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Archives: France

Women’s World Cup quarter-final: France vs. Germany TV times and open thread

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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The battle for the semi-finals in the 2015 Women’s World Cup begins today with France facing Germany in the quarter-finals stage followed by the United States taking on China. Today’s matches contain the favorites to win the World Cup and … Continue reading

Mexico-France, England-Colombia, Costa Rica-Brazil, Korea-Spain TV times and open thread

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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Today is the last of the Group stages for the 2015 Women’s World Cup, so we will see who will advance and get an idea of what third place teams will make it through to the Round of 16. There’s … Continue reading

France-Colombia, Brazil-Spain, England-Mexico, Korea-Costa Rica TV times and open thread

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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Now that the Group Stage games of the 2015 Women’s World Cup are well under way, we can start to see some of the team’s strengths and weaknesses. We get our second looks at Groups F and E to wrap … Continue reading

France-England, Spain-Costa Rica, Colombia-Mexico, Brazil-Korea TV times and open thread

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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Tuesday’s games introduce Groups F and E to the 2015 World Cup and introduce Spain to the tournament for the first time in the country’s history. France and England are always a great game to watch but Brazil vs. Korea … Continue reading

The strange and curious case of French talent Yoann Gourcuff

Posted on by Thariq Amir

Yoann Gourcuff is France’s soccer enigma. On his day Gourcuff is a mesmerizing presence who makes the game of soccer look ridiculously easy. Elegant on the ball, creative with an uncanny ability to dictate the pace of a soccer match … Continue reading

Morgan Schneiderlin wants to leave Southampton unless they qualify for Champions League

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Morgan Schneiderlin has reiterated his desire to leave Southampton should the club fail to qualify for the Champions League. The 25-year-old midfielder is currently with the French national team as they prepare for today’s friendly against Brazil. Last summer, amid … Continue reading

Raphael Varane determined to leave his mark with Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is determined to leave his mark within the team despite a lack of playing time under manager Carlo Ancelotti. The France international is preparing for tomorrow’s friendly against Brazil and is expected to start in … Continue reading

Emmanuel Petit Believes France Have Been Hypocritical And Cowardly Towards Thierry Henry

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Thierry Henry (R) and French team mate Emmanuel Petit at Arsenal train in Lens April 19 before their..

Former France international and Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit has told the French website sports.fr that his country has been “hypocritical and cowardly” in their treatment of Thierry Henry. He also went on to suggest that France may have been better … Continue reading

Franck Ribéry Will Face Suspension If He Refuses To Play For French National Team

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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UEFA President, Michel Platini, threatened to punish Franck Ribéry if he refuses to play for the French National team. In an interview with the German Newspaper, Bild, Platini stated that according to the FIFA Statutes Ribéry must answer Didier Dechamps … Continue reading

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Franck Ribery Announces His Retirement From International Soccer

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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France forward Franck Ribery has announced his retirement from international soccer. The 31-year-old missed this summer’s World Cup in Brazil due to a nagging back injury. The French forward followed an individual training program in the weeks leading up to … Continue reading

Female Coach Set For First Match In Charge Of Men’s Side

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In June, Corinne Diacre was appointed by French second division side Clermont Foot to replace Helena Costa after her abrupt resignation (which took place a day before she was to take charge of training). Upon her exit, Costa stated that … Continue reading

Zinedine Zidane Reveals His Thoughts On Headbutts And Penalties

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier today, Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane presided over his first training session as the new coach of Real Madrid Castilla, otherwise known as the club’s ‘B’ team. Zidane was most recently part of Carlo Ancelotti’s coaching staff that won … Continue reading

WATCH How Germany Was Able to Nullify France in World Cup Quarterfinal; Tactical Analysis [VIDEO]

Posted on by Earl Reed
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Watch the following tactical analysis video to better understand how Germany was able to nullify France and prevent them from getting back into the game after Germany scored the early goal in the World Cup quarterfinal. During the video below, … Continue reading

5 Observations From France-Germany World Cup Quarterfinal

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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July 4th is a special day in German football history.  On that day in 1954 the West Germans came from two goals down to beat Ferenc Puskás’ Mighty Magyars and lift their very first World Cup in what is known … Continue reading

Germany 1-0 France Match Highlights [VIDEO]: Germans Advance to Semi-Final

Posted on by Aaron Mateer
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In a change of pace to what we’ve seen so far, Germany constricted France into reluctant submission to edge Les Bleus for the first available spot in the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. As the tournament progresses, … Continue reading

France vs Germany: Starting Lineups, TV Times And World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani
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Things start to get serious now as we enter the World Cup quarterfinals, which kick off with the meeting of two old rivals, France and Germany. Where to watch – The 12 PM EST/9 AM PST kick-off can be watched … Continue reading

France’s World Cup Team Is Stacked For The Future, No Matter What Happens Against Germany

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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Coming off of a nightmare situation at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, France is having a fine “bounce-back” World Cup. With a team led by key contributors in their prime, such as Hugo Lloris and Karim Benzema, France … Continue reading

France vs. Germany Line-Up Prediction

Posted on by Ben Weich
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As France and Germany prepare to face off at the Maracanã, we look at how the two teams could line up. For the round of 16 match, centre-half Mats Hummels was sidelined with the flu. Now apparently back to full … Continue reading