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Stories with person: Blaise Matuidi
  • France enters World Cup as dangerous outsider 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:53 am
  • PARIS - Winning back the trust of the fans has proved to be a long and difficult process for France following the training ground strike that shamed the nation at the last World Cup.

  • 5 France players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:52 am
  • PARIS - Several members of the France team that went on strike in training four years ago will be at the World Cup in Brazil, including mainstays Franck Ribery and Hugo Lloris.

  • France slim favorite to win Group E ahead of Swiss 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:41 am
  • PARIS - France will head to the World Cup as the favorite in Group E despite strong competition from a well-organized Switzerland coached by Ottmar Hitzfeld.

  • Ba helps Chelsea eliminate PSG to reach CL semis 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:18 pm
  • LONDON - Growing up, Demba Ba dreamed about scoring big goals for Paris Saint-Germain. With the team he supported as a child on the verge of reaching the Champions League semifinals for the first time in 19 years, Ba instead scored the goal that knocked them out.

  • Pastore scores solo goal as PSG beats Chelsea 3-1 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:42 pm
  • PARIS - Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho called his team's defending "a joke" after Paris Saint-Germain scored deep into injury time Wednesday to take a commanding 3-1 lead into their Champions League quarterfinal return leg next week.