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  1. The Story of a Legend

    "I may have had a lot of luck in my life,
    but I still need to find a challenge in the game." - Zinedine Zidane.



    Ex-Real Madrid and France legend Zinedine Zidane has today announce that he is ready to take his first steps into management. Zidane won many honors in is time as a player, including the UEFA Champions League, La Liga and was also awarded the best Champions League Player of the Past 20 Years. He also had the honor of winning the World Cup with France. Zidane is now ready to take the next step in his footballing career, and prove his worth at management.

    Will Zidane end up being as great a manager as he was a player? Will he end up managing Real Madrid or France? Or will it all end up in disaster?

    Follow along to find out.


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  2. Will you be signing Enzo later in your Career? Looking forward to this.

    If you dont mind could you check out my story:
    http://www.fm-base.co.uk/forum/footb...ic-empire.html

  3. 4th November 2012

    Zidane Takes Over at Stade Rennais



    Stade Rennais' chairman Frederic de Saint-Sernin has today announced that Zinedine Zidane will be taking over the helm of the club. Previous manager Frederic Antonetti was sacked by the club after an awful start to the season, leaving them in 19th in Ligue 1, with just 5 points. Zidane will have his work cut out to save the club from relegation. Frederic de Saint-Sernin will surely be hoping his amazing playing skills will be transferred into his management skills. Stade Rennais will have their chance to get their first win of the season in Zidane's debut game against fellow struggles Nancy Lorraine, who are sitting in 18th place.

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  4. 1st December 2012

    Mixed Start for Zidane and Co.


    It has been a mixed start for Zidane at Stade Rennais with 2 wins and 2 losses. His debut game against AS Nancy Lorraine started off very well, and they won the game 3-0. They then had a tough start against big spenders Paris Saint-Germain. They put up a good effort but were unable to match PSGs high profile players and lost 3-0. They then recorded their second win with a 2-0 scoreline over Evian TG. In their final game of the month, they struggled against ESTAC Troyes, and lost 3-1.


    AS Nancy Lorraine 0 - 3 Stade Rennais
    Erdinc (25,53,79)

    PSG
    3 - 0 Stade Rennais
    Ibrahimovic (59), Nene (Pen 65), Pastore (72)

    Stade Rennais
    2 - 0 Evian TG FC
    Hassan (21), Ehret (O.G 42)


    ESTAC Troyes 3 - 1Stade Rennais
    Campus (12), Bettiol (49,83)
    Feret
    (24)

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    Its been a mixed month for Zidane, but can he save Stade Rennais from relegation?
    Follow along to find out.

    Last edited by iamauser; 30/11/2012 at 11:31 AM.

  5. Psst, you put final game of the season.
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  6. 1st January 2013

    Solid Month Hauls Stade Rennais Out of Relegation Zone



    An unbeaten month for Stade Rennais has seen them climb out of the relegation zone and into 17th place. Zidane has already got his team playing very nice pass and move football, and the results are now starting to show. They got the month going with a 3-0 win over Stade Brestois, then added to it with a 2-1 win against OGC Nice. They were then unlucky in two draws against Valenciennes and AC Ajaccio, as they were by far and away the better side in both game. The month will have encouraged the fans, and they will be hoping the team can push on from here.

    With the transfer window also open this month, they will be looking forward to seeing if Zidane will add any players to the team. It is thought that players will need to leave before Zidane can bring any in though due to tight finances.


    Stade Rennais 3 - 0Stade Brestois
    Pajot (30), Montano (85,90)

    OGC Nice 1 - 2 Stade Rennais
    Pejcinovic (61)
    Theophile-Cathrine (58), Feret (90)

    Stade Rennais 1 - 1
    Valenciennes
    Makoun (23)
    Pojul (73)

    AC Ajaccio
    0 - 0Stade Rennais

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    Will Zidane have another excellent month? Will it be a busy transfer window?

    Follow along to find out.
    Last edited by iamauser; 30/11/2012 at 12:55 PM.

  7. 1st February 2013

    Stade Rennais Still Hovering Just Above Relegation Zone



    Its been another mixed month for Stade Rennais, with 3 wins and 2 losses. The fans will be encouraged with two good wins in the French cup, with a 2-1 victory over OM in the 9th round and a 2-1 win over Lille in the 10th round. They had no luck in the league though, and lost 2-0 against Bordeaux, and 2-1 to OM. The losses leave them just above the relegation zone, 2 points clear.

    There was also some transfer movement in and out of the club, with Victor Montano moving to Panathinaikos for £2 million. On deadline day, Zidane brought in Lucas from Real Madrid "C" and Brazil legend Rivaldo. Zidane is said to be very happy with his new signings and looks forward to seeing them play.

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  8. I got a little carried away and finished the season, update shortly

  9. Interesting story mate, will definitely keep a check on this.

  10. 1st June 2013

    Zidane Sacked Despite Saving Rennais!



    Zidane has today been sacked by Stade Rennais despite steering them away from relegation, and finishing in 16th position. Zidane is thought to be very disappointed with the decision, as he felt there was good things to come next season. The fans were also shocked with the decision, as they felt Zidane had started to implement a really good style of play within the team, and were excited next season.

    Interest in Zidane is thought to be high, with Inter, Southampton and Everton just some clubs looking for a new manager. It is already thought that Southampton have offered the ex-France international a contract, but it has you to be confirmed.

    Which club will Zidane join next? Will he end up in England, Italy or perhaps Spain?
    Follow along to find out.

    I have also decided to change the layout of the story from the next post


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