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We need to keep our feet on the ground, says France boss Corinne Diacre

Posted Saturday, June 08, 2019 by PA97 hits

Boss Corinne Diacre stressed the need for France to keep their feet on the ground after the hosts’ 4-0 victory over South Korea in the opening match of the Women’s World Cup.Eugenie Le Sommer scored early on, Wendie Renard added two headers before the break and captain Amandine Henry struck a superb late effort as Les Bleues produced an impressive display in front of a crowd of 45,26...Full Story »

Renard at the double as France open World Cup campaign with victory

Posted Saturday, June 08, 2019 by PA108 hits

Wendie Renard scored twice as hosts France opened the Women’s World Cup by thrashing South Korea 4-0 in Paris.After forward Eugenie Le Sommer had fired in the first goal of the tournament in the ninth minute, centre-back Renard converted one header in the 35th and then another in first-half stoppage-time.Captain Amandine Henry added a superb strike with five minutes of normal time to go.Am...Full Story »

Pavard targeting trophy-laden campaign with Bayern Munich and France

Posted Saturday, June 08, 2019 by PA128 hits

France full-back Benjamin Pavard will join Bayern Munich this summer hungry for more silverware with both club and country.Pavard believes France must put their World Cup win behind them now and push for Euro 2020 qualification, but conceded he has his sights set on more trophies.France will take on Turkey in Konya on Saturday night, aiming for a victory that would push them clear at the top of ...Full Story »

France women motivated to follow men as World Cup winners

Posted Thursday, June 06, 2019 by PA384 hits

France midfielder Gaetane Thiney wants to emulate the men’s success at last year’s World Cup.Les Bleus secured their second title in Russia when they beat Croatia 4-2 in the final last July.Hosts France open the Women’s World Cup on Friday evening when they face South Korea at the Parc des Princes, with Thiney to use the men’s triumph as inspiration.“Les Bleus ...Full Story »

France prepare for Euro 2020 qualifiers with victory over Bolivia

Posted Monday, June 03, 2019 by PA125 hits

France limbered up for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Turkey and Andorra with a 2-0 friendly win over Bolivia.First-half goals from Thomas Lemar and Antoine Griezmann gave the world champions a routine victory at the Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes.But an injury suffered by Kylian Mbappe, a week before the trip to Turkey, took some of the shine off the win.The Paris St Ge...Full Story »

Arsenal 'hold contacts' over Nicolas Pepe signing – France Football

Posted Tuesday, May 07, 2019 by 101 GREAT GOALS214 hits

As per a report from France Football, Arsenal have discussed the potential signing of Nicolas Pepe with French outfit Lille. Lille standout Pepe, a 23-year-old Ivorian winger, has been Ligue 1's breakout star this season. The gifted African has notched 20 goals and 11 assists across 35 league outings for Christophe Galtier's Lille, proving one of the key contributors to Les Dogues' surprise...Full Story »

WATCH: Neymar punches fan after PSG's Coupe de France defeat

Posted Sunday, April 28, 2019 by Goal.com206 hits

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar may find himself in further trouble after striking a fan following his club's Coupe de France final defeat on Saturday. After a lengthy injury lay-off, the forward was fit to play the decider against Rennes and scored after 21 minutes to put his side 2-0 up, after compatriot Dani Alves had opened the scoring. Rennes came roaring back, however, and netted eit...Full Story »

Deschamps satisfied as France make convincing start to qualifying campaign

Posted Saturday, March 23, 2019 by PA96 hits

France coach Didier Deschamps believes his side could have inflicted a heavier defeat on Moldova after kickstarting their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 4-1 victory in Chisinau.Deschamps was also relieved to have avoided any embarrassment in the Group H clash ahead of what will be a more difficult test on Monday when they take on Iceland at the Stade de France.“We could have scored m...Full Story »

Moldova 1 France 4: Les Bleus cruise in opening Euro 2020 qualifier

Posted Saturday, March 23, 2019 by Goal.com132 hits

Didier Deschamps' side scored three goals in 12 first-half minutes as France made a winning start to their qualifying campaign in Moldova. A flurry of first-half goals ensured a full-strength France side made a winning start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign as they beat Moldova 4-1 in Chisinau. Didier Deschamps took no chances against a side ranked 170 in the world, starting the likes ...Full Story »

