New France coach Laurent Blanc insisted that he was pleased with his inexperienced team, which included eight new caps, in spite of a 2-1 defeat in a friendly against Norway.
After weeks of heated discussions following France`s World Cup fiasco, new national team coach Laurent Blanc said it was time to switch back to soccer.
New coach Laurent Blanc launched a new era in French football on Friday when he handed out a one-match suspension for all 23 players who brought World Cup shame and humiliation.
Laurent Blanc was officially appointed France coach on Friday with the mission to restore the team’s pride after their disastrous World Cup performance.
Footballers are known for their superstitions - be it putting one sock on before the other, last out onto the pitch or kissing your goalkeeper’s bald head.
The French soccer federation (FFF) and Ligue 1 side Girondins Bordeaux have reached an agreement that will see Laurent Blanc become the next France coach.
Laurent Blanc, the favourite to succeed Raymond Domenech as France coach, denied on Thursday that he has made up his mind about the job.
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August 30, 2014
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