François Letexier shows a yellow card during Shamrock Rovers' 1-0 Europa League qualifier win over Ferencvaros in August 2022 in Tallaght Stadium

French referee François Letexier to officiate EURO 2024 final thanks to semi-final defeat for Didier Deschamps' French side

The defeat for Didier Deschamps' French side in the European Championship semi-final to Spain has …

Theo Hernandez of France celebrates with teammates after scoring the team's fifth and winning penalty in the penalty shoot out following the UEFA EURO 2024 quarter-final match between Portugal and France at Volksparkstadion on July 05, 2024 in Hamburg

Shootout win for ‘defensive’ Deschamps side as Ronaldo's shoot-out coin toss choice helps Les Bleus – Post-match reaction from Portugal’s elimination at the hands of France in Hamburg

Even though it was a European Championship quarter-final between two heavy weight hitters in Hamburg, …

General view inside the stadium prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 quarter-final match between Portugal and France at Volksparkstadion on July 05, 2024 in Hamburg, Germany.

EURO 2024 Report: France 0-0 Portugal (France win 5-3 on penalties AET)

A dour 0-0 affair did at least have the drama of a shoot-out at the …

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts after Jan Oblak of Slovenia (not pictured) saves his penalty kick during the UEFA EURO 2024 round of 16 match between Portugal and Slovenia at Frankfurt Arena on July 01, 2024 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Ronaldo’s Ego Tour hits Hamburg a fortnight ahead of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour - EURO 2024 Preview: Portugal -v- France

Victory for Ronaldo will earn a place in the semi-final in Munich on Tuesday, while …

Denzel Dumfries of the Netherlands crosses the ball whilst under pressure from Theo Hernandez of France during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Netherlands and France at Football Stadium Leipzig on June 21, 2024 in Leipzig

EURO 2024 Report: Netherlands 0 - 0 France

So 21 games into the tournament, the late Friday night fixture gave us the first …

Ivan Schranz of Slovakia celebrates scoring his team's first goal with teammates during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Belgium and Slovakia at Frankfurt Arena on June 17, 2024 in Frankfurt

Euro 2024 Wrap: Wins for Romania, Slovakia and France

Monday’s matches brought victories for Romania and Slovakia in Group E while France defeated Austria …

Kylian Mbappe of France celebrates with teammates after Maximilian Woeber of Austria (not pictured) concedes an own goal after deflecting a cross during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Austria and France at Düsseldorf Arena

EURO 2024 Report: Austria 0 - 1 France

France emerged with a 1-0 victory over the Austrians who pressed Didier Deschamps’ side right …

Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host Girls in Green Euro 2025 qualifier against France

The Republic of Ireland women’s team will play their Euro 2025 qualifier in July against …

Courtney Brosnan has four clean sheets from her 13 international appearances

International Report: France 1 - 0 Republic of Ireland

Ireland's WNT team held their nerve against a Les Bleues siege in the Stade Saint-Symphorien …

Erin McLaughlin

Peamount’s Erin McLaughlin added to Ireland squad

Eileen Gleeson has added Erin McLaughlin to her squad for Ireland’s upcoming EURO 2025 qualifiers …

Jessie Stapleton in action for Ireland against Italy in Tallaght in February 2024

Jessie Stapleton on France and England qualifiers: ‘We’re Irish. We don’t go down without a fight. We’re going to be hard to beat but we’re going to bring our game onto them’

The reward for Ireland’s Nations League success last year, winning six League B games out …

Ireland staring XI ahead of the friendly defeat to Wales in February 2024

Girls in Green squad named by Gleeson for France and England EURO qualifiers

The Ireland squad for the upcoming EURO 2025 qualifiers away to France and home to …

Herve Renard's (right) French team in last July's friendly in Tallaght Stadium

France name squad for game against the Girls in Green

Nations League runners up France have named their squad for the upcoming EURO 2025 qualifiers …

Spain celebrate as Irene Paredes of Spain lifts UEFA Women's Nations League trophy after her team's victory during the UEFA Women's Nations League 2024 Final match between Spain and France at Estadio La Cartuja on February 28, 2024 in Seville, Spain.

Spain add inaugural UEFA Women’s Nations League crown to World Cup title

Spain won the first ever UEFA Women's Nations League title after defeating France in Wednesday’s …

Greece fans at the Aviva Stadium celebrate Giorgios Giakoumakis' opening goal.

