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Lilian Thuram `understands` Brazil protest

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:44

French football legend Lilian Thuram expressed sympathy with Brazilian protesters threatening to disrupt the World Cup, saying he understands their anger over the tournament`s multi-billion-dollar price tag.

Former football greats slam France failure

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:58

Former France internationals were queuing up to put the boot into their successors on Saturday a day after a 2-0 defeat in Ukraine left Les Bleus on the verge of missing next year`s World Cup finals.

Bitter Evra labels Lizarazu `parasite`

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:33

Controversial France and Manchester United defender Patrice Evra delivered a vicious tirade aimed at several pundits, among them France`s 1998 World Cup winner Bixente Lizarazu.

French footballer gets suspended prison term for attacking referee

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 09:49

A French amateur footballer who reacted to being sent off by assaulting the referee was given an eight-month suspended prison sentence on Monday.

Monaco have two-point penalty dropped after appeal

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 18:38

An appeal commission has cancelled the two-point penalty handed to Ligue 1 newcomers Monaco for violent incidents by fans during last season`s second-division title celebrations.

Nani expresses `desire` to stay at United

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 15:58

Portuguese winger Nani has revealed that he wants to stay at Manchester United despite interest from French football club Monaco, while being in the final year of his current contract at Old Trafford.

France to meet Netherlands in World Cup warm-up

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:54

France`s national football team will face the Netherlands in a friendly match in March, 2014 in preparation for the FIFA World Cup, the French Football Federation (FFF) announced Thursday.

PSG`s Leonardo suspended for pushing referee

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:32

The French Football Federation (FFF) Thursday banned Paris Saint Germain`s sporting director Leonardo for pushing a referee in tunnel two months ago.

PSG sign Blanc for two years

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 14:08

French football league winners Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have named Laurent Blanc as the new coach to rep, lace Italian Carlo Ancelotti.

Oscar, Hernanes & Lucas Moura on target as Brazil beat France

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 13:23

Brazil earned their second win in their seventh game under Luiz Felipe Scolari with a timely 3-0 win over France at the Arena do Gremio.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Pedro scores as Spain earn priceless win over France

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 10:06

Spain took control of UEFA World Cup qualifying Group I thanks to a 1-0 win over France at Stade de France.

Deschamps was more important than Zidane: Lillian Thuram

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 16:06

France legend Lillian Thuram says former team-mate Didier Deschamps was more integral to the French national team`s success than Zinedine Zidane.