The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 7th round of 2022-2023 D1 Arkema season (8/11/22). Above: Gaëtane Thiney scores Paris FC’s equaliser at home to Bordeaux nine minutes from time. Photo: Paris FC. What a very surprising and strange set of results there were in the seventh round of the competition. Only two games ended in wins –Continue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the sixth round of the 2022-2023 D1 Arkema season and provides EXCLUSIVE photography from Olympique Lyonnais’ game with Fleury (1/11/22). Above: An aerial challenge as Olympique Lyonnais host Fleury. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. Paris FC won away from home 3-1 against Montpellier. This game between Paris FC in third and MontpellierContinue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the fifth round of the 2022-2023 D1 Arkema season (17/10/22). Above: Grace Geyoro (8) celebrates her goal for Paris St. Germain against Dijon with Lieke Martens (22). Photo: L Pestel / PSG. Paris Saint-Germain won 3-1 at home against Dijon. Lydia Williams, Australian international, was not in the squad after not takingContinue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the fourth round of the 2022/23 D1 Arkema season (3/10/22). Above: Alexandria Lamontagne, Rodez’s goalkeeper as impressive during the warm-up as she was during the game against Olympique Lyonnais. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. There were several surprises during this round of matches with Bordeaux earning a draw at Montpellier despite fieldingContinue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the third round of 2022-2023 D1 Arkema season (26/9/22). Above: Paris St. Germain’s Matilda, Lydia Williams, saw her team involved in a tough tussle with Fleury. Photo: LydsAussie. Paris FC at home won 1-0 against Le Havre. Le Havre, promoted this season to D1, exerted a lot of pressure and played byContinue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 2nd round of 2022-2023 D1 Arkema season. Above: Lindsey Horan scores from this free kick for Olympique Lyonnais after 32 minutes against Soyaux. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. Fleury at home obtained a draw 1-1 against Paris FC. This game between two teams that would like to finish at least thirdContinue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the first round of 2022-2023 D1 Arkema season. Above: Lindsay Horan (left) and Danielle van de Donk celebrate for Olympique Lyonnais. Photo: Damien LG. Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 at home against Soyaux. Paris SG opened against a weak Soyaux team. Even if they largely dominated this game, the hosts were not efficientContinue reading “The View From France”

D1 Arkema 2022/23 Preview

Impetus’ French editor Jean-Pierre Thiesset brings us his look ahead to the new season in France’s top tier. He runs through key signings, injuries, and makes his predictions for 2022/23 (6/9/22). Above: Olympique Lyonnais lift last season’s D1 Arkema title. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. The New Teams: There will still be 12 teams inContinue reading “D1 Arkema 2022/23 Preview”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 22nd and final round of D1 Arkema where he was at the Groupama Training Centre for us to watch Olympique Lyonnais lift the title (3/6/22). Above: Olympique Lyonnais celebrate their fifteenth D1 title success. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. Olympique Lyonnais lifted the D1 championship trophy for the fifteenth time afterContinue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 21st round of D1 Arkema (31/5/22). Above: Olympique Lyonnais celebrate their D1 title after beating rivals Paris St. Germain. Photo: OL Feminin. Olympique Lyonnais sealed their 15th D1 Arkema title after defeating closest rivals Paris St. Germain 1-0 in the capital. Whilst PSG had more possession (59%), Lyon were very strongContinue reading “The View From France”