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  Didier Deschamps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Didier Deschamps (born October 15, 1968 in Bayonne) is a former French football (soccer) player Deschamps who captained France to victories in the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000.
Deschamps was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004.
Deschamps was often derided in his career by being described as "the water-carrier" by which was meant he only existed to pass the ball to more talented players.
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 DIDIER DESCHAMPS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deschamps galt während seiner aktiven Zeit als einer der besten defensiven Mittelspieler Europas und als Kapitän der französischen Nationalmannschaft war er die Leitfigur für viele junge Spieler, die noch heute Frankreichs Fußball prägen.
Nach dem Gewinn der Fußballeuropameisterschaft 2000 beendete Deschamps nach über 100 Länderspiele seine grandiose Nationalmannschaftskarriere mit einem weiteren Triumph.
Deschamps wurde 2002 Fußballtrainer beim AS Monaco und wäre 2004 fast der erste Trainer geworden, der als Spieler (1996 mit Juventus Turin) und mit AS Monaco als Trainer die Champions League gewonnen hätte, doch unterlag sein Verein dem FC Porto im Finale von Gelsenkirchen.
www.toonorama.com /encyclopedia/D/Didier_Deschamps   (224 words)

  
 Didier Deschamps - Biographie - Actustar.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Entre temps, Didier Deschamps a connu l'équipe de France avec une première sélection le 29 avril 1989 (à; 20 ans).
Par deux fois, Didier Deschamps, au-delà de ses grandes qualités de milieu récupérateur, a su diriger cette équipe en tant que capitaine.
Didier Deschamps a annoncé que l'Euro 2000 serait sa dernière compétition avec l'équipe de France.
www.actustar.fr /biographies/didier-deschamps.html   (614 words)

  
 NameTraq | Last Name: Deschamps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Monaco coach Didier Deschamps was hoping his side could break the deadlock in the second half and he almost got his wish.
Lyon beat Didier Deschamps' side 3-1 earlier in the season and it was the defending champions who created the better of the early chances.
Didier Deschamps' French league leaders Monaco had an easier time in their 2-0 victory at Metz.
www.nametraq.org /Jan04/D/Deschamps.shtml   (1150 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | EURO2000 | FRANCE | Deschamps to hang up his boots
Didier Deschamps has decided to finish his international playing career at the end of the European Championships, according to newspaper reports.
Deschamps has long since passed Manuel Amoros' previous record of 82 French caps, and in terms of medals won, he is the most successful French footballer in history.
During the tournament, Deschamps has been refusing to talk in public because he is said to have been hurt by newspaper comments saying fellow midfielder Patrick Vieira was superior to him.
news.bbc.co.uk /low/english/euro2000/teams/france/newsid_807000/807988.stm   (292 words)

  
 Monaco, Porto coach are Europe's most wanted
While they are separated by only six years in age, Deschamps and Mourinho have little in common except the tell-tale signs of stress in their prematurely greying hair.
Deschamps, by contrast, had a long and immensely successful career as a player, leading France to the World Cup in 1998 and the European Championship two years later, and winning the Champions League with Olympique Marseille and Juventus.
"Didier Deschamps was a great player who went directly from the pitch to the bench and he's a success.
www.rediff.com /sports/2004/may/26porto.htm   (476 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Didier Deschamps
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www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Didier-Deschamps   (1674 words)

  
 Netguruindia News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
June 6: Monaco's president Jean-Louis Campora unveiled the legendary Didier Deschamps as the new player-coach, replacing the sacked Claude Puel.
Deschamps is the most successful soccer player in the planet, having led France to World Cup and European Cup triumphs in France 1998 and Euro 2000 respectively.
Deschamps will be charged with the responsibility of bringing winning ways back to Monaco, but the club is still leaking its players.
www.netguruindia.com /news/Jun01/07/SPO3.html   (211 words)

  
 Football news, live scores, fixtures and results from 4thegame.com
Monaco boss Didier Deschamps returns to his former club Chelsea on Wednesday with the plaudits of his fellow coaches ringing in his ears and lucrative job offers reportedly in his in-tray.
On Sunday Deschamps was voted France's coach of the year by his peers and the diminutive former midfielder is still well in the hunt for the Champions League and the Ligue 1 title.
Deschamps hails from Bayonne - a rugby-playing town in France's Basque country - and his best friend in football is Marcel Desailly who will not play for Chelsea on Wednesday because of suspension.
www.4thegame.com /news/story/153957   (802 words)

