Didier Deschamps

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: France recall N'Golo Kante, Kingsley Coman

Chelsea midfielder Kante, who has won 50 caps, did not feature when France won the Nations League title in Italy last month after he contracted Covid-19.

published on : 5th November 2021

World champions France pit their restored pride against youthful Spain in Nations League final

Down by two goals at half-time on Thursday following quickfire strikes from Yannick Carrasco and Romelu Lukaku, a demoralising run of results and performances appeared set to continue in Turin.

published on : 9th October 2021

Here is the full list of winners at the Best FIFA Football Awards

Modric beat out Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Ronaldo, who along with Messi did not attend the glitzy awards ceremony in London.

published on : 25th September 2018

Luka Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era to be crowned FIFA's player of the year

Modric beat out Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Ronaldo, who along with Messi did not attend the glitzy awards ceremony in London.

published on : 25th September 2018

'It's wonderful' gushes France coach Didier Deschamps after FIFA World Cup triumph

Deschamps becomes only the third man to win the World Cup as both a player and a coach after leading France to their maiden title in 1998 as captain.

published on : 15th July 2018

FIFA World Cup semi-finalists France can still improve, says Didier Deschamps

France will face either five-time champions Brazil or Belgium in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday for a place in the final.

published on : 6th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: France forward Kylian Mbappe 'happy' but says Pele 'on another level'

Mbappe was born in the Paris suburbs in 1998, the year Les Bleus secured their first World Cup title under captain Deschamps.

published on : 30th June 2018

Argentina, France hope to reach potential in FIFA World Cup clash

Both Argentina and France are filled with big-name players, both like to play an entertaining style and both have failed to impress so far.

published on : 28th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: France 'achieved goal' after dire Denmark draw, insists Didier Deschamps

Deschamps made six changes to the starting XI that beat Peru 1-0 and his side happily played out a mutually beneficial stalemate with Denmark.

published on : 26th June 2018

France finish top ahead of Denmark after FIFA World Cup stalemate

Didier Deschamps' France dominated possession but struggled to create any clear-cut chances against a determined Denmark.

published on : 26th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Point to win, not to prove for Didier Deschamps' France

Under Deschamps, France focussed on utility football and getting the job done instead of grabbing eyeballs.

published on : 26th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Didier Deschamps says France won't offer Denmark any favours

Denmark require just a point to join France in the knockout stages, and could even pip Les Bleus to top spot in Group C with a victory.

published on : 26th June 2018

Not Paul Pogba's last FIFA World Cup, insists France coach Didier Deschamps

Pogba caused a stir on Sunday when he told reporters this summer's World Cup could be his final one because you don't know what can happen tomorrow. 

published on : 25th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Didier Deschamps keeps handbrake on as France fail to thrill

Deschamps's side, who face Denmark on Tuesday eyeing top spot in Group C, registered just four shots on target all game against Peru.

published on : 22nd June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: France coach Didier Deschamps says 'we will savour' qualification

France will next play Denmark, who are second in the group after drawing 1-1 with Australia in the earlier game, in their final game on Tuesday.

published on : 22nd June 2018
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