Malouda: System failure behind France debacle

Malouda said there had been no dialogue between the players and outgoing coach Raymond Domenech during a disastrous campaign in which the team boycotted a training session in support of Nicolas Anelka, who was sent home for insulting Domenech.

"With France I came to play where I was asked to and that was it," Malouda told weekly L'Equipe magazine in a interview released on Saturday.

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