Didier Deschamps

Born: October 15, 1968 (age 46)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Bayonne, France
Nationality: France French

Career History
International2012-France
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New Sunderland boss Gus Poyet looks on from the dugout during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at the Liberty Stadium on October 19, 2013
On this day: Chelsea beat Newcastle United to reach FA Cup final
On this day in 2000, Gus Poyet scored twice to earn Chelsea a 2-1 victory over Newcastle United in the FA Cup semi-final.
Apr 9, 08:00
England's coach Roy Hodgson walks off the pitch following the game against Estonia during a UEFA 2016 European Championship qualifying group E football match between England and Estonia in Tallinn, Estonia, on October 12, 2014
England line up friendlies with Spain, Germany and the Netherlands
The Football Association wants to arrange friendlies with Spain, Germany and the Netherlands before the European Championships next season.
Mar 31, 05:51
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring for France against Norway on May 27, 2014.
Team News: Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette named up top for France
Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette start for France as they host Denmark in a friendly.
Mar 29, 19:31
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
Preview: France vs. Denmark
Sports Mole previews the friendly between France and Denmark in Paris.
Mar 27, 16:30
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 coach Didier Deschamps: 'Brazil showed quality'
France coach Didier Deschamps admits that his team were second best in their friendly against Brazil.
Mar 27, 00:09
Brazil's midfielder Luiz Gustavo is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the friendly football match France vs Brazil, on March 26, 2015
Result: France succumb to defeat against clinical Brazil
France succumb to a humiliating 3-1 defeat at the hands of a spirited Brazil side in Thursday evening's friendly at the Stade de France.
Mar 26, 21:54
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
Team News: Karim Benzema named France captain as injured David Luiz misses out for Brazil
Karim Benzema is named France captain for Thursday evening's friendly against Brazil at the Stade de France as the injured David Luiz misses out for the Selecao.
Mar 26, 19:23
Brazil's forward Oscar is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the friendly football match France vs Brazil, on March 26, 2015
Live Commentary: France 1-3 Brazil - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the International friendly between France and Brazil at the Stade de France.
Mar 26, 18:45
Blaise Matuidi of France controls the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Preview: France vs. Brazil
Sports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly in Paris between France and Brazil.
Mar 24, 15:39
Gustavo Poyet of Chelsea scores the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League game between Chelsea and Lazio at Stamford Bridge in London March 22, 2000
On this day: Chelsea's unbeaten European home record ends
Fifteen years ago today, Italian outfit Lazio inflicted a first ever European home defeat on Chelsea.
Mar 22, 08:00
Juventus' French midfielder Labile Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus Vs Chievo Verona on January 25, 2015
Didier Deschamps blames Massimiliano Allegri for Paul Pogba blow
France coach Didier Deschamps hits out at Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri for overplaying Paul Pogba, who was ruled out for seven weeks.
Mar 20, 19:54
Samir Nasri in action for Manchester City on December 10, 2014
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri: 'I can be a jerk'
Samir Nasri admits that he can sometimes be "arrogant" and a "jerk", but accepts that that is just the way he is.
Feb 12, 16:45
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 coach Didier Deschamps signs two-year contract extension
Didier Deschamps signs a two-year contract extension to remain as France manager.
Feb 12, 11:42
A general shot of the Champions League trophy.
Champions League round of 16 draw: Five talking points
Sports Mole picks out five of the biggest talking points to have come from today's round of 16 Champions League draw.
Dec 15, 16:50
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry celebrates scoring for France against South Korea on June 18, 2006.
Didier Deschamps will consider calling up Thierry Henry for farewell game
France head coach Didier Deschamps confirms that he is considering calling up Thierry Henry for a farewell appearance.
Dec 5, 03:58
France's forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his teams third goal with midfielder Mathieu Valbuena, 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,
Karim Benzema disappointed over France penalty miss
France forward Karim Benzema admits that he is disappointed to have missed a penalty in Les Bleus' 1-0 win over Sweden.
Nov 19, 00:49
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Managing France would be waste of time'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger states that he has no interest in managing France.
Nov 17, 10:25
Sweden's forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic kicks the ball next to Portugal's defender Bruno Alves during the FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifier play-off first leg football match Portugal vs Sweden at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on November 15, 2013
Preview: France vs. Sweden
Sports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly between Euro 2016 hosts France and Sweden.
Nov 16, 15:39
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 coach Didier Deschamps upbeat despite draw with Albania
France coach Didier Deschamps insists that there are plenty of positives to take from his side's 1-1 draw with Albania.
Nov 15, 12:30
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
Preview: France vs. Albania
Sports Mole previews Friday night's friendly in Rennes as Euro 2016 hosts France keep themselves occupied against Albania.
Nov 12, 18:22
Marseille's Togolese midfielder Jacques-Alaixys Romao vies with Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette during the French L1 football match Olympique Lyonnais (OL) vs Marseille (OM) on October 26, 2014
Alexandre Lacazette eager to take France chance
Alexandre Lacazette reveals that he is eager to impress France coach Didier Deschamps while on international duty this week.
