Blues champions of the world… of business / Mondial 2002 / Fiasco des Bleus / Part 3/5 / SOFOOT.com

Jean de la Fontaine joked about presumption, complacency and arrogance, often punished at the end of fables. It was in the perspective of a 2002 World Cup that had been ‘won in advance’ that France gave in to an unstoppable and unreasonable collective euphoria. To the point that he greatly infects his beloved Blues, further … Read more

Jalibert, Jaminet, Vakatawa and five natives of Toulouse among the 42 Blues on tour in Japan

With Toulouse and La Rochelle executives resting, coach Fabien Galthié has put together a mixed roster, made up of executives, returnees and newcomers, for the two tests in July in Japan. It is a real musical chairs that Fabien Galthié and his staff had to perform for the summer tour of the XV of France … Read more

The FFF and Le Graët face the Mbappé revolution / International / Équipe de France / SOFOOT.com

The complicated relationship between Kylian Mbappé and the FFF doesn’t seem to calm down. After the issue of partnerships, here is the international striker and president Noël Le Graët torn around that of racism. Above all, this tension seems to be drawing a new balance of power and a new configuration in the hierarchical relations … Read more

The FFF and Le Graët face the Mbappé revolution / International / Équipe de France / SOFOOT.com

The complicated relationship between Kylian Mbappé and the FFF doesn’t seem to calm down. After the issue of partnerships, here is the international striker and president Noël Le Graët torn around that of racism. Above all, this tension seems to be drawing a new balance of power and a new configuration in the hierarchical relations … Read more

‘French’ barbarians humiliate England

Fabien Galthié’s Barbarians made short work of the XV de la Rose at Twickenham this Sunday (52-21). An authentic rugby lesson. The “French flair” blew on the British Barbarians who, even reduced to fourteen for the entire second period, gave a rugby lesson at Twickenham on Sunday to the English (52-21) with their strong French … Read more

Pogmentary, nothing to report / International / French team / SOFOOT.com

Announced with much fanfare, the ambitious has been available on Amazon Prime since June 17. Pure communication exercise halfway between reality TV and cartoon football, this five-episode thirty-minute docu-series about Paul Pogba is nonetheless deeply disappointing, for one very simple reason: It accomplishes the feat of saying absolutely nothing on its subject. A mixture of … Read more

Pogmentary, nothing to report / International / French team / SOFOOT.com

Announced with much fanfare, the ambitious has been available on Amazon Prime since June 17. Pure communication exercise halfway between reality TV and cartoon football, this five-episode thirty-minute docu-series about Paul Pogba is nonetheless deeply disappointing, for one very simple reason: It accomplishes the feat of not saying absolutely nothing about it. A mixture of … Read more

The five blueberries that follow Euro U19 / Euro U19 / France / SOFOOT.com

From June 18 to July 1, the French U19 team wants to draw inspiration from the elders, who have just won the Maurice-Revello tournament. Landry Chauvin’s players have an appointment in Slovakia to play the final stages of the European Championship: meetings are scheduled against the Slovakian host, Romania and Italy … to start. As … Read more

Western in Ligue 2 / France / Ligue 2 / SOFOOT.com

Relations between Dijon and Sochaux have been tense in recent days. Omar Daf, still under contract to the FCSM but who is in conflict with its leaders and in particular Samuel Laurent, the general manager, wanted to join the DFCO. Between the three parts, tantalizing press releases and sentences wet with sour fuse. But not … Read more

The End of Kylian Mbappe’s Olympic Dream? / International / Olympic Games 2024 / SOFOOT.com

Our national Kylian wants to participate more than ever in the football tournament of the Olympic Games in Paris, in addition to Euro 2024, which is scheduled just before. But aren’t the signs of dulling seen during today’s League of Nations pledging its Olympic dreams of a summer 2024 that promises to be damn busy? … Read more