April 17, 2024

Pascal Praud, it’s over!

The great builders of sport were often pressmen. Jules Rimet, Henri Desgrange, Jacques Goddet and Victor Breyer are the best examples. More recently, other journalists have left their newsrooms to become soccer club managers. Michel Denisot, Pape Diouf, Charles Villeneuve, Charles Biétry and Christophe Bouchet have all taken the plunge at PSG and Olympique de Marseille, with vary…

The great builders of sport were often pressmen. Jules Rimet, Henri Desgrange, Jacques Goddet and Victor Breyer are the best examples. More recently, other journalists have left their newsrooms to become soccer club managers. Michel Denisot, Pape Diouf, Charles Villeneuve, Charles Biétry and Christophe Bouchet have all taken the plunge at PSG and Olympique de Marseille, with varying degrees of success.

In early 2008, it was Pascal Praud’s turn.ie and Amélie Poulain.

A spectacular rebound

The little phrase didn’t go down well, and he ended up admitting his clumsiness. And after having provoked the anger of the fans – as evidenced by the Pascal Praud, enculé (Pascal Praud, cocksucker) who came down from the stands when he headed towards the Nantes kop to hand over a shirt, forcing him to turn around – and having fallen out with the local press, the former Téléfoot man also upset his colleagues. This time, the fault lies with his lecturing side and his desire to rule everything when he should have remained in the shadows. But determined to defend his employer, he swallows the blows, insisting that he has thick skin.

However, barely two years after his arrival at FC Nantes, Pascal Praud decided to alus spectacular on CNews, with 20h Foot and L’œil des Praud. The start of a new career.