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

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

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

The complicated relationship between Kylian Mbappé and the FFF does not seem to calm down. After the question of associations, here is international striker and president Noël Le Graët torn about racism. This tension seems above all to draw in small touches a new balance of power and a new configuration in the hierarchical relations … Read more

‘French-style’ barbarians humiliate England

Fabien Galthié’s barbarians finished with the XV de la Rose this Sunday (52-21), at Twickenham. A real rugby lesson. The “French style” blew over the British Barbarians who, even reduced to fourteen years old for the entire second half, on Sunday at Twickenham, gave the English a rugby lesson (52-21) with their strong French contingent, … Read more

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

Announced with great fanfare, the pogmentary is available on Amazon Prime from June 17. A pure exercise in communication halfway between reality television and cartoon football, this docu-series of five thirty-minute episodes about Paul Pogba is, however, very disappointing, for a very simple reason: it achieves the feat of not saying absolutely nothing on your … Read more

The five Blueberries to watch at Euro U19 / Euro U19 / France / SOFOOT.com

From June 18 to July 1, France’s under-19 team will be looking to draw inspiration from their elders, who have just won the Maurice-Revello Tournament. Landry Chauvin’s players have an appointment in Slovakia to play the final phase of the European Championship: on the programme, matches against the Slovak hosts, Romania and Italy… for starters. … Read more

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

Between Dijon and Sochaux, relations have become tense in recent days. Omar Daf, still under contract with the FCSM but in conflict with its leaders and in particular with Samuel Laurent, the general manager, wanted to join the DFCO. Between the three parts, stinging press releases and acid-soaked one-liners coalesce. But not enough to disrupt … Read more

The end of Kylian Mbappé’s Olympic dream? / International / Olympic Games 2024 / SOFOOT.com

Our national Kylian wants more than ever to participate in the football tournament of the Olympic Games in Paris, in addition to the Euro 2024 scheduled just before. But aren’t the signs of dullness seen during today’s League of Nations mortgaging their Olympic dreams of a busy summer of 2024? On May 23, after having … Read more

Darwin Núñez, this is an evolution / England / Liverpool / SOFOOT.com

It is there, the jackpot of the transfer window. Against a nice check of one hundred million euros (75 plus bonus), Liverpool offered the services of Darwin Núñez, courted by the greatest in Europe after his excellent season under the colors of Benfica. And if everything points to the “new Cavani” may become a giant … Read more

Andrew Redmayne, the unexpected hero of Australia / MDL 22 / Play-offs / Australia-Peru (0-0, 5-4 TAB) / SOFOOT.com

Thanks to their victory on penalties against Peru on Monday night (0-0, 5-4 TAB), Australia will play the sixth World Cup in its history next November. A qualification acquired thanks to the one who, however, settled warmly on the bench at the start and who should have stayed there: goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne. Quite a feat … Read more

Toyota crushes the 24h, Roglic wins a date, Ferrari “the catamaran”… Our tops/flops of the sports weekend

OPINION – Toyota’s victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Roglic sweeping before the Tour, the disastrous Ferrari in Azerbaijan… Our tops and flops from the sports weekend. OUR TOPS 24 Hours of Le Mans: fifth consecutive victory for Toyota An almost perfect race this weekend at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for … Read more