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#Les Bleus

# les-bleus - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'It would be a shame if a French player does not win the Ballon d'Or,' says Henry

The Monaco boss believes that Raphael Varane, Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann are all standout candidates for the award.

# les-bleus - 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.

# les-bleus - 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.

# les-bleus - Monday 16 July, 2018

Pogba serenades Kanté after 500,000 welcome victorious French team on Champs-Elysees

Flyovers, presidential welcomes and raucous fans amounted to a hero’s welcome for Les Bleus.

# les-bleus - 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.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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.

# les-bleus - Friday 6 July, 2018

France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler

Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann were on the scoresheet for Les Bleus in Nizhny Novgorod.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

France will reach World Cup final after 'defining' Argentina win — Vieira

France great Patrick Vieira backed Didier Deschamps’ men to reach the World Cup final in Russia.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Back row revamp as France make five changes for All Blacks revenge mission

Les Bleus are trailing in the series heading to Wellington.

# les-bleus - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Controversial yellow the turning point as 8-try New Zealand rout France

The All Blacks racked up 41 points in the final half hour with France unable to recover from the setback.

# les-bleus - 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.

# les-bleus - Friday 1 June, 2018

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.

# les-bleus - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Hendrick withdraws from squad as Ireland gear up for 'big test' with star-studded French

Manager Martin O’Neill has spoken about the challenge facing his team in tomorrow night’s friendly in Paris.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Teddy Thomas recalled to France squad for All Blacks series

Mathieu Bastareaud’s responsibilities will be increased with captain Guilhem Guirado rested.

# les-bleus - Thursday 17 May, 2018

No Martial or Lacazette in star-studded France squad

The pair have been excluded from Didier Deschamps’ squad.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Waterford's French midfielder Bastien Hery scored a peach last night Les Bleus This post contains videos

Waterford's French midfielder Bastien Hery scored a peach last night

The celebration is nearly as good as the finish too.

# les-bleus - Saturday 3 February, 2018

As it happened: France v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute, all the way to the end, in Paris.

# les-bleus - Friday 2 February, 2018

The Rugby Show: Ireland v France preview with Mike Ross Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Ireland v France preview with Mike Ross

Former Ireland prop Mike Ross joins Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey to preview the 2018 Six Nations.

# les-bleus - Monday 22 January, 2018

Parra's exile from France XV extended as Clermont star ruled out of clash with Ireland

Racing 92′s Brice Dulin will also miss the Six Nations opener to force Jacques Brunel to call up two replacements.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

France sack head coach Guy Noves as Jacques Brunel takes charge weeks ahead of 6 Nations

Ireland face Les Bleus on the first weekend of the Six Nations in Paris.

# les-bleus - Monday 18 December, 2017

Ex-France fly-half Freddie Michalak will retire at the end of the season

He is France’s all-time international top point scorer.

# les-bleus - Monday 14 August, 2017

'We need to play the game of our lives against the French'

Despite two error-strewn displays, just France stand between Tom Tierney’s side and a World Cup semi-final.

# les-bleus - Saturday 17 June, 2017

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

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

# les-bleus - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

France edge thrilling friendly against England

The video referee played a central part in the drama.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Benzema slams Valbuena over sex-tape saga

Both men missed the Euro 2016 tournament on home soil after an investigation was launched.

# les-bleus - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Noves the remedy for French 'malaise': D'Arcy

France have been ‘over anglicised for too long’.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan previews Ireland's game against France

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joins Murray Kinsella to look at the key talking points ahead of Ireland’s first home game.

# les-bleus - Sunday 12 February, 2017

France edge past battling Scotland in Paris

Guy Noves’ side bounced back from last weekend’s defeat to England with a 22-16 win.

# les-bleus - Saturday 25 June, 2016

France ensure tied series with Argentina rout

That’s all you’ll be winning this weekend, lads.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

The retro Euro teams we loved: France, 1984

Michel Platini was outstanding while Giresse, Tigana and Fernandez weren’t half-bad either.

# les-bleus - Saturday 4 June, 2016

This beautiful Olivier Giroud finish was the highlight of France's easy win over Scotland Les Bleus This post contains videos

This beautiful Olivier Giroud finish was the highlight of France's easy win over Scotland

The Arsenal striker netted a brace in Metz.

# les-bleus - Friday 20 May, 2016

Au revoir, Hari! French back-row bruiser Harinordoquy is retiring from rugby Les Bleus This post contains videos

Au revoir, Hari! French back-row bruiser Harinordoquy is retiring from rugby

French veteran was nominated for IRB Player of the Year in 2010.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

One of the best Premier League players of the season just had the greatest day ever

N’Golo Kante is enjoying a meteoric rise.

# les-bleus - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Vakatawa and Danty among four debutants in exciting France XV for Italy

Guy Novès hands out four debuts for France’s Six Nations opener.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

New coach, new faces ... same old story? The French perspective on the Six Nations

French rugby blogger Jérémy Sarda continues our look behind enemy lines ahead of the Six Nations kick-off.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Flowing-locked Szarzewski follows France captain Dusautoir into Test retirement Fin

Flowing-locked Szarzewski follows France captain Dusautoir into Test retirement

The Racing 92 hooker joins the likes of Michalak, Papé and Mas in international retirement.

# les-bleus - Friday 9 October, 2015

5 talking points on Ireland's team for the massive RWC clash with France

Keith Earls has a man mountain of a task ahead of him.

Earls a surprise pick at 13 for Ireland as Payne misses out on France clash

Here’s the Ireland side to face the French.

Saint-André makes two changes for crunch World Cup clash with Ireland on Sunday

Louis Picamoles and Noa Nakaitaci both return for the French.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Ireland's fully-fit squad means difficult selection meetings for France clash

Assistant coach Simon Easterby said Jared Payne trained fully this morning.

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