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The New Chinese Arsene Wenger

  7 years ago     3149 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Depending on who you to talk to, China has either the biggest or second biggest economy in the world. However there is still one area where China is far behind - professional football. But even that is now a top priority for Beijing and they are looking to the French to get there. Could the next Chinese Arsene Wenger be among them. A report for France 24 By Chris Bockman

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On the Right Wing in France

  8 years ago     3160 Views     Leave your thoughts  

It's a well-worn phrase. "Politics and sport don't mix" At least one small football club in France would agree. Their budget has been cut by the Mayor who belongs to the right-wing National Front party. The club claim its because they have lots of ethnic minority players in their squad. So is it racist politics from far-right politicians, or just a necessary step, given the continuing economic uncertainty around the world?

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