Saturday, June 30, 2012

France boss Laurent Blanc resigns

Laurent Blanc left France national team after his contract expired. He also said that like the incidents of 2 years ago, France suffered fights between the players, which was a distraction in the preparations against Spain. France performances were really a disappointment, however many critics said that he could be France manager for another 2 years. However after a long meeting with the French Football Federation, he took the decision to leave France. a statement on their website said that Blanc handed the news to the FFF president Noel Le Graet. France fights between the players started after the defeat against Sweden, which also meant that they finished second behind England. France continued to run with another disappointment after they lost 2-0 against Spain with no shots and target, and also Samir Nasri swearing to a journalist. Raymond Domenech commented by saying that this showed that it wasn't his fault when France did not pass the group 2 years ago, as it was yet again shown in this competition. Laurent Blanc was previously Bordeaux boss, where he won the double with them in 2009. he represented France 97 times as a player and also won the World Cup in 1998 and the Euro 2 years later against Italy. France next game is a friendly against Uruguay before starting the World Cup qualifying campaign against Finland.

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