England will stop Didier Deschamps joining exclusive club if they beat France – here's how

Didier Deschamps, head coach of France, looks on prior to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between France and Poland at Al Thumama Stadium on December 04, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.
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For England and France, Saturday night's World Cup 2022 quarter-final is ultimately about one thing – making it into the last four – but for Les Bleus head coach Didier Deschamps, there's something quite significant riding on it from an individual point of view.

Having guided Les Bleus to glory four years ago in Russia, Deschamps is looking to achieve the barely precedented feat of winning multiple World Cups as a manager.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...