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Germany is back in World Cup semifinals

...to only a handful of clear-cut opportunities in muggy conditions."There was not much in it," France coach Didier Deschamps said. But, "we don't have the international experience Germany has."While France's young players slumped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-04/germany-back-world-cup-semifinals
Australian loses defender to injury

...England littered with fouls, one of which saw defender Brayan Beckeles sent off.Earlier Saturday, French coach Didier Deschamps said Honduras was "combative" but "I certainly don't want to limit this team to just being aggressive fighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-14/australian-loses-defender-injury
Late goals rescue Germany in win over Algeria at World Cup

...substitute Antoine Griezmann."We're not the prettiest or the best, but we can do good things," France coach Didier Deschamps said after the game. "The deliverance came late. There was a lot of tension because we were up against a very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-30/late-goals-rescue-ge
Algeria coach leaves decision on Ramadan fasting up to his players

...camp couldn't be more harmonious heading into their round of 16 match against the African champions.France coach Didier Deschamps says "we have spent a lot of time together and the days are long ... but they are still smiling, they are happy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-29/algeria-coach-leaves
France must overcome big deficit to qualify for World Cup

...Ukraine for the first time in the first leg by a two-goal margin.That means the odds are heavily stacked against Didier Deschamps's team entering today's game at the Stade de France.The team's play was so poor Friday that it led the French...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-11-18/france-must-overcome
World's focus on Brazil, France in Cup final

...support in the new stadium that they expected. "There are too many people inside the stadium in suits," captain Didier Deschamps says. "We do not get a great feeling of support. The people who could have made the difference are outside. You...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/12/oth_233212.shtml
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World Cup final crowns King of the World

...scant tradition of displaying popular passions. After the victory against Croatia in the semifinals, team captain Didier Deschamps criticized the dark-suited French VIPs in the stadium who, he said, acted as if they had just come from a funeral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/11/oth_233133.shtml
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France slips into World Cup final

...took the lead 26 seconds after halftime on Davor Suker's breakaway. "They caught us dead cold," French captain Didier Deschamps said. That quieted the crowd and seemed to drive a stake into the French team's heart. It turned out it just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/09/oth_232935.shtml
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World Cup Final 4 has a surprise

...scoring chances. It got impatient, even frustrated. "I know the problem and there is no explanation," captain Didier Deschamps said. Croatia can withstand physical play, as it did against Germany. It also has impressive counterattacking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/06/oth_232683.shtml
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Soccer notes: Nigerians to receive late bonuses

...Italian league and the Champions Cup titles this season. Davids is in impressive form and has been credited by most critics for La Juve's impressive midfield play teamed with French internationals Zinedine Zidane and Didier Deschamps.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/12/oth_225962.shtml
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