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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...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

World Cup: France moves on, but changes need to be made

Paul Pogba and his teammates celebrate after scoring the first goal of the game. France had a troublesome time against a formidable Nigeria team, but was still able to find their rhythm and get the goals when they needed it. Thanks to the goals from Paul Pogba in the 79th minute and an own goal by the Nigerian skipper Joseph Yobo in stoppage time, France was able to get past Nigeria...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

France don’t look ahead further than Germany

Round of 16 – recap: France 2-0 Nigeria / Germany 2-0 Algeria (0-0 after regular time) Quarterfinal FRANCE-GERMANY Coach France Deschamps ahead of France-Germany: “I’m a realist, my target, like my players, is Friday. ”It doesn’t serve any purpose to look any further ahead. The reality now is Germany on Friday. Everyone can dream, including me, but I’m a pragmatist...
Via 90Soccer
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

World Cup 2014: France Qualify For The Quarter-Finals With Victory Over Nigeria

Paul Pogba heads France in front just 11 minutes from the end. Didier Deschamps’ France side have qualified for the quarter-final stage of the World Cup following a hard fought 2-0 victory over an impressive Nigeria side this evening in Brasília. Deschamps made a bold decision to withdraw starlet Antoine Griezmann from the starting line-up with Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud the preferred...
Via The Sports Journal
June 30, 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

World Cup: France in cruise control as they dominate Swiss

The French team was able to dominate the game in a comfortable fashion against Switzerland, gaining all three points in a 5-2 victory. France manager, Didier Deschamps, decided to change the dynamic of his team for this game, opting to go with Oliver Giroud as the central striker while going with Moussa Sissoko in the midfield. Moussa Sissoko provides Deschamps another box-to-box...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Deschamps calls up Gonalons for injured Capoue

France coach Didier Deschamps has called up Lyon midfielder Maxime Gonalons to replace the injured Etienne Capoue for upcoming World Cup qualifiers away to Georgia and Belarus. Capoue is likely to be unavailable for the next four weeks after scans showed he sprained his left ankle in Tottenham's 1-0 loss to Arsenal in the north London derby on Sunday. France plays Georgia on...
Via Fox Soccer
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Deschamps faces senate questions at doping hearing

France coach Didier Deschamps spoke to a senate-led inquiry into the fight against doping on Wednesday and afterwards said it is vital for leading figures in sport to increase awareness about the dangers of drugs in sport. The 44-year-old Deschamps spent a little under two hours answering questions in a closed-doors hearing at the senate in Paris. Deschamps told reporters he faced...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Deschamps steadily making France competitive again

France coach Didier Deschamps has been successful wherever he's played and coached. His biggest test now is turning the national team back into the force it once was. An encouraging draw in a World Cup qualifier at world champion Spain was followed by a win at Italy. The spirit showed in those games boosted French hopes that Deschamps has instilled the belief sorely missing...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Deschamps leverages history vs. Ranieri

When Didier Deschamps and Claudio Ranieri last came head-to-head (nearly eight years ago), the latter may have been at the helm of the fashionable, well-heeled west London club, but the former had the pedigree. As they exchanged a handshake of congratulation and commiseration on the Stamford Bridge touchline, the contrast was clear. Deschamps cut a dash in his leather jacket, while...
Via Fox Soccer
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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