Found July 04, 2012 on Newcastle United FC Blog:
We reported yesterday that The French Football Federation had opened disciplinary proceedings against four of their players Samir Nasri, Hatem Ben Arfa, Jeremy Menez and Yann Mvila for misbehaving at Euro 2012. Didier Deschamps as Marseilles manager And with Laurent Blanc giving up the France manager job after the Euro 2012 ended, it seems that [...]

Deschamps meets with FFF president

Didier Deschamps is a step closer to becoming France's new coach after holding talks with French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet on Saturday. Deschamps has been considered favorite for the job since former coach Laurent Blanc turned down a new contract offer, shortly after France was beaten by Spain in the European Championship quarterfinals. The FFF said in a statement...

Didier Deschamps quits Marseille

Didier Deschamps is leaving his job as Marseille coach, bolstering expectations that he will take over as France team coach from Laurent Blanc. Marseille said in a statement Monday that the club and Deschamps ''decided in a joint agreement not to pursue their collaboration for the 2012-2013 season.'' Deschamps, a former World Cup-winning captain, is considered the...

Deschamps becomes new France coach

Didier Deschamps is the new coach of France's troubled national soccer team. The French Football Federation announced the appointment on its Web site Sunday after Laurent Blanc turned down a new contract offer last month. Deschamps quit as Marseille's coach a week ago despite leading the French club to a league title and a record three straight League Cups. As a player...

Ayew’s Marseille Future In Doubt As Coach Deschamps Quits

Andre Ayew could leave Marseille after Didier Deschamps quit as head coachAndre Ayew’s future at Olympique Marseille has been further thrown into doubt after coach Didier Deschamps resigned on Monday.Marseille have confirmed the 43-year-old has left the French Ligue 1 outfit after three years in charge.The ex-France international has been a bigger influence on the 22-year-old...

Baup appointed Marseille manager

Marseille have moved quickly to appoint Elie Baup as their new manager. Baup has signed a two-year deal to replace Didier Deschamps who left by mutual agreement on Monday. Baup, who led Bordeaux to the French title in 1999, returns to Ligue 1 management for the first time since he left Nantes three years ago. "Elie Baup has been named as coach of Olympique Marseille,"...

Marseille appoints Baup as manager

French league side Marseille announced Wednesday that it has appointed Elie Baup as manager on a two-year contract. Baup replaces Didier Deschamps, who left the League 1 club on Monday. Baup, who spent the past two seasons as a television commentator, last managed Nantes three years ago. The 57-year-old coach led Bordeaux to the French league title in 1999 and has also managed...

Ayew Brothers Get New Coach At Olympique Marseille

Andre and Jordan AyewAndre and Jordan Ayew will play under new coach Elie Baup at Marseille after he was confirmed on Wednesday. The former Nantes coach replaces Didier Deschamps who quit his post on Monday.Baup has put pen to paper on a contract which ties him to the Stade Velodrome until the summer of 2014.He last coached in the French Ligue in 2009.“Elie Baup is named coach...

Baup named Marseille coach

Marseille have announced Elie Baup as their new coach just two days after the departure of Didier Deschamps. The 57-year-old...
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