Tag Archives: nicolas anelka
- French Football Federation hand down huge bans
August 17, 2010
The crisis that has engulfed French football is more messy than a night out on the tiles with Calvin Ayre himself, but the federation really is attempting to draw a line under it with their latest stunt. Today’s hearing into the revolt that took place at the summer’s World Cup...
- Sacres Bleus! French out to 150/1 as Anelka-gate rumbles on
June 21, 2010
The plot thickens in the French World Cup camp. After striker Nicolas Anelka was sent home for allegedly calling coach Raymond Domenech a "dirty son of a whore" the players have united behind the "incredible sulk" by deciding to strike themselves - refusing to train and issuing a statement criticizing...
- Nicolas Anelka sent home from World Cup
June 20, 2010
When he was a moody teenager at Arsenal he was known as the Incredible Sulk; he never smiled and pulled a strop long enough to force a move to Real Madrid, where he was suspended for 45 days without pay for refusing to train and shipped back to Paris like...