French sports minister to convene soccer crisis talks

By Andy Rice 21 June 2010

The performance and behaviour of the French soccer team is clearly a matter of national importance. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has asked his minister of sport, Roselyne Bachelot, to stay longer in South Africa to hold crisis talks with the French management and players. But with the amount of testosterone flying around the French camp recently, we're not convinced that they're going to listen to a woman. Read more: IOL

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