'Ligue 1' Category

On The Web This Week: The Top 5 Things We’ve Been Consuming In Lieu Of Working

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We’ve sifted through all the recent viral goodness found throughout the football blogosphere for you, dear readers.

And for the uni Procrastination Planning 101 course that we’re currently enrolled in.

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Weekend Results: Avoidance Tactics

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Holger Badstuber. Seen here reinforcing today’s remit of focussing only on football results. No, we really are that easily distracted. Image: GUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images.

With everyone stomping all over what we consider to be our remit this weekend – namely waffling about matters only loosely related to the playing of football – we’ve decided to do the reverse.

Concentrating on some of the amazing games we watched, perhaps with the odd side order of manflesh and tenting where applicable, we’d love if our comments section could follow suit.

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Fashion Friday: Yoann Gourcuff In Training

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Mr G trains, wears a charming shade of lilac.

Weekend Results: Tights, Tongues and Transparency Issues

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The latest development in football kits? Invisibility properties. We can make use of that here. Image: Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images Europe.

Did you spend the last 48 hours in your homemade duvet cave, eating nachos and taking in as much sport as possible between well deserved naps? We did.

In fact, we *may* have kept our duvets on for the trip to work. If you saw us on the tube, we can only apologise.

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Jeremie Janot: You Ain’t Warm Unless You Pee Your Pants

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St Etienne keeper Jérémie Janot believes the best way for players to keep warm in cold conditions is to wear a wetsuit – then pee in it. Image: THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP/Getty Images.

Dangerously cold weather and unplayable pitch conditions wreaked havoc on Ligue 1 action this weekend after parts of France were struck with blistering, near-freezing temperatures (-13 degrees Celsius/8 degrees Farenheit). Three matches had to be abandoned altogether and players returning from the African Cup of Nations were advised to sit out or else risk freezing their fatigued arses off.

Literally.

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