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Didier Deschamps keeps handbrake on as France fail to thrill

France have booked their spot in the World Cup last 16 but a team forged in the image of coach Didier Deschamps is unlikely to win many friends or admirers.
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Kylian Mbappe becomes France’s youngest goalscorer at major tournament

Kylian Mbappe has written himself into the World Cup history books with France after opening the scoring against Peru on Thursday.
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Kylian Mbappe strikes to send France through against Peru

Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest-ever World Cup goal scorer at the age of 19 as his strike secured a 1-0 win for France that put them through to the round-of-16 and sent an unlucky Peru side out.

France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder

With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru on Thursday.

Paul Pogba stripped of goal against Australia

Paul Pogba has been stripped of France’s winning goal in Saturday’s 2-1 Group C victory over Australia in Kazan, with his 81st-minute strike ruled as an Aziz Behich own goal.

Didier Deschamps: Antoine Griezmann ‘must do more’

France coach Didier Deschamps said on Sunday his key forward Antoine Griezmann "must do more", after a disappointing performance in their opening 2-1 World Cup win against Australia.

VAR penalty and late Paul Pogba goal see France past Australia

France snatched a 2-1 victory over Australia in a game that saw them awarded the first VAR penalty decision in World Cup history.

France’s Didier Deschamps defends Hugo Lloris after error in USA draw

France boss Didier Deschamps defended Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris after his side were held 1-1 by the USA in Lyon on Saturday.

Olivier Giroud: I’ve equalled Zinedine Zidane and no one can take that from me

Olivier Giroud has said that it is an honour to have matched Zinedine Zidane’s scoring record for France, and now he has David Trezeguet in his sights.

Noel Le Graet: Karim Benzema will never play for France again

Karim Benzema has no hope of forcing his way back into the France national team, according to Noel Le Graet, the president of the French Football Federation.

Jose Mourinho proud of Manchester United players despite FA Cup final defeat

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho praised the performance of his team, despite seeing them lose the FA Cup final 1-0 to Chelsea.

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial left out of France World Cup squad

Paul Pogba, Hugo Lloris and Antoine Griezmann headline France's 2018 World Cup squad, but Anthony Martial and Alexandre Lacazette were among the 11 reserves announced by boss Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

No Champions League for Chelsea after Newcastle thrashing

Chelsea missed out on a place in next season’s Champions League after being thrashed 3-0 by Newcastle’s outstanding performance on the last day of the Premier League campaign.

Jurgen Klopp rebukes Liverpool’s Mo Salah for diving at Stamford Bridge

Jurgen Klopp has rebuked Mohamed Salah for his dive at Stamford Bridge after a 1-0 defeat to Chelsea saw Liverpool fail to secure a Champions League spot next season.

Antonio Conte sees ‘hope’ in Chelsea’s once ‘impossible’ top-4 chase

Antonio Conte praised Chelsea for maintaining a Premier League top-four challenge that once looked "impossible" by beating Liverpool 1-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Olivier Giroud header keeps Chelsea’s Champions League hopes alive

Chelsea's Champions League hopes for next season received a boost following Sunday's narrow victory over Liverpool.

Chelsea’s Victor Moses lauds fans after Southampton win

Victor Moses has hailed Chelsea supporters following their 2-0 victory over Southampton on Sunday which earned them a place in the final of the FA Cup.

Antonio Conte: FA Cup final not me vs. Jose Mourinho

Antonio Conte insisted his past conflicts with Jose Mourinho will not overshadow next month's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United after the Blues beat Southampton 2-0 at Wembley.

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