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Didier Deschamps: France can do a lot better than they showed in Australia win

'France can do a lot better,' admits Didier Deschamps after his side scraped past Australia in Group C opener with help from VAR<p><b>Paul Pogba scored a</b> …

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Antoine Griezmann 'must do more', says Didier Deschamps

The Atletico Madrid striker has been assured his place in the team is not under threat ahead of a second World Cup 2018 outing against Peru<p>Didier …

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France 2-1 Australia LIVE SCORE: Paul Pogba deflected strike narrowly crosses line to put French back in front

Football live<p>Didier Deschamps's side take on Australia who are hoping to get out of the group stage for the first time since 2006<p>Live Blog

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Antoine Griezmann ready to take World Cup by storm after committing to Atletico Madrid, warns France boss Didier Deschamps

France boss Didier Deschamps may have warned that Antoine Griezmann is ready to take the World Cup by storm after committing his future to Atletico …

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World Cup 2018: 'Karim Benzema should be at World Cup, not Didier Deschamps' - Zlatan Ibrahimovic backs Real Madrid striker in France row

The Sweden legend insists that the Real Madrid striker should be in the selection for Les Bleus, even if it means sacking the manager<p>Zlatan …

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World Cup 2018: Didier Deschamps wants France to focus

Ousmane Dembele and Kylian Mbappe may have no tournament experience, but Deschamps has faith in his France youngsters.<p>Didier Deschamps is happy to …

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Soooo...Barca or Atletico Then?

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France so split over Paul Pogba before World Cup 2018 some want star boss Didier Deschamps calls "indispensable" DROPPED

Paul Pogba wants to be the Napoleon of the France team at the World Cup .<p>But the Manchester United midfielder’s leading role is under threat — and …

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France coach Didier Deschamps defends keeper Hugo Lloris after two mistakes in World Cup warm-ups

France coach Didier Deschamps defends keeper Hugo Lloris after two mistakes in World Cup warm-ups: 'Better for it to happen now than during the …

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Graeme Souness urges France boss Didier Deschamps to bench Paul Pogba at the World Cup

Paul Pogba should be used from the bench by France at the World Cup, according to Graeme Souness.<p>The former Liverpool captain has called on Didier …

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World Cup: Macron will go to Russia to support France after they have reached quarters

Macron also spoke about speaking alongside manager Didier Deschamps in the team dressing room in Moscow.<p>French President Emmanuel Macron said in a …

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Deschamps: Giroud fit, Pogba to start at World Cup

Didier Deschamps is keeping the faith with under-fire midfielder Paul Pogba.<p>Paul Pogba is almost certain to start France's World Cup opener against Australia while Olivier Giroud will also be available, Didier Deschamps has confirmed.<p>Debate has raged over whether Pogba merits a place in midfield, …

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Paul Pogba can do everything but can’t do everything, says France manager Didier Deschamps

The midfielder had said he feels unfairly judged after he was jeered by French fans during the 3-1 victory over Italy a week ago.<p>France coach Didier …

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Zidane not in frame for France job at the moment, French soccer chief says | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Zinedine Zidane will not be taking over as coach of the French national team any time soon as Didier Deschamps will remain in that job for the rest of his contract, which runs to 2020, the head of the French Football Federation (FFF) said on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: May 31, 2018 Real …

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France coach Didier Deschamps reveals knowledge of 'aggressive' Socceroos

The Les Bleus have been doing their homework on the green and gold<p>Australia may be at long odds of causing an upset when they take on France in their World Cup opener on June 16, but Didier Deschamps has clearly been doing his research on the Socceroos.<p>The Les Bleus coach is extra wary of a poor …

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One job France's Macron won't touch: national soccer coach

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron oozes self-confidence, has outwitted his opponents and shrugs off public criticism, but there's one other high-pressure job even he doesn't like the look of: coach of the national soccer team.<p>"There are always 60 million people who believe they can …

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The Game World Cup Preview 2018

Natalie Sawyer fronts the new World Cup podcast from The Times, publishing every night after the final whistle on every matchday. In our opening …

Didier Deschamps

Paul Pogba needs to raise his game but is 'indispensable' - Didier Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps has said Paul Pogba "has to raise his level of play" after the Manchester United midfielder was jeered by fans during …

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French Football Federation back Didier Deschamps before World Cup despite Zinedine Zidane talk

'Didier Deschamps is here until 2020 or even beyond': French Football Federation back coach before World Cup despite Zinedine Zidane talk<p><b>Zinedine</b> …

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Didier Deschamps Pleased With World Cup Preparations Following Straight Forward Victory Over Italy

France manager Didier Deschamps has admitted that he is pleased with his side's preparations for the World Cup following their 3-1 win over Italy on …

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Dembele's Griezmann and Mbappe link-up interests Deschamps [Video]

Franace manager Didier Deschamps praises Ousmane Dembele for his goal against Italy and highlights his 'interesting' link-up play with Antoine …

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Three players who can guide France to 2018 World Cup glory

PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 28: Didier Deschamps, coach of France smiles during the International Friendly match between France and Spain at Stade de …

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Deschamps advises Griezmann against Barcelona move

Barcelona’s hopes of landing Antoine Griezmann have suffered a little blow with reports that France boss Didier Deschamps has advised his striker …

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World Cup news: Didier Deschamps defends whistled Paul Pogba

The midfielder had a quiet game as Les Bleus eased to a 3-1 win over Italy on Friday but has been defended by his manager<p>Didier Deschamps told France …

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Clarets in international action

SAM Vokes won his 59th cap for Wales in their goalless draw with Mexico.<p>The Burnley striker played the first half of the game in the Pasadena Rose …

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Franck Ribery Slams Didier Deschamps' WC Squad Selection Following Karim Benzema's UCL Final Strike

​Bayern Munich midfielder Franck Ribery has criticised France's national team selection following Karim Benzema's goal in ​Real Madrid's 3-1 …

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France boss Didier Deschamps warns team: do not under-estimate Republic of Ireland

Didier Deschamps has warned Russia-bound France not to under-estimate the Republic of Ireland as they build towards their World Cup adventure.<p>The …

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Pogba and Giroud put through paces as France prepare for friendly with Ireland

Paul Pogba and Olivier Giroud put through their paces along with France team-mates as side prepare for friendly clash with Republic of Ireland<p><b>France</b> …

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Champions League final: Didier Deschamps marvels at Zinedine Zidane's incredible European success with Real Madrid

The Real Madrid boss deserves all the plaudits bound to come his way after another European triumph, according to a fellow Frenchman<p>Didier Deschamps …

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France boss Didier Deschamps explains events surrounding Adrien Rabiot’s standby snub

<b>France manager Didier Deschamps has explained how events surrounding Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot unfolded and ended with his</b> …

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