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Deschamps is new France coach


July 9th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 9 (IANS) The French Football Federation (FFF) has confirmed former captain Didier Deschamps as the new coach of the national team, replacing Laurent Blanc."Noel Gael, president of the ... Read more...

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Sweden shocks France but still bows out at Euro 2012 (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 20 (IANS) The already out Sweden ended their Euro 2012 campaign on a high note by upsetting France 2-0 in the final round of Group D clash Tuesday.Zlatan ... Read more...

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New Zealand win Rugby World Cup after 24 years


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 23 (IANS) New Zealand's All Blacks pulled off a historic 8-7 victory over France Sunday to take the Rugby World Cup for the first time in 24 years.For ... Read more...

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Top three from World Cup held to draw


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Berlin, Aug 12 (DPA) The top three World Cup finishers were all held to draws in friendly international football matches played Wednesday.David Villa scored an equaliser for world ... Read more...

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New France coach suspends World Cup side for Norway friendly


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 23 (DPA) New France football coach Laurent Blanc will not select any of the 23 players who participated at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa for an upcoming friendly ... Read more...

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France coach Blanc to suspends entire World Cup squad


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- The France national football team's newly appointed coach, Laurent Blanc, on Friday spoke with the country's football federation to request that none of the players who participated in ... Read more...

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African women catch football fever


June 24th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Eva Krafczyk Nairobi, June 24 (DPA) Mia Rajput frowned and minced nervously in her high heels. France, her favourite side, had crashed out of the World Cup and it was no ... Read more...

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French press scathing of Les Bleus’ World Cup performance


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): The French press have been predictably scathing today following Les Bleus' humiliating first-round exit at the World Cup.France crashed out of the tournament with a 2-1 defeat ... Read more...

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South Africa salvage pride with 2-1 over France; both exit (Lead)


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 22 (DPA) South Africa defeated 10-man France 2-1 Tuesday but that still made them the first World Cup football hosts to go out in the group stage and also ... Read more...

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Mexico and Uruguay poised to advance from Group A


June 21st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 21 (DPA) A draw would be enough for Uruguay and Mexico to progress to the last 16 of the World Cup football Tuesday, in the process knocking out hosts ... Read more...

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France seek more punch against confident Mexico


June 16th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Polokwane (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) France need to find their goalscoring touch against a Mexico side who believe they could be one of the surprises of the football World Cup. While ... Read more...

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Drogba could have represented France to avoid military ruler’s wrath


June 13th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 13(ANI): Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has revealed that he would have accepted any offer to play for France to avoid being locked up by his country's military ruler ... Read more...

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French team gifted sex toys to boost their World Cup scoring motivation!


June 12th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 11(ANI): The French World Cup team has been sent a pack of sex toys as the perfect gift before the arrival of their WAGs in South Africa today.France ... Read more...

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Evra’s coup gets French WAGS to attend World Cup opener against Uruguay


June 11th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 11(ANI): France skipper Patrice Evra has persuaded French officials to spend 200,000 pounds to make sure that the Les Bleus' World Cup WAGs are in South Africa today.Raymond ... Read more...

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France seek World Cup redemption after Henry handball


June 10th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 10 (DPA) France take the field in their football World Cup opener against Uruguay Friday seeking redemption for the handball by Thierry Henry that bought their qualification against ... Read more...

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Bookmakers expecting record World Cup betting


June 9th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (DPA) British bookmakers are expecting the World Cup to be the biggest betting event in history, but very little of that money is being staked on an England win. Williams ... Read more...

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French World Cup winning coach says Domenech must go


November 27th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 27 (DPA) The man who coached France to its first World Cup win in 1998, Aime Jacquet, has fiercely criticized the current manager, saying in comments published Friday that ... Read more...

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French pride at stake if World Cup qualifier not replayed with Ireland: Wenger


November 21st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 21 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has urged France to replay their World Cup qualifier with Ireland, saying the pride of his country was at stake.The Frenchman has ... Read more...

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Henry attacks French coach Domenech for boring training session


September 8th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 8 (ANI): French striker Thierry Henry has attacked national coach Raymond Domenech, and said that Les Bleus are bored in training and are lost on the pitch with "no ... Read more...

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France settle for a draw against Romania


June 10th, 2008 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
DPA Zurich, June 10 (DPA) France and Romania played out a dull 0-0 draw in their opening Euro Cup Group C match in Zurich Monday in a game where goal chances were at ... Read more...

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Thierry Henry considers retiring after Euro


May 24th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, May 24 (DPA) France's star striker Thierry Henry is considering ending his international career after next month's Euro, media reports said. The 31-year-old was quoted as saying by Friday's L'Equipe ... Read more...

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