Didier Deschamps

Born: October 15, 1968 (age 48)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Bayonne, France
Nationality: France French

France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Career History
International2012-France
Sports Mole has 450 articles about Didier Deschamps. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Didier Deschamps doubts Paul Pogba Ballon d'Or chances
France manager Didier Deschamps suggests that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will struggle to win the Ballon d'Or during his career as he is not attacking enough.
Dec 6, 16:04
France's forward Karim Benzema after an own goal during a Group E football match between France and Honduras at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
France boss Didier Deschamps hints at Karim Benzema return
Didier Deschamps says that Karim Benzema's 'situation may change' by the time the next international break arrives, having been overlooked by France for the past year.
Nov 22, 12:15
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Didier Deschamps: Antoine Griezmann 'not irreplaceable' for France
Didier Deschamps claims that France can cope without Antoine Griezmann, but admits that the Atletico Madrid striker is "an important and decisive player" for Les Bleus.
Nov 14, 22:05
Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Aston Villa on May 15, 2016
Olivier Giroud has 'no doubts' over Arsenal future
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud claims that he will do everything in his power to win back his starting place from Alexis Sanchez.
Nov 13, 16:51
France's defender Laurent Koscielny celebrates his goal during the friendly football match France vs Scotland at the St Symphorien Stadium in Metz, eastern France, on June 4, 2016
Arsene Wenger calls for France boss Didier Deschamps to rest Laurent Koscielny
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is hopeful that France boss Didier Deschamps will rest Laurent Koscielny due to fears of burnout.
Nov 12, 13:19
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Result: France come from behind to beat Sweden
France come from behind to record a 2-1 win over Sweden in Friday night's 2018 World Cup qualifier in Paris.
Nov 11, 21:54
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Antoine Griezmann names Jamie Vardy in top three players of 2016
Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann names Jamie Vardy alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as his three best players of 2016.
Nov 11, 18:12
France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the 1-0 during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Didier Deschamps: 'Olivier Giroud still not fully fit'
Didier Deschamps says that he is 'fully aware' of what Olivier Giroud can do, but is unsure whether the Arsenal ace is fit enough to start France's meeting with Sweden.
Nov 11, 11:27
Patrice Evra and Taulant Xhaka in action during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
Patrice Evra replaces Layvin Kurzawa in France squad
France boss Didier Deschamps calls Juventus defender Patrice Evra into his squad as a replacement for Paris Saint-Germain's Layvin Kurzawa.
Nov 7, 16:52
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Didier Deschamps "expects more" from Anthony Martial
France boss Didier Deschamps says that he "expects more" from Anthony Martial after leaving the Manchester United forward out of his latest squad.
Nov 3, 17:50
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Result: Paul Pogba strike sees France beat Netherlands
Paul Pogba scores the only goal of the match as France record a 1-0 win away to Netherlands in Monday night's 2018 World Cup qualification match.
Oct 10, 21:38
Netherlands' coach Danny Blind reacts during the Euro 2016 qualifying fooball match Netherlands vs Czech Republic at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, October 13, 2015
Team News: One change apiece for Netherlands, France
Netherlands manager Danny Blind and France head coach Didier Deschamps make one change apiece ahead of Monday night's World Cup Group A qualifier in Amsterdam.
Oct 10, 19:12
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Result: Kevin Gameiro brace helps France past Bulgaria
Kevin Gameiro scores twice on his return to the France starting lineup to help Les Bleus to a 4-1 victory over Bulgaria in Paris.
Oct 7, 21:42
Paul Pogba in action for Manchester United on August 19, 2016
Didier Deschamps: 'Paul Pogba needs time to adapt'
France boss Didier Deschamps says that Paul Pogba needs time to adapt to life back at Manchester United before showing his best form.
Oct 5, 09:53
France's forward Dimitri Payet (R) is congratulated by France's coach Didier Deschamps after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Didier Deschamps rues missed opportunities
France boss Didier Deschamps rues his team's missed chances in Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier against Belarus, which finished goalless.
Sep 7, 13:39
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Result: Disappointing France held in Belarus
France fail to break down Belarus as the Euro 2016 finalists are held to a goalless draw in their 2018 World Cup qualification opener on Tuesday night.
Sep 6, 21:35
Anthony Martial of Manchester United reacts after failing to score during against Liverpool at Anfield on January 17, 2016
Anthony Martial: 'Euro 2016 was disastrous'
France forward Anthony Martial brands his Euro 2016 "disastrous" after barely being used by Les Bleus boss Didier Deschamps.
Sep 5, 12:36
Anthony Martial celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton on April 3, 2016
France's Didier Deschamps explains why Anthony Martial was barely used at Euros
France boss Didier Deschamps reveals that Anthony Martial did not play regularly at Euro 2016 because he was "exhausted".
Sep 3, 12:20
France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the 1-0 during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Result: France make the most of lacklustre Italy defending to clinch win in Bari
Giampiero Ventura's first game as Italy head coach sees him succumb to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of France in Thursday night's friendly at the San Nicola Stadium.
Sep 1, 22:10
Italy's forward Pelle celebrates after scoring a goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between Italy and Spain at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, near Paris, on June 27, 2016. Italy won the match 2-0
