France has been hatin' on their NT coach for while, but somehow Dummyneck has remained in power of Les Bleus - putting them in a bad place at the WCQs. Le Parisien claims that Barcelona star Thierry Henry held a meeting with the coach at the training camp last Friday, criticizing his methods of training. Henry is quoted as saying:
|"Coach, we have something to tell you. I am speaking in the name of the squad.|
"We are getting bored during your training sessions. In 12 years with the French team, I have never been in such a situation.
"We do not know how to play, where to be on the pitch, how to organise. We do not know what to do. We have no style, no guidelines. It is not working." (Sky Sports)
A day after the captain voiced his concerns, France drew with Romania in a must-win qualifier, slimming their chances of competing in next summer's World Cup. However, Domenech still doesn't seem to be going anywhere. Reports say that he'll remain as the coach until the end of their WC camapaign - whenever that may be...
1) Fifa's recent ban on Chelsea has resulted in more accusations towards English clubs on their ways of signing young players. French club Le Havre are now accusing Manchester United of tempting young star Paul Pogba to Old Trafford, with a compensation of €100,000 to each parent, and a house. (More @ Source)
2) Despite taking part in a satisfying victory over their rivals, Brazil's Kaka still wants Argentina to qualify for the World Cup, "no jokes!"
Yaya Toure eating up 60 yards and scoring a goal during Ivory Coast's WCQ on Saturday