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Neymar, Brazil rally past France to extend winning streak

Brazil continued its perfect record in Dunga's second spell in charge as the team came from behind to beat France 3-1 on Thursday. The visitors went into the game at the Stade de France having won six of six under Dunga following their humiliating semifinal exit at last year's World Cup on home soil. And Brazil produced another demonstration of its progress with a resilient performance...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raphael Varane determined to leave his mark with Real Madrid

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is determined to leave his mark within the team despite a lack of playing time under manager Carlo Ancelotti. The France international is preparing for tomorrow’s friendly against Brazil and is expected to start in Didier Deschamps starting eleven. Although the 21-year-old has been a regular with the French national team, he has struggled for...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2004 AS Monaco Champions League underdog story

AS Monaco’s surprise aggregate victory against Arsenal last week makes this the ideal time to reminisce on another side from the royal principality that defied all odds in the Champions League. It’s time to put our nostalgic hats on and head to 2004 when the Monaco side led by Didier Deschamps reached the Champions League final to face José Mourinho’s Porto. Chelsea and Real...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matuidi gets Bleu call

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi has been called up to the latest France national team squad by coach Didier Deschamps for Les Bleus’ next two friendly matches. The post Matuidi gets Bleu call appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deschamps calls up Fekir for Brazil and Denmark friendlies

PARIS (AP) France coach Didier Deschamps called up rising Lyon star Nabil Fekir to the France squad Thursday for friendlies against Brazil and Denmark later this month. The 21-year-old Fekir, whose father is Algerian, has been in the spotlight in the French media in recent weeks after initially pledging his international future to Algeria before changing his mind. He has been one...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

France coach Didier Deschamps signs new deal until 2018 World Cup

PARIS -- France coach Didier Deschamps has signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him in charge of the national team until the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Deschamps, who replaced Laurent Blanc after the 2012 European Championship, was handed the new deal by French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet on Thursday. ''The partnership between coach and president is fundamental...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

France coach Didier Deschamps signs new contract until 2018

PARIS (AP) France coach Didier Deschamps has signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him in charge of the national team until the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Deschamps, who replaced Laurent Blanc after the 2012 European Championship, was handed the new deal by French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet on Thursday. ''The partnership between coach and president is fundamental...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

World Cup: France shouldn’t feel disappointed with World Cup campaign

France have some thinking to do after their World Cup campaign ended against Germany France’s World Cup campaign ended in heartbreak as they lost to Germany 1-0 thanks to an early goal from Mats Hummels. France rarely gave the Germans a chance to attack, while attacking ruthlessly toward the German defense. But, the Germans capitalized on the early mistake that France made and...
Via isportsweb.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Didier Deschamps, France and the Rebirth of Les Bleus

In 2010, France was the laughing stock of the World Cup. With a dismal performance, Nicolas Anelka being sent home, the team opposing the coach, and then the so-called “strike”, France was doomed. But if anyone knows French national team football, France seems to go through cycles. In 1998 and 2006, France played exceptionally well. In 2002 and 2010, they were extremely embarrassing...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Antoine Griezmann called up in France squad

France coach Didier Deschamps has called up forward Antoine Griezmann for a friendly against the Netherlands. Griezmann has scored 15 goals for Real Sociedad this season, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo and Diego Costa in the Spanish league. Another surprise addition to the squad is Paris Saint-Germain left back Lucas Digne, while defenders Eric Abidal and Gael Clichy were dropped...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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