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# Au Revoir

Last month
August 2023
Former captain Hugo Lloris set to leave Tottenham after opening talks with Lazio
He made 447 appearances for the club.
This year
France captain Hugo Lloris announces international retirement
His decision comes three weeks after his country lost the World Cup final.
Last year
Ballon D'or winner Karim Benzema ends France career
Striker had to withdraw from France squad due to injury before first World Cup match.
Lacazette rejoins Lyon on three-year deal after seeing out Arsenal contract
The French forward scored 71 goals in 206 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners.
World number two Medvedev dumped out of French Open in straight sets defeat
Former US Open champion Marin Cilic will face Russia’s Andrey Rublev in the quarter-final.
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to retire from tennis after Roland Garros
The 36-year-old, a former Australian Open runner-up and world number five, will bow out on home soil.
All time
Top 14 side Clermont confirm the signing of JJ Hanrahan from Munster
The 28-year-old will move to France at the end of the season.
Ex-France boss Domenech sacked after just two months in charge of Ligue 1 side
Struggling Nantes are without a win in their last 16 games in all competitions.
Connacht's Robin Copeland signs for French club on a three-year deal
The 32-year-old will join Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente next season.
Brexiteers sing God Save The Queen in Belfast as clock strikes 11pm
Hundreds of people gathered in Parliament Square in central London at 11pm.
Ben Smith sent off in Top 14 debut as Stade Francais claim much-needed victory
A disappointing first outing for Pau for the 84-cap All Black.
Mourad Boudjellal no longer majority shareholder at Toulon - reports
Businessman Bernard Lemaître is believed to now own 65% of the shares in the club.
France inflict first Basketball World Cup defeat in 13 years on makeshift USA
The writing has been on the wall for the USA squad, which sent a team of second-tier stars to the competition.
Arsenal captain Koscielny ends nine-year spell by joining French side
The 33-year-old defender is heading to Bordeaux for a reported €5 million.
Former PSG midfielder Hery leaves Waterford for Linfield as Ireland U21 striker arrives on loan
Michael O’Connor joins Waterford on loan until the end of this season as Bastien Hery departs for Linfield.
'I won't be back in the short-term future': Paul O'Connell rules out immediate Munster return
The Stade Francais coach said he must gather more experience before a potential return.
O'Connell confirms Stade Francais departure after one season
The former Ireland second row says he does not plan to join another club next season amid links to Toulon.
France centre to retire from internationals after World Cup
Wesley Fofana says he will continue his club career beyond 2019.
Ex-French international Lievremont sacked by Romania after just three games
Thomas Lievremont guided Romania to a November win over Portugal, but defeats to USA and Uruguay have cost him his job.
FFF chief suggests Benzema's France career is 'finished'
Noel Le Graet does not think Karim Benzema will play for France again.
Blow for Macron as French environment minister quits live on radio
Nicolas Hulot’s resignation took both his interviewers and government colleagues by surprise
French defender bids farewell to Barcelona ahead of €25m Everton move
Lucas Digne is on his way to the Toffees after finding a struggling to nail down a regular starting berth at the Catalan giants.
Cork City confirm departure of FAI Cup final hero
Achille Campion hasn’t featured for the Leesiders this season after being sent out on loan to Linfield.
Zidane's Real Madrid exit 'a little bit strange' - James Rodriguez
The Bayern Munich loanee, who was allowed to leave the Bernabeu last summer, admits to being surprised by goings on in the Spanish capital.
Ligue 1 club to part company with Claudio Ranieri after just one season
The Premier League-winning manager indicated last month that he would stay at Nantes for the 2018-19 campaign.
'I'm sad, at some stage it has to end' - Wenger emotional at Arsenal departure after 22 years
The Arsenal manager said he felt more sadness than relief after his team beat Huddersfield in his final game.
Arsene Wenger bows out with first away win of 2018
Arsene Wenger’s 828th and final Premier League match in charge of Arsenal ended in a 1-0 win over Huddersfield Town.
'I will miss you' - Wenger bids emotional farewell to Arsenal fans
The Frenchman took charge of his final home game this afternoon.
Tuchel? Wenger? Emery to stand down as PSG coach at the end of the season
The 46-year-old was on borrowed time after failing to guide PSG past the Champions League last 16 stage.
French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language
Philippe Leglise-Costa left the talks on Wednesday to show his dissatisfaction with the “linguistic regime”.
Debuchy ends Arsenal stint and joins Saint-Etienne as three young Gunners secure loans
Injury woes left Mathieu Debuchy out in the cold at Arsenal and the defender has moved to Saint-Etienne.
Cork City's FAI Cup final goalscoring hero heads to Linfield
Achille Campion, who netted the equaliser against Dundalk, has left Leeside on a loan deal.
Ex-France fly-half Freddie Michalak will retire at the end of the season
He is France’s all-time international top point scorer.
'If he gets an offer like that from a massive club, I’m telling you he’d be stupid not to take it'
Rassie Erasmus discusses Simon Zebo’s impending departure.
Lyon complete €10 million signing of Chelsea striker
Bertrand Traore is on his way to France after falling down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
Southampton sack Claude Puel after just one season in charge
The Saints boss has been relieved of his duties just a year into a three-year deal with the Premier League club.
'I wasn't allowed to stay with Ulster any longer': Montpellier confirm three-year contract for Ruan Pienaar
Vern Cotter is assembling quite the crop of Galacticos in the south of France.
French player banned from Roland Garros for kissing female reporter during interview
Maxime Hamou grabbed Eurosport journalist Maly Thomas around the neck and shoulders while she questioned him.
Ian Madigan asks to leave Bordeaux - reports
The Irish fly-half is believed to be keen on a move to the Premiership.
Quade Cooper turns attention to playing Fifa with Jarryd Hayne after quitting Toulon
Both men had hoped to be playing sevens at the Olympics.