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Philippe Saint-Andre

Gareth Bale ban a blessing in disguise for Spurs, says Andre Villas-Boas

Spurs' Gareth Bale is all smiles despite earning a suspension in their Europa Cup match against Inter Milan at White Hart Lane. Photo: Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur coach Andre Villas-Boas said Gareth Bale's suspension-incurring booking in the 3-0 win over Inter Milan merely capped a perfect evening for the Premier League side.

Saturday, 9 March, 2013, 4:09am

France should follow England's example, says Philippe Saint-Andre

Philippe Saint-Andre

France should follow England's example when it comes to looking after their players and not overloading the schedule, French coach Philippe Saint-Andre said.

The 45-year-old, who spent over eight years coaching in England, said the lack of time allowed for top players to develop their skills had hindered and would continue to hinder the national side.

29 Jan 2013 - 4:16am