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23 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Ranking France's 20 Greatest World Cup Moments

There are many ways to pick out great World Cup moments. Some are filled with agony and despair, some are memorable for the wrong reasons, but many are remembered for all the right reasons.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Scouting Reported Arsenal Transfer Target Sebastian Jung

The hunt for a successor to Bacary Sagna is well and truly on. German full-back Sebastian Jung is the man seemingly at the head of the queue to be Arsenal 's new right-back.

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Goal.com

France not in the top eight - Deschamps cool on World Cup prospects

Les Bleus scraped through to Brazil with a play-off win over Ukraine and their coach is realistic over this summer's tournament France coach Didier Deschamps believes his nation are not even in the top eight contenders for the World Cup in Brazil.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Goal.com

Atletico Mineiro pull out of Anelka deal

The striker look set to move to Brazil but his decision to delay meeting the club for talks had resulted in them cancelling the proposed move Nicolas Anelka will not be joining Atletico Mineiro after the Brasileiro club pulled out of a move for the striker.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Suria

Monaco win means PSG must wait

Monaco's 1-0 win at Rennes on Saturday means Paris Saint-Germain will have to wait a little longer before securing a second straight Ligue 1 title.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Juventus FC eliminates Olympique Lyonnais from UEFA Europa League

Claudio Marchisio of Juventus celebrates scoring the second goal during the UEFA Europa League quarter final match between Juventus and Olympique Lyonnais at Juventus Arena on April 10, 2014 in Turin, Italy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Claudio Marchisio, Andrea Pirlo, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Anthony Lopes, Jimmy Briand

The Miami Herald

Deschamps has restored confidence, unity to France

As a combative midfielder, Didier Deschamps won just about everything in a playing career that saw him captain France to the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship titles, and lead Marseille to Champions League victory in 1993.

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The Miami Herald

5 France players to watch at the World Cup

Several members of the France team that went on strike in training four years ago will be at the World Cup in Brazil, including mainstays Franck Ribery and Hugo Lloris.

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Daily-Jeff.com

France enters World Cup as dangerous outsider

Winning back the trust of the fans has proved to be a long and difficult process for France following the training ground strike that shamed the nation at the last World Cup.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra forced to deny he is a jihadst fighting in Syria

The 29-year-old, who patrolled midfield for Arsenal, Chelsea and Portsmouth, said he had never set foot in the war-torn country.

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York Dispatch

French photo duo Pierre et Gilles love to shock

But there's nothing timid about the famed French photographer duo's latest work: a blowup of Algerian-born former prostitute Zahia Dehar made over as Marie Antoinette, provocatively clutching her stomach and holding a virginal rose.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Goal.com

Anelka joins Atletico Mineiro on a free transfer

The 35-year-old striker has been without a club since being sacked by West Bromwich Albion after his goal celebration where he used the controversial 'quenelle' gesture Atletico Mineiro have confirmed the signing of former France international Nicolas Anelka on a free transfer.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Goal.com

Anelka: No regrets over Domenech row

The striker, who was sacked by West Bromwich Albion last month, says he has no remorse for the dispute which ended his international career with Les Bleus Nicolas Anelka says he has no regrets for insulting Raymond Domenech, which led to him being sent home from the France squad during World Cup 2010.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Daily Mail

Assou-Ekotto 'disappointed' to be charged by FA over 'quenelle' tweets

Benoit Assou-Ekotto has spoken of his disappointment at the Football Association's decision to charge him with improper conduct.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Sagbo, Assou-Ekotto charged by FA

The Football Association have charged Hull striker Yannick Sagbo and QPR loanee Benoit Assou-Ekotto with improper conduct for social media posts relating to the 'quenelle' gesture, while Samir Nasri and Mamadou Sakho have been wrapped on the knuckles.

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Daily Mail

Sagbo and Assou-Ekotto charged over 'quenelle' posts on Twitter but Nasri escapes with warning

The Football Association have charged Hull striker Yannick Sagbo and QPR loanee Benoit Assou-Ekotto with improper conduct for social media posts relating to the 'quenelle' gesture, while Samir Nasri and Mamadou Sakho have been wrapped on the knuckles.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

BBC News

Monday's gossip column

Visit our manager ins and outs page for a list of all the current bosses in the top five leagues in England and the Scottish Premiership.

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Mirror.co.uk

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri downbeat about his World Cup chances

The Manchester City midfielder says coach Didier Deschamps has refused to explain why he was left out of the last two France squads The Manchester City midfielder revealed coach Didier Deschamps has refused to explain why he was left out of the last two France squads.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Washington Post

American Top 40: Klinsmanna s options

Fabian Johnson, left, challenges Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery during Hoffenheim's 3-3 draw in the Bundesliga.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Scotsman.com

Champions League: Long wait for French revolution

FOR a country that invented the European Cup, hosted its inaugural final and produced the runners-up in two of its first four years, France has a remarkably poor record in the continent's most prestigious club competition.

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