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Girard faces uncertain Montpellier future

December 14, 2012
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Montpellier president Louis Nicollin has suggested that this season could be Rene Girard's last as coach of the Ligue 1 champions.

Girard, 58, earned himself a place in the club's history by leading Montpellier to their first top-flight title last season. However, his side have found their crown a heavy burden, leading Nicollin to ponder whether or not to extend Girard's contract beyond June.

"He's one of the six people who have made La Paillade [the area of Montpellier in which ...

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