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#Les Bleus

# les-bleus - Sunday 28 March, 2021

France beat Kazakhstan - Spain do an Aiden McGeady in Georgia
# Much Success
# Much Success

France beat Kazakhstan - Spain do an Aiden McGeady in Georgia

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 7:01 PM 8,654 Views 2 Comments

There was also a thumping 8-0 win for Denmark against Moldova.

# les-bleus - Thursday 11 March, 2021

France welcome back Vakatawa but Ntamack starts on the bench against England
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# Les Bleus

France welcome back Vakatawa but Ntamack starts on the bench against England

Mar 11th 2021, 12:03 PM 5,131 Views 13 Comments

Les Bleus are looking to record a first Six Nations win at Twickenham since 2005.

# les-bleus - Saturday 27 February, 2021

French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations
# Sacre Bleu
# Sacre Bleu

French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations

Feb 27th 2021, 1:55 PM 9,290 Views 2 Comments

The Sports Minister wants more information on the Covid-19 outbreak in the France camp.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Scrum coach Servat tests positive as France confirm third Covid-19 case
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# Les Bleus

Scrum coach Servat tests positive as France confirm third Covid-19 case

Feb 17th 2021, 10:09 AM 5,128 Views 3 Comments

However, all the French players have tested negative for the second time this week.

# les-bleus - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Farrell's Ireland come up short as France hold on for Six Nations win in Dublin
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# Les Bleus

Farrell's Ireland come up short as France hold on for Six Nations win in Dublin

Feb 14th 2021, 4:56 PM 43,081 Views 208 Comments

The home side battled hard in the closing minutes but have now lost two from two in this championship.

# les-bleus - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Jalibert partners Dupont in strong France team for Six Nations opener against Italy
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

Jalibert partners Dupont in strong France team for Six Nations opener against Italy

Feb 4th 2021, 12:26 PM 6,747 Views 5 Comments

In the back-row, Gregory Alldritt is fit to start at number eight following his pre-tournament injury scare.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

10 days out from Six Nations, organisers still await final decision from France
# Green Light
# Green Light

10 days out from Six Nations, organisers still await final decision from France

Jan 27th 2021, 5:00 PM 14,873 Views 5 Comments

French authorities have expressed concerns over the ‘UK strain’ of Covid-19.

# les-bleus - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Blow for France ahead of Six Nations as Vakatawa suffers knee injury
# Key Man
# Key Man

Blow for France ahead of Six Nations as Vakatawa suffers knee injury

Jan 24th 2021, 1:44 PM 3,548 Views 0 Comments

The elusive centre was forced off during Racing 92′s defeat to Bordeaux yesterday.

# les-bleus - Sunday 1 November, 2020

How Andy Farrell's Ireland lost the crucial championship minutes in Paris
# Analysis
# Analysis

How Andy Farrell's Ireland lost the crucial championship minutes in Paris

Nov 1st 2020, 11:55 AM 51,076 Views 42 Comments

The visitors made a huge call to go to touch before half-time and then conceded just after the break.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

France lock le Roux free to play against Ireland after avoiding ban at hearing
# Boost
# Boost

France lock le Roux free to play against Ireland after avoiding ban at hearing

Oct 27th 2020, 4:12 PM 7,114 Views 6 Comments

The Racing 92 second row had been cited for allegedly striking Wales’ Alun Wyn Jones.

# les-bleus - Monday 26 October, 2020

Paul Pogba threatens legal action over report that he will quit French team
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

Paul Pogba threatens legal action over report that he will quit French team

Oct 26th 2020, 4:00 PM 8,312 Views 3 Comments

The Sun ran the story in England and Pogba says he is ‘appalled, angry, shocked and frustrated’.

# les-bleus - Monday 7 September, 2020

Kylian Mbappe tests positive for Covid-19, sits out clash with Croatia
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

Kylian Mbappe tests positive for Covid-19, sits out clash with Croatia

Sep 7th 2020, 9:24 PM 5,104 Views 4 Comments

Mbappe is the seventh PSG player to test positive. He played against Sweden on Saturday and trained with the France squad today.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

France captain Ollivon backs global calendar 'for the good of rugby'
# World In Union
# World In Union

France captain Ollivon backs global calendar 'for the good of rugby'

Jun 9th 2020, 11:37 AM 2,631 Views 2 Comments

A realignment is on the cards.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Analysis: The risk-reward of Shaun Edwards' linespeed defence with France
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

Analysis: The risk-reward of Shaun Edwards' linespeed defence with France

Feb 12th 2020, 7:00 PM 10,875 Views 2 Comments

The French have started the Six Nations strongly in defence but there are potential weaknesses to be exploited.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Bravo les Bleus! But it's too early to know if France are genuinely back
# Victoire
# Victoire

Bravo les Bleus! But it's too early to know if France are genuinely back

Feb 5th 2020, 4:41 PM 5,029 Views 5 Comments

Similarly, we can’t write off England’s Six Nations hopes just yet.

