The coq versus the rose

Publié le par Ecole de Journalisme et Communication de Blagnac








Tonight at Wembley Stadium, "les bleus" meet the England team

in a high profile friendly.


A Fixture between France and England is never friendly, the duality between both has been present for long time in every match in every sports. In this new confrontation; The Hundred years war is reopened since ninety minutes, the tension will probably be present in all minds, the "frogs" versus "the rosbeefs", will the young coq be able to resist at the team of the rose?

In fact the French team, yet in reconstruction, will try to have a result face to an ambitious team to England.


This is the first real test for the team of Laurent Blanc since that he took the control, versus the seventh national team at the FIFA ranking. The french selector see in this match the occasion to confirm the last performances and enhance the attacking. Fabio Capello will be deprived from three of his favorite players, John Terry, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney who are injured. While in the French team the come-back of Eric Abidal is announced , that made stronger the defense of Rami and Mexes. In spite of some important absents, the game should keep all its promises...


Bastien M. and Benjamin L.

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