Germany v France LIVE: Powerhouses clash for spot in Women’s Euro 2022 final

Germany face France on Wednesday night in the semi-finals of Women’s Euro 2022 for a place at Wembley. Two of women’s football giants are set to produce some fireworks at Stadium MK as the tournament enters its final week. Germany cruised through their quarter-final game against Austria Die Nationalelf have won this competition eight times […]

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France v Netherlands LIVE: Mark Parsons still waiting for ‘goosebumps’ showing

France are out for both revenge and a spot in the Women’s Euro semi-finals when they take on the Netherlands. The French crashed out at this stage 13 years ago in 2009 when the Dutch edged a 5-4 penalty shoot-out after a 0-0 draw. France haven’t reached the final four in the following two tournaments […]

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Zidane at 50: The legend who left Ronaldinho in awe – even Magic Johnson was stunned

Football fans will debate who the ultimate GOAT is until the cows come home, but for those who were watching in the early noughties there’s just one candidate who stands above all others. Zinedine Zidane, popularly known as Zizou, was quite simply a magician on the pitch with a physical presence that was far exceeded […]

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PSG Transfer News Roundup: Danilo Pereira opens up on playing alongside Lionel Messi; Zinedine Zidane will not take charge at Parc des Princes, and more

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) endured a mixed 2021-22 season. The Parisians won the Ligue 1 title but faltered in the UEFA Champions League once again. Meanwhile, Danilo Pereira has opened up on playing alongside Lionel Messi. Elsewhere, Zinedine Zidane will not take charge at the Parc des Princes this summer. On that note, here’s a look […]

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England at World Cup but Brazil are flying, Argentina have Messi and never write off Germany

The World Cup is edging closer and anticipation will be ramping up ahead of Friday’s draw to learn how the group stages will shape up. While the global showpiece event usually takes place in summer, we will all have to wait patiently until November 21 for the tournament to begin before the final takes place […]

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France sweep to Grand Slam victory at the Six Nations with win over England

France swept to a Grand Slam victory at the Six Nations in Paris beating England 25-13 thanks to another key performance from world class captain Antoine Dupont. England came away with some pride by battling hard to stay in the finale, but in truth France were in a league of their own as they have […]

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How Allardyce had Djorkaeff fall in love with England and ‘it’s****y weather’

As far as challenges go, this was right up there for Youri Djorkaeff. A World Cup and European Championship winner with France, the attacking midfielder had been teammates with the world’s best players and Sam Allardyce had convinced him to make Bolton his next stop 20 years ago in February 2002. Getty When Djorkaeff signed […]

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Benzema found guilty of conspiring to blackmail Valbuena in sex tape case

Karim Benzema has been given a one-year suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of conspiring to blackmail former teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. The France and Real Madrid striker was also ordered to pay a fine of €75,000 (£63,000), but will appeal. The episode saw Benzema get banned from the French national […]

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Murphy reveals he was given Zidane’s World Cup-winning shirt in Tesco carrier bag

Danny Murphy has revealed his former Liverpool boss, Gerard Houllier, gifted him the shirt Zinedine Zidane wore during France’s World Cup win in 1998. However, it appears the packaging did not match the glamour and prestige of the collector’s item he was given… with Zizou’s blessing. Getty Murphy now owns the iconic jersey Murphy, who […]

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