It’s what was on everyone’s lips, in the minds of Frenchmen everywhere, and I’m not talking about a nice morning Pain au Chocolate.
France’s new national team manager Laurent Blanc this weekend announced that none of the 23 man World Cup squad would be picked for the upcoming friendly match with Norway, following the player revolt that took place in South Africa after the reported bust-up between Raymond Domenech and Nicolas Anelka. The suspension is only for one game, but why not extend it for the rest of your reign as boss Laurent? Might teach the mercenaries a lesson in manners. That, or bring back Zinedine Zidane back to administer a headbutt to each member of the squad. Now that I would pay to see. Read more.