Euro 2024 Qualifier Report: Republic of Ireland 0 - 2 Greece

The remaining embers of Stephen Kenny’s Ireland tenure burned dimly as his side slumped to …

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In Pictures: Ireland 0 - 2 Greece

Ireland slumped to another costly home defeat in their European Championship qualifier against Greece on …

Evan Ferguson scores for Ireland against Gibraltar

Evan Ferguson and Liam Scales return for Ireland as Caoimhín Kelleher misses out with injury

Stephen Kenny’s side’s flagging hopes of reaching the finals in Germany require results at home …

French skipper Kylian Mbappe

Euro 2024 Qualifier Report: France 2 - 0 Republic of Ireland

Ireland will need to pick themselves up for Sunday’s match with the Netherlands after a …

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Euro 2024 Qualifier Preview: France -v- Ireland

Ireland captain John Egan is relishing his daunting Paris test against France after shaking off …

Gavin Bazunu with Shamrock Rovers captains Ronan Finn and Áine O'Gorman

Stephen Bradley describes Gavin Bazunu as a special character who is a real student of the game

Shamrock Rovers Head Coach Stephen Bradley took the opportunity last week to take in a …

Steph Catley of Australia speaks to the media in the post match press conference the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Group B match between Australia and Ireland at Stadium Australia on July 20, 2023

Australia advances to World Cup semi-finals in dramatic penalty shootout against France

In a quarter-final clash at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, Australia edged past France …

France celebrate a Maelle Lakrar goal against Ireland

France top Group F with win over Brazil

France have moved to the top of Group F in the FIFA Women’s World Cup …

Herve Renard

Jamaica make history with first-ever World Cup point in stalemate against France

Sydney Football Stadium bore witness to a historic moment in the FIFA Women's World Cup …

Preparing for a free-kick

Sheffield United secure signing of French under 21 international

Sheffield United have announced the loan signing of French under 21 international Yasser Larouci.

Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town midfielder secures move to Udinese

Huddersfield Town have confirmed the departure of Etienne Camara to Serie A side Udinese.

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PSG add World Cup winner to their squad

Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of French international Luca Hernandéz.

Sinead Farrelly

Sinead Farrelly with World Cup close on her horizon: ‘It still feels a little bit surreal’

“It still feels a little bit surreal,” admitted Farrelly about being on the cusp of …

Arsenal

William Saliba signs contract extension with Arsenal

French international William Saliba has signed a new long term deal with Premier League side …

Vera Pauw chats to sub Izzy Atkinson who replaced an injured Katie McCabe in the first half

Pauw proud of ‘phenomenal’ Ireland performance in final game at home before heading Down Under

“I'm very proud that we've performed at a very high level,” said Pauw after the …

Ireland lineup for their friendly against France - with Kyra Carusa back row far left

Kyra Carusa: ‘Opponents are thinking they're going to get points off us. We have to thrive on that and that has to become our superpower’

The Girls in Green will hope to get the benefit of VAR at the upcoming …

Herve Renard was most recently Head Coach of Saudi Arabia at the World Cup

World Cup Warm-up Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- France

Thursday’s game against France (kick-off 8pm) has very much been built up as a warm-up …

Barcelona

Barcelona reach agreement to terminate Samuel Umtiti's contract

Barcelona and Samuel Umtiti have reached an agreement which sees the French international released from …

A general view during FC Internazionale Milano training ahead of the UEFA Champions League 2022/23 final at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium

Inter Milan sign French international Marcus Thuram

Inter Milan have announced the signing of French international Marcus Thuram.

Chiedozie Ogbene holds off France's Dayot Upamecano during a Euro 2024 qualifier in the Aviva Stadium.

In Pictures: Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 France

Our photography duo of Conor Ryan and Eddie Lennon captured the action pitchside of France’s …

Stephen Kenny

No slow death for Ireland as Stephen Kenny calls on a song of ice and fire

Faced with the World Cup winners from 2018 and runners up last year, Stephen Kenny …

Referee Artur Dias speaking with former Republic of Ireland international Declan Rice during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Group D match between England and the Czech Republic at Wembley Stadium in June 2021.

Portuguese referee Artur Dias to officiate Ireland clash with France

UEFA have assigned Artur Dias from Portugal to referee Monday’s match between the Republic of …

France players line up for a photo prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying round group B match between France and Netherlands at Stade de France

Didier Deschamps French team preparing for “a fight” in Dublin after destroying Dutch side in Paris

World Cup runners up France cruised to a 4-0 win over the Netherlands in Paris …

Stephen Kenny pictured at the Aviva Stadium as he announced his squad for the upcoming Latvia and France home games

Stephen Kenny: ‘It is quite exciting to have France coming here. We are capable of putting in a strong performance against anyone.’

The Republic of Ireland open their UEFA EURO 2024 Qualifying campaign at home to France …

Argentina Manager Lionel Scaloni

Lionel Scaloni says the final is more than just a matchup between Messi and Mbappe

It is the World Cup Final between Argentina and France. It is the World champions …