Karim Benzema revealed on his Twitter account that he will not feature for France at Euro 2016. Photo: Getty Images

Karim Benzema will not be selected for France’s Euro 2016 campaign, the country’s football federation (FFF) has announced. Benzema pleaded his case f(...)

 Karim Benzema of Real Madrid is still eager to feature in Euro2016. Photograph: Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images

Karim Benzema said he will put his trust in Didier Deschamps and Noël Le Graët when they meet on Wednesday to discuss his future with France ahead of (...)

Dimitri Payet scored a stunning free-kick as France beat Russia 4-2. Photograph: Reuters

Dimitri Payet staked his Euro 2016 claims with a sumptuous strike for France that he called a “beautiful birthday present”. The West Ham midfielder c(...)

France’s staff members at the Amsterdam Arena. Photograph: Getty Images

A symbol of these complex times, which shadow the buildup towards Euro 2016, took the form of a special visitor to Clairefontaine, as the French natio(...)

Dimitri Payet of France is challenged by Daley Blind and Riechedly Bazoer of the Netherlands during the  friendly match  at Amsterdam Arena. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Dimitri Payet received a resounding vote of approval from France coach Didier Deschamps after the midfielder made an impressive return to internationa(...)

Former France manager Raymond Domenech says he was pipped to the Ireland job by Brian Kerr. Photo: Getty Images

No, I was not France’s public enemy No1,” insists Raymond Domenech. “I was No2, behind Sarkozy.” The quip is delivered with good humour because Domen(...)

Didier Deschamps would be open to including Karim Benzema in France’s European Championship squad should the striker be cleared to play. Photograph: Afp

Didier Deschamps would be open to including Karim Benzema in France’s European Championship squad should the striker be cleared to play. The Real Mad(...)

Didier Deschamps has said it is ‘not possible’ to pick Karim Benzema for Euro 2016. Photograph: Reuters

The France coach Didier Deschamps has said it would be impossible for him to pick Karim Benzema for next year’s European Championship while the case i(...)

 Mathieu Debuchy during an Arsenal training session at London Colney. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Arsenal right back Mathieu Debuchy wants to discuss his future with manager Arsene Wenger before the January transfer window as he looks to earn his (...)

Dele Alli shakes hands with England manager Roy Hodgson after being substituted against France. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Roy Hodgson thinks the emergence of Dele Alli and Eric Dier shows there is an abundance of young talent in the English game. Alli and Dier enjoyed mem(...)