Gabriel Hanot: the France coach who called for his own head

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Philippe Auclair | The Guardian
June 2015 | 9-minute read


You would think that such an extraordinary man, a towering figure who shaped the French and European game more than any other individual in the 20th century, and did so so wisely, so forcefully, so imaginatively, would be celebrated in his own country. After all, the French are not slow to wrap the tricolour flag around one of their own when he or she has achieved a measure of international recognition.


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