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Faty and Sagna back for France

Published: Thursday 3 November 2005, 10.50CET
Defensive duo Jacques Faty and Bacary Sagna have been named in the France squad to play England in their UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off.
Published: Thursday 3 November 2005, 10.50CET

Faty and Sagna back for France

Defensive duo Jacques Faty and Bacary Sagna have been named in the France squad to play England in their UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off.

Defensive duo Jacques Faty and Bacary Sagna, of Stade Rennais FC and AJ Auxerre, have been named in the France squad to play England in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-offs.

Full strength
Faty and Bacary's return to fitness will allow coach René Girard the chance to field his strongest lineup for the two-legged tie. The first leg will be played in London on 11 November, with the return in Sochaux four days later.

France squad
Goalkeepers: Jérémy Gavanon (Clermont Foot Auvergne), Steve Mandanda (Le Havre AC).

Defenders: Jérémy Berthod (Olympique Lyonnais), Gaël Clichy (Arsenal FC), Jean-Michel Badiane (Paris Saint-Germain FC), Jacques Faty (Stade Rennais FC), Grégory Bourillon (Stade Rennais FC), Bakari Sagna (AJ Auxerre), Ronald Zubar (SM Caen).

Midfielders: Mathieu Debuchy (LOSC Lille Métropole), Lassana Diarra (Chelsea FC), Etienne Didot (Stade Rennais FC), Julien Faubert (FC Girondins de Bordeaux), Rio Antonio Mavuba (FC Girondins de Bordeaux), Franck Ribéry (Olympique de Marseille), Jérémy Toulalan (FC Nantes Atlantique).

Forwards: Bryan Bergougnoux (Toulouse FC), Jimmy Briand (Stade Rennais FC), Anthony Le Tallec (Sunderland AFC), Florent Sinama Pongolle (Liverpool FC).

Last updated: 03/11/05 15.40CET

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