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#Didier Deschamps

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

The rise of the 'water carrier'

A profile of Didier Deschamps, who made the defensive midfield role more recognised.

# didier-deschamps - Monday 7 October, 2019

'He won't be back in 2019': Lloris out for the rest of the year after horror injury, says Deschamps

France manager Didier Deschamps confirmed Lloris would be sidelined for the next few months.

# didier-deschamps - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea

The Chelsea boss urged the France manager not to select the 28-year-old.

# didier-deschamps - Thursday 29 August, 2019

€62 million Man City defender's stint as most expensive uncapped player of all time looks set to end

Didier Deschamps has frequently overlooked back-to-back Premier League winner Aymeric Laporte until now.

# didier-deschamps - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards

Jill Ellis and Phil Neville are among the contenders for the Women’s accolade.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism

The PSG man was below his usual standard on Saturday, but he was no worse than his French team-mates, insists the World Cup-winning coach.

# didier-deschamps - Monday 10 June, 2019

€50 million Lyon star closes in on Real Madrid move

Ferland Mendy will join the Spanish club this summer, according to Didier Deschamps.

# didier-deschamps - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'It's after success that we make the biggest bulls**t mistakes' - Didier Deschamps

The France boss can boast leading his side to football’s greatest honour, but he is keen to avoid sliding back into bad habits.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Mourinho: Mbappe more valuable than Messi and Ronaldo

The PSG striker deserves to be considered the most expensive player on the planet, according to the Portuguese coach.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'I never wanted to leave Spurs. I knew that I could have success here'

Moussa Sissoko has become a key player for Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side this season.

# didier-deschamps - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Deschamps dismisses Manchester City defender's claims over France omission

The French head coach says personal reasons are not responsible for Aymeric Laporte being left out.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

'He is a loner' - Why Man City star can't get a game for France

The 24-year-old returns to his homeland as one of the best defenders in the Premier League.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

France's defeat of Uruguay comes at a cost Setback This post contains videos

France's defeat of Uruguay comes at a cost

Kylian Mbappe’s injury overshadowed a 1-0 friendly win.

Paul Pogba's struggles explained by fellow World Cup winner

Frank Leboeuf says the Man United star is yet to rediscover his “big appetite” for success at club level.

# didier-deschamps - Thursday 8 November, 2018

After missing France's World Cup triumph, in-form Martial brought back in from the cold

Les Bleus boss Didier Deschamps says the Manchester United forward needs to address his inconsistency.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Griezmann delivers Löw blow as World Cup winners reign supreme in Paris against Germany

France sit four points clear at the top of their Nations League group after Antoine Griezmann instigated a 2-1 win over Germany.

# didier-deschamps - Monday 15 October, 2018

'I think the victory certainly hurt me much more psychologically than my injury'

France defender Laurent Koscielny has confirmed his international career is over.

# didier-deschamps - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

FFF chief suggests Benzema's France career is 'finished'

Noel Le Graet does not think Karim Benzema will play for France again.

# didier-deschamps - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Pogba and Mourinho feud has been exaggerated, says France manager Deschamps

Paul Pogba’s relationship with Jose Mourinho has been under the spotlight this season, but Didier Deschamps is not concerned.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 30 September, 2018

He can't make Man Utd win on his own – France boss defends Pogba

Didier Deschamps has heaped praise on World Cup winner Paul Pogba amid his struggles at Old Trafford.

# didier-deschamps - Monday 24 September, 2018

World Cup-winning boss Deschamps beats Zidane to Fifa's best coach award

Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic was also in the running at Monday’s Fifa Best Awards in London.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 23 September, 2018

'There is an image of him that he is very individualistic, a bit self-centred... That's not true'

Didier Deschamps has defended the Man United and France star.

# didier-deschamps - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Sublime Giroud volley sinks Dutch as France's World Cup champions return home

Olivier Giroud proved a popular hero on France’s competitive return to Paris against the Netherlands.

# 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.

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