  
 TheFA.com - Back at the Bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Monaco manager Didier Deschamps is making an emotional return to Chelsea tonight but he is determined to end his former club's Champions League dreams.
It is the first time Deschamps has been at Stamford Bridge since he played for the Blues four years ago and a place in the Champions League Final is at stake.
But Deschamps is now the man plotting Chelsea's downfall as manager of Monaco and his team are already in a strong position after a 3-1 win in the first leg.
www.thefa.com /Features/ChampionsLeague/Postings/2004/05/ChelseavMonaco_Deschamps.htm   (712 words)

  
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Monaco coach Didier Deschamps insists the thought of defeat has not entered his head as he prepares his team of youngsters and cast-offs for their biggest test yet against the biggest spenders in world football.
Deschamps has not made his players practise penalties and is banishing negative thoughts ahead of the match even though this year's tournament has seen some remarkable second-leg comebacks.
He returned last month but Deschamps has eased him gradually back into action although the burly forward showed he is as sharp as ever when he scored Monaco's third goal just seconds after entering the fray as a replacement in the first leg in Monte Carlo.
www.football365.com /news/premiership_news/story_108891.shtml   (831 words)

  
 NameTraq | Last Name: Didier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Didier Grumbach, president of the union representing French haute couture and ready-to-wear, said it was irrational to maintain the system whereby the spring...
Didier Grumbach, the president of the union representing French haute couture and ready-to-wear industries, has called for a radical overhaul of the current...
Didier Grumbach, the president of the union representing French haute couture and ready-to-wear, said it was “irrational” to allow spring-summer and autumn...
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 With a combined total of six years’ experience, Didier Deschamps and Jose Mourinho lead their sides into this ...
Deschamps’ Monaco are a club teetering on the brink of financial oblivion, a tiny, rag-tag squad assembled with little money amid general indifference.
This is not to suggest that Deschamps and Mourinho have done anything less than a stellar job with the personnel at their disposal.
Deschamps took a bunch of unwanted rejects – Morientes, Edouard Cisse, Hugo Ibarra – on loan and restored them to their former glory.
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 Guardian Unlimited Football | Special Reports | Monaco boss Deschamps eyes Champions League glory
Didier Deschamps is the living embodiment of the club he manages.
But Deschamps had not intended management to come so soon when, in 2001, he hung up his boots aged 32.
"Didier was in contact with Monaco about joining them as a player, then they raised the subject of becoming the manager and he thought he would give it a try," said his agent Jeannot Werth.
football.guardian.co.uk /championsleague/story/0,13885,1195625,00.html   (1411 words)

  
 ireland.com / Today / Sport / Soccer
Deschamps was unavailable for comment after telling his players on Monday he would no longer train the team.
Deschamps won 103 caps for France, winning the 1998 World Cup and the 2000 European championship, after which he retired from international football.
Deschamps had been linked with a move away to a number of sides, notably former club Juventus, before eventually deciding to stay at Monaco.
www.ireland.com /sports/soccer/2005/0919/1122072887078_1127130523649.html   (437 words)

  
 RTÉ.ie Sport - Soccer: Deschamps to announce international retirement
Deschamps, 31, has spent the past few weeks deciding whether to continue a career which saw him lead France to historic victories in the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championships.
Deschamps, who moved from Chelsea to Valencia on a three-year deal in the off-season and will continue to play club soccer, is expected to make his official announcement in Friday's edition of France Football magazine, which is promoting an exclusive interview with the player.
"Didier was a born leader, a player the others always looked up to," said Jean-Pierre Papin, who played with Deschamps 31 times for France.
www.rte.ie /sport/2000/0830/soccer7.html   (405 words)

