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(...)

English soccer fans saluted France  by roaring out La Marseillaise at a friendly match just days after Islamic State militants struck Paris. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

English soccer fans saluted France on Tuesday by roaring out La Marseillaise national anthem at a friendly match that became a show of solidarity just(...)

Armed police keep watch during France’s training session at Wembley Stadium. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty Images

France captain Hugo Lloris insists initial doubts over the sense of playing tonight’s friendly against England were quickly replaced by a desire for a(...)

France players celebrate scoring the opening goal during the international friendly soccer match against Germany at the Stade de France. Photograph: Ian langsdon/EPA

The full France squad, with the bereaved Lassana Diarra in their number, will travel to London today before the friendly against England at Wembley(...)

The French team celebrate a goal against Germany at the Stade France in Paris. Photograph: Getty Images

All 23 members of the France squad — including Lassana Diarra and Antoine Griezmann — will fly to England for Tuesday’s friendly at Wembley, an offici(...)

 French striker Karim Benzema leaves the court house in Versailles on Thursday after he was placed under formal judicial investigation. Photograph:  Matthieu Alexandre/AFP/Getty Images

France striker Karim Benzema has been charged with conspiracy to blackmail and participating in a criminal group as part of an investigation over a se(...)

Monaco’s French forward Anthony Martial is on the verge of a move to Manchester United. Photograph: Getty Images

Monaco forward Anthony Martial is poised to join Manchester United after being allowed to leave the France training camp to sign his contract on deadl(...)

Juventus players celebrate with their supporters after they reach the last four of the Champion League following a 0-0 draw away to Monaco. Photograph: Afp

AS Monaco 0 (0) Juventus 0 (1)Those from Barcelona to Bayern Munich via Madrid will not be quaking in their boots just yet, but Juvenuts are back wher(...)

France’s captain Karim Benzema reacts during their international friendly soccer match against Brazil at the Stade de France. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

France suffered a serious reality check in their build-up to Euro 2016 on home soil when Brazil outclassed them in a friendly at the Stade de France (...)

Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady prepares to pull the trigger against Georgia. The Everton player scored both goals in Ireland’s 2-1 victory. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill admits that there is significant work to be done before his Republic of Ireland team takes on Germany in five weeks’ time with Ireland’(...)