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Old 09-19-10, 08:45 PM
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Ben Lyttleton: French teams struggle in Champions League

It's still something of a surprise that only one French side has ever won the European Cup or, as it has been known since 1992, the Champions League -- especially since a Frenchman, L'Equipe newspaper editor Gabriel Hanot, helped set up the competition's first edition in 1955, the final of which Stade de Reims lost 4-3 to Real Madrid.

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