Laurent Blanc

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Jun 27th, 2012
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Former Chelsea and Porto boss Andre Villas-Boas has once again been identified by the British press as the favourite to take over the vacant managerial position at Tottenham with reports claiming he could be unveiled next week. After Harry Redknapp’s four year reign at Spurs came to an end earlier th...
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Jun 20th, 2012
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Steven Gerrard believes England have defied their many critics after securing top spot in Group D with a 1-0 defeat of Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine. Gerrard delivered the cross as the returning Wayne Rooney headed home from point-blank range for the winner just after half-time and he feels an unheralde...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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France coach Laurent Blanc said he did not know who Samir Nasri was targeting when he screamed “Shut your face” after scoring the equaliser in last night’s 1-1 draw with England. The Manchester City midfielder struck in the 39th minute at Donetsk’s Donbass Arena to cancel out Joleon Lescott’s opening...
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Jun 10th, 2012
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England look to open their EURO 2012 account with a win over dark horses France despite the absence of Wayne Rooney. Date: Monday 11th June 2012 Venue: Donbass Arena Capacity: 52,518 Kick Off: 17:00 Referee: N.Rizzoli Probable Line Ups: France: Lloris; Debuchy, Rami, Mexes, Clichy; Cabaye, Diarra; Ri...
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May 25th, 2012
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France’s extensive group of attackers face a big test on Saturday in their quest to make manager Laurent Blanc’s squad for Euro 2012. Blanc and his players will host Iceland in Valenciennes in the first of three friendlies France will play before the European Championship starts on June 8...