# les-bleus - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Lopez' left foot ensures France burn off US challenge
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# Pool C

Lopez' left foot ensures France burn off US challenge

Oct 2nd 2019, 10:48 AM 10,593 Views 0 Comments

AJ MacGinty kicked the Eagles to within a score with 15 minutes to go, but Les Bleus had too much firepower.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Griezmann misses another penalty as below-par France triumph against Andorra
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# Les Bleus

Griezmann misses another penalty as below-par France triumph against Andorra

Sep 10th 2019, 10:34 PM 4,858 Views 4 Comments

The World champions made hard work of beating a side ranked 133 places below them on Tuesday.

# les-bleus - Thursday 15 August, 2019

France's Fijian-born winger to make Les Bleus debut against Scotland
# Rwc Warm-ups
# Rwc Warm-ups

France's Fijian-born winger to make Les Bleus debut against Scotland

Aug 15th 2019, 12:05 PM 7,468 Views 7 Comments

Alivereti Raka has been named in Jacques Brunel’s starting XV.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Galthié to join France in Japan and take over as head coach after World Cup - report
# Cloud 9
# Cloud 9

Galthié to join France in Japan and take over as head coach after World Cup - report

Apr 16th 2019, 6:02 PM 8,119 Views 3 Comments

The former Toulon coach is said to have agreed a four-year contract to take the top job with Les Bleus until 2023.

# les-bleus - Friday 12 April, 2019

French rugby clubs vote against foreign coach for national team
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# Les Bleus

French rugby clubs vote against foreign coach for national team

Apr 12th 2019, 10:06 AM 7,652 Views 13 Comments

Bernard Laporte said he will ‘respect this choice’ of the clubs as the FFR begins the search for Jacques Brunel’s successor.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 26th 2019, 12:16 PM 8,012 Views 9 Comments

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

# les-bleus - Friday 22 March, 2019

World Cup champions France get Euro 2020 qualifying campaign off to winning start
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

World Cup champions France get Euro 2020 qualifying campaign off to winning start

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:19 PM 4,984 Views 1 Comment

Didier Deschamps’ side scored three goals in 12 first-half minutes against Moldova.

# les-bleus - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Big performance against les Bleus can ease concerns over Schmidt's Ireland
# Jouez
# Jouez

Big performance against les Bleus can ease concerns over Schmidt's Ireland

Mar 10th 2019, 7:30 AM 6,238 Views 24 Comments

The home side have named 13 of the starting team that beat the All Blacks back in November.

# les-bleus - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

France will 'sniff blood' as they aim to pressure Ireland's 'weaknesses'
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

France will 'sniff blood' as they aim to pressure Ireland's 'weaknesses'

Mar 5th 2019, 8:25 PM 8,197 Views 4 Comments

The Toulouse trio of Antoine Dupoint, Romain Ntamack and Thomas Ramos will be central for the French.

# les-bleus - Saturday 10 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 10th 2018, 1:13 PM 6,761 Views 10 Comments

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
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# Les Bleus

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

Oct 16th 2018, 10:40 PM 6,387 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Les Bleus

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

Sep 9th 2018, 10:37 PM 8,280 Views 4 Comments

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
# Deux Etoiles
# Deux Etoiles

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

Jul 16th 2018, 8:40 PM 38,000 Views 21 Comments

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
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# Joy

Party begins as delirious French revel in World Cup victory

Jul 15th 2018, 7:33 PM 8,091 Views 13 Comments

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
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# Les Bleus

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

Jul 10th 2018, 6:35 AM 4,600 Views 14 Comments

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
# Allez Allez
# Allez Allez

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

Jul 6th 2018, 4:53 PM 26,724 Views 30 Comments

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
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# Les Bleus

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:00 AM 4,265 Views 4 Comments

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
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

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

Jun 13th 2018, 10:07 PM 6,899 Views 5 Comments

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
# Black And Bleu
# Black And Bleu

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

Jun 9th 2018, 10:31 AM 17,145 Views 20 Comments

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
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# Les Bleus

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

Jun 3rd 2018, 10:17 AM 2,479 Views 5 Comments

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

# les-bleus - Friday 1 June, 2018

Zidane will definitely coach France, claims Deschamps
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

Zidane will definitely coach France, claims Deschamps

Jun 1st 2018, 7:42 AM 5,085 Views 5 Comments

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
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# Les Bleus

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

May 27th 2018, 7:42 PM 6,324 Views 2 Comments

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
# Back In Bleu
# Back In Bleu

Teddy Thomas recalled to France squad for All Blacks series

May 22nd 2018, 7:34 PM 8,128 Views 16 Comments

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
# Feeling Les Bleus
# Feeling Les Bleus

No Martial or Lacazette in star-studded France squad

May 17th 2018, 7:52 PM 18,571 Views 24 Comments

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
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# Les Bleus

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

Feb 27th 2018, 12:43 PM 5,693 Views 9 Comments

The celebration is nearly as good as the finish too.

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