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Watch: France Issue Horrifically Cringe Response To The Haka At U-20 World Championship

France staged a rather bizarre response to the Haka at the U-20 World Championship… On Tuesday afternoon, New Zealand rather predictably beat France in the U-20 World Championship semi-final. However, it was the rather awkward scenes before kick off that may well be remembered more than the game itself. Facing down the Haka, the French decided that they were going …

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France And South Africa Name Sides For First Test Of Series

France v England - RBS Six Nations

While most eyes are on the British and Irish Lions’ tour of New Zealand this month, undoubtedly the second most interesting series of the summer is taking place in South Africa. France are taking on the Springboks in a three-test series, as Les Bleus look to build upon what was a promising season to date. Following narrow losses to the …

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Paul Pogba: It’s Time To Separate The Man From The Marketing

Paul Pogba Adidas

When Paul Pogba and his Manchester United teammates were lifting the Europa Leauge trophy aloft last week, few people seemed as genuinely apoplectic as Graeme Souness. The TV3 pundit had just watched the Premier League side brush aside a somewhat listless Ajax side, and yet he was like a dog with a bone regarding his criticism of Pogba, as he …

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Monaco Have Rejected An Astronomical Real Madrid Bid For Kylian Mbappe [Telegraph]

LYON, FRANCE - APRIL 1: Kylian Mbappe of Monaco during the French League Cup final (Coupe de la Ligue) between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and AS Monaco at Parc OL on April 1, 2017 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images,)

AS Monaco have reportedly turned down a world-record bid from Real Madrid for teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe. According to the Telegraph, the Spanish giants (and potential La Liga and Champions League double-winners) have made an early move for Mbappe to steal a march on their rivals – but Monaco have apparently shunned a staggering €120m offer for the 18-year-old, a …

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France’s Ligue 2: All The Permutations Ahead Of The Tightest Title Run-In In Europe

Blayac Jeremy celebrates his score 2-0 goal during Racing Strasbourg v Le Havre - Ligue2 match in Strasbourg, France, on 28 April 2017. (Photo by Elyxandro Cegarra/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

What. A. Run-in. The Premier League is so often touted as ‘the best league in the world’ or ‘the most exciting league in the world’, thanks to Sky Sports’ saturation of football on these isles. While it is fantastic, due to its unpredictability and for the anyone-can-beat-anyone-on-a-given-day factor, the past three seasons or so have been damp squibs in terms of …

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England Get The ‘Pool Of Death’ In Rugby World Cup Draw

INVERCARGILL, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 17: A general view of the Webb Ellis Cup ahead of during the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Argentina and Romania at Rugby Park Stadium on September 17, 2011 in Invercargill, New Zealand. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

The draw for the next Rugby World Cup has taken place in Kyoto, Japan today – and England have been saddled with the dreaded “pool of death.” Twelve of the twenty spots have already been filled, meaning that we have a relatively clear idea of the task facing each nation in Japan in 2019. The remaining eight will need to …

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