Tag: Football

Sacre bleu, mais merde…ZUT!

France has announced its Euro 2016 football anthem, and nobody is all that happy. The anthem, sung by popular French rock band Skip The Use, is a cover of a song by American band, Kiss. Their hit from the late

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French national disaster

The French region of Var this week suffered their worst flash flooding in almost 200 years. At least 25 people have died, and the animal count is much higher. President Sarkozy has declared a national disaster, and fittingly, it was

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Euro 2008 from a non-football-lover perspective

The only football I really understand — and like — is Australian Rules football. However, the rules of ‘real football’ (ie, soccer) was explained to me by various football-loving friends in the UK during my years of living there. The

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Wendy Hollands writer in Annecy, France

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