France Score Thanks To First Important Use Of Goal-Line Technology

France made quick work of Honduras today, mostly thanks to a first half foul in the box that resulted in a French penalty and a second yellow for Honduras's Wilson Palacios. The game was put out of reach in the 48th minute when Karim Benzema's shot caromed off the post, deflected off the goalkeeper's arm, and rolled… » 6/15/14 5:36pm 6/15/14 5:36pm

Even France Couldn't Mess This Up...Right?

In theory and on paper, France are stacked. The spine of this team is ridiculous. Their keeper is incredible. They have more powerful, quick, shockingly young center backs than they know what to do with. The center of their midfield is an embarrassment of riches nearly on par with Spain's and Italy's. Their strikers … » 6/06/14 2:45pm 6/06/14 2:45pm

France Make History To Qualify For The World Cup

After France lost to Ukraine on Friday in the first leg of their World Cup playoff 2-0, it seemed their hopes of traveling to Brazil were all but over. After all, no team had ever overcome a 2-0 deficit in the first leg of the playoffs to qualify for the sport's biggest tournament. To advance, France needed everything… » 11/19/13 7:53pm 11/19/13 7:53pm