Hardouin also warned of a need to juggle “the other uncertainty” surrounding the deepening conflict between the Football Professional League (LFP) and Spanish broadcasters Mediapro over the payment of television rights.
French Football Federation to investigate alleged bullying, harassment complaints in senior positions
A New York Times report listed persistent complaints of bullying, tensions and sexist behaviour within the FFF management.
Coronavirus Outbreak: French football should resume with Coup de France, Coupe de la Ligue finals, says Noel Le Graet
French football federation president Noel Le Graet says he hopes “to resume the season and try to go to the end.”
Michel Hidalgo, the coach who led France to the 1984 European Championship title and the 1982 World Cup semi-finals, died on Thursday. He was 87.
Benzema has not played for France since 2015, when he was placed under formal investigation over the blackmail attempt.
Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi ruled out of France squad with rib injury, replaced by Matteo Guendouzi
Matuidi picked up the knock in the 1-0 win over AC Milan that kept champions Juve top of Serie A, and failed to make the trip to Paris ahead of the two Group H clashes on Thursday and Sunday which could seal qualification for next summer's finals
French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet asks referees not to stop games over homophobic chants
Several Ligue 1 matches have been briefly interrupted by referees this season because of homophobic chants in the stands, in accordance with new rules the FFF enforced this season.
Coupe de France: PSG star Kylian Mbappe handed three-match ban by French Federation for reckless tackle on Rennes defender
Kylian Mbappe, PSG's gifted 20-year-old striker, lunged with his studs into the knee of Rennes defender Damien Da Silva near the close of extra time on Sunday
France's Ligue 1 will use the video assistant referee (VAR) system in every game in the coming season, the French football federation said on Wednesday.
FIFA World Cup 2018: France say legend Thierry Henry is in 'wrong camp' ahead of team's semi-final clash with Belgium
Henry, who was part of the France squad that won the 1998 World Cup on home soil, has been assistant manager to Belgium boss Roberto Martinez since 2016 and has helped guide the Red Devils to the last four of a World Cup for just the second time.
Ligue 1: Nabil Fekir’s potential move to Liverpool collapses as Lyon call off negotiations just hours after medical
Lyon ended negotiations with Liverpool on Saturday over the possible transfer of forward Nabil Fekir to the Premier League club.
Zinedine Zidane will not be taking over as France coach till Didier Deschamps' contract runs out, says FFF chief
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.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Injured defender Laurent Koscielny writes letter of encouragement to France squad
The 32-year-old, who has 50 France caps, was stretchered out of Arsenal's Europa League semi-final defeat to Atletico Madrid two weeks ago.
France defender Laurent Koscielny will miss the World Cup after he suffered a suspected ruptured Achilles playing for Arsenal in the Europa League.
Tony Chapron, 45, kicked Diego Carlos of Nantes towards the end of the match against Paris Saint-Germain on 14 January after being knocked over when the pair collided.
Ligue 1: French Football Federation suspends referee over kicking row during clash between PSG and Nantes
Referee Tony Chapron kicked Diego Carlos of Nantes towards the end of Sunday's match against Paris Saint-Germain after being knocked over when the pair collided in a bizarre incident.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Karim Benzema's return to national squad seems difficult, says French Federation president
The president of the French Football Federation (FFF) has effectively ruled out any prospect of a return to the national team for Karim Benzema ahead of next year's World Cup.
Ligue 1: Neymar free to make Paris Saint-Germain debut as Barcelona receive striker's release clause fee
Neymar is free to make his Paris Saint-Germain debut at Guingamp on Sunday after Barcelona confirmed on Friday the 222 million-euro ($261 million) cheque used to pay his buyout clause had cleared.
Ligue 1: Neymar's PSG debut to be delayed yet again as French authorities await transfer certificate from Spain
Neymar watched from the Parc des Princes stands as PSG cruised to a low-key 2-0 win over newly-promoted Amiens in their Ligue 1 opener last time out, and coach Unai Emery will want the forward available sooner rather than later.
A minute's silence will be held prior to France's home friendly with England on Tuesday as a tribute to the victims of recent terror attacks in England, the French Football Federation (FFF) confirmed on Monday.