France off to winning start in Euro 2020 qualifying campaign

Posted Saturday, March 23, 2019 by PA93 hits

France started their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign in convincing fashion with a comfortable 4-1 victory over minnows Moldova in Chisinau.Three goals in 13 first-half minutes from Antoine Griezmann, Raphael Varane and Olivier Giroud set the World Cup winners on their way in their opening Group H fixture against a team ranked 170 by FIFA, 169 places below their opponents.Kylian Mbappe added a four...Full Story »

Parents In France Banned From Naming Their Child 'Griezmann Mbappe'

Posted Sunday, March 17, 2019 by sportbible.com154 hits

If England ever win the World Cup, then Harry and Raheem may become the most popular names in the UK. Meanwhile in France, authorities have stopped one family from naming their son after two World Cup winners. There can be any number of reasons why our parents decided to name us the way they did. There have been people named after famous sports stars over the years, one family in England na...Full Story »

Marseille vs Nice - Balotelli: I want to stay with France’s biggest club

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2019 by PA241 hits

Mario Balotelli has revealed his desire to stay at Marseille next season. The Italian striker, who faces former club Nice on Sunday, will be out of contract at the end of the current campaign. “The fact of the matter is that my contract expires at the end of this season and after that, we’ll discuss it,” Balotelli told La Provence. “I’ve told my agent that...Full Story »

FC Porto vs AS Roma - Di Francesco focused only on Porto as speculation mounts

Posted Wednesday, March 06, 2019 by PA251 hits

Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco wants everyone focused on “a game of life or death” against Porto in the Champions League rather than speculation over his future.The Giallorossi head to the Estadio do Dragao seeking a swift response following the 3-0 defeat at the hands of their fierce city rivals Lazio in Serie A, which left them fifth.Reports in Italy have suggested Di Francesco&rsq...Full Story »

We should strive to match the top sides in France, says Monaco boss Jardim

Posted Monday, February 25, 2019 by PA114 hits

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has challenged his side to match Ligue 1’s big guns between now and the end of the season.Jardim’s side have collected 10 points from their last four matches following Sunday’s 2-0 home win against third-placed Lyon to climb five clear of the relegation zone.When Jardim was reappointed in January after Thierry Henry had been sacked Monaco were secon...Full Story »

Di Francesco knows his side cannot afford to go for draw at Porto

Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by PA121 hits

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco knows his side cannot afford to try to defend a slender lead after Nicolo Zaniolo’s double helped to edge out Porto 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.The Italian side had looked well set to after Zaniolo struck twice in the space of six second-half minutes, Edin Dzeko having hit the post in the first half.However, Porto, who had prog...Full Story »

Giroud: I have never ruled out a return to France

Posted Monday, January 28, 2019 by fourfourtwo.com131 hits

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has hinted that he would be open for a return to France, but reiterated his primary choice is to remain in the Premier League. Giroud left France in 2012, signing with Arsenal on the back of scoring 21 goals for Montpellier as they claimed the Ligue 1 title. The 32-year-old moved across London 12 months ago but has struggled to hold down a regular spot under Ma...Full Story »

Francesco Totti’s wife Ilary Blasi posed nude before becoming 'Queen of Rome'

Posted Thursday, January 24, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk298 hits

FRANCESCO TOTTI is one of the Eternal City's favourite sons - even bitter rivals Lazio said a fond farewell when he retired in 2017. And the Roma and Italy legend has a queen fit for a king: Ilary Blasi. Francesco Totti's wife Ilary Blasi - the couple have been described as 'Rome's Royal Family' TV presenter Blasi, 37, has had a long career, with her first appearance coming aged just three D...Full Story »

Juventus 1 Roma 0: Mandzukic adds to Di Francesco torment

Posted Sunday, December 23, 2018 by Goal.com138 hits

Mario Mandzukic struck the only goal restore Juventus' eight-point lead atop Serie A as the champions eased past Roma. Juventus dealt a fresh blow to Eusebio Di Francesco's job security in a routine 1-0 win over an outclassed Roma at Allianz Stadium on Saturday. Champions League semi-finalists last season, Roma have been a shadow of their former selves this term and were no match for the Serie...Full Story »

Anthony Martial: Man Utd extend deal for France forward

Posted Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by BBC.com114 hits

Anthony Martial has scored eight goals in 19 appearances for Manchester United this season Manchester United have triggered the option of a year's extension on the contract of France forward Anthony Martial. The 23-year-old's current deal would have expired in the summer but will now run to 2020. United took a similar move with their Spain keeper David de Gea last month. Martial's representa...Full Story »

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