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Perrin getting Greens back on message

December 9, 2008
By Paul Marshall
(Archive)
For a team that was founded by a supermarket and whose form has been more Netto than Harvey Nichols this season, Saint-Etienne have not lost their sheen of snobbery. "It was only Le Havre," said coach Alain Perrin after seeing his side record a second successive Ligue 1 victory to keep themselves a place above the relegation zone in 17th position on Saturday. "We've got to see where we are when we face teams at the top of the table." Before Perrin walked in the door in early November, 'where' France's ...

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