Success for France as Les Bleues reach last 16 of World Cup

Le Sommer v Mexico

France are through to the knock-out stages of the Women’s World Cup in Canada, as winners of Group F, and will play South Korea in the round of 16. A comprehensive 5-0 win over Mexico in their final game sealed their spot, but things haven’t all been plain sailing, and some worries remain. First, that they are on the awkward side […]

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France Warm-Up for World Cup with 1-0 win over Canada

France v Canada

Having solidified their third place in the FIFA rankings after a good debut performance at the Algarve Cup, France took on the hosts of this summer’s World Cup, Canada, winning 1-0 through a goal from Eugenie Le Sommer. It was a slightly difficult match for les Bleues who, still without Louisa Necib, failed to develop much rhythm. Canada’s physical approach and […]

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France World Cup Warm-Up: Les Bleues impress but fall to USA

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On Wednesday, France played the USA in the final of the Algarve Cup, one of the annual spring-time tournaments that often serve to prepare teams for bigger things in the summer. Having won a friendly against USWNT 2-0 in February, les Bleues went down by the same scoreline in a match that saw them suffer from a long-standing problem. Despite having […]

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