groups aren't allowed to travel to certain games, be anywhere football stadiums or are escorted by the police on their way to stadiums. I think that the lack of supporters during the pandemic made people forget about them.
I guess it was the two points deductions for fan behavior that really stuck in my mind.
 

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Not good if true.
[RMC Sport] For the day against homophobia, all Ligue 1 clubs play a special shirt to raise awareness about this. Idrissa Gueye did not want to play with a rainbow shirt for the day against homophobia and in support of the LGBTQ+ community and decided to boycott the match.