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Luca Zidane receives France call-up

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 18 2014

Luca Zidane has been called up by France's under-16 side, and could join his elder brother and illustrious father in representing their country. Zinedine Zidane's eldest son and fellow midfielder, Enzo, 18, made his debut with the French under...

Deschamps pleased with tough draw

Mark Rodden | February, 24 2014

France coach Didier Deschamps expressed satisfaction that his team will face some strong opposition before the country hosts the next European championship. • Brewin: Conclusions from Euro 2016 qualifying draw • SPI predictions...

Leboeuf worried for Koscielny discipline

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 14 2014

Former France international Frank Leboeuf has criticised Laurent Koscielny's hot-headedness and is surprised that the Arsenal defender cannot control himself. • World Cup Daily Sent off on his Gunners debut in 2010, Koscielny, 28, has ...

Giroud: Benzema first choice

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 13 2014

Olivier Giroud has insisted he and Karim Benzema have a "healthy" rivalry as they vie for a place in the France team, but the Arsenal forward admits he is a step behind his compatriot for now. • World Cup Daily Despite his goa...

France striker Remy keen on big transfer

March, 11 2014

Loic Remy believes he can still play at one of Europe's top five clubs, but admitted to France Football past errors have cost him a more glorious career. Remy, 27, has endured well-publicised problems since moving to England last yea...

Moyes surprised by Van Persie outing for Dutch

ESPN staff | March, 7 2014

Manchester United boss David Moyes has admitted his surprise at seeing Robin van Persie play 90 minutes for the Netherlands on Wednesday when he had spent the previous day laid low in bed through illness. • Macintosh: Loser gets the sack? &...

Moyes scouts Griezmann and Pogba

Richard Jolly | March, 6 2014

David Moyes was in attendance for France’s 2-0 friendly win against Netherlands in Paris on Wednesday to scout Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba as he considers how to rebuild his Manchester United squad. • Rodden: France enjoy upl...

Mourinho: Varane is best young defender around

ESPN staff | March, 6 2014

Jose Mourinho may be on the hunt for new centre-backs this summer and the Chelsea manager has made no secret of his admiration for Real Madrid's Raphael Varane, describing him as the "best young central defender in the world." • Ro...

Benzema full of confidence for France

ESPN staff | March, 6 2014

France striker Karim Benzema told Eurosport he would not have even found the target a few months ago with the shot that brought him the opening goal in Wednesday's 2-0 friendly win over the Netherlands. • Rodden: A misleading win • Int...

Zidane delight at son Enzo's France call-up

Mark Rodden | March, 5 2014

France legend Zinedine Zidane says he was proud to see his son receive a call-up to his country's under-19 team.  • Rigg: Goalkeeping dilemma Real Madrid youth-team midfielder Enzo Fernandez, 18, can play for either France or Spain...

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