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Madrid boss Zidane will be next France coach, says Leboeuf

Madrid boss Zidane will be next France coach, says Leboeuf

Zinedine Zidane, 44, is already being earmarked for the France job, according to Frank Leboeuf. 24 May 2017
Corchia: Lille will bounce back after disappointing Ligue 1 season

Corchia: Lille will bounce back after disappointing Ligue 1 season

Sebastien Corchia, 26, knows better times are ahead at Lille after a topsy-turvy season. 20 May 2017
Corchia aware of Premier League interest amid Arsenal links

Corchia aware of Premier League interest amid Arsenal links

Speaking to Omnisport, Sebastien Corchia responded to rumours linking him with Premier League giants Arsenal. 19 May 2017
Deschamps places France 'harmony' over Benzema return

Deschamps places France 'harmony' over Benzema return

Karim Benzema may have played his last France game under Didier Deschamps, with the coach unwilling to disrupt the "harmony" in his squad. 18 May 2017
Mbappe named in star-studded France squad as Lacazette and Zouma return

Mbappe named in star-studded France squad as Lacazette and Zouma return

France have included Kylian Mbappe in their 26-man squad to face Paraguay, Sweden and England, but had no place for Karim Benzema. 18 May 2017
Valbuena: Justice will restore the truth

Valbuena: Justice will restore the truth

Karim Benzema accused Mathieu Valbuena of inventing stories amid a blackmail scandal and the Lyon player has now spoken out on social media. 18 May 2017
Benzema: Valbuena has to stop making up stories

Benzema: Valbuena has to stop making up stories

Karim Benzema is growing frustrated by 32-year-old Lyon Mathieu Valbuena amid an ongoing scandal. 17 May 2017
Marcel Desailly: The Games That Changed My Life

Marcel Desailly: The Games That Changed My Life

The former France international and two-time Champions League winner recalls his most memorable matches for club and country 8 May 2017
Year Zero: The making of Zinedine Zidane (Juventus, 1996/97)

Year Zero: The making of Zinedine Zidane (Juventus, 1996/97)

When a 24-year-old French Euro 96 flop arrived at Juventus, he was quickly branded a waste of money. The course of that season changed everything 5 May 2017
Anelka re-opens Domenech feud over Mbappe comments

Anelka re-opens Domenech feud over Mbappe comments

The bad blood between former ex-France Raymond Domenech and Nicolas Anelka has resurfaced. 23 Apr 2017
They cannot replace what they took away from me - Sakho blames drugs ban for missing Euro 2016

They cannot replace what they took away from me - Sakho blames drugs ban for missing Euro 2016

Having been cleared of taking a banned substance, Mamadou Sakho says his initial suspension cost him his Euro 2016 selection. 22 Apr 2017
Giroud out to emulate Papin

Giroud out to emulate Papin

Olivier Giroud is determined to keep scoring for France as the Arsenal man wants to reach Jean-Pierre Papin's tally. 14 Apr 2017
Benzema still awaiting Deschamps phone call

Benzema still awaiting Deschamps phone call

With Didier Deschamps yet to contact Karim Benzema about his future with France, the Real Madrid striker is focusing on his club. 13 Apr 2017
The kick that killed a career: the sorry decline of France star Reynald Pedros

The kick that killed a career: the sorry decline of France star Reynald Pedros

Twenty-one years ago, the attacking midfielder was a rising star in the French Euro 96 squad whose name was spoken in the same breath as Zinedine Zidane. One missed penalty later, and his life in football took a very different turn. 3 Apr 2017
International debuts for Mbappe and co give PSG the edge, says Jardim

International debuts for Mbappe and co give PSG the edge, says Jardim

As Monaco face Paris Saint-Germain in the Coupe de la Ligue final, Leonardo Jardim is concerned his players will struggle with the workload. 1 Apr 2017
Mbappe to be included in France U20 squad

Mbappe to be included in France U20 squad

Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe will be named in France's provisional squad for the Under-20 World Cup, according to Ludovic Batelli. 31 Mar 2017
Quiz! Can you name the five highest cap holders from the 15 best FIFA-ranked nations?

Quiz! Can you name the five highest cap holders from the 15 best FIFA-ranked nations?

See how many of these long-serving international heroes you can recall 30 Mar 2017
Lloris could play for Europe's elite - Barthez

Lloris could play for Europe's elite - Barthez

Former France goalkeeper Fabien Barthez has backed Hugo Lloris to continue as number one, suggesting he could play for Europe's top sides. 30 Mar 2017
Mbappe: Real Madrid are a great team

Mbappe: Real Madrid are a great team

Kylian Mbappe refused to dismiss a future switch to Real Madrid following France's 2-0 friendly loss to Spain on Tuesday. 29 Mar 2017
Lopetegui delighted as Spain beat 'one of the best' in France

Lopetegui delighted as Spain beat 'one of the best' in France

Julen Lopetegui praised Spain's attitude after they beat France and their "spectacular generation" at the Stade de France on Thursday. 29 Mar 2017
Deschamps welcomes 'evolution of football' with VAR

Deschamps welcomes 'evolution of football' with VAR

After seeing the Video Assistant Referee utilised in Spain's win over France, Didier Deschamps had no hard feelings and welcomed its use. 29 Mar 2017