1. Why Karim Benzema Is France's Biggest World Cup Headache

    Real Madrid ’s Karim Benzema is yet to feature for France as they continue to prepare for this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil...

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  2. Film Focus: Olivier Giroud's Frustration vs. Paraguay Exposed France's Limits

    Olivier Giroud put in a good individual performance in France’s 1-1 draw with Paraguay in their second FIFA World Cup warm-up match at OGC Nice ’s Allianz Riviera on Sunday...

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  3. France's Franck Ribery Injury Concerns Tempered by Antoine Griezmann's Emergence

    Prior to France’s 1-1 draw with Paraguay in their latest FIFA World Cup warm-up match at OGC Nice ’s Allianz Riviera, speculation was swirling regarding Bayern ...

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  4. Film Focus: Mathieu Valbuena Masterclass Reasserts France Credentials vs. Norway

    STADE DE FRANCE, PARIS— Olympique de Marseille ’s Mathieu Valbuena emphatically reasserted his claims to a starting berth for France at this summer’s ...

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  5. Why France Coach Didier Deschamps Will Regret Snubbing Samir Nasri

    When France national team coach Didier Deschamps announced his decision to leave Manchester City ’s Samir Nasri out of his 23-man FIFA World Cup squad—not ...

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  6. How France Will Line Up Against Norway in International Friendly

    Before departing for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, France welcome Norway to the Stade de France for the first of three warm-up matches on Tuesday...

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  7. Bayern Munich Winger Franck Ribery's Top 6 France Moments

    Franck Ribery will once again enter a FIFA World Cup as one of France’s key players, yet the Bayern Munich man’s inability to replicate his club form on the international stage remains one of Les Bleus ' biggest problems...

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  8. Why World Cup Form Will Dictate Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema's France Futures

    France will head to this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil buoyed by their heroic 3-2 aggregate play-off triumph over Ukraine and the subsequent good form created by that impressive comeback...

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  9. France World Cup 2014: Team Guide for FIFA Tournament

    Usually the centre of massive controversy at major international tournaments, France will be aiming to get through this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil without incident...

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  10. France 2014 FIFA World Cup Squad: Player-by-Player Guide

    France coach Didier Deschamps was hit with a late double injury headache as both Franck Ribery and Clement Grenier were ruled out of his final 23-man FIFA World Cup squad, just two days before the final warm-up clash with Jamaica in Lille...

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  11. Yohan Cabaye's Injury Scare Takes Edge off PSG's Record-Breaking Win vs. Lille

    Paris Saint-Germain set a new all-time Ligue 1 points record of 86 with their 3-1 win away at Lille OSC on Saturday, but the French champions’ record-breaking achievements were dampened by a first-half injury to midfielder Yohan Cabaye ...

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  12. FFP Sanctions Could Be a Blessing in Disguise for Ligue 1 Champions PSG

    Paris Saint-Germain finally sealed a second consecutive Ligue 1 title on Wednesday, but they had to rely on En Avant de Guingamp's 1-1 draw with AS Monaco to do so...

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  13. Paris Saint-Germain vs. Rennes: 6 Things We Learned

    Paris Saint-Germain have successfully defended their Ligue 1 title and—in doing so—have won the club’s maiden league and domestic cup double as well as the first back-to-back titles in their 44-year history...

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  14. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Transfer Makes More FFP Sense to PSG Than Edinson Cavani Sale

    Since Agence France-Presse revealed last Saturday that nine clubs are facing UEFA Financial Fair Play ( FFP ) sanctions, the debate surrounding prime suspects Paris Saint-Germain ...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 2 months ago 19,928 reads 53 comments

  15. 5 Potential Summer Transfer Targets for Paris Saint-Germain

    Despite Paris Saint-Germain’s impending punishment for overstepping the boundaries of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules, according to Agence France-Presse on Saturday, this summer is still expected to be a busy one in the French capital...

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  16. 10 Ligue 1 Transfer Moves That Should Happen in Summer 2014

    Once again this summer, France and Ligue 1 will be looked towards as the source of plenty of good value-for-money business by a host of European sides...

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  17. Ranking France's 20 Greatest World Cup Goals

    What makes a great FIFA World Cup goal? Aside from outrageous finishes and moves featuring brilliant pieces of individual or collective skill, when ranking the greatest goals we ...

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  18. Sochaux vs. Paris Saint-Germain: 6 Things We Learned

    Paris Saint-Germain will have to wait a little while longer to secure their fourth Ligue 1 title after a 1-1 draw against FC Sochaux-Montbeliard on Sunday at Stade Bonal saw their lead at the top of Le Championnat cut to just eight points...

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  19. Why World Cup Heartbreak Could See Lucas Moura Seek PSG Transfer

    Following the thigh injury sustained by Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Paris Saint-Germain’s UEFA Champions League first-leg clash with Chelsea earlier this month, it was expected ...

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  20. 8 Insane Zlatan Ibrahimovic Stats No One Talks About

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic may not be on the pitch for Paris Saint-Germain at present, but the super Swede has still enjoyed the best season of his career to date...

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  21. Why PSG's Laurent Blanc Needs to Develop a Plan B Between Now and Next Season

    Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic late 1-0 win over 10-man Evian Thonon Gaillard at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday means that they are now able to wrap up the Ligue 1 title this week...

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  22. Coupe De La Ligue Final: Cavani Watch: El Matador Double Secures PSG Cup Success

    With no semi-final hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Paris Saint-Germain against Olympique Lyonnais in the Coupe de la Ligue final on Saturday, Edinson Cavani was saddled with the burden ...

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  23. Cavani Now Indispensable to PSG After Lyon Double Secures Cup Win?

    STADE DE FRANCE, PARIS – After coming in for severe criticism following his wasteful showing against Chelsea in the second leg of Paris Saint-Germain’s UEFA Champions ...

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  24. Tactical Battles That Will Shape Paris Saint-Germain's Clash with Lyon

    Paris Saint-Germain will step out onto the Stade de France turf to face Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday, with the first domestic cup trophy of the Qatar Sports Investments era at stake...

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  25. Ranking the Paris Saint-Germain Players on Their Likely World Cup Impact

    Paris Saint-Germain will be one of the best-represented teams at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil...

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