Didier Deschamps

 Unlikely France favourite Moussa Sissoko pleads World Cup case

Unlikely France favourite Moussa Sissoko pleads World Cup case

A regular for Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham this season, midfielder Moussa Sissoko is however fighting for a place in Didier Deschamps France plans for the World Cup in Russia.

Feb 18, 2018, 20:07 PM IST
Portugal vs France: Five moments in a crazy Euro 2016 final

Portugal vs France: Five moments in a crazy Euro 2016 final

Portugal would never have won their first European title without the heroics of goalkeeper Rui Patricio.

Jul 11, 2016, 03:40 AM IST
Ronaldo, Griezmann and other key factors that will decide the Portugal-France Euro 2016 final

Ronaldo, Griezmann and other key factors that will decide the Portugal-France Euro 2016 final

The nature of Portugal`s team and their fairly passive attacking game means Ronaldo has been less effective than he would normally be with Real.

Jul 09, 2016, 23:19 PM IST
Euro 2016 Final: Portugal vs France — Preview

Euro 2016 Final: Portugal vs France — Preview

With six goals -- three more than any other player -- Griezmann is in line for both the Golden Boot and the UEFA player of the tournament prize.

Jul 09, 2016, 19:08 PM IST
Euro 2016: France coach Didier Deschamps planning all-out attack against 'Best in the World' Germany

Euro 2016: France coach Didier Deschamps planning all-out attack against 'Best in the World' Germany

The two nations last met in a friendly in November last year, with France winning 2-0 in Paris in a clash marred by terrorist attacks in the city.

Jul 04, 2016, 15:27 PM IST
Euro 2016 Quarter-final 4, France vs Iceland: Possible XIs, Timing, Venue, TV Listing, Live Streaming

Euro 2016 Quarter-final 4, France vs Iceland: Possible XIs, Timing, Venue, TV Listing, Live Streaming

Tonight's winner will join Portugal, Wales and Germany in the semis.

Jul 03, 2016, 20:29 PM IST
Euro 2016, Quarter-final 4: Hosts France need swift start to escape Iceland eruption

Euro 2016, Quarter-final 4: Hosts France need swift start to escape Iceland eruption

The smallest nation ever to appear at a major soccer event, Iceland reached the last eight with a shock 2-1 win over England.

Jul 02, 2016, 22:59 PM IST
EURO 2016, Group A: France eye Swiss bliss route to last 16, Romania face Albania

EURO 2016, Group A: France eye Swiss bliss route to last 16, Romania face Albania

Didier Deschamps`s men have so far failed to deliver on their status of pre-tournament favourites.

Jun 19, 2016, 08:45 AM IST
Left out due to sex tape scandal, Karim Benzema watches Euro 2016 opener

Left out due to sex tape scandal, Karim Benzema watches Euro 2016 opener

France's highest scorer who is currently active, Karim Benzema watched the match from afar as France vs Romania kicked off Euro 2016.

Jun 11, 2016, 14:53 PM IST
Euro 2016: France vs Romania - Preview

Euro 2016: France vs Romania - Preview

Didier Deschamps` France start the European Championship finals against Romania on Friday with the country plunged into strike chaos but among favourites to win the trophy.

Jun 10, 2016, 08:42 AM IST
Karim Benzema says Didier Deschamps `bowed to racists` over Euros snub

Karim Benzema says Didier Deschamps `bowed to racists` over Euros snub

Benzema's path to the French Euro 2016 squad was cleared when legal restrictions stopping him playing on the same team as Valbuena were lifted.

Jun 01, 2016, 08:48 AM IST
France to omit Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema from squad against Holland, Russia friendlies

France to omit Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema from squad against Holland, Russia friendlies

On Tuesday the French Prime Minister had said that there're no grounds for Benzema to come into the France team as he is still under investigation.

Mar 17, 2016, 15:15 PM IST
Karim Benzema made mistake over sex-tape scandal: Didier Deschamps

Karim Benzema made mistake over sex-tape scandal: Didier Deschamps

He (Benzema) hasn`t appreciated the situation he`s in, says Deschamps.

Dec 18, 2015, 18:31 PM IST
Sex Video Tape scandal: French forward Karim Benzema banned for Euro 16

Sex Video Tape scandal: French forward Karim Benzema banned for Euro 16

The Real Madrid forward was already served an indefinite ban by the FFF for his alleged involvement in the Mathieu Valbuena sex tape scandal.

Dec 11, 2015, 16:42 PM IST
'French federation suspends Karim Benzema'

'French federation suspends Karim Benzema'

FFF Noel Le Graet will announce the decision next Thursday.

Dec 04, 2015, 19:32 PM IST
Majority of French against return of Karim Benzema to national team, claim poll

Majority of French against return of Karim Benzema to national team, claim poll

In total, 50 percent answered "no, not at all", while 32 percent responded "no, not really".

Dec 04, 2015, 00:06 AM IST
Karim Benzema insists he has done nothing wrong in sextape scandal

Karim Benzema insists he has done nothing wrong in sextape scandal

French PM said on Tuesday that Benzema should not play for France before being cleared.

Dec 03, 2015, 10:04 AM IST
Wembley stadium honours Paris victims with French anthem

Wembley stadium honours Paris victims with French anthem

Along with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Prince William, many stood to sing 'La Marseillaise' four days on from the attacks.

Nov 18, 2015, 12:06 PM IST
Karim Benzema left out of France squad after sex tape blackmail charge

Karim Benzema left out of France squad after sex tape blackmail charge

Benzema will miss ties against Germany and England,

Nov 05, 2015, 20:00 PM IST