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France
12 Days of Football 2018: Three French Clubs
08:00 Monday 24th December 2018

On the 3rd Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual year-end football soiree. Over the course of a dozen days,…

France
Is Thierry Henry ready for Paris Saint-Germain?
16:00 Sunday 11th November 2018

A quick rewind to the 2016/17 season. There wasn't much to separate Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco. PSG had the bucks. Monaco had Kylian Mbappe. The teenager's energy, pace and finishing quality were enough to deliver a stunning…

France
Ligue 1 Preview: Can anyone hang with Paris Saint-Germain?
08:00 Friday 10th August 2018

As expected, Paris Saint-Germain dominated Ligue 1 last season, winning the title with five games to spare. Opponents have it all to do to catch the champions.  Lyon, Monaco and Marseille are expected to put up a stronger challenge…

World Cup
12 Moments to remember from Russia 18
08:30 Tuesday 17th July 2018

It’s over. Everyone is coming home whether they like it or not. For the most part, everyone not only liked this World Cup, they loved it. What’s not to love? France won the tournament. Croatia proved football is the world’s…

World Cup
World Cup Final: France we expected, but Croatia? The Blazers won't go away.
08:00 Sunday 15th July 2018

After an unpredictable tournament packed with memorable moments, France and Croatia will contest the 21st World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday afternoon. Both sides have worked hard and battled through difficult…

World Cup
World Cup Semi-final: France to lock horns with Belgium for a place in the Final
08:30 Tuesday 10th July 2018

They have traditionally been allies with each other in 20th-century conflicts, while sitting next to each other on the map, but for one night they will be the bitterest of rivals as France face Belgium in the World Cup semi-final.  France's…

World Cup
World Cup 2018: Why Paul Pogba is France's real MVP
08:30 Sunday 8th July 2018

France defeated Uruguay and will face Belgium in the World Cup semifinals. Les Bleus are unbeaten in this tournament, winning five and drawing one. Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe top the scoring with three goals each. Didier…

World Cup
The day the Ballon d'Or died
08:00 Monday 2nd July 2018

And while Lennon read a book on Marx The quartet practiced in the park And we sang dirges in the dark The day the music died There’s no American pie at the World Cup in Russia. The United States failed to qualify. Nonetheless, Don McLean’s…

World Cup
World Cup Round of 16: Will we see maximum overdrive from France and Argentina, group stage minimalists?
09:30 Saturday 30th June 2018

What better way to kick-start the business end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup than an epic heavyweight clash between France and Argentina. Both sides square off at the Kazan Arena on Saturday, with the victors expected to make a deep run all…

World Cup
World Cup Group C: Gut check time for Socceroos against Les Bleus?
08:30 Saturday 16th June 2018

From their four previous meetings, France have won twice, drawn one and lost once against Saturday's opposition. Perhaps the most worrying thing from Australia's perspective is the fact a thumping 6-0 defeat was their most recent meeting,…

World Cup
Who will win the Golden Ball at Russia 2018?
17:30 Tuesday 12th June 2018

Not to be confused with the Golden Boot, the Golden Ball is awarded to the tournament's best player. Lionel Messi won it under controversial circumstances in Brazil. When he disappeared in the later matches, many felt the award should have…

Champions League
How the Champions League taught the big-spenders their lesson
08:30 Tuesday 1st May 2018

They say money rules the world. They're right. To become respected and powerful, money is needed. Lots of it. Some football clubs have 'bought into' that idea in recent seasons. They believe spending should lead to Champions…

Football
The 12 Days of Football: Twelve Dreamers Dreaming
08:00 Wednesday 3rd January 2018

On the 12th day of football, UEFA gave to me twelve dreamers dreaming, Eleven punters punting/Ten lads-a-leaping/Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing/Seven sides-a-sinking/Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals!  Four calls…

European Football
The 12 Days of Football: Six Games Amazing
08:00 Thursday 28th December 2017

On the sixth day of football/UEFA gave to me six games amazing Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown/Three French clubs/Two title races/and Antonio Conte and a back three Welcome to the sixth chapter in It's Round & It's White's…

Champions League
5 truths Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid could reveal
09:00 Friday 15th December 2017

Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid is a match fit for the Champions League final. The tie arrives early in the knockout stages only because Madrid finished second to Tottenham in its group. Needless to say, PSG will give Los Blancos their toughest…

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