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Ribery Calls For French Courage

Ribery Calls For French Courage

France winger Franck Ribery believes his side should have no inferiority complex when they play Spain on Tuesday at the Vicente Calderon. 11 Oct 2012
Spain's Martinez Calls For Maximum Focus

Spain's Martinez Calls For Maximum Focus

Javi Martinez believes Spain are still the team to beat in international football and must maintain their high levels of motivation. 10 Oct 2012
Debuchy Warning For Spain

Debuchy Warning For Spain

Mathieu Debuchy believes France can take it right up to reigning world and European champions Spain in World Cup qualifying next Tuesday. 10 Oct 2012
Deschamps Not Taking Japan Lightly

Deschamps Not Taking Japan Lightly

Didier Deschamps has warned France there is no such thing as an easy match and hopes his side take their Japan friendly seriously on Friday. 9 Oct 2012
Ligue 1 Wrap: Khelifa Treble Downs Montpellier

Ligue 1 Wrap: Khelifa Treble Downs Montpellier

Saber Khelifa scored a hat-trick as under-pressure Evian beat last season's Ligue 1 champions Montpellier 3-2 on Saturday. 7 Oct 2012
Zidane Head-Butt Statue Unveiled

Zidane Head-Butt Statue Unveiled

Former Real Madrid and Juventus man Zinedine Zidane has had one of his last acts on a football field immortalised in stone. 28 Sep 2012
Ligue 1 Wrap: PSG Move To Fourth

Ligue 1 Wrap: PSG Move To Fourth

Paris Saint-Germain have won their fourth game in a row, defeating Bastia 4-0, to move within three points of the top of Ligue 1. 23 Sep 2012
Ligue 1 Wrap: Lille, Bordeaux Held To Draws

Ligue 1 Wrap: Lille, Bordeaux Held To Draws

Lille missed the opportunity to close the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Marseille, while title aspirants Bordeaux were held at Valenciennes. 16 Sep 2012
Ibrahimovic On Target For PSG

Ibrahimovic On Target For PSG

Paris Saint-Germain recorded their second successive Ligue 1 victory with a 2-0 win over Toulouse at Parc des Princes on Friday night. 15 Sep 2012
Deschamps Delighted With Perfect Start

Deschamps Delighted With Perfect Start

France coach Didier Deschamps was delighted with his side's 3-1 victory over Belarus in FIFA World Cup qualifying on Tuesday. 12 Sep 2012
Diaby In Doubt For Belarus

Diaby In Doubt For Belarus

Midfielder Abou Diaby is doubtful for France's World Cup qualifier against Belarus on Tuesday, according to coach Didier Deschamps. 11 Sep 2012
Baup: So Far, So Good For Barton

Baup: So Far, So Good For Barton

Marseille boss Elie Baup is pleased with the initial stages of Joey Barton's loan spell with the French Ligue 1 club. 9 Sep 2012
Deschamps Accepts Narrow Win

Deschamps Accepts Narrow Win

France coach Didier Deschamps was satisfied at the 1-0 win over Finland in Group I of 2014 World Cup qualifying in Helsinki. 9 Sep 2012
Barton To Serve Ban In France

Barton To Serve Ban In France

Joey Barton is set to miss nine Marseille matches after the French Football League transferred the ban he picked up in his final game for QPR. 8 Sep 2012
Giroud Out Of France Qualifier

Giroud Out Of France Qualifier

France coach Didier Deschamps has revealed that Olivier Giroud will miss Friday's 2014 World Cup qualifier against Finland. 7 Sep 2012
France Hoping For Winning Start

France Hoping For Winning Start

France midfielder Rio Mavuba says his side must win their opening World Cup 2014 qualifying matches against Finland and Belarus. 6 Sep 2012
Ligue 1 Wrap: Lyon Move First, Montpellier Off The Mark

Ligue 1 Wrap: Lyon Move First, Montpellier Off The Mark

Lyon have moved top of the Ligue 1 standings after Bafetimbi Gomis inspired them to a 3-2 triumph over visiting Valenciennes. 2 Sep 2012
Barton Leaves QPR For Marseille

Barton Leaves QPR For Marseille

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has joined Ligue 1 club Marseille on a season-long loan deal. 1 Sep 2012
Ligue 1 Preview: Lille, PSG Bid To Rein In Marseille

Ligue 1 Preview: Lille, PSG Bid To Rein In Marseille

Lille's more mature mindset in defence could be the difference when they host Paris Saint-Germain in a match neither can afford to lose. 31 Aug 2012
Ligue 1 Preview: PSG Still Chasing First Win

Ligue 1 Preview: PSG Still Chasing First Win

Big-spending Paris Saint-Germain host Bordeaux on Sunday as Carlo Ancelotti's men aim to record their first win of the Ligue 1 season. 24 Aug 2012
Ancelotti Unhappy With 'Complacent' PSG

Ancelotti Unhappy With 'Complacent' PSG

Carlo Ancelotti has accused his star-studded Paris Saint-Germain side of complacency after their 0-0 draw with Ajaccio on Sunday. 20 Aug 2012