France football

AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud tests coronavirus positive 

He has made a great start in Milan this season after signing from Chelsea, scoring twice in the 4-1 Serie A thumping of Cagliari at the San Siro on Sunday.  

published on : 2nd September 2021

Finding sleep will be difficult, says Kylian Mbappe as France knocked out of Euro 2020

France playmaker Kylian Mbappe said that finding sleep will be difficult for him as his side bowed out of the ongoing Euro 2020.

published on : 29th June 2021

Injured Karim Benzema substituted as France beat Bulgaria 3-0

Benzema's replacement, Olivier Giroud, scored a late double in the final seven minutes to secure victory for the world champions after Antoine Griezmann had opened the scoring in the 29th.

published on : 9th June 2021

Real Madrid's Ferland Mendy diagnosed with tibial periostitis, might miss Euro Cup

Mendy now faces a race against time to put himself in contention for a place in France's Euro 2020 squad.

published on : 11th May 2021

France's Olivier Giroud savours FIFA World Cup glory despite criticism

Despite the goal drought, Deschamps stuck with the Chelsea striker, who featured in all of France's seven matches at the World Cup, and Giroud is happy to have played his role.

published on : 17th July 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

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

Kylian Mbappe makes history as France battle into FIFA World Cup last 16 beating Peru 1-0

Didier Deschamps' side now faces Denmark on Tuesday with top spot in Group C up for grabs but progression to the next stage assured.

published on : 21st June 2018

France vow to up the ante as FIFA World Cup rivals flounder

With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru.

published on : 20th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Antoine Griezmann must do more, says France coach Didier Deschamps

The 27-year-old Griezmann has scored 21 international goals, including five during France's run to the Euro 2016 final.

published on : 17th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Baby Bleus 'must do better' says France coach Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps has told France they must do better after escaping a humiliating draw with Australia in a 2-1 World Cup opener.

published on : 16th June 2018

France midfielder Paul Pogba can shine at FIFA World Cup: Bacary Sagna

Pogba endured an inconsistent Premier League campaign, scoring six goals and providing 10 assists in 27 appearances.

published on : 13th June 2018

From Brazil to Argentina: How the FIFA World Cup favourites are shaping up

The phoney war is over and most of the big guns have arrived in Russia ahead of the start of the World Cup on Thursday.

published on : 11th June 2018
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