France duo ruled out
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Jerome Rothen and Jonathan Zebina have been forced out of the France squad.Jerome Rothen and Jonathan Zebina have been forced out of the France squad for their forthcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Paris Saint Germain ace Rothen is struggling with a thigh problem, while Juventus defender Zebina is suffering with a leg injury.
France coach Raymond Domenech has called up Lyon duo Sidney Govou and Anthony Reveillere as replacements for Zebina and Rothen.
Les Bleus play Faroe Islands on Saturday before they travel to Dublin to take on Republic of Ireland in a crucial Group Four qualifier.