French Football Federation
Mar 18, 2013 12:46 EDT
Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy will miss France's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Spain on March 22 and 26 with a left thigh injury, the French Football Federation said Monday, with Rod Fanni deputising.
Mar 18, 2013 11:43 EDT
Newcastle fullback Mathieu Debuchy will miss France's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Spain on March 22 and 26 with a left thigh injury, the French Football Federation said Monday, with Rod Fanni deputising.
Mar 12, 2013 13:41 EDT
France coach Didier Deschamps on Tuesday said that his team must concentrate on their World Cup qualifying clash with Georgia, despite a clash with Spain to come just four days later.
Feb 01, 2013 13:52 EST
The French Football Federation have agreed to reduce the suspension imposed on midfielder Yann M'Vila for his involvement in an unauthorised night out while on duty with the France under-21 squad.
Jan 22, 2013 07:33 EST
Tuesday's gas leak at a chemical plant in northern France has forced the postponement of an evening French Cup tie between Rouen and Marseille, the host club revealed.
Nov 20, 2012 13:20 EST
Rennes's banned France international Yann Mvila has been ruled out of action indefinitely after suffering a sprained right knee ligament during his side's 2-1 win over Paris Saint Germain at the weekend, the Ligue 1 club said Tuesday.
Nov 16, 2012 14:35 EST
France midfielder Yann Mvila of Ligue 1 outfit Rennes will appeal his 18-month international ban which rules him out of the 2014 World Cup finals, his lawyer told AFP on Friday.
Nov 08, 2012 15:00 EST
A group of France under-21 players picked up lengthy international bans on Thursday as punishment for breaking a night-time curfew between two key European championship qualifiers last month.
Oct 26, 2012 12:41 EDT
Five French under-21 players who sneaked out for a night on the town while on international duty will have to answer before a disciplinary hearing, the French Football Federation (FFF) announced Friday.
Oct 19, 2012 07:24 EDT
France midfielder Yann Mvila and defender Chris Mavinga have been dropped from Ligue 1 side Rennes' first team after spending a night out between two key under-21 European championship qualifiers.
Oct 13, 2012 21:45 EDT
If France are to take anything from next week's pivotal World Cup qualifier against Spain, Didier Deschamps may have to reconfigure an attack that has scored only four times in four matches.
Oct 07, 2012 18:18 EDT
Clement Chantome has replaced the injured Lassana Diarra in France's squad for the friendly with Japan and the World Cup qualifier against Spain, the French Football Federation announced on Sunday night.
Oct 03, 2012 15:16 EDT
Laurent Blanc left his post as France coach purely because the French Football Federation (FFF) did not want to prolong his contract, he told French television Canal+ on Wednesday.
Sep 07, 2012 12:32 EDT
France's international footballers have agreed to forego bonuses for friendly matches and will receive no bonus unless they qualify for the 2014 World Cup, French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet said on Friday.
Aug 29, 2012 10:18 EDT
France coach Didier Deschamps unveiled his 23-man squad on Wednesday for next month's 2014 World Cup qualifying Group I double-header against Finland and Belarus.
Aug 09, 2012 06:17 EDT
Didier Deschamps on Thursday left out Yann M'Vila and Hatem Ben Arfa from his first squad as France manager, explaining that they were not selected because of discipline issues during Euro 2012.
Aug 02, 2012 14:48 EDT
Four France players slapped with either suspensions or a warning for their behaviour during Euro 2012 will not receive any bonuses, the country's football federation said on Thursday.
Aug 01, 2012 11:46 EDT
New France coach Didier Deschamps on Wednesday warned players that they risked not being picked if they fell short of standards of behaviour when representing the national side.
Jul 30, 2012 13:52 EDT
Zinedine Zidane, who has been tipped to one day manage France, will soon begin training to be a coach while he works at Real Madrid's youth academy, the Spanish club said Monday.
Jul 27, 2012 12:18 EDT
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri was handed a three-match ban from the French national team on Friday following a French Football Federation investigation into his behaviour during Euro 2012.