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French football hit by 'race quota' rowupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 17:00:00

French football has been hit a 'race quota' row with the country's sports minister demanding clarification from the national federation of their policy.

Domenech suing FFF for unfair dismissalupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 14:03:00

Former French national coach Raymond Domenech is suing the French Football Federation (FFF) for unfair dismissal, demanding 2.9 million euros after his sacked in the wake of France's disastrous World Cup campaign.

Evra five-match France suspension upheldupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 13:31:00

Patrice Evra has failed in his appeal against a five-match supension from the French national team.

Houllier appointed Aston Villa managerupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 17:08:00

English Premier League side Aston Villa have confirmed the appointment of former Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier as their new manager in succession to Martin O'Neill.

French soccer players suspended over World Cup fiascoupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 13:51:00

Four members of the French national soccer team were punished by a disciplinary commission Tuesday following an inquiry into the team's much-criticized performance and behavior at this year's World Cup.

French players in revolt after Anelka sent homeupdated: Sun Jun 20 2010 17:24:00

France's World Cup squad boycotted training on Sunday in protest at the decision to send home star striker Nicolas Anelka.

Anelka kicked out of World Cup for abusing France coach Domenechupdated: Sat Jun 19 2010 15:05:00

France striker Nicolas Anelka has been sent home from the World Cup in South Africa following a row with national coach Raymond Domenech.

Blanc to replace Domenech after finalsupdated: Thu May 20 2010 15:46:00

Former French Ligue One champions Bordeaux have confirmed that they have agreed a deal for coach Laurent Blanc to take over as French national coach from Raymond Domenech after the World Cup finals.

Zidane: Don't 'dwell' on Henry's handballupdated: Sun Nov 22 2009 02:08:00

Soccer fans should not "dwell" on the hand ball committed by French player Thierry Henry, former teammate Zinedine Zidane said in his defense Saturday.

Irish admit defeat in France replay bidupdated: Sat Nov 21 2009 10:40:00

Irish football officials have finally conceded that there will be no replay of the controversial World Cup playoff against France.

French federation play down Domenech rowupdated: Mon Sep 07 2009 12:48:00

French Football chiefs are playing down reports of a bust-up between the players and coach Raymond Domenech ahead of Wednesday's crucial World Cup qualifier in Serbia.

national anthemupdated: Wed Oct 15 2008 13:18:00

Any football match in France before which the country's national anthem is booed will now be "immediately stopped", French Sports Minister Roslyne Bachelot said Wednesday after meeting with President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Domenech will appeal touchline banupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 05:27:00

France coach Raymond Domenech will appeal against his one-match ban for breaching UEFA's disciplinary regulations, the French Football Federation (FFF) said on Tuesday.

Domenech given one-game suspensionupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 04:32:00

France coach Raymond Domenech has been suspended for one match after being found in breach of UEFA's disciplinary regulations.

Injured Gallas out for three weeksupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 00:22:00

Arsenal captain William Gallas will be sidelined for three weeks with a groin injury, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Spurs swoop for Frenchman Taarabtupdated: Tue Jan 02 2007 09:58:00

English Premiership club Tottenham have signed French midfielder Adel Taarabt on loan from French first division Lens.

Higuain turns down France call-upupdated: Fri Nov 10 2006 13:40:00

Teenager Gonzalo Higuain, the French-born son of Argentine parents, has told France he will not play for them in a friendly against Greece next week.

Domenech signs for four more yearsupdated: Fri Sep 29 2006 11:46:00

France coach Raymond Domenech has extended his contract and will remain in charge of the national team at least until after the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa, the French Football Federation (FFF) said on Friday.

Marseille, PSG have point deductedupdated: Mon Apr 03 2006 09:32:00

Arch rivals Marseille and Paris Saint Germain will appeal after both had a point deducted following their controversy-plagued French league clash in Paris last month.

France postpone Senegal friendly updated: Mon Jul 18 2005 12:27:00

France have agreed to postpone their friendly against Senegal on August 17 after a request from the Senegal football federation.

Barthez given six-month suspensionupdated: Fri Apr 22 2005 08:43:00

Marseille and France goalkeeper Fabien Barthez has been given a six-month ban, three of which were suspended, for spitting at a referee.

PSG must play behind closed doorsupdated: Thu Jan 13 2005 15:54:00

Paris St Germain must play their next Ligue 1 game behind closed doors due to crowd trouble.

Blanc wins support of presidentupdated: Sun Jun 27 2004 06:43:00

Former France internationals Laurent Blanc and Jean Tigana have emerged as the favorites to succeed Jacques Santini following France's humiliating early exit from the European Championships.

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