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Latest update : 2010-06-21

“We’ve had it up to here with les Bleus”

Most papers around France this morning lead with the disastrous developments within the French squad in South Africa over the weekend. Sports paper l’Equipe says the players’ decision not to practise yesterday was “not a rebellion but a temper tantrum, not a strike but a demonstration of cowardice”. Le Parisien for its part says the country is “truly ashamed” of this French side. MONDAY, 21st JUNE 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
L’Equipe: Extract from editorial: “This was not a rebellion but a temper tantrum, not a strike but an act of cowardice”
 
Libération: “The players’ rage against sports paper l’Equipe”
 
Libération: “Mess”
 
France Soir: “Deserters”
 
Le Parisien: “Mutiny”
 
Le Parisien: Sponsors outraged at unravelling of les Bleus
 
Le Figaro: Anelka may be removed from advertising campaigns
 
Rue 89: photo defaced ad featuring Nicolas Anelka

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