French Football Friday: Marseille sack Albert Emon, Bordeaux begin to impress

Ollie Irish

28th, September 2007

Marseille have sacked their manager Albert Emon (pictured). OM’s poor start to the season sees them sitting just one-point off the relegation zone. The club has moved quickly to install former Galatasaray coach and Belgian international Eric Gerets as the new coach.
Meanwhile, Bordeaux – with Laurent Blanc at the helm – are up to second after a 0-2 win at Paris St Germain. As if to complete a Manchester United link, former Old Trafford favourite David Bellion (snigger) was on target in the victory. Bordeaux are now just a point behind leaders Nancy.

Here is Lens’s Olivier Monterrubio making a spectacular scissor kick look lika a piece of cake in the match against Toulousse.

For French Football Horror Hair, look no further than Lorient’s Nicolas Marin (the French Alan Smith) with his granny’s purple rinse.

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