  
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Didier Deschamps no quiso que la presencia de los numerosos medios de comunicación llegados de su país incidiera sobre la preparación de sus jugadores.
Didier Deschamps ha podido confirmar que Fernando Morientes (su gran duda) estará presente en la final de mañana porque se ha recuperado bien de la fea entrada que le hizo Diatta en la Ligue 1.
Deschamps explicó a su llegada que “Morientes es un jugador muy importante para nosotros, de ahí la preocupación que teníamos por su estado físico”.
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 Didier Deschamps: Avis de consommateurs sur Didier Deschamps et Tests Produits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Didier Deschamps est sans doute le francais qui a le plus beau palamres.
Didier Deschamps est maintenant un joueur a la retraite, il a annoncé son départ apres la coupe du monde de 1998.JE n'appréc[...]
Didier Deschamps dit la desch est un joueur super et qui mque bcp à l'equipe de france.
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 Scotsman.com Sport - Champions' League - Deschamps a prize asset for Monaco
DIDIER Deschamps believes that leading Monaco from serious financial danger to the Champions League final in less than a year would equal almost any of his achievements.
No wonder, therefore, that Deschamps has vowed to ensure this season’s Champions League final is not the sort of negative encounter which effectively ruined last year’s supposed showpiece occasion between Milan and Juventus.
Whether or not Deschamps prevails in Gelsenkirchen, his own standing as a coach has increased dramatically across Europe and other clubs - perhaps even Chelsea if their interest in Jose Mourinho falls through - will come calling.
sport.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=669&id=518862004   (751 words)

  
 CNN.com - Sought after Deschamps staying put - Jun 4, 2004
Deschamps said Jacques Santini's decision to quit the national team for Tottenham Hotspur was "regrettable" but he would not be tempted.
Deschamps, who captained France to the European title in 2000 and who has just taken Monaco to the Champions League final, went on: "The adventure continues (at Monaco) and we're going to try to keep a competitive team as well as the players who have been approached like Jerome Rothen and Ludovic Giuly.
Deschamps' decision to remain at Monaco came two days after French football authorities lifted a ban on recruiting it had hung on the club in May 2003 because of its large debt.
www.cnn.com /2004/SPORT/football/06/04/france.deschamps   (438 words)

  
 uefa.com - Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Having opened their Ligue 1 campaign with a 1-0 win at newly-promoted AS Saint-Etienne, and a 3-0 win against Slovenia's ND Gorica in their opening UEFA Champions League game, AS Monaco FC are back to business as usual after the excitement of their trip to the European Champion Clubs' Cup final in 2003/04.
Having lifted the FIFA World Cup with France, Deschamps knows all about the value of teamwork, and while the team so closely associated with Monaco's ruling Grimaldi family may have lost some of its crown jewels, the coach hopes a new generation of players can emulate their predecessors' achievements.
With a move for Deschamps' former France team mate Nicolas Anelka also being mooted, Deschamps is confident the new Monaco, given time, can be a force.
www.uefa.com /magazine/news/Kind=4/newsId=214714.html   (617 words)

  
 ESPNsoccernet.com - UEFA Champions League - Deschamps swats rumours
Deschamps has been mentioned as a leading candidate to take over at his former club Chelsea if the job does not go to Jose Mourinho, his adversary tomorrow night.
Deschamps warned however that it would be foolish to write off Monaco's chances, and anticipates a tight, low-risk contest.
Deschamps said he was fully aware that the side coached by Mourinho were much more than a dull defensive machine.
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Av en eller annen tåpelig grunn måtte Deschamps vente i fem minutter på ærestribunen før han fikk kloa i pokalen.
Dermed forsvant spontaniteten i det som var Didier Deschamps største fotballkveld - dessverre.
For fem år siden ble Didier Deschamps den første som løftet en Europacup-pokal for et fransk lag (Marseille 1993).
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 BBC SPORT | Football | Europe | Deschamps resigns as Monaco coach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deschamps, 36, handed in a letter of resignation on Monday after a 2-0 defeat by Stade Rennes left his team 15th out of 20 in France's Ligue 1.
Deschamps is understood to have been unhappy at the lack of summer signings at the club.
Deschamps joined Chelsea in June 1999 for £3m and spent one season at Stamford Bridge before winding down his playing career at Valencia.
www45.thny.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/football/europe/4259858.stm   (313 words)

  
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Deschamps is a born winner and, in terms of medals won, is France`s most successful ever player, eclipsing the likes even of Zinedine Zidane, Michel Platini and Just Fontaine.
If his opposite number Claudio Ranieri is ``the tinkerman`` then Deschamps must be ``the alchemist`` as he has managed to turn what on paper is a team of base metal into gold and he has no doubts that his team can book a ticket to play Porto in the final at Gelsenkirchen.
Deschamps is not worried about the same thing happening tonight, however, and claims Monaco will not sit back and defend.
www.utvlive.com /newsroom/indepth.asp?id=16260&pt=s   (923 words)

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