Star agrees to invest in Fourth Division Rodez Aveyron in south-west France where the family of his wife Veronique Fernandez-Lentisco live.
Officers arrested 17 local supporters of France's football team after mistaking their hoisted French flag for a bold separatist statement.
Prime minister's office denies reports that football clubs would avoid revamped 75-percent supertax on salaries above 1 million euros.
French football braced for another possible child prostitution scandal after it emerged that an international player was under suspicion.
British football star David Beckham has joined French club Paris Saint-Germain, promising to donate his earnings to a local childrens' charity.
Didier Deschamps says he will not tolerate the bad behaviour which has marred the national football team's last two major tournaments.
Homeless group charity in Lyon has asked the French Euro 2012 squad give up their bonuses for a worthy cause.
France looking for a new coach after Blanc turned down a new contract offer -World Cup-winning captain Didier Deschamps is favourite for job.
France's sport minister announces football tournament protest over the treatment of jailed opposition figure Yulia Tymoshenko in the Ukraine.
British footballer Joe Cole, on loan at French Ligue 1 club Lille from Liverpool, tells BBC he is enjoying life in France, and notably frogs' legs.
French sports minister Chantal Jouanno has announced a ministerial enquiry into Mediapart's exclusive revelations that members of the National Technical Board of the French Football Federation secretly planned ethnic quotas for training academies in order to reduce the number of young black and Arab players selected for the national teams.