The 5 Stars Of The U19 European Championships

The France under-19s managed to go one better than their senior counterparts last week, by winning the European Championships. Ludovic Batelli’s youngsters trounced Italy 4-0 in the final, claiming a third European title at this level for France. In doing so, they demonstrated that there is plenty more young talent coming through for Les Bleus,[…]

France Looks to Build New Footballing Dynasty at Euro 2016

France have the chance to establish a new footballing dynasty with Euro 2016 victory The 2016 UEFA European Championship will get underway when hosts France face Romania at Stade de France on Friday. Didier Deschamps’ men are among the hot favourites to win this summer’s title and a quick look through Les Bleus’ squad illustrates[…]

The Best 23-man Squad Missing From Euro 2016

No matter what the competition is and in which sport, spectators want to see the best competitors taking the field. In football this is no different. All of the squads have now been announced for Euro 2016 and there are numerous high-profile absentees from this year’s tournament. Out of all of the players that will be[…]

Euro 2016 Dark Horses

With the domestic season coming to a close across Europe, attention and anticipation is beginning to turn to the upcoming European Championship in France. The tournament, which takes place every four years, will commence on 10 June in the Stade de France, as the host nation take on Romania. Didier Deschamps’s side are the current[…]

Ousmane Dembélé – France’s Most Naturally Gifted Talent

Having taken Ligue 1 by storm since making his professional debut in November, Ousmane Dembélé has been catching the eye of scouts from a host of Europe’s top clubs. Considered the latest — and perhaps most naturally gifted – attacking player to emerge from the French production line, the 18-year-old Stade Rennais prodigy has already[…]

Lucas Moura’s Intelligent movement and positioning crucial in PSG’s opening day triumph

At half-time, with the score at 0-0 in PSG’s Ligue 1 opener against Lille, Lucas Moura remained extremely confident his side could still run out victors, despite the fact Laurent Blanc’s charges were down to 10 men courtesy of Adrien Rabiot’s sending off on 28 minutes. “PSG will win the game with 10,” proclaimed the Brazilian. He was[…]