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Nantes: Deschamps, Desailly and dominance

FRENCH FOOTBALL is experiencing something of a renaissance at the moment. Indeed, the presence of nouveau riche Ligue 1 sides Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco in the latter stages of the Champions League, coupled with emergence of likes of Varane, Zouma, Pogba and Lacazette serves to evidence the obvious progression – both at grassroots level and in the more competitive professional game – being made across the channel. 1,386 more words

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Muhammet Yavuz, aka Jay Jay Okocha

He scoops it with a spoon-full of saucy nonchalance. It’s almost mournful, seeing a fellow of the same discipline remind you of the yard of a difference that surrounds his world of flicks and rabonas and pure pulsating enterprise on the ball, and your own world that squints up, with a capping of the brows, at the glimmering light of his own regal. 744 more words

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1993/94: Il fantastico double del Milan di Capello

La fine di un ciclo
Estate 1993. Sono in molti, tra addetti ai lavori e tifosi, a credere che sia finito il grande ciclo del Milan, iniziato nel 1987 con l’arrivo in panchina di Arrigo Sacchi. 3,264 more words

Kwesi Nyantakyi Is Clever For Sacking Appiah-Desailly

World cup winner Marcel Desailly has backed the Ghana Football Association’s (GFA) decision to terminate the contract of coach Kwesi Appiah.

Kwesi Appiah led Ghana’s abysmal showing at the world cup in Brazil, losing to the United States and Portugal, either side of an encouraging  2-2 draw with eventual champions Germany. 432 more words

SPORTS

Top 50 World Cup players (10 to 6)

10 – Andrea Pirlo

One of the most admirable things about Italy when they won in 2006 was their team was balanced with lots of very good players as opposed to a more unbalanced galácticos like situation. 940 more words

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Desailly: Home form can carry Chelsea

Former Chelsea captain Marcel Desailly has warned Paris Saint-Germain that the Blues are “used to performing” at Stamford Bridge and are well capable of overturning their first-leg deficit in Tuesday’s Champions League quarterfinal. 502 more words

English Premier League

Frank Le Boeuf 5 - Vintage Chelsea Away Football Shirt 1998/00

Never one of my favourite players but nevertheless, a Premier League legend.  Desailly and Frank formed a formidable partnership in the heart of the Chelsea defence and were the backbone to future success.   50 more words

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