Corinne Deacon: an internal investigation opened, her replacement confirmed on March 9?

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While the resignation of Noël Le Graët à; the head of the FFF has been announced, the fate of Corinne Deacon has not yet been announced. sealed.

Storm warning for the FFF. While the fate of Noël Le Graët has been fixed after the meeting of the Comex of the FFF organized this Tuesday, February 28, that of Corinne Deacon is not yet. A few days ago, the captain of the France team Wendie Renard, but also the striker Marie Antoinette Katoto or even Kadidiatou Diani decided to withdraw from the selection because of the management of the coach.

Under contract until 2024, Corinne Deacon is supposed to prepare for the World Cup during the summer. 2023, but without the "stars", the task will be difficult. Asked by L'Equipe, Jean Michel Aulas is campaigning for a rapid resignation of the former coach of Clermont. "Corinne Deacon is here for six years, there have been ups and downs. (…) Me, I have the impression that we have made progress. in a situation of no return. When we see the management of this French team, we see that it is not at all comparable to other major European teams. I know that we have the best players in Europe, perhaps in the world, and we can't manage to. get results" analyzes the president of OL.

À At the end of the meeting organized this Tuesday, February 28, the Comex decided to "to entrust to a small working group composed of of Jean-Michel Aulas, Marc Keller, Aline Riera and Laura Georges the care to examine this question in depth in order to present its conclusions to the next Comex which will take place on March 9th. We will see on March 9 if we are able to. to make a decision. A decision will be made soon" explained Eric Borghini the output of the meeting.

According to information from RMC, four profiles are being studied to replace her.  Sonia Bompastor, nominated for the title of best female coach 2022, Sandrine Soubeyrand,  Patrice Lair or even Gérard Précheur who would be one step ahead

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Biography Corinne Deacon. Corinne Deacon was born on August 4, 1974 in France. Cross in the North in the Hauts-de-France region. In juniors, she played; in three clubs (CO Saint-Chamond from 1982 to 1983, SS Aubusson between 1983 and 1986, ES Azérables between 1986 and 1988) before turning professional at; ASJ Soyaux where she argued more than 350 games from 1988 to; 2007, a record at at the time. Sandrine Soubeyrand, Camille Abily and Gaëtane Thiney have passed him since.

Central defender, she played on March 9, 1993, her first match with the French women's football team. In total, Corinne Deacon competed; 121 games with Les Bleues for 14 goals. After retiring in August 2005, she immediately began a career as a coach at; ASJ Soyaux, his lifelong club. She joined as assistant in 2013 Bruno Bini, coach of the French women's team before becoming the coach of Clermont Foot 63 between 2014 and 2017. t 2017, she is the coach of Les Bleues.

What is the palmares of Corinne Deacon?

When she was a player, Corinne Deacon did not win no trophies. As a coach, she won; the French tournament with the Bleues à à grave; twice, in 2020 and 2022.

Corinne Deacon at agrave; Clermont

After the early departure of the Portuguese Helena Costa, Corinne Deacon was chosen on June 28, 2014 among many coaches to become the new technician of Clermont Foot 63. She stayed three seasons in Auvergne where she fails to win the rise in Ligue 1 with his players. She was voted best coach in Ligue 2 by France Football at the end of the year 2015.

Corinne Deacon and the team of France

On August 30, 2017, Corinne Deacon succeeded Olivier Echouafni and becomes the new coach of the France team where she signs a four-year contract with the French Football Federation. Extended until 2022 after the postponement of the Euro (July 6 to 31, 2022), Corinne Deacon has sometimes been questioned by certain executives such as Sarah Bouhaddi or Amandine Henry. After several controversies around her management, the coach of the France team wanted to end on November 19, 2020  certain quarrels around the Blue ones in particular recalling its captain Amandine Henry:  “I have heard the critical statements lately but now is not the time to address this as the national team gambles its future on the ground. We will settle them eye to eye, I will in no way use the media as an intermediary.

Si Nöel Le Graët a brought its support for Corinne Deacon in February 2021, he nevertheless underlined poor communication between the coach and some players: "His sporting record is very good. She's toughened up, maybe a little too much… There's better communication to be had. do without doubt."

Corinne Deacon and Amandine Henry

For several years now, the conflict between Corinne Deacon and Amandine Henry have punctuated; the gatherings of the France team since the latter is no longer called up to the Bleues. "Amandine Henry had decided; to raise his voice vis-à-vis Deacon, àgrave; the occasion of an interview broadcast in the Canal Football Club. The player had expressed her incomprehension and had blasted the player. the method used by Deacon, last October, to announce to her that she was not retaining her in the group. "The call lasted  fourteen, fifteen seconds, she said. I will remember this all my life. At the time, I was shocked. She told me: 'The list comes out tomorrow and you won't be on it. to your current performance. I remain speechless. I say, 'OK. Good game. Goodbye. That's it. If it's a sporting choice, you try to remobilize your player: 'Don't worry, you'll come back to life. your best level.  Lyon confirmed it to me. So there, I said to myself, 'there is a problem'. Amandine Henry had also criticized the management of the coach during the 2019 World Cup. ""I saw girls crying in their rooms. Me, personally, I sometimes cried in my room. In the end, it was total chaos (…)   because of the atmosphere, the management and the general ambience”. Since then, Eugénie Le Sommer, Wendie Renard in particular have also spoken.

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