Nov 11, 12:30
Remy Cabella of Newcastle during the Pre Season Friendly match against Huddersfield Town on August 5, 2014
Alan Pardew: 'Remy Cabella is too soft'
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew says that Remy Cabella is too soft for Premier League football at the moment and encourages the Frenchman to toughen up.
Nov 8, 01:03
Diafra Sakho of West Ham in action during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace on August 23, 2014
Diafra Sakho 'flattered' by possible France link
West Ham United striker Diafra Sakho is 'flattered' by reports of a possible call-up to the France national team.
Oct 25, 11:24
France's forward Loic Remy celebrates after scoring a goal during a friendly football match between Armenia and France at the Republican Stadium in Yerevan on October 14, 2014
Result: France put three past Armenia in friendly
Loic Remy, Andre-Pierre Gignac and Antoine Griezmann get on the scoresheet as France beat Armenia 3-0 in an international friendly.
Oct 14, 19:01
Raphael Varane of Real Madrid CF heads the ball beside Ragnar Sigurdsson of FC Copenhagen during the UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid CF and FC Copenhagen at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 2, 2013
Jose Mourinho: "I like Raphael Varane"
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reveals his admiration for Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, but admits that the Spanish club are unlikely to sell the Frenchman.
Oct 12, 16:25
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
Half-Time Report: Karim Benzema hands France early lead over Portugal
Karim Benzema puts France 1-0 up against Portugal in an international friendly at the Stade de France.
Oct 11, 20:32
Portugal's forward and captain Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Group G football match between Portugal and Ghana at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 26, 2014
Preview: France vs. Portugal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday evening's friendly between France and Portugal.
Oct 9, 18:01
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Villarreal CF vs Real Madrid CF at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on September 27, 2014
Didier Deschamps warns of Cristiano Ronaldo threat
Didier Deschamps says that France must limit Cristiano Ronaldo's influence in their friendly against Portugal this weekend.
Oct 6, 20:55
France's Franck Ribery is congratulated by team mate Olivier Giroud after scoring the opening goal against Belarus during their World Cup qualifier on September 10, 2013
Franck Ribery to ignore Michel Platini warning
Franck Ribery says that he will ignore UEFA president Michel Platini's warning and not postpone his retirement from France.
Sep 11, 13:12
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
France coach Didier Deschamps disappointed by draw with Serbia
France coach Didier Deschamps admits that his side should have performed better during their 1-1 draw with Serbia.
Sep 8, 11:34
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 pleased with team's desire
France boss Didier Deschamps says that his side played against Spain with the same desire they displayed during the World Cup.
Sep 5, 01:08
French forward Karim Benzema (C) vies with Spanish defender Mikel San Jose (R) during the friendly football match France vs Spain, on September 4, 2014
Match Analysis: France 1-0 Spain
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the talking points from France's 1-0 victory over Spain.
Sep 4, 22:21
France's forward Karim Benzema (front R) vies for the ball with Switzerland's midfielder Gokhan Inler on June 20, 2014
Half-Time Report: Spain holding France in Paris
Spain hold France to a 0-0 half-time draw in a quiet opening 45 minutes in Paris.
Sep 4, 20:50
French forward Karim Benzema (C) vies with Spanish defender Mikel San Jose (R) during the friendly football match France vs Spain, on September 4, 2014
Live Commentary: France 1-0 Spain - as it happened
Live text coverage as France play host to Spain in friendly action at the Stade de France.
Sep 4, 19:28
France's midfielder Samir Nasri (L) leaves the pitch next to France's head coach Didier Deschamps during the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying football match Ukraine vs France on November 15, 2013
Samir Nasri calls time on France career
Samir Nasri says that he has decided to end his international career with France, as he cannot see himself being called up by current manager Didier Deschamps.
Aug 9, 23:42
France's midfielder Samir Nasri (L) leaves the pitch next to France's head coach Didier Deschamps during the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying football match Ukraine vs France on November 15, 2013
Samir Nasri hints at international retirement
Samir Nasri suggests that he is close to calling time on his international career with France.
Aug 4, 06:46
Swansea manager Garry Monk prior to kick-off against Chelsea in the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Three players Swansea City should sign
Sports Mole picks out three players that would improve Garry Monk's playing squad at Swansea City.
Jul 23, 12:16
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Arsenal close in on Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy?
Arsenal are believed to be close to announcing the £40m double capture of Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez and Newcastle United right-back Mathieu Debuchy.
Jul 8, 23:18
France's players forward Olivier Giroud, forward Blaise Matuidi and defender Mamadou Sakho celebrate after Giroud scored a goal during a friendly football match against Norway on May 27, 2014
Mamadou Sakho pleased with French support
France defender Mamadou Sakho believes that renewed interest in the side will help the team ahead of hosting Euro 2016.
Jul 8, 09:09
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: 'France disappointed after World Cup exit'
France manager Didier Deschamps admits that he is still 'disappointed and frustrated' following his side's World Cup quarter-final exit.
Jul 6, 17:48
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