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# france-soccer - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday

Jeremy Mathieu is hanging up his boots.

# france-soccer - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

The rise of the 'water carrier'

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

# france-soccer - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante misses training over safety concerns

Kante missed Wednesday’s session with the full backing of the club and manager Frank Lampard.

# france-soccer - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

French club launch legal battle against 'unjust' Ligue 1 relegation

Amiens have launched legal proceedings after being relegated from Ligue 1.

# france-soccer - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

World Cup winner and Juventus star catches coronavirus

Blaise Matuidi is currently asymptomatic, his club Juventus confirmed on Tuesday.

# france-soccer - Friday 6 March, 2020

Scottish rugby player tests positive for coronavirus

Their women’s Six Nations match against France has been postponed.

# france-soccer - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Turkey defends footballers over controversial goal celebration

Players were seen as supporting the country’s current military operation in Syria.

# france-soccer - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Farce as France play Andorra's anthem instead of Albania's - then apologise to Armenia Ghost Town This post contains videos

# france-soccer - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

'It's up to them' - Solskjaer refuses to blame Pogba after penalty miss

The Man United manager said he allows both players to take spot kicks.

# france-soccer - Sunday 21 July, 2019

The Southampton teenager aiming to help guide Ireland to the Euro U19 semi-finals

Kameron Ledwidge is expected to feature in his side’s crucial clash with Czech Republic later today.

# france-soccer - Friday 19 July, 2019

'Some of their players are going to be playing in the top leagues over the next few years' Promise This post contains videos

'Some of their players are going to be playing in the top leagues over the next few years'

Niall Morahan and Kameron Ledwidge were impressed by France as Ireland suffered a narrow 1-0 loss.

# france-soccer - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Blow to Ireland's Euro hopes as they go down late to France

Tom Mohan’s side can still reach the semi-finals if Sunday’s results go their way.

# france-soccer - Friday 28 June, 2019

Rapinoe knocks out hosts and fires USA into World Cup semi-finals

They will now meet England in the competition’s last four.

As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final

France faced USA with a place in the final four up for grabs.

# france-soccer - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Ranking the 8 teams with the best chance of winning the World Cup

USA have been among the most impressive sides so far.

# france-soccer - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

England youngster apologises for red card

Hamza Choudhury was dismissed in the young Lions’ European Championships opening defeat to France.

# france-soccer - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'He looks like her, no?' - Norway ask towering press officer to train with them ahead of France clash

The move has been arranged as preparation for dealing with 1.87m-tall French star Wendie Renard.

Paul Pogba says he has been 'judged differently' after £89 million Man United move

Moving for a world-record fee as a midfielder made him the target of criticism, the France star believes.

# france-soccer - 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.

# france-soccer - Saturday 8 June, 2019

France can't even manage shot on target in dismal defeat against Turkey

Turkey continued their 100% start to Euro 2020 qualifying with a 2-0 win.

# france-soccer - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Alisson and Lloris face final challenge after testing seasons

The road to Madrid has not been smooth for both players.

# france-soccer - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Ireland's group rivals hammered by France in quarters

Czech Republic were beaten 6-1 at Tallaght Stadium today.

# france-soccer - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

PSG fail to clinch French title for third match running after loss at Nantes

Thomas Tuchel’s side lost 3-2 this evening.

# france-soccer - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Giroud sets sights on Platini after becoming France's current top scorer with 35th international goal

The Chelsea striker moved past David Trezeguet last night, and only two players now sit ahead of him in the all-time charts.

# france-soccer - 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.

# france-soccer - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Ex-Newcastle midfielder seeking millions of euros of damages from PSG

Hatem Ben Arfa was sidelined from April 2017 until his contract expired at the end of last season.

# france-soccer - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Pogba could be Man United captain after Mourinho demotion, says Solskjaer

The caretaker boss says the Frenchman may get the chance to lead the club again after being stripped of the deputy role by the Portuguese.

# france-soccer - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Security worries in France mean 4 games in Ligue 1 this weekend have now been postponed

Authorities are expecting more anti-government demonstrations this weekend.

# france-soccer - Friday 7 December, 2018

'This is huge' - Ireland qualify for Military World Cup after draw with France COYBIG This post contains videos

'This is huge' - Ireland qualify for Military World Cup after draw with France

The Irish Defence Forces went through after taking four points from two matches in the Netherlands.

# france-soccer - Monday 3 December, 2018

Modric tipped to pip French stars to Ballon d'Or and end Ronaldo-Messi era

Six members of the France side that triumphed in Russia are among the 30 nominees

# france-soccer - 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.

# france-soccer - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

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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.

# france-soccer - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Loew says Germany must accept 'painful' Nations League relegation

The Netherlands’ 2-0 win over world champions France in Rotterdam ensured that the 2014 World Cup winners will slip into League B.

# france-soccer - Friday 16 November, 2018

Liverpool star on target as Netherlands stun world champions and relegate Germany Upset This post contains videos

Liverpool star on target as Netherlands stun world champions and relegate Germany

Georginio Wijnaldum was on target to hand France their first defeat since winning international football’s biggest trophy.

# france-soccer - 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.

# france-soccer - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

France defied poor stats to win 2018 World Cup, says Fifa report

The report also said that the competition was short of classic playmakers.

# france-soccer - 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.

# france-soccer - 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.

# france-soccer - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Two nations share Fifa rankings top spot for the first time ever as Ireland drop one place

World Cup winners France and third-placed Belgium both sit at the summit.

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