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Saturday, June 30, 2012
Laurent Blanc has resigned as France manager
Alleged Tottenham manager target Laurent Blanc has resigned from his post as France manager.
The Frenchman took charge of his national side and guided Les Bleus to the Euro 2012 quarter finals, losing 2-0 to Spain.
A statement on the FFF website read: “Within the period provided for reflection, Laurent Blanc, on Saturday contacted the President of the FFF, Noel Le Graet, to indicate his decision not to seek the renewal of his contract of national coach.
“Mr Le Graet has acknowledged and applauded the work of Laurent Blanc at the head of the France team since August 2010. The executive committee of the federation is meeting on Tuesday but no comments will be made by the FFF and its president before the press conference scheduled at the conclusion of this work session.’’