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Didier Deschamps was passed information that helped France beat Belgium in the World Cup semi-final

Speaking in an interview with the Journal du Dimanche published today, France boss Didier Deschamps explained the tactical tweaks that he made to overcome Belgium and Uruguay in tricky World Cup encounters last summer. “I knew – I had information from … Read more »

PLAYER RATINGS | Moldova 1-4 France – How the French fared

A look at how Les Bleus’ fared in their 1st competitive...

Didier Deschamps effusive with praise for Olivier Giroud: “He is unjustly criticised.”

Speaking to reporters following France’s 4-1 victory over Moldova, Didier Deschamps reserved some praise for striker Olivier Giroud. “He has just come out of a difficult period. He is a player who is unjustly criticised. Goals, you have to score … Read more »

Kurt Zouma on his biggest regret: “Missing Euro 2016.”

Speaking in an interview with BeIN Sports, Everton loanee and Chelsea central defender Kurt Zouma discussed his biggest career regret to date. “Missing Euro 2016, yes that is my biggest regret. It is part of the job. I was injured, unfortunately. I … Read more »

Paul Pogba asked about Real Madrid: “It is a dream for every child & every footballer.”

Speaking in today’s press conference with the French national team at Clairefontaine, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was asked to speak about Real Madrid. “I have always said that Real Madrid was a dream club for everyone. It is one … Read more »

Abdoulaye Doucouré contacted by Mali

26-year-old French and Watford central midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré was approached in recent weeks by the Mali FA over representing the African country at international level, according to France Football. The former Rennes midfielder immediately rejected their approach, apparently still hopeful of … Read more »