Olivier Giroud: “I am going back to Chelsea pumped up.”

Olivier Giroud, who scored yet again for France tonight, talked to reporters after drawing with Turkey 1-1 in a crucial group match during this EURO 2020 qualifying journey. Are you disappointed after this draw, especially because you were leading? Yes … Read more »

Lucas Hernandez: “Giroud’s entry did us good.”

Speaking to L’Équipe du Soir, French international left-back Lucas Hernandez talked up his disappointment after drawing to Turkey 1-1. “When Giroud came onto the pitch, he did us good. Defensively, Turkey did well. We knew that they were dangerous from … Read more »

Kingsley Coman: “There were a lot of Turkish fans, but we were at home, it was strange.”

Speaking to L’Équipe du Soir, French international winger Kingsley Coman reflected on tonight’s disappointing 1-1 draw with Turkey. “It hurts when you take the lead and get pegged back at the end. We could have been ahead before, and with … Read more »

Pro-Kurdish banner unveiled during France vs Turkey; fights break out

In the 86th minute of tonight’s France vs Turkey, a pro-Kurdish banner was unveiled, bringing about scuffles and boos from the Turkish travelling contingent. The banner read: “Stop massacring the Kurds,” facing directly towards where the majority of Turkish fans … Read more »

Neymar out for 4 weeks

Brazilian attacking midfielder Neymar underwent an MRI today upon his return to Paris after he suffered an injury in a friendly match for Brazil with Nigeria. They have uncovered a left hamstring strain (Grade 2) which will keep him out … Read more »

Official | Antoine Kombouaré is Toulouse’s new boss

Ligue 1 side Toulouse, who currently sit 19th in the table, have announced the appointment of seasoned top flight coach Antoine Kombouaré as the replacement for Alain Casanova, who quit the club last week after a series of reported death … Read more »