May 16th, 2011
11:08 AM ET

French talent drain no reason for black and white approach

Laurent Blanc was recently at the center of a race quota row that rocked French football.
Laurent Blanc was recently at the center of a race quota row that rocked French football.

French football was recently rocked by a racial quota row which saw a football federation official suspended and national team coach Laurent Blanc interrogated by the country’s sports ministry.

Both men were at a meeting where introducing a limit on the number of black and Arab players at the nation’s training academies was discussed. A recording of the meeting was leaked to a website and the rest, as they say, is history. FULL POST

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