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France coach Didier Deschamps will 'never forget' Karim Benzema's claims of racism after being dropped
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France coach Didier Deschamps will 'never forget' Karim Benzema's claims of racism after being dropped

Benzema, 33, made 81 international appearances but has not been selected for his country since 2015 when his alleged involvement in a blackmail attempt linked to a sex tape featuring his former France teammate Mathieu Valbuena came to light.

Ligue 1: Nantes' new manager Raymond Domenech gets a clown's welcome at club
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Ligue 1: Nantes' new manager Raymond Domenech gets a clown's welcome at club

The criticism did not sit well with the players, Abdoulaye Toure having to be held back by his teammates.

UEFA Nations League: Kylian Mbappe out of France's clash with Portugal due to thigh injury
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UEFA Nations League: Kylian Mbappe out of France's clash with Portugal due to thigh injury

The winner of the match in Lisbon will go through to the Nations League finals, while a draw would keep the group alive until the final Group 3 matches on Tuesday.

Lyon's Houssem Aouar out of France squad due to injury, says Didier Deschamps
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Lyon's Houssem Aouar out of France squad due to injury, says Didier Deschamps

Aouar was initially called up last week as a replacement for Nabil Fekir but instead joins the World Cup winner on the sidelines after hurting his thigh during Lyon's 2-1 derby victory on Sunday.

UEFA Nations League: Harry Maguire sent off on bad night for England, Kylian Mbappe gets France winner
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UEFA Nations League: Harry Maguire sent off on bad night for England, Kylian Mbappe gets France winner

Harry Maguire was sent off for England in the first half at Wembley for two clumsy yellow cards, and Christian Eriksen then converted a 35th-minute penalty on the occasion of his 100th cap to put the Danes ahead.

UEFA Nations League: Cristiano Ronaldo crosses 100 national goals in Portugal win, Belgium put five past Iceland
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UEFA Nations League: Cristiano Ronaldo crosses 100 national goals in Portugal win, Belgium put five past Iceland

Ronaldo, capped 165 times by Portugal, is second only to Iran's Ali Daei, on 109, in the list of top men's international goal scorers.

Coronavirus Outbreak: England football coach Gareth Southgate agrees to 30% pay cut, World champions France send support to hospital workers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: England football coach Gareth Southgate agrees to 30% pay cut, World champions France send support to hospital workers

Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba were among the stars in a video released by the French football federation expressing their gratitude to the country’s under-pressure health workers

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Karim Benzema 'should have a place' in France's squad, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Karim Benzema 'should have a place' in France's squad, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane

Coach Didier Deschamps has maintained Benzema's omission is in the best interests of the French squad, who won last year's World Cup without him

Euro 2020: Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy given France recall against Moldova, Albania
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Euro 2020: Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy given France recall against Moldova, Albania

Left-back Mendy was part of the France squad that won the 2018 World Cup but has not played for his country since a UEFA Nations League game against the Netherlands in September last year.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Injured Kylian Mbappe ruled out of France's fixtures against Iceland, Turkey
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Injured Kylian Mbappe ruled out of France's fixtures against Iceland, Turkey

Paris St Germain’s Mbappe, who has been struggling with a recurring thigh problem, has been replaced in the squad by Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Alassane Plea.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Paul Pogba left out of France squad amidst ongoing struggles with foot injury, N'Golo Kante, Kylian Mbappe make returns
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Paul Pogba left out of France squad amidst ongoing struggles with foot injury, N'Golo Kante, Kylian Mbappe make returns

Pogba is currently struggling with a foot problem and was not named in Manchester United's squad to play AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League on Thursday, although he did play in Monday's 1-1 draw with Arsenal

FIFA rankings: Germany's slide continues as 2014 World Cup winners drop to World No 16; Belgium retain top spot
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FIFA rankings: Germany's slide continues as 2014 World Cup winners drop to World No 16; Belgium retain top spot

As the 11th highest ranked European team, 2014 World Cup winner Germany risk being in the second-seeded pot and getting a tougher opponent when qualifying groups for the 2022 World Cup are drawn, likely next year.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba donates football boots worn in France's World Cup final victory to charity
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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba donates football boots worn in France's World Cup final victory to charity

Pogba, who grew up on a deprived estate in the Paris suburbs, has also given the France shirt he wore during the team's victory over Iceland in the Euro 2016 quarter final, in which he also scored

Ex-France midfielder Florent Malouda learns about him leaving FC Zurich by 'mutual consent' through Twitter
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Ex-France midfielder Florent Malouda learns about him leaving FC Zurich by 'mutual consent' through Twitter

Florent Malouda learnt of his departure by "mutual consent" from his coaching position at FC Zurich through a message posted by the club's Twitter account on Thursday.

FIFA Rankings: Belgium hold off World Cup winners France to retain top spot, India move up two places to 101
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FIFA Rankings: Belgium hold off World Cup winners France to retain top spot, India move up two places to 101

Belgium edge World Cup winners France for the top spot and Brazil remain at No 3. Uruguay and European champions Portugal trade places at No 6 and 7

France's World Cup-winning coach Didier Deschamps keen to stay on with Les Bleus untill Qatar 2022
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France's World Cup-winning coach Didier Deschamps keen to stay on with Les Bleus untill Qatar 2022

France's World Cup-winning coach Didier Deschamps has said he would like to remain in his job until the 2022 finals in Qatar.

Euro 2020 qualifiers: France coach Didier Deschamps warns team to be wary of unfancied Moldova
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: France coach Didier Deschamps warns team to be wary of unfancied Moldova

Didier Deschamps expects unfancied Moldova to make life difficult for world champions France when they begin Euro 2020 qualifying in Chisinau.

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Samuel Umtiti, Kingsley Coman return to France squad for Moldova and Iceland matches
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Samuel Umtiti, Kingsley Coman return to France squad for Moldova and Iceland matches

Samuel Umtiti and Kingsley Coman return to the France squad named as the World Cup winners prepare for the start of their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge tells Kingsley Coman to cease talks of retirement
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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge tells Kingsley Coman to cease talks of retirement

Rummenigge, speaking before Bayern's trip to Amsterdam where they will face Ajax, said it was unthinkable for Kingsley Coman to be considering quitting.

Euro 2020: Germany, Netherlands drawn in same qualifying group, England receive favourable draw
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Euro 2020: Germany, Netherlands drawn in same qualifying group, England receive favourable draw

The Germans were the most dangerous team outside the first pot of seeds for Euro 2020, relegated due to poor recent results which included losing to the Dutch in the Nations League