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#Didier Deschamps

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Here are the 11 nominees for Fifa Coach of the Year

Gareth Southgate, Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane have been included on the shortlist.

# didier-deschamps - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Watch: Didier Deschamps' half-time team talk at the World Cup final Rallying Cry This post contains videos

Watch: Didier Deschamps' half-time team talk at the World Cup final

The France manager gave a composed and measured speech in the dressing room before his went on to win the final.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Franz Beckenbauer welcomes Deschamps to special club of World Cup winners

Both Beckenbauer and Didier Deschamps have won the World Cup as a player and a manager.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Party begins as delirious French revel in World Cup victory Joy

Party begins as delirious French revel in World Cup victory

Cheers rang out throughout the country for each of four goals in the final.

As it happened: France vs Croatia, World Cup final

We went minute-by-minute as France and Croatia battled it out in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium for world football’s highest honour.

# didier-deschamps - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Belgium's Courtois blasts France victory as 'shame for football'

Centre-back Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header from a corner gave his side a 1-0 win.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Are France a great team or the beneficiaries of a below-par World Cup? Analysis This post contains videos

Are France a great team or the beneficiaries of a below-par World Cup?

Les Bleus will face England or Croatia in the final after defeating Belgium tonight.

France edge Belgium to reach World Cup final

Samuel Umtiti scored the game’s only goal.

After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard

The France coach believes that the Chelsea midfielder has had an excellent tournament to date and is “essential” to his plans.

# didier-deschamps - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Do they expect us to win 10-0?' - Pogba bemused by whistles from France fans

The Manchester United star believes supporters are expecting too much from Les Bleus, with jeers having greeted last-16 progress at World Cup 2018.

# didier-deschamps - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Deflected Pogba effort delivers victory for stuttering French against Australia

Paul Pogba’s effort clipped an opponent and the bar before crossing the line to great French relief.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 10 June, 2018

French President will travel to Russia 'when' team reach World Cup quarter-finals

Emmanuel Macron is confident the side will at least get to the last eight.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 3 June, 2018

'Deschamps is here until 2020': French football president rules out move for Zidane

No ‘Didier-Zizou’ debate, says FFF chief Le Graet.

# didier-deschamps - Friday 1 June, 2018

Deschamps defends Pogba as fans whistle star during impressive win over Italy

The Manchester United man was out-shone by Les Bleus’ brilliant front three of Mbappe, Griezmann and Dembele.

Zidane will definitely coach France, claims Deschamps

The Bleus coach feels his former international team-mate will lead the national team one day after announcing his Real Madrid tenure was over.

# didier-deschamps - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'I've discovered your true face' - Benzema hits back over World Cup omission

Noel Le Graet’s support for head coach Didier Deschamps’ decision to leave the Real Madrid man out has angered the forward.

# didier-deschamps - Monday 28 May, 2018

Derrick Williams handed Ireland debut, Declan Rice also starts in Paris

The Stade de France hosts tonight’s friendly, and the teams are in.

Letter from Paris: Deschamps standing firm in selection fall-out as under-strength Ireland return to Saint-Denis

Ben Blake looks ahead to tonight’s friendly at the Stade de France, where the Boys in Green will need to be on form against their World Cup-bound opponents.

# didier-deschamps - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Out-of-favour France star offers angry response to Deschamps criticism

Adrien Rabiot is unhappy with comments made by his international manager.

# didier-deschamps - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'He's made a huge mistake!' - Deschamps criticises PSG star for France snub

Adrien Rabiot has refused to take his place among France’s standbys for the World Cup and could yet be left out of further squads

PSG midfielder emails France boss to say he's refusing World Cup standby spot

Adrien Rabiot has turned down the opportunity as he would not “be able to follow the training programme”.

# didier-deschamps - Friday 30 March, 2018

Mourinho has 'no problem' picking Luke Shaw despite recent criticism of defender

The left-back has had a rocky relationship with his coach, but the Manchester United manager says he is still willing to play the defender

# didier-deschamps - Friday 23 March, 2018

Quintero stuns France as Colombia complete spectacular comeback Resilience This post contains videos

Quintero stuns France as Colombia complete spectacular comeback

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was left on the bench — as he has frequently been by Jose Mourinho

# didier-deschamps - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Paul Pogba 'did not lose his football ability'

Despite the midfielder going through a tough time at Manchester United, he will not be treated any differently by the France head coach

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

France coach Deschamps says Pogba 'can't be happy' at Man United

“I have not spoken to Paul yet, I’m sure I’ll hear more about it. But of course it’s a situation he won’t be enjoying.”

# didier-deschamps - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation

The former Man United forward accused Deschamps of racial discrimination in his selection process for the national team.

# didier-deschamps - Monday 6 November, 2017

Deschamps: 'It's something that you just can't do and he knows that'

Kung fu kick Evra should have known better, according to the French manager.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

France pass test to clinch spot in Russia and all tonight's other WC qualifying results

The victory on home turf meant they avoided the tension of the play-offs.

# didier-deschamps - Monday 18 September, 2017

Paris Saint-Germain defender the victim of video blackmail plot

Four men were arrested and charged after Layvin Kurzawa was targeted.

# didier-deschamps - Monday 4 September, 2017

Sensational result for Luxembourg as France's World Cup qualifying hopes suffer setback Quelle Surprise This post contains videos

Sensational result for Luxembourg as France's World Cup qualifying hopes suffer setback

Didier Deschamps’ side now only top their group by one point after Sweden won on Sunday.

# didier-deschamps - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Cantona slams Deschamps: He is an accountant, not a visionary

“Zizou, Zizou, please return. Your country needs you.”

# didier-deschamps - Monday 5 December, 2016

Deschamps vows to take legal action against Cantona over racial slur

The former Manchester United striker’s comments caused uproar before the European Championships.

# didier-deschamps - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Ranieri, Klopp and Coleman among nominees for Fifa Coach of the Year

Unai Emery and Massimiliano Allegri are two of the high-profile names that didn’t make the 10-strong shortlist.

# didier-deschamps - Thursday 7 July, 2016

As it happened: Germany v France, Euro 2016

We were in Marseille to see if the hosts could book a place in the final.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'It was hard for us too, but mission accomplished,' says Deschamps

It’s England or Iceland in Paris next up.

Griezmann-inspired France shatter Ireland's Euros dream

The Boys in Green took on the tournament hosts in a historic clash in Lyon today.

# didier-deschamps - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Pogba needs to 'concentrate' for France ahead of vital Ireland game

The Juventus player was lambasted after France’s first match against Romania.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Thankfully for the rest of us, Dimitri Payet just can't stop scoring remarkable goals Dimmi Shelter This post contains videos

Thankfully for the rest of us, Dimitri Payet just can't stop scoring remarkable goals

The magician has been one of the stars of Euro 2016 so far.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 19 June, 2016

As it happened: Switzerland v France, Romania v Albania

It was the final round of games in Group A and we were there every step of the way.

# didier-deschamps - Friday 10 June, 2016

Dimitri Payet conjures iconic tournament moment and other Euro 2016 talking points Analysis This post contains videos

Dimitri Payet conjures iconic tournament moment and other Euro 2016 talking points

The hosts have some issues to work out while Romania will fancy their chances of making the knockout stages.

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