Ligue 1 - Domenech gets payout

Thu, 04 Aug 15:49:00 2011

Former France coach Raymond Domenech will receive 975,000 euros after agreeing compensation with the French foootball federation, president Noel Le Graet said on Thursday.

Ligue 1 - Domenech gets payout

Domenech was sacked after the French team's shambolic group- stage exit at last year's World Cup where striker Nicolas Anelka was sent home for offending the coach and the players went on strike.

"The Domenech issue is closed," the recently-elected Le Graet said on the federation website.

Le Graet, who personally met Domenech last month when he was asking for 2.9 million euros at a tribunal, said the former coach would receive 575,000 euros in severance pay after 17 years at the federation.

The additional 400,000 euros would be damages for his dismissal for serious misconduct.

Reuters

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