Yesterday, in South-West Paris, Lille secured their first Ligue 1 Championship since 1954.  James Davenport our man in Paris was there to tell us the tale from the Parc des Princes

The match was an important game for both teams; Lille needed just a point to secure top spot in the League and Paris Saint-Germain were fighting for a place in next seasons Champions League. The stage was set for an entertaining and attacking game and it certainly did not disappoint.

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Time for another fantastic writer to make his gibfootballshow début. Michał Zachodny is the mastermind behind the superb website Polish Football Scout he discusses the possibility of a conspiracy against Polish footballers, in particular Ludovick Obraniak.

If there is something Polish football fans are getting used to it is constant failure of the national team. There are plenty of Polish players scattered around the top leagues, could the problem then be the amount of time they spend on the pitch.

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This is the start of a new series called Ligue 1 – 20 for 20 it will put 20 talented Ligue 1 players into the spotlight, one from each club. And I couldn’t think of a better way to start it all off.

If you’re looking for a goal scorer this is not your man. If it’s a player to take the game by the scruff of the neck, charge at defenders with pace and purpose making them look like rabbits in the headlights, dazzling skills and penetrating passes then look no further than Lille’s number 26, the Belgian wonderkid – Eden Hazard.

Ligue 1’s Young Player of the Year for two years running, Eden is a superb talent most people reading will surely heard his name, but perhaps you’ve not have had the delight of watching him play. After a relatively slow start to the season, the ever increasing form of Monsieur Hazard has catapulted Les Dogues up the league table, last week after a 2-1 win over Monaco saw them sit in Pole Position.

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