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Band of brothers

Dijon defender Cedric Varrault (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring against Metz in Longeville-Les-Metz, eastern France. (AFP Photo/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN)

Jill Scott defies criticism of England players’ hugs for Mark Sampson

Jill Scott of England tries to break through a tackle in the international friendly against France.

Nantes' Abdoulaye Toure (1st-L) celebrates after scoring a goal during their match against Guingamp at the La Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France, on October 21, 2017

Nantes' Abdoulaye Toure (1st-L) celebrates after scoring a goal during their match against Guingamp at the La Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France, on October 21, 2017

Nantes' Abdoulaye Toure (1st-L) celebrates after scoring a goal during their match against Guingamp at the La Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France, on October 21, 2017 (AFP Photo/LOIC VENANCE)

'Allez Marseille' - Griezmann plays Football Manager 2018

The France international has bagged himself an early copy of Sports Interactive's latest management simulation

'Allez Marseille' - Griezmann plays Football Manager 2018

The France international has bagged himself an early copy of Sports Interactive's latest management simulation

'Allez Marseille' - Griezmann plays Football Manager 2018

The France international has bagged himself an early copy of Sports Interactive's latest management simulation

England women vs France match report: Lionesses defeated in first match since Mark Sampson's sacking

England women vs France match report: Lionesses defeated in first match since Mark Sampson's sacking

England women vs France match report: Lionesses defeated in first match since Mark Sampson's sacking

England women vs France match report: Lionesses defeated in first match since Mark Sampson's sacking

Teamwork makes the dream work

France's Viviane Asseyi (L) celebrates with her teammates after scoring during the friendly football match between France and England at the Hainaut Stadium in Valenciennes (AFP Photo/FRANCOIS LO PRESTI)

England’s women sunk in friendly by Viviane Asseyi’s late goal for France

England’s women sunk in friendly by Viviane Asseyi’s late goal for France

France’s Valerie Gauvin, right, watches England’s goalkeeper, Siobhan Chamberlain, get her fingertips to a shot in the first half.

England’s women sunk in friendly by Viviane Asseyi’s late goal for France

England Women’s goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall sent home from France

England Women’s goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall sent home from France

Lee Kendall is the subject of an internal FA investigation over Eni Aluko’s revelation that he used to address the Lagos born forward in a mock Caribbean accent.

England Women’s goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall sent home from France

'Mbappe only wanted Barcelona' - Bartomeu blamed for failed deal

The France international teenager would have been "mad with joy" to have had the chance to play alongside Lionel Messi at Camp Nou

'Mbappe only wanted Barcelona' - Bartomeu blamed for failed deal

The France international teenager would have been "mad with joy" to have had the chance to play alongside Lionel Messi at Camp Nou

Europa League - Nice vs Lazio

Soccer Football - Europa League - Nice vs Lazio - Allianz Riviera, Nice, France - October 19, 2017 Nice's Mario Balotelli looks dejected as Lazio players celebrate at the end of the match REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C.

Soccer Football - Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C. - Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France - October 19, 2017 Marseille's Adil Rami in action with Vitoria Guimaraes' David Texeira REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Europa League - Nice vs Lazio

Soccer Football - Europa League - Nice vs Lazio - Allianz Riviera, Nice, France - October 19, 2017 Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Luiz Felipe and team mates celebrate in front of their fans at the end of the match REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C.

Soccer Football - Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C. - Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France - October 19, 2017 Marseille's Adil Rami in action with Vitoria Guimaraes' David Texeira REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Europa League - Nice vs Lazio

Soccer Football - Europa League - Nice vs Lazio - Allianz Riviera, Nice, France - October 19, 2017 Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates as Nice's Mario Balotelli and Dante look dejected REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C.

Soccer Football - Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C. - Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France - October 19, 2017 Marseille's Maxime Lopez in action with Vitoria Guimaraes' Ghislain Konan REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C.

Soccer Football - Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C. - Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France - October 19, 2017 Marseille's Maxime Lopez in action with Vitoria Guimaraes' Ghislain Konan REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C.

Soccer Football - Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C. - Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France - October 19, 2017 Marseille's Valere Germain in action with Vitoria Guimaraes' Jubal REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C.

Soccer Football - Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C. - Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France - October 19, 2017 Marseille's Lucas Ocampos in action with Vitoria Guimaraes' Marcos Valente REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C.

Soccer Football - Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C. - Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France - October 19, 2017 Marseille's Lucas Ocampos celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C.

Soccer Football - Europa League - Marseille vs Vitoria S.C. - Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France - October 19, 2017 Vitoria Guimaraes' Rafael Martins celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson

Italy striker Zaza behind Valencia's surprising run in Spain

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016 file photo, Italy's Simone Zaza goes for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group E soccer match between Italy and Ireland at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, near Lille, France. Valencia chose to acquire the Italian striker after his loan from Juventus expired last season and he has been crucial in the team's surprising run to the top of the Spanish league. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

Marseille's patchy defense somehow has to stop PSG's attack

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, Marseille's coach Rudi Garcia takes to the pitch prior to the League One soccer match between Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain, at the Velodrome Stadium, in Marseille, southern France. Marseille has one of the worst defenses in the French league and must somehow cope with visiting Paris Saint-Germains prolific attack when the bitter rivals meet on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)

Benzema 'very happy' at Real Madrid amid Arsenal rumours

The France international's representative has responded to reports suggesting that the Gunners will rekindle their interest in the striker in January

Lyon's Nabil Fekir (R) fights for the ball with Atalanta's Timothy Castagne during their UEFA Europa Cup group stage match, at The Groupama Stadium in Lyon, south-eastern France, on September 28, 2017

Lyon's Nabil Fekir (R) fights for the ball with Atalanta's Timothy Castagne during their UEFA Europa Cup group stage match, at The Groupama Stadium in Lyon, south-eastern France, on September 28, 2017 (AFP Photo/PHILIPPE DESMAZES)

Lyon's Nabil Fekir (R) fights for the ball with Atalanta's Timothy Castagne during their UEFA Europa Cup group stage match, at The Groupama Stadium in Lyon, south-eastern France, on September 28, 2017

U17 World Cup: France 1-2 Spain: Spanish Armada break French hearts with last-minute penalty

The French took the lead in this U17 World Cup tie, but the Spanish bit back in the first half before a last minute 2nd half penalty won the tie...

U17 World Cup: France 1-2 Spain: Spanish Armada break French hearts with last-minute penalty

The French took the lead in this U17 World Cup tie, but the Spanish bit back in the first half before a last minute 2nd half penalty won the tie...

Champions League - Paris St Germain Training

Soccer Football - Champions League - Paris St Germain Training - Centre Ooredoo Camp, Saint Germain-En-Laye, Paris, France - October 17, 2017 Paris St Germain's Neymar during training REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Champions League - Paris St Germain Training

Soccer Football - Champions League - Paris St Germain Training - Centre Ooredoo Camp, Saint Germain-En-Laye, Paris, France - October 17, 2017 Paris St Germain's Thiago Silva and Marco Verratti during training REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Champions League - Paris St Germain Training

Soccer Football - Champions League - Paris St Germain Training - Centre Ooredoo Camp, Saint Germain-En-Laye, Paris, France - October 17, 2017 Paris St Germain's Neymar during training REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Champions League - Paris St Germain Training

Soccer Football - Champions League - Paris St Germain Training - Centre Ooredoo Camp, Saint Germain-En-Laye, Paris, France - October 17, 2017 Paris St Germain's Neymar during training REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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