Team News: Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud starts for France
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud leads the line for France in their international friendly against Italy, despite not having started for his club yet this season.
Sep 1, 19:25
Torino FC head coach Giampiero Ventura looks on during the TIM Cup match between Torino FC and AC Cesena at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on December 1, 2015
Live Commentary: Italy 1-3 France - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the international friendly between Italy and France at the San Nicola Stadium in Bari, which finished 3-1 to Les Bleus.
Sep 1, 19:16
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
France boss Didier Deschamps: 'We failed to rouse the country'
France boss Didier Deschamps says that the team failed to "rouse" the nation following their defeat to Portugal in the Euro 2016 final.
Jul 11, 12:06
Pepe reacts during the Portugal training session ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Germany and Portugal held at the Arena Fonte Nova on June 15, 2014
Team News: Pepe returns for Euro 2016 final
Portugal defender Pepe recovers from a thigh problem to start against host nation France in the Euro 2016 final.
Jul 10, 18:49
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Live Commentary: Portugal 1-0 France - as it happened
Relive Portugal's 1-0 victory over France as Eder scores the only goal of the game in extra time to fire his side to international glory.
Jul 10, 18:00
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Thierry Henry: 'Didier Deschamps always wins'
Former France striker Thierry Henry hails the winning mentality of manager Didier Deschamps ahead of the Euro 2016 final against Portugal.
Jul 10, 12:30
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Didier Deschamps: 'France must try to stop Cristiano Ronaldo'
Didier Deschamps confesses that he has no real plan to stop Cristiano Ronaldo when France face Portugal, but will at least try to "limit his influence" on the game.
Jul 9, 18:14
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Preview: Portugal vs. France
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Sunday's Euro 2016 final between Portugal and host nation France at the Stade de France.
Jul 9, 10:55
Toni Kroos and Adam Nagy in action during the international friendly between Germany and Hungary on June 4, 2016
Germany's Toni Kroos bemoans semi-final defeat
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos claims that his team did not deserve to lose Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final to France.
Jul 8, 11:17
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
France's Samuel Umtiti delighted with defensive display
France centre-back Samuel Umtiti says that beating Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2016 was credit to the teamwork of the host nation.
Jul 8, 11:04
Olivier Giroud (1st L) of France celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group A match between France and Romania at Stade de France on June 10, 2016 in Paris, France
Didier Deschamps: 'Euro 2016 final is a 50/50 tie'
France boss Didier Deschamps refuses to accept that his side are the favourites to beat Portugal in Sunday night's Euro 2016 final.
Jul 8, 09:53
France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Didier Deschamps "delighted for the players"
France boss Didier Deschamps reveals his delight after leading Les Bleus into the final of Euro 2016 with a 2-0 win over Germany.
Jul 8, 09:26
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Didier Deschamps hails "great" Antoine Griezmann
France boss Didier Deschamps hails Antoine Griezmann following the attacker's brace in Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final win over Germany.
Jul 8, 09:13
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Result: France reach Euro 2016 final on home soil with victory over Germany
France book their place in the final of Euro 2016 on home soil courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Germany in Marseille.
Jul 7, 21:55
Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger scores a goal during the Euro 2016 Group C match against Ukraine on June 12, 2016
Team News: Bastian Schweinsteiger starts for Germany
Bastian Schweinsteiger comes into the Germany team for Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final against France, who are unchanged.
Jul 7, 18:59
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Live Commentary: Germany 0-2 France - as it happened
Relive France's 2-0 victory over world champions Germany as Antoine Griezmann's brace fires the host nation into the final of Euro 2016.
Jul 7, 18:00
France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
France boss Didier Deschamps calls for heroes
France boss Didier Deschamps wants his players to 'write their own chapter' in history as they prepare to take on Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
Jul 6, 22:55
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
Aime Jacquet: 'Germany are not unbeatable'
Former France boss Aime Jacquet insists that Germany are "not unbeatable" ahead of Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final.
Jul 6, 21:32
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Didier Deschamps: 'We need Paul Pogba at his best'
France boss Didier Deschamps talks up the importance of Paul Pogba ahead of Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final against Germany.
Jul 6, 19:52
France's forward Dimitri Payet (R) is congratulated by France's coach Didier Deschamps after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Didier Deschamps: 'France will go for it against Germany in Euro 2016 semi-finals'
France manager Didier Deschamps is eager for his side to get stuck into Germany in the Euro 2016 semi-finals following Les Bleus' 5-2 win over Iceland.
Jul 3, 22:19
Iceland team head coach Lars Lagerback speaks during a press conference ahead of the Kirin Challenge Cup international friendly match against Japan at Nagai Stadium on February 23, 2012
Lars Lagerback: 'Iceland can beat France'
Iceland joint-coach Lars Lagerback calls on his team to take advantage of France's attacking style in Monday's Euro 2016 quarter-final.
Jul 1, 16:45

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