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French to investigate players' strike

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PARIS (AP) French football federation president Jean-Pierre Escalettes has launched an investigation into the national team players' strike at the World Cup.

Escalettes said Friday that investigators will be allowed to question players, staff members and federation officials who were in South Africa when the players decided to boycott a training session.

The strike was intended to protest Nicolas Anelka's exclusion from the squad following an expletive-filled tirade directed at France coach Raymond Domenech during halftime of a 2-0 loss to Mexico.

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Tables
Group A
MP W D L PTS
Brazil 00000
Croatia 00000
Mexico 00000
Cameroon 00000
 
Group B
MP W D L PTS
Spain 00000
Netherlands 00000
Chile 00000
Australia 00000

Group C
MP W D L PTS
Colombia 00000
Greece 00000
Cote d' Ivoire 00000
Japan 00000
 
Group D
MP W D L PTS
Uruguay 00000
Costa Rica 00000
England 00000
Italy 00000

Group E
MP W D L PTS
Switzerland 00000
Ecuador 00000
France 00000
Honduras 00000
 
Group F
MP W D L PTS
Argentina 00000
Bosnia-Herzegovina 00000
Iran 00000
Nigeria 00000

Group G
MP W D L PTS
Germany 00000
Portugal 00000
Ghana 00000
United States 00000
 
Group H
MP W D L PTS
Belgium 00000
Algeria 00000
Russia 00000
Korea Republic 00000

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