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Boumsong Quick Return?

France threw away a 1-0 lead against South Korea in Leipzig on Sunday and had to make do with only a point, a result which means even victory over Togo in their final Group G game may not be enough to get them through to the knockout stages.

However, that could mean an early return for defender Jean-Alain Boumsong, who is yet to kick a ball in the tournament, boosting the Magpies' squad for their Intertoto Cup campaign.

Boumsong, like Craig Moore on duty with Australia, was not expected back on Tyneside until after a holiday following the World Cup. But should the French not make it, the 26-year-old could be available sooner than expected.




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Date:Wednesday June 21 2006

Time: 2:47PM

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i think he's under rated by alot of people, what do u really think of him?
green giant 12
not much lol, france are going out! lol
wallis
You appear to have a different opinion to most geordies and a hell of a lot of the rest of the country who watch football green giant. I think he's out of his depth in the premiership myself. Do you actually watch any premiership football mate?
FEn_100
 

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