Saturday, July 24, 2010

France coach Blanc drops all 23 World Cup players

The French federation said Friday in a statement it had granted Laurent Blanc , the newly appointed coach permission to suspend the players at his request. France was eliminated in the group stage at the World Cup, failing to win a game. The players also refused to train as a protest after Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka was sent home following an expletive-laced tirade at then-coach Raymond Domenech. Read more…


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