Goalless Giroud still a fixture in France's World Cup line-up
Olivier Giroud has not scored a single goal for France at the World Cup but his mere physical presence will guarantee the Chelsea forward a place in Sunday's final against Croatia. Think of France's attackers and the names Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann immediately come to mind, but Giroud has played every game in Russia,…
Giroud in, Dembele out as France take on Messi's Argentina
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud will spearhead France's attack in their last-16 World Cup match against Argentina on Saturday as Didier Deschamps made six changes from the line-up he fielded in the final group match.
Mbappe leads France attack against Socceroos
France coach Didier Deschamps left Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud on the bench for a World Cup opener against Australia on Saturday as teenager Kylian Mbappe leads Les Bleus' front line in Kazan. Mbappe, one of 14 players in France's squad who have yet to feature in a major tournament, has been in great form for…
Giroud scores to leave Liverpool, Tottenham with top-four worries
Olivier Giroud scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea bolstered its hopes of a Premier League top-four finish by edging to a 1-0 victory over Liverpool. The Frenchman’s header just after the half hour mark proved decisive as the Blues moved to within two points of fourth-placed Tottenham with two games of the…
Chelsea face Man Utd in FA Cup final as Giroud sinks Saints
Chelsea booked an FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United as Olivier Giroud tormented Southampton again with a sublime strike in Sunday's 2-0 win at Wembley.Giroud has made a habit of scoring against Southampton and the France forward was their nemesis in a one-sided semi-final.
Deschamps World Cup warning sparked Giroud switch
Olivier Giroud revealed on Sunday his move from Arsenal to Chelsea was motivated by a World Cup warning from France coach Didier Deschamps.
Giroud relishing Champions League challenge at Chelsea
Olivier Giroud pinpointed a return to Champions League football as a key factor in his decision to join Chelsea from Arsenal on the final day of the January transfer window.
France lose Giroud for Germany clash
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud will miss Tuesday's friendly against world champions Germany in Cologne due to injury, the French football federation said on Sunday.
Olivier Giroud wins FIFA goal award
Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud won the Puskas Award for the best goal of 2017 at a star-studded FIFA awards ceremony in London on Monday. The France striker received the award named in honour of Hungary great Ferenc Puskas for a spectacular ‘scorpion-kick’ against Crystal Palace in January. “I’m delighted to receive this trophy today…